—Rotations, Revolutions, Turns
In this study the relationship is fairly obvious: a quick flexion occurs so that the following extension is better experienced.
Reading Study No. 16: Springs with Flexion and Extension
By adding flexion or extension to one or both legs during aerial steps we virtually dictate what form of spring should take place. For example, at the start of meas. 1 a step-hop-hop pattern with the right leg tucked in close to the body is a strong possibility, but it is not the only possibility. However, the speed of the music does not allow time for performance of more unusual forms.