"Thank you Elizabeth!
What a compliment it is to be told I have "beautiful enthusiasm"! I'm glad it showed.
I have been trying to send you pictures and can see them but not sure you can see them. Also, am attempting to send you the movies. …"
I am horribly embarrassed to admit that I had June 20th in my mind rather than June 2nd. My other class's paper was due on the 20th and who knows what went on in my mind, but I definitely had it wrong. I have been thinking…"
"For some reason, I've heard Jumpin Jack Flash 100's of times, but totally missed the "raised by a toothless, bearded hag, strap across my back, crowned w/ a spike thru my head. I'm not actually sure that they mean, but appears to possibly to speak…"
"This section put many things together for me. I didn't realize that these music and dances were being developed at the same time. It's also extremely relavant that these styles and songs were developed by Black American's and sadly, most were…"
"So much fun to have Robin Hopper teach us about the Play Parties and to hear the social history around these activities. She gave such good suggestions about ways to incorporate square dance into the classroom. Although I'm retired and was very…"
"Wow! First off, my heartbeat is finally starting to slow down. The dance teacher was mesmorizing! She was captivating in her stories and in her dance. What a gift to have such a talented individual come and lead us in dance! The kind of…"
" I have been involved in "Dancing Bears" where we did a variety of different kinds of dances from waltzes, squares, contras, to swing, so learning about the background of these dances is rather facinating. Also, I visited Charleston, South…"
"It was helpful to review the Renaissance & Baroque eras to get in to the time mindset. The background gave me more meaning of what the social and musical expressions were for the minuet and waltz.The waltzing was wonderful and fun. I love the…"