Jump Into Jazz : The Basics and Beyond for Jazz Dance Students
Written in an accessible, easy-to-read style, "Jump into Jazz" provides students with well-illustrated descriptions of all basic jazz steps and movements and 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 and avoid injury.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 186 x 230 x 12mm | 421.85g
- 01 Jun 2000
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
- United States
- 4th Revised edition
Table of contents
1. Getting Started 2. A Dancer's Alignment 3. Ballet for the Jazz Dancer 4. Basic Jazz Positions 5. The Jazz Dance Warm-Up 6. Basic Jazz Dance 7. Movements to Challenge the Beginning Dancer 8. Putting It All Together 9.Fitness for the Jazz Dancer 10. The Dancer's Instrument: Taking Care of It 11. The Dancer's Next Step 12. Jazz Dance: A History Appendixes A. Jazz Conventions and Competitions B. Dance Publications and Journals C. Video Resources D. Web Sites Bibliography Index