Dance Terminologies Quiz

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Abrasete - Girl at the right side, holds R arm of partner with her L hand, free hands down at the sides.This term is of Spanish origin and is used in Rigodon and in other dances. ____________ in Lateral Position - Both arms are at one side, either sideward right or left.This may be done at shoulder, chest, or waist level.

Arms

Arms in Lateral Position - Both arms are at one side, either sideward right or left.This may be done at shoulder, chest, or waist level. Arms in Reverse "T" - Arms are side horizontal, elbows bent at right angles, forearms parallel to head, palms forward or facing inward, fists loosely closed."__________" - To turn palms of hands up and down alternately, hands at waist level in front, elbows close to waist.

Bilao

Brush - Weight on one foot, hit the floor with the heel of the other foot (the free foot) after which that foot is lifted from the floor to any direction."__________" - When dancers are in square formation, the couples occupying the width of the hall are called "cabeceras" or head couples.This is of Spanish origin.

Cabeceras

Clockwise - Like the motion of the hands of a clock.R shoulder is toward the center of an imaginary circle.When facing center, the movement is toward the left. ____________ The reverse direction of clockwise.L shoulder is toward the center of an imaginary circle.When facing center, the movement is toward the right. 9."Costados"

Counterclockwise

"______" When dancers are in square formation, the couples occupying the length of the hall are called "costados" or side pairs.This is of Spanish origin. Crossed Arms - Partners are facing each other or standing side by side, girl at the right of boy.

Costados

Test your knowledge of dance terminologies with this quiz! Learn about terms like 'Abrasete', 'Arms in Lateral Position', 'Arms in Reverse 'T'', and 'Bilao' which are commonly used in various dances.

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