Contemporary African Dance Beginners
Learn the basic principles of Contemporary African dance in this fun and enjoyable dance class that will show you how to undulate your spine, strength your back, limbs and core to lengthen your body and extend your capabilities.
A fun and fluid introduction to working with African dance forms, from a contemporary perspective, where the focus is placed on exploring the dynamic interplay between rhythm and movement, to allow one's own individual artistic expression to unfold.
The class is structured to allow participants to develop a deepened awareness of their body through an experiential journey that is facilitated through rhythm, movement, breath meditation and the imagination.
Contemporary African Dance Intermediate
Explore contemporary dance that is influenced by the teachings and practices of dance from the African Diaspora.
The style is a synthesis that draws from the philosophical teachings and practices of African dance forms as the basis for movement development and artistic expression, influenced by Jazz, Caribbean and Western Contemporary dance, to form an expressive movement signature, underpinned by a strong musical resonance.
The class will take you through a landscape of dance that will enrich your spirit, introducing you to a graceful and exciting way of expressing your artistic self.
African Contemporary Beginners Sunday 2.30-4pm,
African Contemporary Intermediate Sunday 4pm to 5.30pm,
£9 drop in (plus £1 IAF membership)
Tutor: Francis Angol