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Jump into Jazz : The Basics and Beyond for Jazz Dance Students - Minda Goodman Kraines

Jump into Jazz

The Basics and Beyond for Jazz Dance Students

Paperback Published: 21st July 2004
ISBN: 9780072844047
Number Of Pages: 240

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In an accessible, easy-to-read style, this text provides students with well-illustrated descriptions of all basic jazz steps and movements, including valuable information on alignment, improvisation, injury prevention, nutrition and fitness, and history of jazz dance. Throughout the text, "Movement Tips" boxes help students with particularly challenging movements, and "Precaution" boxes help students utilize correct techniques to avoid injury.

Preface
Jazz Dance: A History
Getting Started
A Dancer's Alignment
Ballet for the Jazz Dancer
Basic Jazz Positions
The Jazz Dance Warm-Up
Basic Jazz Dance
Movements to Challenge the Beginning Dancer
Putting it All Together
Fitness for the Jazz Dancer
The Dancer's Instrument: Taking Care of It
The Dancer's Next Step Appendixes
Jazz Conventions and Competitions
Dance Publications, Journals, and Book Publishers
Video Resources
Web Sites of Interest to the Jazz Dancer
Jazz Dance Companies Student Worksheets
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780072844047
ISBN-10: 0072844043
Series: B&B Physical Education
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 21st July 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 19.1  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised