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Body language and dancing

  1. 1. 2005-12-31Course NameMore Description About the CourseYour NameYour Title1stLine of Your Organization2ndLine of Your OrganizationBODY LANGUAGE ANDBODY LANGUAGE ANDDANCINGDANCING
  2. 2. 2INTRODUCTION ABOUT BODY LANGUAGE ANDDANCING· Body language is a form of mental and physicalability of human non-verbal communication,consisting of body posture, gestures, facialexpressions, and eye movements. Humans sendand interpret such signals almost entirelysubconsciously.· Dance is a type of art that generally involvesmovements of the body (flexibility, aerobicstamina...). It is performed in many cultures as aform of emotional expression. Choreography is theart of creating dances.
  3. 3. 3FLAMENCO- Definition: Flamenco is a genre of Spanish music song, and dancefrom Andalusia that includes singing, guitar playing, danceand handclap.Flamenco’s dance is known by: His emotional intensity, his proudcarriage and his eloquence.- Styles of Flamenco:· Alegrías· Bulerías· Fandangos· Rumbas· Sevillanas· Tango
  4. 4. 4RUMBA-It was born in the 19th century.-It has a festive character.-It’s characterized by a sensual dance.-Now it’s considered one of the most important styles inflamenco.
  5. 5. 5BALLROOM DANCES- Ballroom dance is a set of partner dances.- Socially and competitivity.- Enjoyed on stage, film, and television.- The styles were developed in England.- Now, they are regulated by the World DanceCouncil.
  6. 6. 6TANGO- It was originated 1890s along the Río de la Plata,the natural border between Argentina andUruguay.- The music derived from the fusion of various formsof music from Europe and the dance, in lowerdistricts in Buenos Aires or Montevideo.- Tango consists of a variety of styles that developedin different regions and areas of Argentina aswell as in other locations around the world.
  7. 7. 7BELLY DANCING (DANCES OF THE WORLD)- Improvised dances based ontorso articulation originatingfrom the Middle East.- Its characterized by theclothes that women use todance it.- Belly dance takes manydifferent forms depending onthe country and region.
  8. 8. 8BELLY DANCING (DANCES OF THE WORLD)- Some Greek and Roman sources describedancers from Asia Minor and Spain usingundulating movements.-Some experts think that belly dancing takes itsroots from Anciente Greece and Rome.- In 19th, European travellers in the Middle Eastwrote extensive accounts of the dancers theysaw there.- Women in this countries danced it to seducemen.
  9. 9. 9THE TRIBAL DANCES IN AFRICA (DANCES OF THEWORLD)- These dances for Africans is a way to show their concerns,wishes, culture, feelings, society...- It is a dance inspired by its natural surroundings performinggestures and movements.- They pass from generation to generation.- It is an aerobic exercise with arms and legs movements.- Most of the sounds are made with drums and bongos.
  10. 10. 10THE TRIBAL DANCES IN AFRICA (DANCES OF THEWORLD)- The African dances have its origins in rituals of participationin the cosmogony (nature, change of seasons...)- They also treat personal matters like birth, initiation toadulthood, old age and death.- Some places where Africandances are practised:· Senegal· South Africa· Ivory Coast· Guinea· Kassouke
  11. 11. 11THEATRE- Theatre is a collaborative form offine art that uses live performersto show a situation in a specificplace.- The performers communicate thisthanks to dance, songs, gesture,speech...-Its based on body language.Types of theatreDramaMusicalComedyTragedy
  12. 12. 12PROJECT BY...Josemary García Blanco (1ºBTOA)Cristina Gutiérrez Pardo(1ºBTO D)Ana del Rocío Medina de la Torre(1ºBTO D)Noelia Ramos Fernández (1ºBTOB)María Sánchez Cruz(1ºBTO A)

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