CONTEMPORARY DANCE

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Night Air - Jamie Woon
00:00 / 00:00

This Contemporary dance class is a dynamic and fun experience based on the principles of Release-technique and some playful explorations. Classes are aimed at developing participants

  • knowledge of the main principles of contemporary dance:

  • Fundamentals of posture and alignment,

  • use of dynamics,

  • transferance of weight and use of gravity and floor work.

Participants will learn the technical vocabulary used in this dance style, also develop musicality and spatial awareness by following different step patterns, dance sequences and group formations set to music with different time signatures and speed.

 

In this class simple movement phrases and tasks are built upon to develop greater awareness of the body in space and in relation to others.

References to the historical development of the style and its connection with other dance genres from different parts of the world, will be shared with you to support your understanding of the style and technique.

 

Entry Requirements

None, but any movement or dance experience would be beneficial.