Technical Skills Definitions Flashcards Preview

Dance > Technical Skills Definitions > Flashcards

Flashcards in Technical Skills Definitions Deck (7):
0

Strength

The dynamic force of movement.
The force you can exert in a singular muscle contraction.

1

Flexibility

The range of movement of a particular muscle or joint

2

Alignment

The relationship of lines within the body, the
co-ordination of the movement line of a dancer's body

3

Balance

The ability to be stable through the equalising of opposing forces, a strong vertical line of energy

4

Posture

A way of holding the body which gradually develops through using balance and gravity.

5

Mobility

Occurs in two kinds: stable and labile.
- labile means movements which tend to take the body off-balance through oblique directions.

-stable is the use of the body in the directions of forward, backwards, up, down, left and right.

6

Stamina

Enduring physical or mental energy and strength that allows somebody to do something for a long time