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Fifth Line Assignment

I've recovered one of my college papers during the first semester of encountering GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®... The fifth line is an essential feeling to be aware of during [Ballet] class. This feeling opposition can be discovered during certain combination during the barre. For me finding the fifth line is most clearly felt during relev├ęs and required balancing on one or two feet. In the process of rising to both feet, I would engage my center immediately while naturally discovering the feeling opposition with the space above and below me. That same opposing energy is required to lower both feet back onto the surface-the upper body grows taller and expands upward as the heels return. The feeling of the fifth line can also be discovered when weight is transferred from one foot to another during a balance because the sense of reaching down and out through the toes is necessary to successfully remain suspended. The opposite side of the body reachers up and out depending on the p