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DNCE 30 AFRICAN DANCE-OVERVIEW

1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
This is an overview course that introduces dances from African cultures. Students will examine the role of dance in the African society through the practice of dance traditions and rituals. Discussions on African history, empires, and instruments will help to shape the the study of African dance performance. African dance movements , steps and styles will be taught with emphasis on body alignment, coordination, rhythm and body positions. All classes are aerobic in nature. Field trips may be required. NR



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