Sissonne ouverte, grande [grahnd see-SAWN oo-VEHRT]. Big open sissonne. Sissonne Ouverte Grand is usually performed with high elevation and is done from a demi-plie on both feet and finished on one foot with the other leg raised in the desired pose, such as attitude, arabesque a la seconde, etc. It is performed en avant, en arriere, de cote, en tournant and is done with a developpe or a grand battement at 90 degrees.
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