This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
This module was designed and written for you to know the nature/background of Fitness Enhancement Through Folk Dance and the mechanics on how to perform this folk dance (Maglalatik).
Dancing is a physical activity where your body moves rhythmically usually to music. People dance to perform, celebrate, praise, and compete to enjoy life. People also dance to express their thoughts, feelings, and emotions. It keeps us physically, mentally, and spiritually healthy.
Folk dances in the Philippines differ when it comes to the people who live in different areas, towns, and regions.
Folk dance is one of the instruments through which a nation and its people can be identified as a cultural society. It is a traditional, recreational and a social expression through movements with rhythmic accompaniment which characterizes the community life of an indigenous society or a specific locality.
Philippines is an archipelago that comprises many islands. Folk dances differ when it comes to the people who live in different areas, towns, and regions. It becomes their strong and enduring indigenous expression which depict the customs, traditions, beliefs, and ideals.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. assess regularly participation in physical activities based on the Philippines physical activity pyramid.