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  • Formation Of A Square Dance
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    The Evolution of Square Dancing What do the words "square dance" mean to you For most they bring on images of red barns full of men in cowboy hats and women in gingham dresses skipping along as a fiddler plays and the cows and horses look on. These dances are often thought of as a thing of the 1930's or something we see in movies such as Oklahoma. However, the form we know of today has far outgrown that stigma. Square dancing is popular across the world and is performed by all ages. Square dance...
  • Techniques Of Dance Therapy With Cardiac Patients
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    Dance therapy is a type of psychotherapy that uses movement to further the social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development of the individual. Dance therapists work with people who have many kinds of emotional problems, intellectual deficits, and life-threatening illnesses. They are employed in psychiatric hospitals, day care centers, mental health centers, prisons, special schools, and private practice. They work with people of all ages in both group and individual therapy. Some also enga...
  • Freak Dance
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    Saturday night, May 15, 2004, was Lemoore High School's prom. As Lemoore principal Jim Bennett looked around the dance floor, he saw most of the guys dancing behind their dates, grinding their hips against the girls as the girls gyrated back against them. They were freak-dancing, which is how most people dance to hip-hop, but Mr. Bennett had always felt it was too sexual for a school event. 'It's [the same as] foreplay,' he says. During the last song of the night, a girl got on all fours and rub...
  • Crime And Punishment In Elizabethan England By
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    Bloody Painful: Crime and Punishment in Elizabethan England By: Ely atan Marcus This article's purpose is to express the danger of breaking the law in England. Most of the punishments of our time are deemed cruel and unusual. The death penalty can no longer be enacted in cases of theft or highway robbery. The following paragraphs will describe the various instruments of punishment (torture) of the period. One out of the ordinary punishment of this era is the drunkard's cloak. It is a punishment ...
  • 1015 Folsom Nightclub
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    There are many nightclubs in the city of San Francisco and throughout the Bay area. There is two different kind of nightclub. One is the high-class nightclub, which the cover charge is more expensive, tight security and the nightclub itself is more exclusive. The other one is the lower class club, which all people can enter and the security is not that tight. Nowadays, most nightclubs are the same. Nightclub used to be for people to meet their friends and having fun together but nowadays many pe...
  • Presents Of Dance In Early Human Society
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    A series of set of movements to music, either alone or with a partner. That is the definition of dancing. Dancing is a way to express one's feeling and to get active. Dance has been a part of human history since the earliest records of human life. Cave paintings found in Spain and France dating from 30,000 -10,000 BC. have vivid drawings of dancing figures in association with ritual illustrating the presents of dance in early human society. Many people around the world see life as a dance from t...
  • Steps For Ballroom Dances
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    This paper focuses on the aspects of ballroom dancing. I chose this site because of a few reasons. The main factor is that I live on campus and I did not have a way to get to any of the other sites. Another reason that I chose to study ballroom dancing is because I got a little taste of it a few years ago. When I was in seventh grade there was a cotillion class offered. My mom singed me up for it against my will. At first I didn't want to go to the class, but after a couple of classes I was havi...
  • Great Person
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    the art of dance is great and helpful. be careful of the wolves they bite very hard. but be nice to the homeless, not like bum hunters, they are cruel. i eat cherry pie twice a week, for energy and stamina. so dance well my little children, ride the wind to the great y under. protect the necks of ye' yellow turbans, watch for the hooks of political progerssion. eat first, and drink old english with superb desire. i only commit to the court of alice hoes and sluts, great job billy miller. to be r...
  • Ibo War Dance
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    In Things Fall Apart, power, strength, aggression, and force define manhood. The warriors, the workers, and the wrestlers are the most respected men in the village. The Ibo rituals and communal activities are manifestations of their definition of manhood. Wrestling tournaments in which the victor earns a title, wins a bride, or receives much respect draw the whole village, Ewefiki, Okonkwo's second wife, fell in love with Okonkwo for his wrestling skills. The Ibo war dance, an aggressive combina...
  • Followers Of The Ghost Dance Religion
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    "The great underlying principle of the Ghost Dance doctrine is that the time will come when the whole Indian race, living and dead, will be reunited upon a regenerated earth, to live a life of aboriginal happiness, forever free from death, disease and misery". Wovoka, a Paiute Indian from Nevada, was the so-called Messiah of the Ghost Dance Religious Movement of 1888 to 1890. Wovoka spent his younger years as a ranch hand. While working on the ranch, Wovoka learned some English and was exposed t...
  • People On The Dance Floor
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    Beliefs And Values Seen in Contemporary Salsa Dancing Salsa culture is being consumer ized throughout the world and with it the ideals of Latin culture are being spread. Salsa is being, transferred, translated, transculturated and sold all over the world via multinational corporations (Cultural Studies, pg. 1). With the massive spread of popularity and the mainstream commercialism Salsa dancing has been molded to every different "walk" of life. Even though the Latin ideals still link the dancer ...

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