Western: Square and Contra Dance

Western: Square and Contra Dance
Fundamental dance skills in western styles of country, round, and square dance.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
Course Outcomes

Partner and Line Dances

Students will learn partner dances, line dances and round dance forms

Country Western Positions, Formations, and Footwork

Students will learn the traditional positions, formations and footwork used in country western dance

Square Dance Figures

Students will learn basic and mainstream movements of Square Dance figures

Square Dance Vocabulary

Students will learn a movement vocabulary of square dance terminology, etc.

Coordination and Rhythm

Students will enhance their coordination and rhythmic abilities.

Dance Etiquette

Students will develop social interaction skills and proper dance etiquette used in dance.

Movement Patterns

Students will enhance their ability to memorize sequential patterns and combinations of movement.