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Jump Into Jazz: The Basics and Beyond for the Jazz Dance Student

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Publisher Comments:

In an accessible, easy-to-read style, this text provides students with well-illustrated descriptions of all basic jazz steps and movements, including valuable information on alignment, improvisation, injury prevention, nutrition and fitness, and history of jazz dance. Throughout the text, "Movement Tips" boxes help students with particularly challenging movements, and "Precaution" boxes help students utilize correct techniques to avoid injury.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [210]-215) and index.

About the Author

Minda has been a full time dance and Physical Education instructor at Mission College since 1979. Since that time she has set up an entire dance program, giving full length dance performances and having students continue their study of dance at 4 year universities. Since 1989, she has shifted her emphasis to fitness and developed a 12 unit program for the Fitness Specialist that trains students as personal trainers as well as aerobic instructors.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started 2. A Dancer?s Alignment 3. Ballet for the Jazz Dancer 4. Basic Jazz Positions 5. The Jazz Dance Warm-Up 6. Basic Jazz Dance 7. Movements to Challenge the Beginning Dancer 8. Putting It All Together 9.Fitness for the Jazz Dancer 10. The Dancer?s Instrument: Taking Care of It 11. The Dancer?s Next Step 12. Jazz Dance: A History Appendixes A. Jazz Conventions and Competitions B. Dance Publications and Journals C. Video Resources D. Web Sites Bibliography Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767419994
Subtitle:
The Basics and Beyond for Jazz Dance Students
Author:
Kraines, Minda Goodman
Author:
Pryor, Esther
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Location:
Mountain View, Calif.
Subject:
Dance - Jazz
Subject:
Jazz dance
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Series Volume:
152-99
Publication Date:
20040721
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.16x7.39x.43 in. .79 lbs.

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