Oh for heaven's sake. Quit being so literal. This is an analogy. All I'm doing is finding access to the neural connections that enable a person to stand on one foot while raising the other foot up. To do something different with each foot at the same time is rather complex for people. Trust me. I've taught 25 years. But some people remember how it is that when you push one pedal down, the other one comes up, and the notion of keeping the outside pedal down in a turn to keep from tipping over intuitively seems to make sense. I point out that having the pedals level is like having one ski a boot length ahead of the other ski, and people get that I'm saying to strengthen their position by keeping their feet fairly even fore and aft. On a slope, that puts the inside foot (pedal) above the outside foot (pedal).
This pedaling stuff ultimately enhances balance. Can you balance on one foot while raising the other up, high, and higher? Can you transition from one foot to the other smoothly in this exercise? Can you do this while skiing, without actually raising the inside ski off the snow, but just lightening it, tipping it to the outside edge, and feathering the edge? Can you stand down on the outside ski, feeling as though you're deforming your arch with progressive pressure, and feel how this connects your CM to the gravitational pull at the center of the earth, and how effortlessly the ski turns when you do this?
You folks may pooh-pooh the analogy, but I have a bunch of skiers at Bridger singing "I want to ride my bicycle" as they pedal their way confidently down some terrain that I swear would have you by the throat crying for mama.