Vital Issue - Learning dances more easily

Dianna Shipman

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Todd, if you want to email me a copy of your crib sheet ahead of time, I'll
distribute to those I know who plan to come so they won't get that "deer
caught in head lights" look if you said something like alakazam.
Dianna
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From: Todd <xxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xxx>
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Date: Friday, March 05, 1999 9:42 AM
Subject: RE: Vital Issue - Learning dances more easily

>In reply to some of the recent postings:
>
>I can see how having such a mixed bag of terminology can make briefings
>confusing. If I go to Rickard Walker's class and he briefs a dance as
"right
>hands across, circle, then alakazaam!", I'd be pretty lost unless I knew
>that alakazaam meant. I can see how fishhooks (as much as I also like that
>term!) could cause similar confusion.
>
>My point is that as a teacher, I'll use any terms I can if I find my group
>here understands them better. The dancers here respond better to some of
the
>non-standard terms, so I'll continue to use them. Maybe when folks come
here
>for our dance workshop in April, I'll provide a translation sheet on the
>crib! I know that doesn't contribute to the "SCD is the same all around the
>globe" goal, but it does allow us to keep dancing here.
>
>Todd Pierce
>Baton Rouge, LA
>
>
>--
>"Todd" <xxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xxx>
>

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