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YMCA with a Twist

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From pecentral.com (Approved: porter1526), produced by PECentral
 
In this video, students from Missouri State University show steps to and perform a dance with a twist to the song "YMCA". The student will be able to execute different locomotor skills and perform the new actions to the "YMCA", while listening to the beat of the music and the words of the song.
Action 1: Y – Stand with feet a little wider than shoulder width apart. Put hands down to the side. This action makes a “Y” if you were looking at it upside down. Your legs making the v-shape while your arms and straight upper body are making the straight portion.
Action 2: M – Stand with feet a little wider than shoulder width apart. Take your right hand (students could use which ever hand they would like to, but to help prevent confusion, tell students to use their right hand), and touch it to the floor in the middle of your legs. This action makes an “M”.
Action 3: C – Bring right leg up and curl to the left, while leaning to the left with your upper body. This action makes a “C”.
Action 4: A – Stand with feet a little wider than shoulder width apart. Take your right arm, (once again it doesn’t matter which arm is used, but in this case to prevent confusion tell students to use their right arm), and place it across your knees (parallel to the floor). This action makes an “A". This is a good resource for teaching rhythmic movement, dance, and team cooperation. A printable lesson plan is also available. (6:12)
 
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