Sinopsis: In this book, the author documents dance creation and jazz dance training according to the method of the renowned Swiss choreographer Alain Bernard. The book contains a short summary of the evolution of jazz dance from its roots in folklore to its modern status as a style of performance dance. In addition, it provides descriptions of the anatomical functional basics for modern dance training and a comprehensive collection of exercises ranging from elementary to advanced. A chapter dealing with the use of music during training sessions and offering example elementary lessons and methodical practice sequences for the individual techniques rounds the book off.
19 may 2015