How towarm up for Dance
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This warmup will performed with bent or soft knees also know in dances as a “Plié”
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Start with big head circles in on direction. Careful to support your neck as the head tilts back.
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Side view: 3-5 head rolls each direction
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Shoulder rolls, elbow circles, and arm circles.
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Side View: 3-5 rolls/circles forward and back
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Torso: isolate the ribs horizontally side to side, then forward and back, finally in circles.
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Side View: 3-5 isolations/circles each direction
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Hips: side to side, forward and back, circles
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Side View: 3-5 times each direction
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Plié in parallel, Plié with feet turned out. 2nd round let the torso melt forward over the legs.
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Circle the head, add the shoulders, upper torso, full torso, and lastly arms. Reverse to return.
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Side view. Knees stay supple and soft
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Other direction.
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Side View 2nd direction.
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