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1

Good alignment has...

A readiness to move

2

Maintaining the...

Plumb line in static or dynamic movement

3

Use of...

Extension

4

Landing...

Through the feet (demi pointe)

5

Alignment is important because...

It ensures control, safety and correct execution of movement to prevent injury and reduce strain. It also ensures mechanical balance of the body.

6

List the muscles involved in the core stabilisers.

-Abdominals
-Obliques
-Transverse abdominus
-Latissimus dorsi

7

Reciprocal...

Relationship of body parts (eg: knee aligned over foot when bending)

8

Distribution of...

Weight over the base of support (feet)

9

Is good alignment static?

No, it is dynamic.

10

List the alignment principles.

-Maintaining the plumb line in static or dynamic movement
-Reciprocal relationship of body parts
-Use of extension
-Core stabilisers
-Distribution of weight over the base of support
-Landing through the feet