-Flared Yatai Bayashi-style hinoki (cypress) bachi for chudaiko.
-Tapered hinoki (cypress) or hou (magnolia) bachi for shimedaiko.
In the Big Room.
-Shime-Age - Very good!
-Standard Bura-Bura style warm-ups
Chudaiko, standing in betta.
-Call and Response of Mijikai Te review
-(DRDR DN)x2 DRDR DK-KDN
-(DKDK DK-K)x3 DK-K DN
-(drdrDK-KDN) su DRD K-KDN
Shimedaiko Ji-Uchi -> Shibori Technique Review
-Minimum strike to maximum volume.
-Students also analyzed their bachi height and control with mirror and with partners.
-Chudaiko: No new rhythms introduced, but entrance choreography taught - most students are able to follow if guided visually.
-16 beats-> Starting head/forehead, then back falls, arms open wide, torso up, arms in, arms down, arms up & lean back.
-How to end uchipanashi drill with Don Owari (R-arm up, standing and rising, bowing) with composure.
-Uchipanashi -> Lasted 15+ minutes, now includes entrance choreography.
-Bowing as if for performance.
-Sitting and Rising-> Introduction for those who had missed previous classes, review for those in class.