Fourth and fifth position are more difficult than first to third, since they require flexibility in the hip joints to give stronger turnout of the legs. Your hands should be above your head, with the width of your face between them. Take one arm out to the side, as in second position.
Don’t forget to take your body weight forward so your hips are evenly between your feet. Start with arms and legs in first position. Arms: Lift the arm over your front foot into a round position above your head. Legs: Slide one foot forward in front of you, keeping legs turned outward. The space between your feet should be equal to the length of your foot. Start in third or fifth position so that your feet are one in front of the other when you slide forward.Arms: Both arms are lifted up in a round position. Legs.
This is nearly the same leg position as third, but it requires greater turnout from the hips, since the front foot crosses farther across the back foot. The leg muscles pull tightly toward each other and the knees are straight. Difference between fifth and third feet positions. Your hands should be above your head, with the width of your face between them.