Dances of Tahiti for Everyone
TAHITIAN DANCE is the most exciting and popular of all Polynesian dances. It is the original dance of the revolving hips in the grass skirt, the south sea dance of paradise that travelers have been writing about for decades. Here is a fun instructional video made for both the male and female dancer. A complete & comprehensive video for the child & the adult ranging from a novice to the professional. Now you can learn how to dance Tahitian, the “Ori Tahiti” in these easy step-by-step lessons.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Learn the two main types of Tahitian dance the “Ote’a” (drumbeat dancing) and the “Aparima”(musical dancing)
Very basic steps to the advanced form.
– 5 Male Basic Steps
– 6 Female Basic Steps
Essential information on costuming, instrumentation & dance competition.
Learn 5 Tahitian dance routines.
– “Tamure Tamure
– “Ote’a Tamari’i
– Vahine Tahiti
– Ta’u Tiare Taina
– Ote’a Feti’i
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES
Each song is taught by phrase or drum pattern that has been slowed down for learning purposes. At the end of the lesson, everyone will be dancing at the performance speed.
‘Mirror-image’ used in all lessons allowing the dancer to follow each lesson in a mirror-like fashion.
Each instructor has had years of cultural and professional experience in Polynesian Dance.
DVD: $27.95, Companion CD $9.99
Running Time: 120 Minutes