I managed a standing glissade almost all the way from the summit to the top of the north-facing Coire Dheirg.
Once I had past the subsidiary top of Carn Dearg Meadhonach I took advantage of a long snow glissade down a shallow corrie that dropped me down into the glen.
Kids who perform understand the difference between executing a glissade and presenting one with gusto.
A long, lingering snow patch gave a superb standing glissade back down to the col before the last scramble up to An Caisteal, the castle.
Transition steps, like a glissade or pas de bourrée, are often as important as pirouettes.
This is equally important in the glissades side-to-side, when the second foot of one glissade becomes the first foot of the next glissade .
Two weeks ago I sprained my ankle while doing a glissade in class.
The party glissaded down Roger's Glacier, crossed rocks and swollen streams, ate supper at a hut, then descended to the lower camp at 9: 00 pm.
Although it was possible that the boys had triggered the slide on their way down - perhaps by glissading down the slope - the avalanche had probably released on their way up.
Incorporating steps like glissades and pas de chats, I created a series of sword pas de deux, where the dancers move weapons instead of their feet.