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Each dance is taught by a native of the country from which the dance originated or by an expert in that particular dance form. Wearing traditional costumes, these instructors show you step-by-step how to perform the dances. Then, a group of dancers demonstrates each dance in its entirety.
Use this video in combination with the companion guide and authentic music to learn about, experience, and appreciate the uniqueness of other cultures!
Christy Lane is one of America's most popular and respected dance educators. She travels throughout the United States, teaching and choreographing for conventions, stage productions, and films. The author of five books and numerous articles, Christy has worked with many internationally known corporations including Disney, Pepsi, and Capezio, and her work has been recognized by USA Today, Shape, U.S. News and World Report, and other publications.
"Complete with authentic dancers, costumes, choreography, music, and easy-to-follow instructions, the Multicultural Folk Dance Videos bring the joy of international dance to all ages. Christy Lane has developed a fine resource for teachers who wish to include the National Dance Standards-specifically Standard #5, which pertains to cultural and historical dance forms-in their curriculum. Fun to view! Fun to do!" Jane Bonbright, EdD Executive Director National Dance Association