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NZ Dance Week 2019: Dunedin Dance Tasters

NZ Dance Week 2019: Dunedin Dance Tasters

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  • Sun 5 May, 10:00am – 5:00pm


RASA School of Dance, King Edward Court Bldg., 291 Stuart Street, Dunedin


All Ages

Celebrate NZ Dance Week in Dunedin at the RASA School of Dance. Whether you’re a dance aficionado, like to shake it at weddings and family gatherings, or have never even set foot in a dance studio; this programme of free dance/movement workshops has something for all ages and abilities.

Head to RASA to get a taste of an eclectic mix of dance forms - from hip hop to lindy hop, lindy hop to ballet, ballet to Indian + much more! This is an excellent opportunity to learn a few new steps and perhaps discover your newest passion.

Spaces are limited. Register via Eventbrite.

The Schedule:
10-11am - Ballet with Sofia Kalogeropoulou
Ages 12 -16/Some experience:
In a combination of barre and centre work this class is designed to strengthen your technical ability and enhance coordination and musicality. You will also learn a small choreography that will reveal your performance and artistic qualities while having fun.

10:30-11:30am - Lindy Hop with Sibby Dillon & Kieran Ford
Ages 15+ / Open level
Lindy hop is a social partner dance that is playful and full of joy. It's all about having fun, communicating with your dance partner and enjoying the music. Just some basic steps and you'll be dancing!

11:30am-12:30pm - Hip Hop with RASA School of Dance
All ages / Beginners
One of RASA's experienced hip hop teachers will guide you through a typical hip hop/urban dance class. This class is for beginners of all ages who have always wanted to try hip hop but perhaps haven't taken that step to enrol in a class. Come and see where the fun is and dance for the love of it!

1-2pm - Contemporary Dance with Dee Coulter
Ages 13+ / Open level
This class welcomes you to a world full of the abstract and beauty. In my contemporary class we will focus on letting your body explore its boundaries while connecting with the music. Hope to see you there!

2:30-3:30pm - Indian Dance with Swaroopa Unni
Ages 7+ / Open level
This dance day, experience some Indian dancing with Swaroopa. This session will introduce you to fun Indian dance moves to foot tapping Indian music. You will also be introduced to hand gestures which we will be using in our dance routine.

4-5pm - Contact Improvisation with Miriam Marler
Teens/Adults / Open level
This workshop is all about finding your inner balance and getting your groove on! Learn ways of flowing between sweet partner balances whilst keeping safe and having loads of fun! Learn how to harness momentum, trust, and build self-belief.

For more information contact Leah on info@danz.org.nz or Phone: 04 802 0533

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