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Partnership By Martha Harper

Partnership By Martha Harper Looking for a new partner?  What do you have in mind to find the right person, or more importantly, to be the right person?  The technical requirements for partnership...

Teaching

Teaching methods By Martha Ann Marie Harper

Let’s try that again . . .” “I’m not sure I understand; please repeat that.” (Hearing) “Maybe I better study the syllabus again.” (Reading) “Could you show me my part one more time?”...

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Rhythmic quality in dance is more objective than it seems By Xavier Mora

Rhythmic quality in dance is more objective than it seems Xavier Mora Professor of Applied Mathematics (Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona), former dancer and dancesport judge November 7th, 2013   Rythmic quality is universally regarded as...

Kunst

Was genau ist Kunst? Von Sascha Pust

Von Sascha Pust, aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Sandro Hoffmann, mit freundlicher Genehmigung von „WDC Dance Archives“ Was genau ist Kunst und wann erkennen wir sie als solche? In unserer heutigen Zeit, die...

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Jitterbug/swing/jive 1944 movie clip

This is a really fun and funny film to watch! It shows moves from other dances that made their way into jitterbug and ultimately into our jive. Together with the article “From Ragtime to Swing”...

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Evolution versus Design By Fred Bijster

       Humans, like all living creatures, are the result of evolution, not of design. If we were, we would probably look totally different. Still not many realize in full that this makes...

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Exercise in relation to ballroom dancing By Leo Weitenberg

Exercise in relation to ballroom dancing, by Leo Weitenberg A combination of which additional physical activities is the most effective for Latin-American and Standard Ballroom dancers? How do we find the perfect way...

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The Physics of Dance Master Class by David Hamilton Notes, comments and interpretation By Paul Hughes

              Further Resources: The Physics of Dance http://ed.fnal.gov/trc_new/demos/present/physofballet.pdf Physics and Dance http://www.hep.uiuc.edu/home/g-gollin/dance/dance_physics.html   Alignment of blocks of body weight: Head Upper Torso, Ribs and Back Hips & Center Legs...

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A time-motion analysis of turns performed by highly ranked Viennese waltz dancers By Jerneja Prosen, Nic James, Lygeri Dimitriou, Janez Perš, Goran Vučković

Twenty-four dance couples performing at the 2011 IDSF (International DanceSport Federation) International Slovenia Open were separated into two groups. Time and speed of movement were analysed during single natural and reverse turns performed during the Viennese waltz. The results are of value to dancers and coaches alike.

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Who was...Three weeks in Cuba By Monsieur Pierre 1947

This is transcribed verbatim from an article that appeared 1947 in the Star Program (provided by Keith Morris). Video material: courtesy of Paul Harris Three weeks in Cuba By Monsieur Pierre PDF of...

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