Theatrical bellydance (part 1)

As the art of bellydance continues to grow in popularity, it is finding its way into more & more theatrical settings & is making it mark as a legitimate theatrical dance form.  More dance companies than ever before are now producing full theatrical bellydance shows complete with casts of characters, story lines & drama.

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the issue of challenge

The issue of challenge ~ In order for students to grow in ability there must be the presence of challenge. If the demands of the exercises presented in class correspond to the ability of the individual then the student will be challenged and motivation will stay high. In order to ensure this equivalence, the teacher should have a clear awareness of the students’ ability and of the demands of the exercises presented. Continue reading