Dance Technique Of Lester Horton: An Advanced Beginners Class
“The first video class that teaches the legendary Lester Horton technique. This Advanced Beginners class was created to show how the Horton studies can be incorporated and taught within a class. The class is based on the book «The Dance Technique of Lester Horton» by Marjorie Perces, Ana Marie Forsythe and Cheryl Bell.
The class contains:
THE WARM UP with Ana Marie Forsythe, Round Over and Round Up, Flat Back Series, Primitive Squat Descent and Ascent, Lateral Stretches, Release Swing Series, Fortification #1, Prelude #1, Twists with Open Egyptian Arms, Leg Swings, Leg Swings with Stag Position Balance, Preparation for Deep Forward Lunges, Coccyx Balance.
IMPROVISATION with Marjorie Perces.
CENTER FLOOR work with Ana Marie Forsythe, Lateral T Study.
PROGRESSIONS: Side Hip Pull, Side Hip Pull with Figure 4 Turn, Side Hip Pull with Figure 4 Turn and Lateral T Balance, Single Foot Arch Springs, Single Foot Arch Springs with Stag Jump, Fortification #14. All of the dancers in the DVD are graduates or former students in the Ailey School/Fordham University BFA program.”