Oct 03, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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PESP 047 - Ballroom Dancing

Semester Hours: 2
Fall, Spring
This course is designed to develop the student’s ability to perform basic ballroom dance steps with an emphasis on proper ballroom dance technique, posture, dance frame, and communication through body movement (lead/follow). Students will be introduced to ballroom dance concepts and skills while engaging the body in aerobic activity, and developing discipline and self-confidence. This class will work on developing proper posture, dance frame, technique, and lead/follow skills while introducing students to basic dance figures within the three American dance categories: smooth, Latin, and rhythm. The curriculum includes the following American dance styles: waltz, foxtrot, tango, rumba, cha cha, salsa/mambo, swing and hustle. Additional concepts will include timing, alignment and dance position, and an introduction to styling.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
May be taken up to two times for credit.





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