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Course Description

Designed to teach the basic skills and partnering techniques of social dance through participation in selected dances such as the merengue, tango, swing, waltz, cha cha, and rumba. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Courses should be taken in sequential order.

Learning Outcomes

  • Perform basic patterns of the dances presented in class with accurate steps, rhythm, and appropriate style.
  • Demonstrate skills of leading and following.
  • Improvise with a partner the basic sequences in each social dance form presented.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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