General Dance Terms and knowledge

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  • Created on: 21-06-16 18:39

1. What is meant by the term emphasis in dance?

  • Emphasis means putting more power into or highlighting a specific movment
  • Emphasis means to put less power into a movement
  • Emphasis means to add humour to a specific movement
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2. How can you improve your allignment?

  • (3) Numbers four, six, two and five
  • (5) Numbers four, two, one and seven
  • (6) Exercises such as squats making sure the knees do not go over the toes
  • (1)Yoga
  • (7)Exercises such as lunges making sure the kness go over the toes
  • (2)Exercises such as plies and tendues in parallel, first and second position making sure the knees go over the toes
  • (4,Arm exercises focusing on keeping the shoulders down and extending through the fingers

3. What different rehersal techniques can you use to improve a rehersal/performance

  • Rehearsing with and without music
  • Teacher feedback
  • Most of these
  • Some of these
  • Getting some rest
  • Peer Feedback
  • Breaking down movement sequences
  • All of these
  • Looking at other peoples work
  • Video filiming and self assessment

4. Why is alignment important?

  • All of these
  • It reduces the risk of injury
  • It makes the actions more athesitcally pleasing

5. Why is it important to cool down at the end of the dance class?

  • Only prevents lactic acid build up
  • All of these
  • Precents the build up of lactic acid which cuases muscle pain
  • It is a fun thing to do
  • Reduces stiffness/Soreness
  • Prevents the pooling of blood


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