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Movement in Classical Dance: The Pelvic Area [motion picture] Indiana U Audio-Visual Center

Distributor:
Indiana U Instructional Support Ser 1980
Brief Annotation:
Demonstrates how to position and move the pelvic area during classical dance, following safe and correct principles. Illustrates in slow-motion and live-action a variety of body movements in each of three basic pelvic positions: the upright position, the sagittal tilt, and the transverse tilt. Details, with the aid of anatomical illustrations, the functions of the hip, leg, and abdominal muscles and the skeleton in controlling the pelvis. Narrated by Anna Paskevska, Associate Professor of Ballet, Indiana University.
Publication Date:
1980