For each dance, you'll learn the country or region of its origin, the traditional costume of the dancers, a brief history of the dance, the difficulty level, stance and formation, directions for performing the dance, modifications, trivia tidbits, and much more.
Use this guide in combination with the companion video and 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. Her constant contact with members of the dance community and with physical educators keeps her on the cutting edge of dance trends. 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.
Susan Langhout, a dance instructor at Bemidji State University, has attended and taught at multicultural dancing workshops in the United States, Europe, and China.