3:15 - 3:45 Review Camp Dances
In the full version there are videos to go along with each dance making learning and reviewing easier!
(In the sample we have only included video from the Hip Hop Dance)
Review CAMP HIP HOP DANCE
The Hip Hop Dance dance represents 1.5 minutes of the 5 minute camp dance.
The hip-hop portion of the camp dance is used to introduce dancers to the fundamentals of commercial hip-hop dance. Use the video to learn the dance and tips on how to teach the material.
This video includes the full dance, dance with counts, and combination breakdown.
Some important movements from the genre include:
- Grounded walks
- Sharp hits
- Parallel plied positions
- Bouncing through the torso and legs
- Ball change
Some important corrections to use include:
- Stay grounded
- Feel the music
- Find your groove
- It’s ok to feel silly
- Stay parallel
- Find your own sense of “cool”
This MP3 contains the Hip Hop Camp Dance Music - feel free to download!
Review CAMP JAZZ DANCE
The jazz portion of the camp dance is based on the fundamentals of jazz with Fosse flair.
Video is included in the full version of the camp dance.
Some of the important movements included in the dance are:
- Parallel fourth
- Jazz pirouette
- Jazz batma (kick)
- Jazz hands
- Fosse walks
- Fosse bow
- Jazz walk
- Pivot turn
- Jazz square
Corrections to focus on:
- Keeping the legs parallel
- Pointing the feet
- Turning in during Fosse movements
- Spreading the fingers when using jazz hands
- Using the full demi-pointe (forced arch)
- Musicality (using correct timing)