DAN 101 Introduction to Dance Studies

Credits: 3.00

This course provides an introduction to the study of dance at the college level. The course is designed for dance majors or anyone with a serious interest in pursuing dance studies. The course focuses on the development and care of the dancer's instrument. Students will learn and practice the fundamental principles of correct dance technique common to Western dance forms. The course addresses practical concerns of dance training including: injury prevention, cardiorespiratory fitness and endurance, strength training, stretching for flexibility, diet and nutrition, and caring for the dancing body. This course meets General Education Core Goal 10: Exercise and Health Sciences

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Last Updated: 03/01/2016