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Adult/Teen Technique Class (Ages 14+)
October 4, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 13, 2022
Classes are designed to find or re-gain the joy of movement and to deepen in our movement practice. The Duncan technique is accessible and very effective in helping us to integrate life into our dance and dance into our life. It is an excellent dance foundation that will complement all dance styles. Students learn the use of breath as the initiation of movement, expression of emotion through movement, and choreographic studies derived from the authentic dances of Isadora Duncan. We build cardiovascular strength and increase flexibility through our floor work, barre, and locomotor motifs.
Technical: Leaps, waltzing at varied tempos, patterning and sequences; tanagra study; serpentine path from Solar plexus; varying pathways; Dionysian step; initiate movements from solar plexus (physical and emotional); distinguish varied runs, walks, strides, and skips
Artistic/Metaphorical: Maintaining connection with partner/gaze; advanced expression of emotion, image; contemplative and expressive variations
Interpersonal Relationships (Social/Emotional): Aspects of self as embodied parts of divine feminine; self-reflection as precursor to relational engagement