This is a recording of a lecture given by Barbara McColl to a group class in 2003. A great learning tool for dancers of all levels from intermediate to very advanced. Barbara touches and develops the following topics:
.Different ways of hearing the same music
.Emphasising different aspects of the same music: Performing a
.breakdance routine to Rumba music
.Character of the music vs. character of the routine
.Counting the rumba: Half-bits: Which half is more important and why?
.Drifting vs. dancing alive: What makes a difference?
.Using half-bits in basic rumba to give your dancing maximum impact
.Some ideas of what to do with arms and hands for ladies in basic rumba
The lecture is presented in an easy going, entertaining way.