If you've ever wanted to convey profound emotion through contemporary dance, look no further than this instructional video by Contemporary Eric (Robert Hoffman), which carefully demonstrates the 15 foundational steps of the genre. Along with an assistant (Krystal Ellsworth), Contemporary Eric demonstrates such crucial steps as the "Zombie With Emotion" and the "Why Is Your Head in My Hand?"
It all culminates in a moving piece of contemporary dance.
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“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.