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Youth Technique Class (Ages 5-7)
September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 13, 2022
Learning Skills In Each Technique Class
Children explore emotional intention as it is manifested through music and physical movement. Themes include: Leadership and Following, Join and Retreat, Transition, Alone and Together, Nature as Teacher, Myth Based Dances and Improvisation. All dancers are welcome; individual needs will be accommodated and we invite questions and conversation.
Class Focus: Ages 5-7
Technical: Fine and gross motor coordination; bilaterality (moving from weight on one foot to another); coordinating gesture, gaze, and steps; waltzing, skipping, leaping, recline and rise
Artistic/Metaphorical: Changing dynamics of expression: gentle to strong, quick to slow and lyrical; expression of personal images or stories through body movements
Interpersonal Relationships (Social/Emotional): Value placed upon diversity: Beauty inherent in all nature’s creatures; inclusion; honor; flock versus mob perception of group; experience of solitude and affiliation; biological need to be both individual and part of tribe experienced in embodiment