I tried a few spins including a camel and even a back camel attempt. I was actually quite pleased to get 4 revolutions out of my camel spin with my leg up. As for the rest .. not much to brag about.
Last night I had my 3rd ballet class. (private lessons so far!) I'm trying to remember all this French terminology ... it's as hard as the dancing.
Each class starts with barre exercises:
demi-plié 1st and 5th
grand plié 1st and 5th
grand battement 5th
She attempted to teach me this in center:
(You won't be seeing any ballet video for a while!)
I have to say that the turnout is really hard, but it's already made the spread eagle in skating easier ...
Meanwhile... back to skating.....