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T. Lopez

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The Bharatnatyam is known to be a classical dance that stems from Tamil Nadu. The Kuchipudi comes from a different area called Andhra Pradesh. The Bharatnatyam is known to have more sculptured poses while the Kuchipudi is known to do more rounded poses.

The Kuchipudi has the ability to replicate the desire of a lot of men in order to do what is best in order to unite with God. Take note that the different dances that are available usually mean something. Even the lip movements of these two dances are different from each other. Some say that the dances are based on the stories that the ancient people have experienced before.

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The answer is letter B. The three levels in dance movement are high, middle and low. When people talk about the levels in dance movement, they basically mean the different physical aspects that the dancer reaches while he or she is dancing. Dance uses different body movements such as stretching, bending, twisting, jumping, swinging, swaying, shaking and collapsing.

High-level primarily refers to movements that are either elevated or aerial in space. When a dancer jumps, leaps or hops, he or she is considered doing the high-level dance movement. Middle level refers to a dancer’s movement when he or she is standing but not in an upright position. The low level refers to floor work or any dance movement and action that take place on the floor. It includes walking and running.

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The Arabic language is spoken often especially in the Middle East. There are only four other languages that are spoken more in the world other than Arabic. The language in the Qu’ran is Arabic. The Qu’ran is known to be the book of the Muslims.

There are a few more letters in the Arabic language than in the English alphabet. There are 26 letters in the English alphabet and there are 28 letters in the Arabic language. In the Arabic language, dots are used.

One dot can make the word mean one thing but the dot may make the word’s meaning totally different. Inflection is used often in the Arabic language just like it is in the English language. The word dance in Arabic is Raqs or Raks.

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Loose knees

Relaxed arms


Feet hip width

Tucked pelvis

Lifted sternum

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It is not pirouette. It is soutenu. You would perform this at the barre, changing hands on the barre. Going from having your left hand on the barre to your right hand, 180 degrees. A pirouette is a 360 turn, with one leg in passe.

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Modern dance is a type of dance that is considered to be very random. Some dancers create their steps based on what they feel will fit well with the beat of the song. Modern dances usually make use of the core and the torso. Contemporary dance may be a mixture of the different dances right now that are considered to be collaborative.

For example, there are a lot of groups that make use of both jazz and ballet or ballet and interpretative. They usually feel that the mix will allow the dance to have different twist while staying true to the original form. Both types of dances are very interesting.

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R. Jones

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Hip Hop and Techno are known to be two genres of music. Music can be enjoyed by people of all ages as long as they would choose the genre that they want. Hip Hop is said to have stemmed from Africans and Americans. This involves the need for people to say things with rhythm.

They also follow a certain type of beat. Techno is said to be a type of music that can usually be heard in clubs. This genre of music makes use of different hard beats and also high tempo. Techno music stems from other genres of music such as funk and disco but mixed to create a unique sound.

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As far as I am concerned, girls dance better than boys because guys don't spend too much time to learn dance steps whereas girls especially go dancing class to learn every dance step.

It is also said that girls bodies are more flexible than guys.

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Disco came about in the 1960s and 1970s. Many teenagers and young people would go to the discotheques to dance the disco. This was a fast-paced type of dancing with the dancer moving their arms up and down and moving their feet very fast. Disco was influenced by other forms of dance including swing dance which is a fast partner dance which the male dance partner picks up the girl and swings her around.

It was also influenced by mambo and cha-cha dancing. Even though these dances required partners, the disco didn’t necessarily require partners to dance to. The Waltz dance did not influence disco because the waltz dance is very slow and methodical with certain steps.

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The main idea of Dance Achievers is letter C or dancing and exercising are helping cure heart disease. This idea had been widely accepted by many people especially through the shows Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance. The National Dance Day encourages Americans to “embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain health and fight obesity”.

When you are dancing, you can literally burn a lot of calories in an hour. With this information, sources have pointed out that dancing and exercising can help you improve your mood, but most importantly these two can help cure heart disease. Dancing is a good form of aerobic exercise and it is good for your health.

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