Monday, October 10, 2011

Coming Up!! House Workshop with Emily Law!

House Workshop with Emily Law (Toronto)
November 7-11, 10am to 12pm
$50/5 classes or $12 drop-in
Dovercourt House to register

This all style street dance class will explore concepts from house, waacking, popping, contemporary and breaking. Through these dance forms we will practice isolations, grooves , musicality and footwork. The class will be informed by the rich history of street dance and the social and cultural context and movements that influenced these many dance styles. Through the isolation work we will try to liberate varying sections of our bodies to explore new avenues for movement. Each person in the class will be encouraged to investigate their own style and take on the movements shared in class.

To the sounds of some funky tunes we will waack, pop, jack and skate through the space. 
Please bring running shoes.

Emily Law was born in Toronto and started dancing while attending the Etobicoke School of the Arts in 2000. She has many passions including contemporary dance, various styles of street dance, and visual art. She is a graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, where she formed two collectives. One with Masuyo Higashide, and Jennifer L√©cuyer called cube3 and another called Octamerous. She is also a founding member of the Toronto house dance crew Warehouse Jacks and the street dance/ theatre dance company Gadfly. These past few years Emily has Enjoyed working with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, The Chimera Project, the Parahumans Dance Theatre, Event Horizon Dance, Piotr Biernat and was a resident artists at Sound Travels 2006.

Just added!!! Axis Syllabus Fundamentals

Axis Syllabus (AS) Fundamentals - Early Morning Movement Salutations

October 24, 25, 26 8:00-9:30am, $45/ 3 classes or $15 drop-in
Downward Dog Yoga Centre, 735 Queen St West

Facilitated by Kira Maria Kirsch
These three classes will serve as an introduction of the Axis Syllabus to the novice as well as a form of deepening practice for the experienced mover. At a slow pace and in simple motives we will explore ways of getting into, across and out of the floor with more ease and fluidity. We will look closely at safe anatomical architecture to build ramps and structures with and within your body that prevent you from injury, enhance efficiency and increase joy!

email to register!