Dances of the 7 Continents Vol. 2 DVD 7
By Sanna Longden
DVD and online syllabus
Volume 2 of the 2-part Dances of the 7 Continents series.
This second DVD of the series shows Sanna teaching the dances to students and their teachers (K through college), family groups, and adult folk dancers. Each dance segment includes a brief cultural background description and teaching tips.
Also included are interviews with elementary music, physical education, and classroom teachers, a principal, and students, plus instruction of some movement figures and written dance instructions. An online link to downloadable PDF files of the syllabus of dance directions is included
CD 4 (item 851885, available separately) contains music for dances taught on this volume 2 DVD 7.
CONTENTS with suggested grade levels:
Diu Xie (Tibetan circle dance using scarves) adaptable for 3rd-adults
Lo Ahavti Dai (Israeli dance in two facing circles) upper elementary-adults
Pata Pata (line dance from black South Africa) upper elementary-adults
Tant' Hessie (partner mixer from white South Africa) upper elementary-adults
Mexican Clapping Game (hand jive game for fours from Monterrey) 2nd-8th
Yakima Round Dance (Native American greeting dance of the Yakima people) 3rd-adults
Goin' Down to Cairo (playparty partner game from Illinois) adaptable for 3rd-adults
Hoe Ana (canoe dance from Tahiti sitting or standing) all ages
Waves of Tory (Irish ceilidh danc in a longways formation) adaptable for 2nd-adults
Dva Pati Nadjasno (young children's circle dance from Bulgaria) preK-3rd
Tsamikos (dance of Greece in an open circle) 5th-adults
OxDansen (young men's fighting dance from Sweden) 4th-adults
La Boulangere (square dance from region around Paris, France) 4th-adults
Penguin Dance (traditional longways dance of the Penguin peoples) K-5th
"I Let Her Go-Go" is not recorded on the CD; it is meant to be sung.
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