Mercury Movers 60+ (Thur morning)
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Mercury Movers classes are designed for participants 60+ and all levels of ability are welcome. The classes are great way to improve your balance and flexibility and aim to build strength through a range of appropriately paced contemporary dance exercises and improvisations. The classes are designed to be fun and engaging and leave you with an improved sense of overall well-being whilst having the opportunity to explore stimuli and movement from Rambert’s vast repertoire.
Class level: This class is open to older dancers 60+ of all levels and abilities. Beginners welcome.
Full term enrolment (11 weeks): £66.45
Coin street community resident: £30.00
Please note, the Wednesday and Thursday Mercury Movers groups will have different term dates to the rest of the Class Programme. For the Autumn term, there will be no half term break and the dates will be as follows:
Start: Thursday 5 September
End: Thursday 14 November
Meet the Teacher: Jane Woolley
Where did you train / study as a dancer / teacher?
I initially trained at Trinity Laban and later studied an MA at London Contemporary Dance School. I have a post graduate teaching certificate and I recently trained as a yoga teacher.
Describe your most inspirational teacher
Susanne Lahusen a lecturer in Somatics who teaches on the MA at London Contemporary Dance School. She taught me the importance of exploring movement from the inside out, focusing on a self enquiring approach valuing how movement feels in the body as well as how it aesthetically looks.
How would you describe your teaching style in three words?
Inclusive, energising and fun
How would you describe your class and what can people expect from a class with you?
The class is fun and energising. It aims to safely challenge the body and the mind by encouraging participant’s to explore how their own body moves and feels. It builds strength, flexibility and balance through flowing warm up exercises, creative improvisations and travelling phrases. There is an emphasis on the use of the breath and developing functional movement to support everyday living. A range of Rambert’s repertoire is creatively explored and the class finishes with a restorative cool down and relaxation.
What is your favourite Rambert work?
Goat by Ben Duke
Autumn Term Booking Information
Booking opens Friday 19 July at 3pm
Coin Street bookings require a password, available from Monday 15 July.
If you are a Coin Street resident, please email classes[ATSIGN]rambert.org.uk or call us on the number below after this date to access this booking option.
Booking options vary from class to class, and are subject to availability.
If you have any further questions please call Rambert on 020 8630 0600.
Rambert, 99 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PP
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