Introduction to Wings
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Introduction to Wings

Learn to take up space and feel confident with wings
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Created by Kirah C
Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Identifying different types and parts of wings
  • How to execute foundational wing movements
  • Completing bite-size practice drills
Requirements
  • Students will need a pair of wings & wing sticks. Any wing type will work but there is an additional section specifically for split wings
Description

Introduction to Wings is designed to help students of all levels, backgrounds and dance styles get started on their wing journey. The course will focus on gaining mastery over manipulating this prop and executing common movements before integrating wings into your dance style. Course includes movement breakdowns, pose frames, and small combinations.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner Wing Students
  • Belly Dance Students
  • Flow Students
Course content
Expand all 43 lectures 01:42:35
+ All About Wings & Things
3 lectures 05:14

This lecture goes over several types of wing fabrics, wing styles & where to measure for purchase.

Preview 02:58

This lectures discusses information around staves (wing sticks).

Staves
01:27

This lecture shares some tips around how I store my wings when not in use.

Storage
00:49
+ Self-Care
2 lectures 07:31

Reminder to warm up before any dance activity.

Warm Up
05:26

Quick stretches to add to your practice time.

Hand/Arm Stretches
02:05
+ Technique 1
10 lectures 29:07

Covers the following frames: High V, Helicopter, & Low V

Preview 01:36

Video introduces turning with the High V, Helicopter, & Low V frames.

Preview 01:43

Additional layer for the helicopter turn

Additional Helicopter Turn
01:29

Video covers flutter technique

Flutters
02:52

Practice walking with the High V, Helicopter, & Low V frames. Includes options to upskill with flutters & chasses.

Preview 07:12

Video goes over different ideas on how to approach opening & closing wings.

Opening & Closing
04:44

Video goes over two different methods of wing drags

Drags
04:28

Video explains how to execute the Peek A Boo movement.

Peek A Boo
01:33

Video shares additional frame ideas not covered in detail in the course.

Extra Frames #1
01:52

Video covers ways to remove wings while performing.

Dismounting
01:38
+ Technique 2
9 lectures 22:59

Video covers frames in the diagonal family & the L frame

Frames #2
02:52

Video shares methods on how to convert diagonal frames into turns.

Diagonal Family Turns
02:52

Video shares some reminders about turning before going to the next exercise.

Turn Reminders
01:22

Video adds new diagonal frame turns to our previous walking exercise.

Practice #2
03:57

Covers common movements in the swoosh family.

Swoosh Family
04:49

Videos offers an alternative option for foot placement when swooshing.

Alternate Swoosh Feet
00:19

Video covers combining arabesques and wing work.

Arabesques
02:43

Practice #3 focuses on combining arabesques, wing work and turns.

Practice #3
02:27

Video shares additional frame ideas not covered in depth in the course.

Extra Frames #2
01:38
+ Technique 3
11 lectures 26:37

Video shares variations of cross frames.

Cross Frames
02:04

Video shares movements from the figure eight family.

Figure 8s
02:11

Video shares movements from the Unicorn family.

Unicorn Family
02:14

Practice video #4 focuses on combining the unicorn horn with figure 8s.

Practice #4
03:16

Video explains the Kiss movement.

Kiss
03:35

Video shares how to adapt the snake and Persian arm movements to wing work.

Snake & Persian Arms
03:17

Video shares movements from the envelope family.

Envelope Family
03:25

Practice #5 focuses on combining movements from the envelope family & snake arms.

Practice #5
02:59

Video explains some same side variations for turning.

Same Side Turns
00:53

Video shares additional ideas for turns.

Extra Turn Ideas
02:16

Video introduces an off the neck concept to increase dynamics.

Off the Neck
00:27
+ Split Wing Special Techniques
5 lectures 07:19
Khalida Super S
02:45
Khalida Woosh
01:36

The toga has a lot of variety to chose from: drape, frame, movement or turn

The Toga
01:01

A breakdown of a unique way to dismount split wings.

The Ruya - Breakdown
01:42
The Ruya - Demo
00:15
+ Bonus Section
1 lecture 01:48

Make sure to check out the resources document to learn more about the information mentioned in the bonus material

Bonus Lecture
01:48