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DANC 167 - Latin Dance for Fitness

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)

Latin Dance for Fitness combines dance, Latin and Funk rhythms, and aerobic elements to provide a fun, upbeat, cardiovascular workout. Students will constantly move to various genres of Latin music, utilizing various tempos. Salsa, Cha-Cha, Tango, Mambo, Latin Jazz, and Hip-Hop rhythms will be incorporated. Students will build stamina, while increasing cardiovascular fitness. This course is designed to help students develop aerobic capacity, coordination, balance, rhythmic awareness, and flexibility. This class will also include exercises to build abdominal strength, lower body strength, and upper body strength. Classes may incorporate sections with small handheld weights, exercise bands, and/or other fitness props to further develop strength and endurance. Students will build a foundation for a personalized exercise and fitness program that can be continued after the course has ended.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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