Adult Contemporary Dance
This class is open to adults with previous dance training at an intermediate level who are interested in continuing to dance as a form of fun fitness. It is primarily designed to prepare mature dancers to become members of Encore Dance Project and train them for rehearsals and performances. Each class fuses the director’s various dance training, technical background and influential roots in dance to create a personal movement style of Contemporary Dance all her own. The style blends classical ballet, jazz, and release-based modern dance technique with contemporary cultural trends an influences. Each exciting and dynamic class will explore movement to a variety of music and styles which will vary from week to week, session to session. Through a series of warm-up exercises, rhythm sequences, floorwork, across the floor patterns, and complex dance combinations dancers focus on improving their performance skills and celebrating the joy of dance at any age in every class.
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|| 7:00-8:00 pm
Fit Wahine Forever Women
face many challenges as they go through different phases in their lives
such as maintaining good posture and balance, fighting incontinence,
and building strength and energy. "Becoming a Fit Wahine Forever"
addresses these areas through specific core strengthening exercises
based on rhythmic gymnastics techniques. Taught by Miss Shinogu, a
former High School ranking gymnast in Japan with a degree in Physical
Education, this class will address these specific women's issues in fun,
supportive, and lively musical environment.
| Level|| Day|| Time|| Code|| Age Group|| Teacher|
| BEG|| TUE|| 9:30-10:30am|| FW-1|| teen/adult|| Shinogu|
| BEG||THUR || 6:00-7:00|| FW-2|| teen/adult|| Shinogu|
classes combine traditional jazz styles such as Giordano, Fosse, Swing
and Broadway with the ever changing styles and trends of contemporary
popular culture. Each fun and challenging class consists of the basic
steps, vocabulary, and variations of the dance form with unique moves,
rhythmic patterns and variations, body isolations, fancy footwork, big
leaps and quick turns.
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Tap classes fuse the classical American tap styles evoking images of top hats and canes with the ever changing influences of contemporary popular culture. Each exciting and dynamic class will explore rhythm sounds made by movement to develop musical timing. Through a series of warm-up exercises, rhythm sequences, across the floor patterns, various tap combinations and dance routines dancers focus on the development of a sharpened sense of rhythm, rhythmic variations, coordination, performance skills and clarity of sounds incorporated into every class.
| Level|| Day|| Time|| Code|| Age Group|
| BEG/INT|| TUE|| 6:00-7:00pm|| ATB-1|| teen/adult|| Erin|
For more information or to register for classes please contact us at 808 7358641 or by email at The Movement Center <firstname.lastname@example.org>