Saturday, September 10, 2011

Is Tambourine a Dance Competition?

I personally think that no matter how teachers disseminate information to their students, their versions really have to vary when it comes to dancing. Some would react and say, your version is wrong; this is what is right because this is what is written in the manual. I really can’t escape some of those who have criticized me (constructively or not) but the main point is that, why do we need to be divided?

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I came to share my knowledge online to encourage tambourine dance and it is not because I have to be disrespecting anyone for having the dance misinterpreted. I have no intensions also of misleading anyone here since this is a dance and whether you need to interpret it or not, what is important is what your hearts content is, what your desire is what the Spirit of God is leading you.

For me tambourine dance is a way of expressing yourself before your maker but with the right attitude and heart before God. Practice really makes perfect as they say and for me perseverance to master the patterns is an added bonus. I was like that before, whenever I see someone execute the dance inappropriately to my own expectations, I really do approach the person and correct the said pattern. Well, online is different now. People used to just leave a comment, and I am grateful with that since they are aware that they know the pattern but I also need to explain that whatever they find indifference to what I executed, it’s between me and my mentor and not before God.

My first batch of Students

It just saddens me to see thumbs down for the videos presented, maybe they think that they can dance better than I do but I am in no competition with anyone else here. Some would have masquerade their own identity trying to down a sister or a brother but we should not be like that if we are truly a Born Again Christian who served the True Living God.

Is tambourine dance a dance competition? Are we better off than others? Do we think that our pattern is right or wrong? Who are we to judge and what is the real meaning of dance before God? We do have different opinions when it comes to dancing and interpretations. But please, segregate the idea of tambourine dance patterns and my personal relationship with God. Whether I dance or not, it does not make any difference because God sees us equally. Whether you know better to dance or you don’t know how to dance, we are ought to live our lives in accordance to the will of God and doing His Words.

I pray that we have to be more prayerful and not just seeing the specks of our brethrens. We do have our own flaws and failures but that does not mean that we need to label a person based on what we just see. We also need to respect each other and much more pray for one another. Shalom and God bless you my readers!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

To Post or not to Post

I really, really do miss to dance before the Lord and I really did miss to post anything from this blog site that I used to get busy with when I wasn’t pregnant. Today I came to review my youtube videos which some I kept in private because I was not decided to post it on my blog because it is not professionally taken and second, the whole dance wasn’t captured.

Anyway my purpose for posting this dance is to just show you some of the tambourine patterns that I haven’t tried to post yet because these patterns belong to Book 2. As I have promised, I will do my best to post a new tutorial after my delivery, but that will take months and I really can’t stand my site being empty but in spite of that, a lot of visitors still come and check this tambourine site because they wanted to learn something.

Please be considerate, I have done this video long time back and if you noticed anything that you think is not right like our hands aren’t that stretched high enough, its because we are so careful that our tambourine might hit the stuffs near us just like the pulpit and the ribbons might get tangled with the stairs so we were so careful. So due to lack of space, we needed to bend and adjust our arms, so I hope no one here is going to be so perfect and comment, hey, your hands are not straight or stretched. The camera is not “High Density” so I do hope you could bear watching the video. Some people just complain about everything and in a very small detail and that is why; I need to explain to them that the cam used here was not HD.

Below is the sample patterns used for this special number. God bless you as you watch!

Song Title: You are My World
Sung: Hillsongs
Choreographed by: Sis. Jackie (wearing blue pashmina)

(Pattern for the dance)

Introduction: My Father I Adore you more..

(Hosanna)- 2x
(Hiding Place)-2x
(Angel) 2x

Chorus: You Are My World
(Salvation) 2x
(Candlestick) 2x
(Promised Child) 2x
(Angel) 2x
(Salvation) 2x
(Name of the Lord) 2x
(Candlestick) 2x
(Hosanna) 2x
(Marriage) 1x

And Angels come and adore you..

(Angel) 2x
(Love) 2x
(Adoration) 2x
(Mountain top) 2x
(Hallelujah A) 2x

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