The Dance Technique of Lester Horton: An Advanced Beginners Class

February 27, 2020 - Comment

DANCE TECHNIQUE OF LESTER HORTON The Guide for Teaching an Advanced Beginners Class The first video class that teaches the legendary Lester Horton technique. This Advanced Beginners class was created to show how the Horton studies can be incorporated and taught within a class. The class is based on the book “The Dance Technique of

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DANCE TECHNIQUE OF LESTER HORTON
The Guide for Teaching an Advanced Beginners Class

The first video class that teaches the legendary Lester Horton technique. This Advanced Beginners class was created to show how the Horton studies can be incorporated and taught within a class. The class is based on the book “The Dance Technique of Lester Horton” by Marjorie Perces, Ana Marie Forsythe and Cheryl Bell. The class contains: THE WARM UP with Ana Marie Forsythe, Round Over and Round Up, Flat Back Series, Primitive Squat Descent and Ascent, Lateral Stretches, Release Swing Series, Fortification #1, Prelude #1, Twists with Open Egyptian Arms, Leg Swings, Leg Swings with Stag Position Balance, Preparation for Deep Forward Lunges, Coccyx Balance, IMPROVISATION with Marjorie Perces, CENTER FLOOR work with Ana Marie Forsythe, Lateral T Study, PROGRESSIONS: Side Hip Pull, Side Hip Pull with Figure 4 Turn, Side Hip Pull with Figure 4 Turn and Lateral T Balance, Single Foot Arch Springs, Single Foot Arch Springs with Stag Jump, Fortification #14. All of the dancers in the DVD are graduates or former students in the Ailey School/Fordham University BFA program.

Running time: 90 minutes.

Product Features

  • Factory sealed DVD

Comments

Anonymous says:

This DVD has not disappointed me yet I’ve been dancing as an adult off and on for the past 4 years. Now I am consistently taking a weekly adult class and our instructor teaches quite a bit of the Horton technique, so I purchased this in hopes of supporting what I’m learning and taking an additional class each week. This DVD has not disappointed me yet. I have 2 critiques: 1) I wish there were chapters so I could easily move from the warm ups to class 2) the instructor talks very low and fast so I’m struggling to hear the…

Anonymous says:

For Dancers ONLY with no knee issues! I just finished doing this dvd. The first thing I want to tell you is that this is a modern dance class for dancers only. Don’t buy this DVD if you have NEVER taken modern dance classes before. It will be too fast for you. That said here is what is on the dvd.Setting: Dance studio with linoleum floors, wall mirror, ballet barres. As is the case with most dance studios in New York, the room looks like it has seen a lot of dance classes (translation, the walls and door could use…

Anonymous says:

Great! Finally a modern dance class that doesn’t come … Great! Finally a modern dance class that doesn’t come across like ‘for those who can’t cut it in ballet’ snobbishness. This video is both an excellent practice aid and inspirational means for exploring other forms of modern dance styles. (I think I’m in love with dance again:).

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