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Multicultural Dance Videos and DVDs
Learn hula dance from Hawaii, African healing dance, Tinikling, Krump dancing, Persian dance, Flamenco or multicultural folk dances.
Dances of Ecstasy - A Sensory Journey Though Rhythm, Dance and Music DVD
Grupo Corpo Brazilian Dance Theatre Video
DVD Only - $24.99 The 19-member Grupo Corpo, Brazil's most popular contemporary dance ensemble, constructs adventurous feasts for the senses. With captivating performances presented throughout the world, Grupo Corpo presents an in-your-face spirit and sense of full-out dynamism that is visually riveting and viscerally charged. Its compelling style grafts the pliancy of modern dance and rhythmic complexity of Afro-Brazilian dance onto ballet.
129 mins. (2004) DVD - Region 1.
Instructional Classical Persian Dance: Level I Video
DVD Only - $24.95 This video is an introduction to the Persian style of dancing, with emphasis on posture, position and movement of the arms and hands, and rhythmic foot patterns. This condensed program consists of 10 different steps, broken down to be easily practiced in sections. Those steps are then put into a choreographed sequence, with counts. The program ends with a staged performance of the choreography by three Shahrzad Dance Academy dancers in full costume.
30 mins. (1997) DVD - Region 1
Instructional Classical Persian Dance: Level II Video
DVD Only - $34.95 Intended for the intermediate dancer, this video introduces new, more complex movements in the Persian style. Beginning with a warm-up, this program includes a set of arm/hand/foot exercises specific to the Persian style of dance. It ends in a staged performance with two dancers performing a longer variation of the routine demonstrated in the program.
60 mins. (2001) DVD - Region 1
Hula for Everyone - Your Complete Hula Lesson Video
DVD Only - $24.95 Imagine learning the Hula with the magical island paradise as your background. Be enchanted by the melodic sounds of Hawaii and inspired by the voice of experience of "Taina". Now you can learn to do the Hula with these easy step-by-step lessons. Each basic step is taught with music, which conditions the dancer to feel the rhythm from the beginning. Each lesson progresses from simple movements to those of increased difficulty and speed. Each song is taught by a phrase or verse at a time. The first time through, the music and dance is slowed down for learning; the second time through is at performance speed. The instructor has designed the movements in reverse allowing the dancer to follow each lesson in a mirror-like fashion. Learn 6 basic steps in its variations: Koholo; Ka'o, Kawelu, Kahela, 'Ami, and Lele. Learn 4 Hula songs: Dance Hula Girl, Blue Hawaii, Pua Iliahi, and Hawaiin Wedding Song. Taina Passmore is an Island dance instructor who has had years of experience as a dancer and choreographer. She is the producer of the Memories of Paradise shows in Hawaii.
63 mins. (2002) Taina Passmore DVD - Region 1.
Hula for Children Video
DVD Only - $21.50 Put on your grass skirt and hula with the best of them. This video teaches the hula with three easy step-by-step lessons, each a little more challenging than the last. Surrounded by the lush and beautiful scenery of Hawaii, the skilled hula instructor will encourage your child to feel the rhythm of the music as they dance to the traditional hula songs, "Kaholo-Hula", "Pearly Shells", and "Hukilau".