12.12.2007

Basic Dance Steps for Philippine Folk Dance

Basic Dance Steps of Philippine Folk Dance

Dance steps among primitive Philippine people include a variety of hopping, leaping,dancing, pivoting , shuffling and brushing steps.

Description of dance steps

Hopping- Springing into the air from one foot and landing on the same foot

jumping- Movement without a point of support or Spring into the air off both feet and land on both feet

leaping-A transfer of weight from one foot to the other. Push off with a spring and land on the ball of the other foot, letting the heel come down Bend knee to absorb the shock

pivoting-A traveling turn executed with thighs locked and feet apart in extended fifth position

shuffling-A triple step similar to a Polka step with no lilt for example step forward left and bring the right foot up yo the heel of the left foot.


brushing-To brush, sweep or scuff the foot against the floor

Kumintang, a simple, classic gesture of rotating the hand and wrist and movement of arms which was believed to have been inspired by arnis.

Sarok or salok is an elaborate bow which must have been inspired by the woman acitivity of fetching water from a well.

The western influence brought the sway balance, waltz and tap dance steps.

sway-A tilt of the chest to the side, without lowering the torso Stretching from the side upwards

Waltz steps=A ballroom dance in 3/4 time which first developed in Vienna as a fast paced dance to the Strauss music of the time, and eventually evolved into the slower version we now know as Waltz (or Slow Waltz).

22 comments:

Anonymous said...

can i have the dance steps for curacha?! pls. . just send it to my email at pretty_rona_755@yahoo.com.ph tnx. . god bless! more Power!

aUbRey said...

please send me a video of binoyugan and maliket-a-polka...dearth_lady@yahoo.com

AbbyMia said...

good day!my gr 4 daughter has to research for the dance steps of singkil,please send me if you have, tnx very much.. emydsilva@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Please send the basic dance step for Subli. Also provide a history for the dance. Thanks . . . engr625@yahoo.comal

v ioly said...

Is it possible to have a list of the Philippine folk dances with the music and their corresponding steps?

mikhaela said...

ey. thanks for providing all this information. your a big help... :-)
thanks!!!

Anonymous said...

are there any more? if there are pls send to hyuuga_alien@yahoo.com. Thanks!

joie anne ramos said...

hey..it's me,joie anne..!,thank you very much..cause my project is done because of this link..!,
okie..!,see ya..!

Anonymous said...

Thankz...to all stuff of the Philippine Folk Dances..because you help me,not only me but we..the students of Carmona National High School this Folk Dances are our performance 25% of our grade will get from our performance in this kind of dance thank you all so much!!!you all help me to know the basic steps in Folk Dances,..to know more about Folk Dances...
And you know even the modern Dance is beutiful than our Cultural Dance I appreciate the Cultural Dances than modern Dance!!!.....
Again!!!Thanks...to all stuff and to all of you!!!

Anonymous said...

thnX a Lot,. a big help..

Anonymous said...

can I please have the dance steps for Ragragsakan?? pls... can u send them to brats_thea@yahoo.com?? thank you very much!!

Anonymous said...

my dauhgter has a project about folk dances with dance step will you please me the dance step of cariƱosa, pandanggo sa ilaw, subli.maglalatik.thank you very much.please send it to my email.vetchie_baudin@yahoo.com

caren said...

hi can u send me or post n ur site the basic dance steps of pandanggo sa ilaw?

i'll really appreciate f u do..
coz i badly need it

caren said...

can i have the dance steps for pandanggo sa ilaw

plz send it to my e.mail at kharie_yap@yahoo.com.ph

tanx

Anonymous said...

good day!

can we ask for the dance steps and
literature of the Panderetas.
please send it to:
gabbytintin@yahoo.com

thank you very much.
leo palmones
cagayan de oro city

pejey said...

i want to know the dance steps of uyauy.. and sent it on my blogger account.. tnx..
cpejeyboy@yahoo.com

Floranie Escanilla said...

Please send me a Dance Step of La Jota Cagayana, its History and Video

gottliebtmich_02 said...

iwant to learn about folk dance so that i go this site .and learning about folk dance history....

lourdes floria said...

pls upload to my email account the literature an video of the Ilocana Nasudi folk dance

makonueva said...

thank you so much! your areticles have been a great help. i was pouring thru the web for a while now and so far this is the most informative one. may i ask if you could kindly send me an instruction how to dance kasaganaan and surtido.i cant see some write ups about these =(

katrina aileen santos borbe said...

can i have the steps of sakpaya and tayaw? pls just send it to my email .. threacia_f6@yahoo.com

katrina aileen santos borbe said...

can i have the steps of TAYAW and SAKPAYA? plz .. email it to my account.. threacia_f6@yahoo.com.. tnx.. urgently needed..