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Six Action Ideas to Full-Bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 6, Part II

Welcome back to Action Idea Six! Last week I explored the final action idea of Expressing Energy. You can read more about it here, because this week I’ll be sharing with you how this has been one of the hardest, … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-Bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 6

Hello Jump Rhythm fans, friends, and family! This week concludes our final study of the Jump Rhythm® Technique: Six Action Ideas. Today’s idea, ‘Expressing Energy,’ provides the emotional culmination of all of the physical and musical concepts outlined previously by … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-Bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 5, Part II

Two weeks ago, I introduced the Fifth Action Idea, “Understanding anatomical concepts.”  Click here for a refresher. Billy, in his classes, likes to have a skeleton (called “Bob”) on display, the better to demonstrate the relationship of the different bones … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-Bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 5

Hi all!  We’re on the home stretch of the Jump Rhythm Technique® Six Action Ideas.  We continue with the fifth action idea, “Understanding Anatomical Concepts,” which provides the physical basis for the rhythmic ideas discussed by Kevin, Peter, Brandi, and … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-Bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 4, Part II

Hello again rhythm folks! Last week, we explored the first part of Action Idea Four, understanding musical concepts. Here’s a link in case you missed our exploration of the quarter note and the different ways we can divide it into … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-Bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 4

Hello, rhythm fans! We hope you are enjoying our exploration of Jump Rhythm® Technique’s Six Action Ideas. These are the principles that make up the foundation of our technique, and every time I read them, I am struck by the … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas: Reflections on Action Idea 3

Last week, I introduced the 3rd action idea from Jump Rhythm® Technique’s Six Action Ideas, written by Billy Siegenfeld.  If you haven’t had a chance to read last week’s post (ahem, I know you all did, right?!), click here for … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 3

First things first, Happy New Year!! Jump Rhythm had a monumental year in 2012 – most notably, the highest ever enrollment at our Summer Intensive, launching our new logo and website, self-producing our fall season of shows at Stage 773, … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas: Reflections on “Clear Rhythmic Accents”

When first presented with this Action Idea I was certain that I knew all there was to know about making clear rhythmic accents, as I’ve played music and danced for as long as I can remember.  As I’ve worked with … Continue reading

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Six Action Ideas to Full-bodied Rhythm Making: Idea 2

This fall, we’re continuing to explore Billy’s unique fundamentals of the Jump Rhythm Technique, which we call our “Jump Rhythm Technique® Six Action-ideas.”  The second action-idea, “Making clear rhythmic accents” goes hand in hand with, and builds upon, our first … Continue reading

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