Dancer Profile

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Dancer Profile by Mind Map: Dancer Profile

1. Anatomy

1.1. Tensegrity Model

1.1.1. Upper triangle

1.1.1.1. Pinkies

1.1.1.2. Tailbone

1.1.2. Lower triangle

1.1.2.1. Feet

1.1.2.2. Head

1.1.3. Spine

1.1.3.1. Stretches with pressure

1.1.4. Core

1.1.4.1. Transfers weight

1.1.4.1.1. from top triangle

1.1.4.1.2. to bottom triangle

1.2. Elements

1.2.1. Head

1.2.1.1. Neck

1.2.2. Evil Angry Muscles to avoid

1.2.2.1. biceps

1.2.2.2. triceps

1.2.2.3. forearms

1.2.2.4. upper traps

1.2.3. Core

1.2.3.1. Abs

1.2.3.1.1. Upper

1.2.3.1.2. Lower

1.2.3.2. Lats

1.2.3.3. Rhomboids

1.2.4. Breath

1.2.5. Legs

1.2.5.1. Psoas

1.2.6. Arms

1.2.6.1. Pinkie

1.3. Relationships

1.3.1. Hip to opposite shoulder

1.3.2. Fingers to wrist to elbow to shoulder

2. Textures

2.1. Sharp vs. smooth

2.2. Big vs small

2.3. Rhythm

2.3.1. Quick

2.3.2. Slow

2.3.3. Super-Slow

2.4. Melody vs. rhythm

2.5. Character (emotions)

2.6. Hips vs. no hips

2.7. Grounded vs. upright

3. What to do

3.1. Styles

3.1.1. Jook Joint

3.1.2. Ballroomin'

3.1.3. Slow Drag

3.1.4. Micro Blues

3.1.5. More Obscure Styles

3.1.5.1. Touch And Go

3.1.5.2. Blackbottom

3.2. Moves

3.2.1. Most Important Move

3.2.1.1. Pause

3.2.1.2. With an attitude!

3.2.2. Basic steps

3.2.2.1. L

3.2.2.2. Rock turn

3.2.2.3. 7th Grade Shuffle

3.2.3. Turns

3.2.3.1. Inside

3.2.3.2. Outside

3.2.3.3. Free spin

3.2.4. Pivots

3.3. Textures

4. Principles

4.1. Be your own primary dance teacher

4.1.1. Freedom

4.1.2. Responsibility

4.2. The threesome

4.2.1. Love yourself

4.2.1.1. mostly meaning your physical/energetic body

4.2.2. Love your partner

4.2.3. Love the music

4.3. Do your best while having fun

4.4. Dance-Life Integration

5. Share the dance!

5.1. Become a Village Elder

5.2. Teach

5.3. DJ

5.4. Perform

5.5. Compete

5.6. Host parties

5.7. Organize events

6. Mihai's 12 Keys

6.1. Physical Skills

6.1.1. Relaxation

6.1.2. Strength

6.1.3. Balance

6.1.4. Clarity

6.2. Connect to Self

6.2.1. Presence (Body Awareness)

6.2.2. Flow (Body Control)

6.2.2.1. 1-10 tone

6.2.3. Movement

6.2.3.1. Walking

6.2.3.2. Isolations

6.2.4. Play

6.2.4.1. Solo Musicality

6.2.4.2. Solo Creativity

6.3. Connect to Other

6.3.1. Quality Touch

6.3.2. Embrace

6.3.2.1. Offset Close

6.3.2.2. Apilado Close

6.3.2.3. 50/50 Close

6.3.2.4. Open

6.3.2.5. Open Connection

6.3.2.6. Solo Partnered

6.3.3. Trust (Lead/Follow)

6.3.4. Co-create

7. Following

7.1. Kata

7.1.1. 1. Get into your body

7.1.1.1. Up

7.1.1.2. Forward

7.1.1.3. Down (Shoulders)

7.1.2. 2. Loving bride arms

7.1.3. 3. Create your circle

7.1.3.1. Flap your wings into it

7.1.4. 4. Hold your ground

7.1.5. 5. Soften your knees

7.1.6. 6. Expand and play

7.2. Getting into embrace

8. Leading

8.1. Kata

8.1.1. Three breaths, follower's timing

8.1.2. Connecting wiggle

8.1.3. 6-8 basic steps

8.1.4. Move #1

8.1.5. 6-8 basic steps

8.1.5.1. optional: add a texture

8.1.6. Move #2

8.1.7. 6-8 basic steps

8.1.7.1. optional: add a texture

8.1.8. Move #1

8.1.9. etc.

8.2. Getting into embrace

8.3. Surprising / Flailing

8.4. Fishing

8.4.1. Copy (follow) what your follower is doing

8.4.2. Love it so much, it looks like it was your idea