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This excerpt is from chapter 4, Common Foot and Ankle Injuries in Dancers.
Lesson Plans for Creative Dance
The range in terms of development and previous experience at this age is evident. Some children can skip and gallop, others pick up quickly given the opportunity, and a few might not be developmentally ready to skip until partway through the year.
Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery-2nd Edition
Imagine the erector spinae muscles. Lying deep to them are the transversospinalis muscles. Flex your spine and roll down slowly, focusing on the transversospinalis muscles. Roll up again, initiating from the transversospinalis.
Beginning Ballet eBook With Web Resource
The barre exercises presented in this chapter follow the order in which they are performed in the traditional ballet barre.
Discovering Dance eBook With Web Resources
Dance composition is learning how to make a dance. During the dance composition process you explore a movement idea by creating dance movement or selecting steps in some dance genres, then you manipulate these elements and materials of dance into movement modules of various lengths to compose a dance.
Dance Integration eBook
Thanks to the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, a national group of business and education leaders came together as a catalyst to position 21st-century skills at the center of U.S. education.
Creative Dance for All Ages 2nd Edition eBook With Web Resource
The focus of each lesson is one or two dance concepts from figure 1.1, which you can also find on the web resource for easy printing. The dance concept is the thread that ties the entire lesson together.
Dance Psychology for Artistic and Performance Excellence eBook With Web Resource
People who enter the dark side of dance are driven by a variety of unhealthy motivations, including self-doubt, insecurity, and fear. At the center of these motivations is the need to feel better about themselves, safe, and free from anxiety.
Safe Dance Practice
The ribcage sits directly above the pelvis in efficient alignment. The shoulders should be horizontally level and relaxed, with the arms able to hang freely.
Motor Learning and Control for Dance eBook
The vestibular system’s effectiveness is heightened by ways in which it interacts with other senses, especially vision. One example is the vestibular ocular reflex (VOR), which stabilizes the eyes during head movement.