Polynesian Dance, Beginning

Polynesian Dance, Beginning
Instruction in movement, songs, myths and legends of Hawaii, New Zealand, Tahiti, Samoa, and Tonga.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining DANCE 175
Course Outcomes

Polynesian Dance Beginning

1. Acquaint the student with the basic movement techniques and styles of Polynesian dancing.

2. Introduce the student to the history of Polynesian dance with the myths and legends as to why the dances are done.

3. Develop and increase coordination and rhythm.

Develop a greater understanding and appreciation for the Polynesian culture through dance.