Explorer - Lesson 2: Developing Movement Patterns: Understanding Dynamics

60 mins


  • Choreographic ideas
  • Lesson Film
  • Music
  • Clear empty space
  • Means of capture
  • PE kit and bare feet
  • Record of last performance

In this lesson, Karim, Liz and David work with the dancers to develop patterns of movement, both individually and as a group, and explore the theme of 'greetings'. They also explain the what it means to use 'dynamics' in dance.


  • Understanding the concept of ‘dynamics.’
  • Exploring different movement actions initiated by various body parts.
  • Developing movement patterns to create non-contact and contact group work.
  • Understanding how we can make positive physical connections with our partners.
  • Collaborative skills.