Alexis is in the larger dance room at Fabulous Feet Dance Co., flexing her feet in order to stretch her calf muscles to the best of her ability. This stretch also stretches her back too, so she is able to bend.
Grasping a firm second position up on pointe, Alexis is up in releve (French for going up on your toes).
With the Never Settle For Less Than Your Best sign in the background, this shot is Alexis in motion turning. She has been working on triple turns for a few weeks now, and has finally conquered them.
Just like warming up, but warming down. After doing her routine a few times in a row, Alexis decides that it is time to warm down and relax her muscles. The butterfly position allows her to breathe a certain way.
Like most dancers, Alexis has bad feet. The pointe shoes cramp everything together, so when she takes them off she always has cramps. From all of those years dancing barefoot, she has also developed calluses. She rubs her feet to comfort them.