GCSE Dance

STUDY
PLAY
Warm Up
Performed before you do exercise or work out
Purpose of a warm up?
To prepare the body physically and mentally for the exercise
What does a warm up do?
Increases the heart rate, body temperature, flexibility and the minds concentration and or focus
Alignment
Correct placement of body parts in relation to other body parts
Strength
The ability of the muscles to exert a force against a resistance - the use of muscle power
Posture
The way the body is held
Extension
Lengthening of one or more muscles or limbs
Musicality
Sensitivity to musical elements of a dance
Focus
How and where the dancer looks
Projection
Clarity, power and the energy of the performance
Communication of the choreographic intention
How well you convey the meaning and the mood of the dance
Rehearsal strategies
Teacher feedback, Self-assessment and Peer assessment and feedback