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NZ Dance Week: Dunedin Dance Tasters
May 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.
You may register for one or all of the workshops, but please note spaces are limited.
For more information contact Leah on email@example.com or Ph: 04 802 0533
10-11AM Ballet with Sofia Kalogeropoulou
Ages 12 -16 with basic experience
Basic knowledge 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.
This programme is brought to you by Dance Aotearoa New Zealand, supported by Sport New Zealand & Creative New Zealand.