Classes

Term three 2019.

Tuesday 23rd july - thursday 26th september

$160 single class / term
$260 double class / term

Registrations are now open - sign up for classes below!

If you take a community dance class, it will be led by a professional dancer, you learn their style and repertoire. 


You can learn about their choreographic process by attending a workshop with them and we think you are more likely to get more out of seeing their work performed if you have this richer understanding of the artist and their work before the curtain is raised.

foundation.

$160 / term

wednesday - 7:00pm

75 minutes

Get the hang of the foundations of contemporary dance in a fun and friendly environment.

Our Foundation class is based on postural awareness and sound movement principles while also introducing a movement vocabulary that is dynamic and expressive.


The Common Room - Christchurch Arts Centre

intermediate.

$160 / term

thursday - 7:30pm

75 minutes

You will work on principles such as connection with the floor, rolling, falling in and out of the floor, spinal pathways, how to integrate skeletal structures to economise muscular effort and utilise release and develop your proprioception.


The Common Room - Christchurch Arts Centre

open.

$160 / term

tuesday - 6:45pm

90 minutes

If you already have had some experience in dance - be it contemporary or otherwise, our open class is for you.

Re-hone your technique and get a variety of artists’ approaches.

This class is 90 mins long and is aimed to challenge both your mind and body.


Hagley Dance Studio

somatic movement.

$160 / term

tuesday - 5:30pm

75 minutes

Somatic principles develop a strong physical foundation, dynamic adaptability and an improvement of technical skills, versatility and proprioception.
 
A regular somatic practice is helpful in prevention and rehabilitation of injuries and improvement in alignment. A great class for any level to complement your regular dance practice. 

Hagley Dance Studio

movement lab.

Interested in the creative side of dance-making?

you can join guest artists for one-off workshops and learn about the choreographic process, attend an artist talk or read artist reflections in our journal.

coming up:  join integrated dance artist, Rodney Bell 1-4pm, saturday 3rd august at Maker Space, The Arts Centre and attend his award-winning solo show on Thursday August 1st for just $60 with thanks to the Christchurch Arts Festival & Movement of the Human

your tutors.

philippa cosgrove

foundation

virginia kennard

intermediate

aleasha seaward

open adult

Julia Mckerrow

somatic movement