Mexican Folkloric Dance is a comprehensive teaching tool for dance and physical educators working in K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and community centers. Presented by internationally known master teacher Silvia Lozano, this resource helps students experience the culture of Mexico as they learn to perform these unique dances.
The DVD contains an introduction by Silvia Lozano, progressive warm-up movements, basic footwork techniques, choreographic ideas for creating your own dances, two sample lesson plans, and printable instruction on 10 dances from the regions of Michoacán, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Veracruz, and Jalisco. Each dance is broken down into sections and also shown as a whole dance. The music CD offers authentic accompaniment for each of the 10 dances and X drum rhythms for the warm-up and technique portions of each class. A glossary is provided at the end of the warm-up and techniques file as well as each regional file.
All documents include content in both Spanish and English and provide a starting point for interdisciplinary learning in Spanish language studies, social studies, geography, anthropology, or ethnomusicology courses.
Mexican Folkloric Dance DVD and music CD offer a contemporary method for learning this historic dance form. Let your students experience the beauty and tradition of Mexican folkloric dance and enjoy the unique history, music, costumes, and customs.
Resource for dance educators and physical educators in K-12, college, university, and community settings.
How to Use This DVD-ROM and Music CD
Warm-Ups and Techniques
Basic Footwork Technique
El Baile de la Costilla
El Palomo y La Paloma