Free Dance Lesson. Ballet for Beginners & Dance Professionals. Fondu is a classical ballet movement meaning “melted.” Basically it’s a movement that lowers the body by bending on one leg. It is a fluid and graceful movement that is incorporated throughout ballet class and most classical repertoire. The steps below will teach you how to fondu in ballet while practicing at the bar in the centre. Which in turn will help you learn the fundamental basics to help you jump correctly.