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Contemporary Dance Classes

Alaine Handa

Tel: 8522 2876
Email: ahdancecompany@gmail.com
Site: www.ahdancecompany.com
Alaine Handa is the Artistic Director of A.H. Dance Company. She is attracted to work that engages audiences from a sociological context. Her work has been described as “quirky, honest, athletic, and lyrical.” While in New York, she has performed with Larry Keigwin + Company, Sasha Soreff Dance Theater, Open Floor Dance, The Movement Collective, High Frequency Wavelengths, Gabrielle Lansner & Company, Scott Lyons and Company, and Stephanie Liapis. Her own choreographic work has been presented at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Capital Fringe Festival, Cool NY festival, Toronto Fringe Festival, Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre, University Settlement, Abrons Arts Center, Dance New Amsterdam, Movement Research, Merce Cunningham Studio Theater, etc. Alaine received her B.A. in 2005 from UCLA’s department of World Arts & Cultures in dance studies.
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About the Class:

Warm up will consist of movement improvisation, conditioning, technique that combines from disciplines of modern dance fundamentals, postmodern dance, contemporary, ballet, jazz, yoga, tai chi, Gaga, and gymnastics. We will explore dynamics, weight shifts, quick direction changes and performance qualities. Class will finish with a vigorous, high-energy dance phrase. Each week we will focus on a different theme such as circular/spinal movement, symmetry vs asymmetry, positive and negative space, energy dynamics, speed, etc.
Open level class but will be altered to fit the needs of each individual student. 

About the Teen Contemporary Class:

 

Warm up will consist of stretching, conditioning, technique that combines from disciplines of modern dance fundamentals, ballet, jazz, contemporary, yoga, tai chi, Gaga, and gymnastics. We will explore dynamics, weight shifts, quick direction changes and performance qualities.  The class will be broken up into three parts: Technique,  Choreography, and Flexibility/Strength conditioning. Each day we will be building on the dance piece which will culminate in a informal studio showing at the end of the 5 week course.


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   Class Name Weekly  Time   Location
 1  Teen Contemporary Dance   Wednesday 6.30 - 8pm  Red Studio@ Claymore
 2  Contemporary Dance Class   Saturdays  430 -6pm  Ruby Studio @ Carpenter 

Registration & Information: ahdancecompany@gmail.com
Tel. 8522-2876
Location: Dance On Us Studios, 8 Claymore Hill #01/03-4 @ Claymore  (Friday) 
38 Carpenter Street, 3rd fl. @ Carpenter (Saturday)

Classes will be taught by Alaine Handa, Artistic Director of NYC-based 
A.H. Dance Company (www.ahdancecompany.com)

For schedule and dates of classes please join the facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/117227745094764/


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Fees
$25 Drop In 
$230 10-Class Card ($23/class)


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Class Cards expire after 3 months from the date of purchase. They can be reinstated with a $5 late charge per class that is beyond the expiration date.

Enrollment Procedure: Contact by Email for interest and signed waiver form.