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Dance a While : Handbook for Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance - With CD (9TH 05 - Old Edition)

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*0-8053-2181-0, Pittman, Anne M., Waller, Marlys S., and Dark, Cathy L., Dance A While: A Handbook of Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance, Ninth Edition//--> Dance A While is a classic in the field of recreational dance. The Ninth Edition of this best-selling introduction to dance uniquely combines dance instruction, descriptions of major forms of dance, and directions for more than 260 individual dances, providing ample information for readers and giving future dance instructors the background they need to be successful teachers. The cultural background of international dances is presented, along with specific suggestions for developing style. A free accompanying CD provides the perfect music for reader practice. History, Effective Group Instruction, Dance Fundamentals, American Dance Sampler, Square Dance, Contra Dance, International Folk Dance, Social Dance. For all readers interested in learning the basics of recreational dance.

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KEY BENEFITt: Dance A While is a classic in the field of recreational dance. The Tenth Edition of this best-selling introduction to dance book uniquely combines dance instruction, descriptions of major forms of dance, and directions for more than 260 individual dances, providing ample information for readers and giving future dance instructors the background they need to be successful teachers. The cultural background of international dances is presented, along with specific suggestions for developing style.   History, Effective Group Instruction, Dance Fundamentals, American Dance Sampler, Square Dance, Contra Dance, International Folk Dance, Social Dance. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of recreational dance

Table of Contents

1. History.

2. Effective Group Instruction.

3. Dance Fundamentals.

4. American Dance Sampler.

5. Square Dance.

6. Contra Dance.

7. International Folk Dance.

8. Social Dance.

Appendix A: Periodicals.

Appendix B: Organizations and Resources.

Appendix C: Record, CD Cassette, and Video Sources: Distributors and Producers.

Appendix D: Instructional Aids: Music and Videos.

Appendix E: Internet Resources.

Bibliography.

Glossary.

Index of Mixer and Nonpartner Dances.

Index of Folk Dances.

Subject Index.

Music to Accompany Dance A While and Notes on Dance A While CD.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805321814
Subtitle:
A Handbook for Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance
Author:
Pittman, Anne M.
Author:
Pittman, Anne M.
Author:
Dark, Cathy L.
Author:
Waller, Marlys S.
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Subject:
Exercise
Copyright:
Edition Number:
9
Publication Date:
20080318
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
10.56x9.34x1.28 in. 2.78 lbs.

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KEY BENEFITt: Dance A While is a classic in the field of recreational dance. The Tenth Edition of this best-selling introduction to dance book uniquely combines dance instruction, descriptions of major forms of dance, and directions for more than 260 individual dances, providing ample information for readers and giving future dance instructors the background they need to be successful teachers. The cultural background of international dances is presented, along with specific suggestions for developing style.   History, Effective Group Instruction, Dance Fundamentals, American Dance Sampler, Square Dance, Contra Dance, International Folk Dance, Social Dance. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of recreational dance

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