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WELLNESS & TANGO FOR WOMEN with Nina Jirka

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

Our new Thursday morning class will include the following combination of dance techniques while exploring the work of new classical composers
1. Qigong and Yoga to Warm Up
2. Elements of Ballet to Build Axis, Connection to the Ground, and Stronger Feet
3. Elements of Improvisation and Contact Improvisation: React to Partners, Music, and Surroundings
4. 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.

Suggested donation $15, pay at the door.

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Unison Arts Center
68 Mountain Rest Road
New Paltz, 12561 United States
Phone:
845-255-1559