Creative Arts Dance: Essential Technical Skills
These Creative Arts: Dance exercises for Intermediate and Senior Phase learners are to develop basic technical skills that will
ensure safe use of the body and improved dance quality. These should be performed regularly (at every class) so that learners can improve their skills.
The following are explored: Rolling down through the spine; lateral flexion (this exercise focuses on the spine and torso and creates awareness of body alignment); knee bends (pliés) and rise; point and flex the feet; landing safely from jumps.