During the classes, with Expression style we explores a wide range of organic movements that are contemporary dance inspired with a strong base in aerial technique. Considering Aerial Expression as a dance where we found the space to use the emotional movement language in the plurality of expressions.
This method allows us to explore the space in the air and the space at the ground from a dancing perspective, with its multiple artistic and expressive possibilities. Fusing the two levels as they are: earth and air, low and high.
The emphasis is in artistry and musicality, quality of movement, details of while it challenges the dancer to move in a new and conscious ways to open itself and express through the movement in a inner dialog. The classes, evolves to the learning of a choreography. The emphasis on proper use of the energy and the breathing as another strong base in this class. Choreographies designed for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced students. The goal is an understanding of the Aerial Expression vocabulary.
We are going to take the time to explore the fundamentals of contemporary dance technique in a playful way. The goal of this class is to challenge ourselves in coordination of the arms, legs and torso, experiment with rhythm and deepen our understanding of alignment.
Through the blending of contemporary and modern techniques with the classical technique we are going to boost our creativity, gain strength and musicality and develop our confidence to make artistic decisions.
Every week we are going to focus on a specific element or qualities like turning, jumping, spacial awareness, speed and musicality.
The elements practiced throughout the class are going to reappear in the dance sequence we are going to learn at the end of our session. Here we are going to use our curiosity, creativity and love for movement to enrich the learned steps with our personal style.
Beginners: You will learn basic climbing techniques, locks, balances and mid-air movements on aerial fabric. We'll get you started right at the beginning (No experience needed).
Beginners Advance: We will working slowly continues building your strength and coordination and expanding your repertoire on the SILKS.
STRETCHING & FLEXIBILITY
Incorporating movement language from yoga technique and somatic movement, this class will strengthen and lengthen muscles and flexibility with a specific focus on a dancer's body.
These focused 60 minutes long sessions put together from techniques across the aerial disciplines to hone in on your strength and flexibility, are also designed to complement your skills and movement on the silks. The flexibility classes focus on safely increasing the body range of movement and body control through dynamic stretching and related flows.
With well considered conditioning exercises that are revised and developed every week, the program is ready for every one no matter for how long you have been working on the silks.
In this class we will pay more attention to some qualities of ballet, which sometimes come up short. By using small choreographies and improvisation, we will take a closer look at the connection between the hands and the gaze, the possibility of finding different textures in the body and the application of unconventional rhythm and sounds.
DYNAMIC FLOOR WORK
The class consists of a conscious physical preparation on the floor, focusing on the muscles of the arms, shoulders and back, uniting elements of contemporary dance, yoga, Pilates and stretching. A work routine is created, in which we will be developing our alignment, muscle tone, stretching, combos, body expression and improvisation.