188 From “Squaring to the Rap” to “Hip Hop Hoedown”

Wednesday, March 14, 2012: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Convention Center: Ballroom B
Speakers: Deborah L. Adams, Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY; and Shawn Ladda, Manhattan College, Bronx, NY
This session is an introduction to a student-centered approach to teach traditional dance utilizing rap and hip hop music. This is taught in a way so that gender roles are equal. A creation of one “Squaring to the Rap” and one “Hip Hop Hoedown” will be taught. Participants will then get a chance to create their own “Squaring to the Rap” or “Hip Hop Hoedown.” Participants will be asked to share their creations.
  • AAHPERD Conf.0001.pdf (1.3 MB)