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The Most Difficult Dance Moves in Slow-motion

Members of the Washington Ballet prove why dancers are known as the athletes of God

May 31, 2014 | By Staff Writer

In a video that proves why dancers are known as the athletes of God, members of the Washington Ballet demonstrate gravity-defying stunts with elegance and grace. Taken with a slow-motion camera, the dancers leap and turn as they demonstrate a series of the most challenging moves in dance. These include multiple fouettes, tours en lairs and high difficulty partnering work. The slow motion video captures the intricacy and effort of each movement that on a crowded stage, sometimes goes unnoticed.


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