Girth: Place the measuring tape at the top of one shoulder, measuring over the fullest part of the chest , down the torso, through the legs and back up to the same shoulder ensuring the tape follows close to the body shape.
Chest/Bust:Measure around the fullest part of the chest, keeping the tape horizontal, and have dancers stand with arms down at their sides.
Waist:To identify the natural waistline , instruct dancers to bend over to one side and have the measurer place a finger at the indentation. As the dancers stand up, use this point as the indicator for where to measure around the waist. Belly button is a good indicator too.
Hips:Have dancers stand with their feet together and measure around the fullest part of the buttocks .
Inseam:Place the measuring tape at the inner leg, measuring from the crotch all the way to the floor.