Thus, all work in this class will be graded not only for content but also for the
ability to express ideas following the general conventions for writing and
presentation. Students can expect to lose up to 10 percent of their grade for
writing presentation errors.
Grading Scale: A 93-100; A- 90-92.99; B+ 87-89.99; B 83-86.99; B- 80-82.99; C+ 77-
79.99; C 73-76.99; C- 70-72.99; D+ 67-69.99; D 60-66.99; F 0-59.99
Attendance and class participation 50pts
Midterm Exam 10pts
Final Exam 30pts
Written Work 10pts
Cancellation of class or absence of the instructor could occur. In this event students will
be notified via email regarding cancellation of class.
Ladies- Leggings or Capri's, leotards, sports bra or comfortable active-wear top with a high
neckline. No revealing t-shirts! You will need 1 1/2 yards of fabric of your choice to wrap around
your waist. This is called a "Lappa".
Sarongs may be used. The instructor will show you how it
should be tied and worn for class. A Lappa must be worn in class. You should have your Lappa
by September 30th. Socks may be worn for the warm- up only.
Men- Sweatpants, basketball shorts, or sports bottoms are acceptable. Please wear a proper
support garment underneath. You must wear a fitted shirt sleeveless or short-sleeved. No caps!
Socks may be worn during the warm- up only.
Please use the dressing rooms to change. Leave the restroom to serve its primary function. Take
your valuables into the classroom. No wet shoes or boots are allowed in the dance studio. This
could damage the dance floor.
Please inform your instructor of any physical limitations you may have at the beginning of the
semester that may impede your participation in this course. All attempts will be made to
accommodate physical challenges, but due to the nature of this course, if you are restricted to
such an extent that participation is severely limited, the instructor will determine the feasibility
of your continuation of this course.