TUESDAY LEVEL I: September Parent Update

TUNE: The Sally Gardens

(2nd tune in the set here) 

PERCUSSIVE DANCE SKILLS: Beat Identification

Exercises included: 

  • Marching to the beat
  • Making a choice with how to march to the beat (R, L , R, R, R... for example) 
  • Using different parts of your feet to march to the beat

Across the floor movements: : 

  • Galloping 
  • Skipping (forwards and backwards) 
  • Shuffles (hitting the heel before you take a step) 

TRADITIONAL SONGS and DANCES: 

The Rattlin' Bog/Heel Toe Polka

Song: 

Dance: (Starts at about 2:35)

"The Hair Fell of of My Coconut"

Tune: 100 Pipers

Dance: Peeler and the Goat

Slide and 1 2 3 (4 times)

Right arm turn, left arm turn

Twirl the lady, twirl the gent (repeat 2x) 

Ladies move on!

PERSONAL STYLE/IPMROV/AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT

1 person takes a turn improvising to the music.  Everyone else is in the audience.  When someone in the audience sees an exciting move or something that really goes with the music they give a quick WHOOP!

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