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Dance exercise program for back and leg strength

Dance exercise program for back and leg strength

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According to dancer teacher, choreographer and artistic director to the London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Robert Cohan, building strength in the back and the thighs is essential if dancers are able to take their own weight via their backs and thighs when moving upwards from the floor [The Dance Workshop, George Allen & Unwin, 1986]. With increased strength, this movement may be executed with control, grace and minimal unsteadiness. During dance routines, the dance teacher must ensure that the correct technique is practiced to avoid injury and to aid those who might find the exercises difficult at first. Dance Lesson Plan on Floor Exercises The dance teacher may differentiate for diverse abilities within the dance class by omitting certain movements and prescribing extra exer...