attitude [“attitude”]. A pose. As with the arabesque, the working leg is raised, but it is bent, not straight. Unlike the arabesque, it can be done to the front, the side, or the back. In attitude to the front or the back, if the angle is 90 degrees, the calf should be as nearly horizontal as possible.
Here are a few examples of attitude:
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