Fall 2011 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
Stretch, Conditioning, Alignment is designed to enrich the student’s understanding of his/her own physical condition. The student will achieve a deeper level of physical preparation for the study of dance technique. The course will apply principles of dance conditioning and alignment including the development of abdominal strength, floor barre practices, flexibility and placement exercises and. selected exercises from yoga and Pilates. Students will address specific individual conditioning, flexibility, and alignment goals.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Students are required to dress appropriately in workout wear. Flexibility building is a goal, be sure that workout clothing will stretch. Pilates/exercise mats are recommended but not required.