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    This past weekend my mother and I went to the So You Think You Can Dance tour event in Houston at the Reinvention Center. The overall experience caused me to realize that dancing takes an abundance of endurance and the ability to keep a straight face during intense environmental circumstances. Dance has the ability to evoke a multitude of feelings for people, but only a few make lifelong impressions due to our past experiences and our ties to certain expressions of emotions. One of the performances done by Virgil and Neptune caused me to realize that no matter how many times someone sees a certain routine the dance can still cause an audience to feel a whirlwind of emotions again. For this street dance involves flips and jumps that seem to…

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    Parallel Time Analysis

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    “On less traveled streets after dark, I grew accustomed to but never comfortable with people crossing to the other side of the street rather than pass me.” “I’d been a fool.” Staples states in “Parallel time”, he has an epiphany no matter what he did these people feared his existence. Staples encounters a well-dressed white woman walking at night as he had in “Black Men in Public Spaces” and he received the same response a frantic woman running like she was being pursued by, a mugger it was at…

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    Why I Want To Dance

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    Professionals, create dance routines and teaches them to dance, is a career I wish to pursue, for the rewards my students will earn, the more dance they will learn, and the more activity the student will do. I been interested in this career I always dance and it made me happy, so that’s when I thought to myself that. I was going to be a choreography. This career grabbed my intention because, I always went to birthdays parties and they always danced and it was fun and the way people look at me it…

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    The Mambo dance was originated by a Cuban bandleader, Perez Prado, in Havana, Cuba in the 1930s. It is a very sexy Latin style dance along with passionate and flirtatious hip movement that flows forward and backward. Additionally, Mambo dancers dance in sharp and quick steps, side steps, rock steps, kicks, points and flicks of the feet. There are a variety of Mambo rhythms, and they are all based on the clave rhythm that used in Afro-Cuban music. The rhythms are set by a variety of percussion…

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    Suzanne Monologue

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    along, watching as she steps down the street, black and white polka-dot socks flashing out of her boots. Ruby-glossed lips smile at everything and everyone she sees, and laughter sparkles from her eyes and voice. Soon, she starts humming, mouth open in a soft sigh, with a sound akin to violins mixing with rustling maple leaves. The people around her look on and listen in slight awe, blushing. The child notices the girl start to step with the subtle beat only she really knows, arms riding a…

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    Cong A Geograpy Dance

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    The conga is a novelty dance that is danced individual with a partner, or in a line also known as a “conga line”. The basic steps in a conga line include three shuffle steps on the beat followed by a kick on the fourth beat. When the conga is done as a couple dance, the dancers face each other and move opposite direction of one measure, then they switch directions. When you are at a party, many times people will start a conga line. This is done by each person behind the next places their hands…

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    Flexibility In College

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    I asked my dance teacher: "Can you teach me how to do a split?" She said: "How flexible are you?" I said: "I can make it Tuesday's and Thursday's" What exactly is flexibility? I can bend both meanings of the word into my life. I am both physically and mentally flexible. Ever since the age of 4, I have been wildly entangles with the beauty of dance. I don’t know whether the fascination came from the ballerina TV shows i used to watch, from the dancers I saw out in the streets, or whether I was…

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    Ballet Ballet is an artistic dance form which was introduced in the 1500, It includes lots of technical movements and slow paced music. A ballet routine is made up of soft flowing movements from the arms and legs and can be performed with what is called pointe shoes which is made up of layer of materials. Pointe shoes allow ballerinas to dance on the tips of their toes which make their movements look slower and softer. Ballet is an artistic form of dance performed to music. A type of ballet is…

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    began when a woman named Frau Troffea began to dance uncontrollably in the middle of the street. She danced alone for about a week without stopping. Then, a few dozen other people began to join in and dance along side her. After a month of this dancing mania, some 400 people had been afflicted by the plague.(Andrews, n.p.) The doctors at the time believed that this dancing craze was caused by peoples blood becoming hot. They also believed that the only way to stop the people from dancing was…

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    When Bert Met Grace Grace Toone went to weekly dances held in Henefer her 11th-grade year. The single men who worked at the cement plant in Devil’s Slide would go too. It was in the spring when Bert met Grace. A few years earlier Grace’s older sister, Leone had gons with Bert a couple of times, but Grace had never met him. Bert told this story about their meeting: “The young people in Devil’s Slide went to dances in Morgan and Henefer. It was in Henefer where I first saw my wife. Sitting on the…

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