Dance key words

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  • Created on: 10-01-14 16:30
Alignment
The ability to balance body parts one on top of the other for good posture. It's a dynamic position of readiness to move during movement.
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Flexibility
Increased muscular elasticity with mobility in the joints increasing the range of motion.
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Strength
The capacity to exert muscle contraction against resistance - Isotonic and Isometric contractions.
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Stamina
The endurance of either the muscles or the heart and breathing- Muscular endurance (Ability of a muscle to continue to contract over a period of time) and Cardiovascular endurance (The ability to continue aerobic activity over a period of time.
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Co- ordination
Requires negotiating the direction of forces in the body so that complex dance skills and combinations can be performed safely and expressively.
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Balance
The ability to keep upright while you are standing still or moving. Use of the core and focus is vital here.
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Power
In simple terms this is "speed x strength" or doing strength movements quickly.
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Health
Is a state of total mental, physical and social well- being, and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.
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Focus
Using the eyes to enhance performance or interpretative qualities.
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Projection
When a dancer gives out appropriate energy to connect with a audience and draw them into the performance.
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Musicality
Ability to pick up the unique qualities of the accompaniment and make them evident through performance
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Flexibility

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Increased muscular elasticity with mobility in the joints increasing the range of motion.

Card 3

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Strength

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Card 4

Front

Stamina

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Card 5

Front

Co- ordination

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