Essays Tagged: "dance class"

Dance Jazz

to a big strong tree that can withstand even the toughest storms. This was shown to be true even in dance class this semester for me. Through dance I find a sense of pride and satisfaction that I don' ... oy dancing and everything it has taught me. You have been one of the best instructors I have had in dance. I really enjoyed your class.This semester I have learned that I need to have more self-confid ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Encounter with a difference

ce when I observed a teacher correcting a child, in a loud and demeaning way for failing to pick up dance sequence. Sue (name withheld) started crying and refused to participate in the dance class. 'Y ... her self-esteem was lowered, I immediately decided to point out the positive aspects of the child's dance sequence and show the class how well she executed the step. Instead of the child leaving the c ...

(1 pages) 48 0 2.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative


, was talking about Pilobolus. Not the sun-loving fungus Pilobolus, but the artistic form of modern dance that emerged in 1971. Pilobolus Dance Theatre is a touring company that uses weight-sharing te ... techniques in order to build interesting shapes to portray different things.Pilobolus started in a dance class at Dartmouth College. It is composed of humor and invention that is self-led by the perf ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Creative Writing: Formal Letter.

Friday afternoon the students have an hour of free time; so I propose that this time be used for a dance class. The students need something to inspire and encourage them to be more successful in life ... if you stick with dancing, you will find a passion for it which can uplift the mind, body and soul. Dance is a wonderful gift to give someone; it is the gift of teaching the body a technique that has ...

(2 pages) 40 0 1.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

F Scott Fitzgerald

He had many girlfriends in his crazy, mixed up adolescence. Between writing and girls, he also took dance class. Francis tried to go out for football while he was 12 but failed. He humiliated h ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is Dance Really A Sport?

rict diets, tough training, competitions and possible professional careers. When actually comparing dance to ‘sport’ a lot of similarities are uncovered to support that dance really is a spo ... f similarities are uncovered to support that dance really is a sport.Television has recognized that dance is a sport, but are selling it to the public as entertainment only; almost like putting a  ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Parents Try To Reclaim Their Children's Time

others cities. overwhelming parents and overtaking children's lives: the schedule.Soccer practice, dance class, play rehearsal, Boy Scouts. Be at Tuesday football practice or be benched in Saturday's ... and community leaders here are calling for a slowdown. A few months ago, they began asking coaches, dance instructors, churches and leaders of youth groups to cut back on practices, rehearsals and mee ...

(6 pages) 19 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

There was a girl named Abby Kimmel who had arranged

previous to her departure Abby was greeted with terrible news that Merle had sprained her ankle at dance class and was unable to attend camp that summer.Abby was so mad, she was about to break out in ...

(5 pages) 848 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Billy Elliot -Stephen Daldry Although Billy Elliot is an entertaining film, it has little depth and nothing to teach us. Discuss.

like dancing and then telling his family. At the start of the film Billy has to return keys to the dance teacher Mrs. Wilkinson. Immediately he is intrigued by the girls dancing so he joins the class ... t Billy is doing ballet. Jackie doesn't believe him and goes to see for himself, he barges into the dance class and grabs Billy. Billy feels that he hasn't done anything wrong and try's to tell his fa ...

(5 pages) 11 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Ballet Motor Skills

is girly and they would never consider calling it a sport. That statement is just fallacy. A ballet dancer uses her entire body and all of her muscles in hours of rehearsal and performance. The motor ... and all of her muscles in hours of rehearsal and performance. The motor skills required for ballet dancers are flexibility, balance, jumps, leaps, and turnout. I have been a ballet dancer for thirtee ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts