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Advanced-Beginner Modern Technique
(Ages 10+)
CURRENT SESSION:  Fall 2017 • Mondays 5:45 pm – 6:55 pm
12 classes: Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23; Nov. 6, 13, 20; Dec. 4, 11
*LIVE PERCUSSION MUSIC ACCOMPANIES THIS CLASS*

This modern dance technique class is based on traditional modern dance styles that introduce and/or develop movement skills in the young dancer/athlete. The class is designed to encourage young dancers’ exploration of dynamic movement with emphasis on space, shape, musicality, and artistic expression of movement. A great class to help young dancers challenge their bodies to move differently and to explore athletic ability of movement potential with use of creative movements that are performed with floor work sequences (Graham-influence), center, and across floor progressions. 


Intermediate Adult Ballet Technique
(Ages 18+)
CURRENT SESSION:  Fall 2017 • Mondays 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
12 classes:  Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23; Nov. 6, 13, 20; Dec. 4, 11

This adult ballet technique class is designed for adult students who seek to return to ballet technique recreationally and participate in a class that is still rooted in strong, yet adaptable technique for the aging dancer’s body. Class focuses on correct alignment, posture, poise, fluidity, musicality, and artistry of movement. The ballet movement performed (barre and across floor sequences) is designed to accommodate recreational to advanced adult dancers, athletes, fitness fanatics, dance teachers, and modern dancers, including those whose bodies are not necessarily built like a traditional ‘ballerina.’ Strong focus on performing movement naturally, based upon the adult dancer’s current body flexibility and strength. Some prior ballet technique experience suggested. A great class for those who want to incorporate ballet technique into their current fitness regimen and regain their passion for dance. 


Intermediate Adult Modern Technique
(Ages 18+)
CURRENT SESSION:  Fall 2017 • Wednesdays 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
9 classes: Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23; Nov. 6, 13, 20; Dec. 4, 11

This adult modern technique class is for dancers who have some prior dance experience in any style. Class focuses on strong technical skills in alignment, space and shape, dynamics, and musicality of movement. Structure of class consists of floor work with some Graham-based exercises, center, and across floor progressions. This class is an excellent way for the dancer who is looking to increase their movement vocabulary and strengthen their technical and artistic skills in modern technique and aid skills in other genres of dance.

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