Friday 20th September
Galway Rowing Club 6-9pm
Join Galway Dance Project for another Culture Night event! We will be hosting a series of free taster workshops in the Galway Rowing Club, for children, teens and adults. Refreshments will be provided. All workshops are suitable for all levels of experience, including none at all!
6pm-Kids Creative Movement workshop with Alice Cunningham. Suitable for children of all ages, must be accompanied by a parent/guardian
7pm-Contemporary Flow Workshop with Fionnuala Doyle Wade. Focus of this workshop will be exploring natural continuous movement that is both initiated and supported by the breath. This class will begin with a warm up combining basic contemporary dance technique with breath and flow yoga. Participants will then move though individual and group improvisation exercises centering on connecting to the natural movement of self and others as a group. A contemporary combination will be taught based on breath and flow, finishing off with stretches and short relaxation. Fionnuala grew up in Seattle where she began dancing at the age of 4. Her passion for dance and choreography began during her years at the Creative Dance Centre and Kaleidoscope Dance Company under the direction of Anne Green Gilbert, creator of the brain dancer. Fionnuala is also Yoga alliance International qualified Vinyasa and Hatha yoga instructor.
8pm Femme Fusion Workshop with Dee Keaveny. This class will help you to connect with your body in a different way, taking inspiration from jazz and street dance. Learn how to create beautiful lines, embrace your sensuality and sass and how to dance safely in heels! This workshop will include a warm up focusing on strengthening and stretching the muscles for wearing heels, technique for walking and posing , freestyle and choreography! Dancers of all levels are welcome, especially those looking to take their performance skills to the next level. Heels are optional, shoes with ankle support are best suited, no wedges or Pleasers (sorry!). This class is for Men and Women. Dee has been a dancer for over twenty years, performing from New York to New Delhi and back again, most recently at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival