Technicalities of Dance

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Tonya Sok English 1304 Dr. Beaven 27 March 2013 Technicalities of Dance Dance is a universal language that involves exaggerated movements of the arms, legs, and body. With the sound of music, dance is more than just a form of expression. It is a moving portrait embraced by the curtain frame. It is a masterpiece assembled by artfully maneuvered strokes. The strokes don’t belong to that of the painter, but rather the educator who supervised the integration of music and dance. There it hangs on a stage like any other painting on a wall; a moving portrait. However, the many stereotypes formed among the dancers have altered the way some view the performances of dance. Especially in the modern and ballet genres, while the dancers pour…show more content…
In other words, educators hold the highest responsibility for the health of the dance community. Sometimes, ballet teachers may be so used to teaching only girls that boys become concealed from the eyes of the educator. This is a form of an unhealthy dance community because the boy might have fewer chances to perform in front of the class. For this reason, when a parent seeks an instructor for his or her son, he or she must choose carefully an instructor who has experience in teaching boys and young men. Instructors who provide equality in his or her school have the potential to form a healthier dance community. When dancing relates to health, adolescent girls in Great Britain become recruits to after-school extra-curricular activities such as dance. According to the article Adolescent Girls’, a study revealed that “recruitment and retention campaigns that focus on enjoyment, socialization, mastery, goal setting and relating to other girls are likely to be an effective tool for recruiting and retaining girls in an after school dance program” (Jago 1). In other words, schools aim to support a healthy lifestyle for teenage girls by embedding the idea of making positive choices, possessing expert skill in something, planning ahead, being organized, and giving an account of oneself to others. Without this extra-curricular activity given, the students would be inactive. It keeps them busy but also

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