This course is the level I preparation for the Level II Horton Technique. This class focuses on the fundamentals of the Lester Horton Technique of modern dance.
Students will learn, through the use of the Lester Horton Technique, the proper approach to build strength, agility and flexibility. The course will include the recognition and use of terminology and the ability to perform studies of the Horton Technique. This class also exposes movement from other Modern dance techniques.
• Warm ups-
(b) Primitive Squat Descent-Ascent (c) Laterals & Lateral Series
Release Swings into back attitude Preparation for 5-4 Swing-variation
Fortification Studies 1-5
Balance Studies- Elementary balance, Table balance, T balance, Figure 4
Side lunge descent Hinge descent and ascent Sliding descent
Side fall Lateral T fall Front recovery
Lateral T turn Stag turn Pencil turn Figure 4 turn
Choreography at the end of every class.