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Contemporary Dance (DA09 Autumn) 

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  • TutorJaivant Patel
  • Price-
  • Age-
  • LevelBeginners

Mon 11 Sep, 6.45pm - 8pm | 12 wk Term £97 (£88) | Beginner Level | Ages 18+

Focusing on momentum, breath and weight this class uses Limon and Release techniques to strengthen, stretch and get your body moving in an expansive fun and energetic way.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+. It is open to beginners and improvers and the class will be adapted to suit the needs of the participants. For those with more experience the technique will be made harder and for beginners full instruction is given and the movement routines will be simplified.

Unfortunately this course is not accessible for people with disabilities.

What will you learn on this course?

On this course you will learn contemporary dance technique establishing a technical base while nurturing your creative skills. Focussing on the technical aspects of momentum, breath and weight, you will be taught Limon and Release based techniques to strengthen and stretch your body, getting you moving in an expansive, fun and energetic way.

This is a technique class based on learning short exercises and phrases of movement that will progress and increase in content over the term. There will be opportunities to explore partner work and simple group work. You will improve your body and spatial awareness, develop your confidence as a dancer and have opportunities for self-expression through improvisation. There is also a short creative element to the course which the tutor will guide participants through giving you an understanding of a creative devising process.

Do you need to bring anything?

Participants will need to bring a water based drink to every session and wear suitable clothing that allows free movement. You should bring a warmer top to put on after the session. Lessons are usually done bare footed but on occasion socks may be required.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs

Who teaches this course?

Esther Anderson