Monday, June 5th, 2017
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Studio E (3rd floor)
James Graham will teach a Gaga for the People class at AXIS Dance Company for our community - Come join in and move with us.
In Gaga We Will
….open blocked passageways
….grow our senses and connect them to our pleasure
….connect to our strength and power
….learn how to work with any injuries
….become more aware of how we move and our habits
Gaga is the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin/ Batsheva in Tel Aviv, Israel. Gaga movement classes are a guided movement experience of images, ideas, directions, and prompts. We move (however large or small) for the entire class adding layer upon layer. We will float our flesh, pull our bones, experience physical climaxes, challenge what we think are our limits, become aware of our habits and change them, and take pleasure moving and dancing in a welcoming studio. We work at our own volume, so whether you have never moved or move every day, you can connect to Gaga.
We allow no mirrors, and no observers.
All are welcome!
“We become more aware of our form. We connect to the sense of the endlessness of possibilities. We explore multi-dimensional movement; we enjoy the burning sensation in our muscles, we are ready to snap, we are aware of our explosive power and sometimes we use it. We change our movement habits by finding new ones. We go beyond our familiar limits. We can be calm and alert at once.” – Ohad Naharin
*$12 at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds*
Learn more: axisdance.org/2017-classes
Coming to your first AXIS Dance Class? Here's a little more info:
Our inclusive classes are geared towards movers of all levels, experience and ability. This is a great way to connect and enjoy moving with the extended AXIS community in our accessible studio. Our Community Dance classes are a safe and respectful place for all to dance.
Wear comfortable clothing, yoga wear, sweats and comfy dance gear that you can move in. Folks typically go barefoot, however wear tennis shoes or dance shoes if you need them. Brin your water bottle. To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible.