Modern

Class descriptions

Improvisation for Teens

This class provides an opportunity to learn how to express yourself through improvisational dance. You will learn to use your body to communicate emotion where words are not enough. Based in modern dance techniques, improvisation allows the student discover how dance can increase emotional development and provide a limitless creative outlet. Each week students will be prompted with themes that inspire movement as individuals and small groups. This class is created for teens ages 13-18. Please wear exercise style clothing you can move in. No jeans or jewelery please. Students may have bare feet or socks. Don't forget water to stay hydrated!

Time: Monday 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Level: All levels
Ages: Teens (13 -18)
Price:  $15 drop in  - 10 class card $135 

Beginner Intermediate Modern

This class is geared towards the beginner to intermediate mover seeking to activate full body movement and discover a variety of modern techniques. We will be focusing on basic to intermediate skills of modern phrase work along with muscle strengthening and increasing flexibility. I will be teaching from a diverse approach of Martha Graham, Holton, release and counter techniques. My hope is to create an educational, fun and uplifting environment for all students. This class is created for ages 18 or older. Please wear exercise style clothing you can move in. No jeans please. Students may have bare feet or socks. Don't forget water to stay hydrated!

Time: Friday 11:30 - 1:00 pm
Ages: 18+
Price:  $17 drop in  - 10 class card $150 

Intermediate Advanced Modern

This class is geared towards the intermediate and advanced dancer seeking to be pushed beyond their comfort zone along with strengthening current modern technique. We will work on challenging the limits of the body in order to encounter new movements. I will be teaching from a diverse approach of Martha Graham,Holton, release and counter techniques. There is no age limit for this class, however, experience in classical forms of dance is required. Please wear exercise style clothing you can move in. Students may have bare feet or socks. Don't forget water to stay hydrated!

Time: Monday 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Ages: Adult and teenager
Price:  $17 drop in  - 10 class card $150 

Modern technique with Tara Mc Crystal

This class will focus on Modern technique with improvisation woven throughout. Movement is anatomically based, comprehensive and thoughtful. Warm up will include floor work, progressing through standing and moving through space. We will explore phrase work and take time to connect within through improvisational techniques. Tara’s class offers dancers the opportunity to strengthen technique, performance quality and self inquiry in a fun and creative environment.

 

Dates: Saturday August 11, 18, 25.   

Time: 12:30-2pm 

Level: Advanced/Intermediate  

Age: Adult/Teen 

Price:  $17 drop-in  (10 class card for these classes is not valid)