Notes

B2D Wed 9/19 intro to fragments (1/11)

Connective Moves & Transitions Note: remember you must transition to a different plane. All Transitions happen the same as all cues on “5”.     From “high move”-to- Arabic Hip Twist- “press” arms pull down to chest, palms flat to the ground, fingers toward each other, hips R, L, R, L (can add ¾ shimmy) […]

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B2D Wed 9/19 7:45 Romani Skirt (2/10)

Karsilama rampi rampi- by Turku claps: 1,3,5 snaps 1,3,5 basic Devyani step R(1) forward L(3) in place R(5) back L(7) hold 8-9 in place basic with R knee up on (8) basic with heel drag- to pull skirt around basic with heel drag & arms (swing around) and with snaps spot turn spot turn in […]

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B2D Wed 9/19 6:45 Beginner 1 (2/10)

Horizontal Movements Review posture Review hips from last week Horizontal hip slides side to side (slow, med, fast) Horizontal hips forward & back External hip circles Horizontal – external hip circles R, F, L, B (slow, med, fast) Horizontal – external hip circles L, F, R, B (slow, med, fast) Alternating direction Horizontal rib slides […]

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B2D Tuesday 9/18 8:45 Art & Science of choreo (2/10)

Use of Audacity for editing music. Finding the Right Music/ accompaniment Select music that fits the intent/ inspiration of your dance. Consider the audience- who are you dancing for? Look for music with variety in structure, rhythmic patterning, and quality to avoid repetitious movements. Edit music to suit your needs (Audacity.com is free)- demonstration Map […]

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B2D Tues intermediate fragments 9/18 7:45 (2/10)

Fragments homework: Denise – Dark & Twisty Brittany- Airship Pirates Jessee -Fusion Fuel Ruthanne- Spit Fire Kirsten- Sassafras Stevie- Collision Julie- Fusion Fuel Denise H- Dark & Twisty

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B2D Tuesday 9/18 6:45 Beginner 2 (2/10)

alternating weighted hips on the up 3/4 shimmy weighted (slow, med, fast) Chioco 4 corners reach & sit (right & left)

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B2D Tuesday 9/18 5:45 Beginner 1 (2/10)

Horizontal Movements Review posture Review hips from last week Horizontal hip slides side to side (slow, med, fast) Horizontal hips forward & back External hip circles Horizontal – external hip circles R, F, L, B (slow, med, fast) Horizontal – external hip circles L, F, R, B (slow, med, fast) Alternating direction Horizontal rib slides […]

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B2D Wed. 9/12 7:45 Romani Skirt Choreo (1/11)

welcome What Skirt Dancing IS and What it IS NOT- http://www.serpentine.org/artemis/skirtdance.html Romani Music Gypsy Punk Music Counting a 9/8 “I like your el e gence” 1, 3, 5, 789 1,2,  1,2  12,  1,2,3   Romani dance moves: pelvic tuck on 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, step out right – 1 in place -3 back […]

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B2D Wed. 9/12 6:45 Beginner 1 (1/11)

Week 1: Up & Down Welcome Posture & why it is important Arm placement & patterns Weight Placement (heel off of the floor isolation, bending knee with out hip) Singles un-weighted Singles on the up un-weighted R (slow, med & fast) Singles on the up un-weighted L (slow, med & fast) Singles on the down […]

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B2D Tuesday 9/11 8:45 Art & Science of Choreography

Creative process Inspiration Intention Motivation Theme Mind Map (exercise)   Homework: Look for music, select a theme :o)

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