Jump into Jazz: The Basics and Beyond for Jazz Dance Students / Edition 5

Jump into Jazz: The Basics and Beyond for Jazz Dance Students / Edition 5

by Minda Goodman Kraines, Esther Pryor
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0072844043

ISBN-13: 9780072844047

Pub. Date: 07/21/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072844047
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
07/21/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
682,029
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Jazz Dance: A History

Chapter 2: Getting Started

Chapter 3: A Dancer's Alignment

Chapter 4: Ballet for the Jazz Dancer

Chapter 5: Basic Jazz Positions

Chapter 6: The Jazz Dance Warm-Up

Chapter 7: Basic Jazz Dance

Chapter 8: Movements to Challenge the Beginning Dancer

Chapter 9: Putting it All Together

Chapter 10: Fitness for the Jazz Dancer

Chapter 11: The Dancer's Instrument: Taking Care of It

Chapter 12: The Dancer's Next Step

Appendixes

Appendix A: Jazz Conventions and Competitions

Appendix B: Dance Publications, Journals, and Book Publishers

Appendix C: Video Resources

Appendix D: Web Sites of Interest to the Jazz Dancer

Appendix E: Jazz Dance Companies

Student Worksheets

Bibliography

Index

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