Dance and Fitness Trends, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 1612287379
  • ISBN-13: 9781612287379
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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This contemporary eight-title series explores eight dance and/or fitness trends including history, specifics of the actual dance/workout, and the philosophy behind it. The physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual benefits are explored and the young reader is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in their life. The reader is exposed to the people who are involved in each dance or workout and why the programs are popular today. Each dance/fitness title has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Get Fit With Video Workouts  (ISBN-10: 1612285902 | ISBN-13: 9781612285900)

This contemporary title explores video workout trends in today's health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the universe of the most popular DVD and video game workouts, like P90X, Insanity, Zumba Fitness, Wii Fit Plus, Kinect Sports, and Just Dance, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Get Fit With Video Workouts" title has been developed to encourage teens to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Yoga Fitness  (ISBN-10: 1612285910 | ISBN-13: 9781612285917)

This contemporary title explores yoga trends in today's health-oriented world. The teenage reader is exposed to the universe of the most popular styles of yoga, including hatha, vinyasa, Ashtanga (power yoga), Iyengar, and Bikram (hot yoga), and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. New and trending yoga styles like doga, yogalates, and acroyoga are included. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Yoga Fitness" title has been developed to encourage teens to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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The World of CrossFit  (ISBN-10: 1612285929 | ISBN-13: 9781612285924)

This contemporary title explores the CrossFit trend in today's health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the history and founding of the company, philosophy, types of exercises, and workout routines, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. The reader is introduced to CrossFit-specific vocabulary (WOD, box, AMRAP), and is encouraged to critically analyze the usefullness of CrossFit. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "World of CrossFit" title satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Trends in Martial Arts  (ISBN-10: 1612285937 | ISBN-13: 9781612285931)

This contemporary title explores trends in martial arts in today's health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of martial arts, while being encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. A variety of martial arts, including kickboxing, MMA, Tae Bo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, judo, tae kwon do, and karate are presented with history, philosophy, and techniques. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Trends in Marital Arts" title has been developed to encourage teens to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Zumba Fitness  (ISBN-10: 1612285945 | ISBN-13: 9781612285948)

This contemporary title explores Zumba Fitness in today's health-oriented world. The teenage reader is exposed to the beginnings of Zumba with founder Beto Perez, and Zumba's growth & popularity. The young reader is encouraged to relate their style to the choreography. Different types of dances are highlighted and the reader is prompted to research these in light of their individual interests. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Zumba Fitness" title has been developed to encourage teens to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Trends in Hip-Hop Dance  (ISBN-10: 1612285953 | ISBN-13: 9781612285955)

This contemporary title explores trends in hip-hop dance in today's health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of hip-hop dance, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in their life. A variety of hip-hop dances, including breaking, popping, locking, and video/pop style are presented, along with popular dances or moves that became famous, like the Dougie, the Harlem Shake, and the Walk it Out. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Trends in Hip-Hop" title has been developed to encourage young readers to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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Line Dances Around the World  (ISBN-10: 1612285961 | ISBN-13: 9781612285962)

This contemporary title explores line dances around the world in today's health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of line dancing, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. A variety of line dances, including the Electric Slide, the Cupid Shuffle, the Macarena, and the Wobble are presented, along with the history and origin of line dancing. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Line Dances Around the World" title has been developed to encourage young readers to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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African Dance Trends  (ISBN-10: 161228597X | ISBN-13: 9781612285979)

This contemporary title explores African dance trends in today's health-oriented world. The teenage reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of African dance, African regional differences, dance meanings, and history, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "African Dance Trends" title has been developed to encourage teens to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

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