DANCE, YOGA, NATURE
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013
"The Body is the Temple of the Soul" ISADORA DUNCAN Art of the Dance
Posted by Rebecca Bachar Ottumwa Dance Temple Studio Yoga at 9:30 AM
Come enjoy one of the most beautiful and rare forms of modern dance at TEMPLE STUDIO OF FINE ART AND DANCE above Premier Dance Center 228 E 2nd St Ottumwa, Ia. across frm the The Courier!
Study the original modern dance technique, created by Isadora Duncan, the mother of modern dance. Known for its natural movements, musicality, range of artistry and personal expression, this dance form is perfect for dancers of all levels who wish to move from a place of intelligence and beauty. Each class includes a warm-up, exercises and barre, improvisation and segments of historical repertory.
Duncan Dance classes feature a rich curriculum starting with a warm introduction, creating a personal creative space through improvisation, a theraputic natural body warm-up to prepare the body, traditional Duncan floor and standing work, traditional Duncan barre, across-the-floor locomotive exercises, structured improvisation and introduction to Isadora's original dances. Students will enjoy the presentation of Isadora philosophy, history, writings and art influences as an integral part of the dancing experience.