Rhythmic Dances for Children and Adults
These dances use the clapping and moving techniques from the online text: Clapping, Moving, For Learning 16 Basic Rhythmic Movements. They are designed to be on the easy side technically in order to: a. emphasize forward, backward and sideways movement; b. practice clock-wise and counter-clockwise directions; c. identify right side and left side of body; d. develop memory; e. understand sequencing; f. use arms in opposition to legs; g. learn what a set of 4 is, and about multiple sets of 4, 8 and 16 counts; h. hear and feel the strong beat of the rhythm - the accented part of the step; i. learn patience with self; cooperation with others; j. finish what is begun; the steps, the sequence, completing the whole; k. find that learning can be fun while moving enthusiastically. The Rhythmic Movement Dance Series contains teaching texts for developing body-mind coordination for all ages and levels of mobility.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Kindergarten
Dance, Music, Motor/movement Skills, Rhythms And Dance
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