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When they get together, it’s like an unspoken understanding is at work. They can just be themselves. ” Stott wants the nonprofit group to serve a dual purpose. “I have two goals,” she shared with The Salt Lake Tribune. “The first, most important, is for every girl to graduate from high school with honors and go on to college. indd 29 29 Fitness 8/5/14 2:31 PM Several different cultures contribute to the Colombian dance tradition of cumbia. It has African and European as well as local influences.

Daily Mail, August 12, 2008. http://www. html Weathersbee, Tonyaa. ” Florida Times-Union, May 16, 2011. Wisner, Heather. ” Dance Magazine, September 2006. com/ “Sissan Dédo! ” YouTube video, 10:16. Posted by “GnagamiX Danse,” October 31, 2013. ” YouTube video, 5:03. Posted by “MrPiettu,” September 17, 2011. indd 45 8/5/14 2:31 PM Glossary abolition (ab-uh-LISH-uhn)—The legal ending of slavery. choreography (kohr-ee-OG-ruh-fee)—The art of composing dances and planning their movements. contemporary dance (kuhn-TEMP-puh-rer-ee DANS)—A style of dance which incorporates many styles of dance such as classical ballet and modern dance.

This form of music developed in Trinidad and Tobago from the West African kaiso music that was brought to the country by slaves. Today, the music and the dance associated with it are making their way into dance and fitness classes in the US and abroad. indd 33 8/5/14 2:31 PM Chapter 4 Michael Burgess is a professional dancer from Belize who trained at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York. While there he studied African contemporary, flamenco, and other types of cross-cultural dance.

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