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Engage your creative side … this class offers movement for seated and standing participants; individual and group dance improvisations; learned dance phrases; and cool-down.

Throughout this course, students will …

  • Understand skills of improvisation and creation
  • Collaborate in creating movement (both in a group and with partners)
  • Learn the principals of Laban Movement Analysis
  • Explore shape, dynamics, space and relationships in creating and improvising
  • Enjoy a sense of greater freedom of movement and overall wellness
  • Connect physicality to expression and meaning

Please note full semester registration is required. Students may make-up missed classes in a different class within the semester. Call 212.415.5553 to arrange a make-up class.

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  • Dance Improvisation & Creation

    First Session: Thu, Sep 11, 2014, 2 pm - 3 pm

    Instructor: Naomi Goldberg Haas  show bio

    Naomi Goldberg Haas choreographs dynamic concert dances with diverse communities. Her performing group, Dances for a Variable Population, aims to erase the border between dancer and non-dancer, returning dance to its initial wellspring: joy. Working with both older adults and professional dancers, Naomis highly designed classes emphasize the value of cross-training between health/fitness and the expressive language of dance. She has taught at California State University Long Beach and Loyola Marymount University and in addition to teaching at teaching at the Harkness Dance Center of the 92nd Street Y, she also has classes at New York University, the Rod Rodgers Dance Studio and Dance New Amsterdam. Artistic residencies include the The Fields Artward Bound/White Oak Plantation and The Yard, where she serves as an Advisory Board member. She holds an MFA from NYUs Tisch School of The Arts, a BA From...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Day(s): Thursday

    Sessions: 15

    Class Calendar: View class calendar

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: N207 Buttenwieser Lounge 2nd Fl

    Price: from $213.00

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