PWYC Intermediate Modern Technique

 

Sarah Sam Stephanie 91b (1)

Mondays • 7:00 – 8:30pm

No need to pre-register.

Just show up and pay what you can.

PWYC (note: online payments include $0.50 processing fee)

Sammi Boyer of Crossroads Dance Indy

January 7th

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In this hour and a half class, we will be exploring contrast in movement. Exercises will examine the differences in how slow/fast, smooth/sharp, low/high, etc. feel in our bodies. All experience levels are welcome to join!

Sammi Bowyer began her childhood dance training at the Academy of Dance Arts in Middletown, Ohio. She received her B.S. and M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Miami University of Ohio. During her time at Miami, she danced and choreographed for Dance Theatre, a modern dance company affiliated with the university. She currently works full-time as a school-based speech pathologist. She continues to pursue dance as a company member of Crossroads Dance and has performed at various local dance showcases including Indy Fringe and Cultivate.

 

Brittany Gaither of Crossroads Dance Indy

January 14th

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In this class we will be exploring two different kinds of movement energy- smooth and sustained energy in contrast to sharp and sudden. Class will be a combination of choreographed exercises as well as guided improvisation. Come ready for creative play. All experience levels are welcome.

Brittany (Branson) Gaither grew up in Anderson, where she trained and performed as a company member with Anderson Young Ballet Theatre Academy. She went on to receive her B.A. from Columbia College Chicago where she majored in Dance Performance and Choreography. There she performed works by the great Merce Cunningham and Mark Morris. Afterwards, she went onto receive her masters in Teaching Education from Dominican University. She is a public school teacher for KIPP where she founded the dance program and created her own curriculum based on jazz and ballet technique as well as creative movement and modern. She is currently a member of Crossroads Dance.

Ashely Youmell of Crossroads Dance Indy

January 21st

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In this class we will be exploring our bodies movement through floor work. Sequential movement patterns will have your joints feeling more flexible by the end of class. If the word FLOOR already makes your knees hurt then fear not, we will be focusing more on core and arm strengthening.

Ashley graduated with a BA in Dance and a Business minor in 2012 from Ohio University. Since moving to Indianapolis, Ashley performed with Flamencóle at the 2014 International Festival. Additionally, she has performed with Motus Dance in Cultivate and Maze. Ashley, along with Rebecca Lomax, won Cultivate in 2016 and is a co-artistic Director of Elisha Movement Christian Dance Company. She is also a member of Crossroads Dance. Currently, she manages a branch for KeyBank and is outreach coordinator for Unconditional Ministries.

Brittany Gaither of Crossroads Dance Indy

January 28th

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In this class we will be exploring two different kinds of movement energy- smooth and sustained energy in contrast to sharp and sudden. Class will be a combination of choreographed exercises as well as guided improvisation. Come ready for creative play. All experience levels are welcome.

Brittany (Branson) Gaither grew up in Anderson, where she trained and performed as a company member with Anderson Young Ballet Theatre Academy. She went on to receive her B.A. from Columbia College Chicago where she majored in Dance Performance and Choreography. There she performed works by the great Merce Cunningham and Mark Morris. Afterwards, she went onto receive her masters in Teaching Education from Dominican University. She is a public school teacher for KIPP where she founded the dance program and created her own curriculum based on jazz and ballet technique as well as creative movement and modern. She is currently a member of Crossroads Dance.

 

 

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