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DANC 157 - Hip-Hop Dance

Unit(s): 1.00

Advisory:>It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to:UC (*credit limit), CSU(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for PE activity courses)

In this course, students learn various forms of beginning hip-hop dance, including hip-hop funk, with an emphasis on body isolations, syncopations, and rhythms. The course explores the use of space, energy, rhythm, movement dynamics, and improvisation while emphasizing body control, alignment, balance, and use of weight changes. A basic history of hip-hop culture and music is discussed. The course fulfills an elective for the Associate of Art Degree in Dance, and is appropriate for students seeking careers in dance, looking to expand their dance skills, or wanting a dance-based aerobic workout.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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