Modern Dance is a “style of free and expressive theatrical dancing not bound by the classical rules of ballet” (Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition).
Focuses on: traditional Modern Vocabulary: Contraction, Release, Triplet Tilts, Prances, Locomotors, Collapse, Falls, Over-curve, Under-curve, Pitch, Swings, Spiral, etc.
Class consists of: Warm-up, Floor-work, Center, Traveling Movements, Combinations, Improvisation and Composition.
Training styles/methods employed: Graham, Horton, Humphrey, Limon, Cunningham, Taylor, Ailey.
Extra benefits: creativity, core strength, balance, and kinetic awareness.
Our Modern Class