TAHITIAN DANCE FAQ
What does "Ori Tahiti" means ?
What are the basics moves in Ori Tahiti ?
- TA’IRI TAMAU : All that is balanced
- FA’ARAPU : The rolled
- VARU: Infinity sign, lying eight
- TUMANI: Circular pelvic movements
- ORI’OPU: Belly dancing
What are the different types of dance?
- OTE’A : A dance with traditional percussion
- APARIMA : Dancing and singing
- PA’O’A : Dance performed on traditional percussion and dancers begin to knee or sitting. We recognize that dance to the rhythm “e … i, EEE… aa”
- HIVINAU : Dance invented by the Polynesians first arrived browsers. It became a joyful dance where the dancers are usually in a circle, one recognizes it as they sing onomatopoeia “hiri’a ha’a, hiri’a ha’a ha’a “.
- APARIMA VAVA : Is danced sitting or kneeling. The dancers mime scenes of everyday life
What to know before you dance?
Prior to dance, you have a story, a concrete theme, a historical fact or legend. We write texts and dancers interpret, you can not dance without theme. Often there is a stage speaker who proclaims the ‘orero. The speaker tells a story and makes more understanding dance. This theme is illustrated through the gestures of the dancers and choreography, movement, etc.
What is a good dancer ori Tahiti?
In addition to being flexible, you need skill and endurance. A good dancer is someone who manages to convey emotion to the public. A dancer who transmits an emotion is necessarily beautiful, it has presence. During a show, your eye is caught by a dancer who is not necessarily on the first line.