1. Qigong and Yoga to Warm Up2. Elements of Ballet to Build Axis, Connection to the Ground, and Stronger Feet3. Elements of Improvisation and Contact Improvisation: React to Partners, Music, and Surroundings4. Tango Improvisation (only for women)5. Feedback and Tea
Nina Jirka studied various forms of dance, music, and theatre at the legendary Russian Dance Academy in the USSR. Dancing as a soloist with the Moscow Festival Ballet, Perm Opera, Kremlin Ballet, and Stars of Bolshoi, Nina toured extensively through Europe and Asia. Moving to New York, Nina continued to perform, study, and teach. In 2006, she received MA degree from the State University of New York and founded Tango New Paltz. Currently, Nina is teaching dance for the New Paltz Dance cooperative and the SUNY (New Paltz) Theatre Department.
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