Zapatos de ballet is the Spanish term for ballet shoes.
Retire or resign?
The word ballet comes from french every word used in ballet is also said in french
A common pose in ballet in which one leg is raised to the side, with the knee bent so the toe is pointed next to the supporting knee (front, side, back). The retire is the position used for performing a pirouette. Practicing this pose will help to improve balance.
A movement in Ballet
The ballet term pronounced (sha-say) is spelled "chassé" (a glide, as in chase).This has the same source as the common word sashay, to strut or swagger.
Ballerina.The funny thing is that the term "ballerina" refers to a PRINCIPAL dancer in a ballet company, not any girl who takes ballet. But now the term seems to apply to any little lady in the craft. But... the real official term (though little-known) is "danseuse."