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    I observed theTahitian Ahurora dance performed at SPSCC Pacific Islander’s Club in 2015. “Hei Iti Vaihi” It and “Rau Tama Nui’ were performed by the dance group, Ha’a Hula. This dance was a ceremonial dance. On this occasion, it was to show cultural appreciation for the dance from Tahiti. Eight to twelve dancers performed as a group, dancing to a rhythmical kind of music. They used many small movements of hips, and rotations, while a song about love was playing, typical of Tahitian Ahurora.

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    The Palestinian Dance: Dabkeh

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    The Palestinian Dance The Palestinian dance, also known as “Dabkeh”, is one of the most well-known dances in the worldwide. The Dabkeh is performed in many countries like Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan. Each country has different Dabkeh movements than the other. Also, there are different Dabkeh songs depending on the culture and the traditions of the country. As for the Palestinian Dabkeh, it is considered the most famous dance in the Arab region and the Middle-East. It is performed in weddings,

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    Benefits Of Dance

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    Dance has been a natural movement form since the beginning of time. The origin of dance is unknown, just as the knowledge of the benefits of dance are unknown to many in our society. Many people do not enjoy to dance and also do not fully understand the positive benefits that come from dancing. Researchers such as Edwards, Duberg, and many more have found countless mental and emotional benefits of dance that originate from movement patterns, brain connections, and even expressions of emotion. Many

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    The participation in leisure activities, such as dance, is related with a reduced risk of development of dementia, both Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia (Verghese et al., 2003). Dementia is “a general term that describes a group of symptoms-such as loss of memory, judgment, language, complex motor skills, and other intellectual function-caused by the permanent damage or death of the brain's nerve cells, or neurons” (Alzheimer’s Foundation of America [AFA], 2015, para 1). Alzheimer’s disease

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    that comfort is dancing. According to research, dance is good for your emotional, physical, and psychological health. “Dancing can improve your mental health by boosting your overall happiness.” ~Huffington Post Dancing has always been a way for me to escape the world and everything going on in my life. I have found a love in dancing because of this. I’m very passionate about it. Not only that, but it runs through my genes. Therefore, when I took dance class, it changed me in many ways. Dancing was

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    staring at myself in my leotard and tights, wishing that I could be skinny and slender like the others. I felt horrible about my body, and I wasn’t even ten yet. The one thing that made me feel good about myself was the fact that I always knew my dances when the other girls didn’t. I would just chuckle to myself and think, well hey, at least I’m smart. Thankfully, things got a little better at the beginning of fifth grade. When I received my pink class schedule for the year, I saw that I was moved

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    GNDU University only. On 30th night, we had a group dance competition between the colleges. Obviously, I danced but this time with more proper rehearsal not like last time when we practiced dance just few hours before the competition and we stood 2nd runner up which was completely unexpected. This time we knew we would come in top 3 and we came i.e., 2nd runner up again. That very night and the next morning also, I was completely absorbed in the dance performance. My mind was not taking anything

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    She was promoted to fist-soloist just a year later. Anna danced in several beautiful pieces, including; La Fille Mal Gardée in a group of three, danced the difficult part of Giselle, and The Dying Swan which was her most famous piece. Seven years into Anna’s career, she was promoted to a Prima Ballerina, which is the chief ballerina in a ballet or ballet company. These types of accomplishments

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    looked at her I responded that I was, she then explained that the Hispanic community of the parish was starting folklore dance group to dance during the holidays. Excitement rushed throughout my body when my mom agreed to let me take part of the group, she *explained that she didn't it was fair for me that my brother was participating on a baseball team while I've been wanting to dance for years. In order to perform, I of course needed to go to the practices. Practicing three times a week for three hours

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    Dance is a form of movement in demonstrating expression, escape, and exhibiting individuality, while place is associated to the experience and meaning that has been embedded within the space from the performance. The two music videos, “Man on Fire” and “Elastic Heart,” both reveal the variation of scale and place, while signifying the issue of ethnicity and gender. On the other hand, the “Fatboy Slim” film centers on the notion of space, and how space can be distinguished between private versus public

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