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Dancing for Pleasure and Health

Mary Ward Centre
Course summary
10 weeks
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Dancing for Pleasure and Health

Move to music in a way that's enjoyable, healthy and easy-going. There are no steps to learn and you don't need to be fit. The class is based on Gabrielle Roth's 5 Rhythm Wave.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to move to music. No previous experience is expected..

Training Course Content

1 Warming up and loosening of joints and muscles.
2.The course is based on Gabrielle Roth's 5 Rhythm 'Wave'. In a typical class, students dance a Wave, moving through, Flowing, Staccato, Chaos and Lyrical to stillness.
3. Students explore these different rhythms and various ways of moving in them; involving stretching, twisting, bending; working with elements of space, weight, effort and direction.
4. There are no steps to learn, each person's movement being unique.
5. Students are encouraged to breathe more deeply, pay closer attention to their body and their own movement while on their own, with a partner, or in a group.
6. Some discussion regarding awareness of movement, sound, changes in mood and energy. Some discussion of the use of images. Some discussion regarding emotion, connection and topics raised by students.

About provider

Mary Ward Centre

Mary Ward Centre

The first thing you will notice about the Mary Ward Centre is the stunning Georgian building, in the peaceful surroundings of Queen Square. An adult education centre with a difference, whatever you want to learn, you’ll find it here. From...

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Mary Ward Centre

42 Queens Square
WC1N 3AQ London

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