• at the early stage of evolution it was a potent tool to put groups of human ancestors in a battle trance, a specific altered state of consciousness. • loud group singing and dancing in order to prepare themselves for the dangerous combat missions. • based on shared rhythmic and• losing their individual identity and monotonous group activity. were acquiring collective identity.
WHAT IS DANCE?Dance is to move rhythmicallyusually to music, using stepsand gestures.Dancing is also a form ofexercise, you can work out yourbody and have so much fun atthe same time!
• An important part of ceremony, rituals, celebrations and entertainment since before the birth of the earliest human civilizations.• Archaeology delivers traces of dance from prehistoric times such as the 9,000 year old Bhimbetka rock shelters paintings in India and Egyptian tomb paintings depicting dancing figures from c. 3300 BC.
SHOW FEELINGSFOR ONE OF THEOPPOSITEGENDER. IT ISALSO LINKED TOTHE ORIGIN OF"LOVE MAKING."One of the earliest structured uses of dances may have been in theperformance and in the telling of myths.Before the production of written languages, dance was one of themethods of passing these stories down from generation to generation
RULESCreate a simple dance that we`ll dance together to express yourtopic!3 topics: 3 teams: 6-7 persons• LOVE & seduction 30 minutes/preparation• Preparing for a BATTLE• Thanks for the NATUREYour background sound can be:• Music – ask Loic • Your own sound• Drum – ask Andre • Silence
THANK YOU! Ana Karlovic Andreea Roxana Constantin Francesco Testasecca Matina Anastasiadou