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DANC 157 - Hip-Hop Dance

Unit(s): 1.0

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 022 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

Students will learn various forms of beginning hip-hop dance, including hip-hop funk, emphasizing body isolations, syncopations, and rhythms. The class will explore 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 will be discussed. The course fulfills an elective for the AA in Dance and appeals to dancers seeking careers in dance, students looking to expand their dance skills, and those wanting a dance aerobic work-out.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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