Physical Education Dance (PEDNC)

BALLET-BEGINNING
PEDNC130 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Beginning ballet technique including barre and centre work. [PE, SE]

BALLROOM DANCE: MIXED
PEDNC131 3 Credits/Units

66 hours of lab

Fundamentals, forms and pattern of ballroom dance. Develop confidence through practice with a variety of partners in both smooth and latin style dances to include: waltz, tango, fox trot, quick step and Viennese waltz, mambo, cha cha, rhumba, samba, salsa.

BALLROOM DANCE: SMOOTH
PEDNC132 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Fundamentals, forms and pattern of ballroom dance. Develop confidence through practice with a variety of partners. Smooth style dances include waltz, tango, fox trot, quick step and Viennese waltz.

BALLROOM DANCE: LATIN
PEDNC133 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Fundamentals, forms and pattern of ballroom dance. Develop confidence through practice with a variety of partners. Latin style dances include: mambo, cha cha, rhumba, samba, salsa.

CONTEMPORARY DANCE
PEDNC134 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Fundamentals and techniques of modern dance and rhythmic self-expression. [PE, SE]

SWING DANCE-BEGINNING
PEDNC135 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Basic patterns and partnering skills for East Coast Swing (jive), West Coast Swing (hustle), and Lindy Hop. Course covers dance technique, partnering skills, patterns and music identification. [PE, SE]

MODERN JAZZ
PEDNC136 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Beginning Modern Jazz technique. Students will study fundamental moves and learn a routine. [PE, SE]

HIP-HOP DANCE
PEDNC137 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to basic dance techniques, floor combinations, balance, and longer dance routines of hip hop dance. Develop confidence and skill through practice. [PE, SE]

ZUMBA
PEDNC140 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

A fusion of Latin and international music-dance themes, featuring aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

HULA
PEDNC141 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Focus on Hawaiian traditional dance forms.

AFRICAN DANCE
PEDNC142 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to African dance, which focuses on drumming, rhythm, and music predominantly of West Africa.

BOLLYWOOD
PEDNC143 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to dances of India, sometimes referred to as Indian Fusion. Dance styles focus on semi-classical, regional, folk, bhangra, and everything in between--up to westernized contemporary bollywood dance.

IRISH DANCE
PEDNC144 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to Irish dance, focusing on soft shoe and Ceili (group) dances. Dances include reel, jig, and hornpipe. [PE]

BELLY DANCE
PEDNC145 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Gain knowledge of movement and dance steps, culture and history, various rhythms, country of origin and related movements. Egyptian music is the predominant focus. [PE, SE]

BALLET-INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC230 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 130.

Stronger techniques with more advanced steps and combinations including toe. [PE, SE]

BALLROOM DANCE-INTERMEDIATE: MIXED
PEDNC231 3 Credits/Units

66 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 131.

Fundamentals, forms and pattern of ballroom dance. Develop confidence through practice with a variety of partners in both smooth and latin style dances to include: waltz, tango, fox trot, quick step and Viennese waltz, mambo, cha cha, rhumba, samba, salsa.

BALLROOM DANCE-INTERMEDIATE: SMOOTH
PEDNC232 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 131 or PEDNC 132.

Fundamentals, forms and pattern of ballroom dance. Develop confidence through practice with a variety of partners. Smooth style dances include waltz, tango, fox trot, quick step and Viennese waltz. [PE, SE]

BALLROOM DANCE-INTERMEDIATE: LATIN
PEDNC233 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 131 or PEDNC 132.

Fundamentals, forms and pattern of ballroom dance. Develop confidence through practice with a variety of partners. Latin dance sections will include: mambo, cha cha, rhumba, samba, and salsa. [PE, SE]

CONTEMPORARY DANCE-INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC234 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 134.

Intermediate techniques with opportunities for individual and group composition.

SWING DANCE-INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC235 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 135.

Includes partnering techniques such as leverage, posture, hovering, contrary body movement, rise and fall, and sway, and styling such as Cuban motion for Latin, spring action for East Coast Swing and heel leads for smooth. Introduction to opposite role as lead/follow.

MODERN JAZZ-INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC236 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 136.

Refinement of jazz technique and skill improvement.

HIP-HOP DANCE-INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC237 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 137.

Intermediate study of dance techniques, floor combinations, balance, and longer dance routines of hip hop dance. Develop more confidence and skill through practice.

ZUMBA INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC240 3 Credits/Units

66 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 140.

A fusion of Latin and International music-dance themes, featuring aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

HULA INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC241 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 141.

Focus on Hawaiian traditional dance forms.

AFRICAN DANCE INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC242 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 142.

Continuation of African dance, which focuses on drumming, rhythm, and music predominantly of West Africa.

BOLLYWOOD INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC243 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 143.

Continuation of the dances of India, sometimes referred to as Indian Fusion. Dance styles focus on semi-classical, regional, folk, bhangra, and everything in between--up to westernized contemporary bollywood dance.

IRISH DANCE-INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC244 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 144.

Intermediate Irish Dance course on more advanced soft shoe solo and Ceili (group) dances. Dances include the reel, jig, and hornpipe.

BELLY DANCE-INTERMEDIATE
PEDNC245 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PEDNC 145.

Continuation of the skills learned in PEDNC 145, plus new variations and intermediate study of Middle Eastern Dance techniques.