Location: Battery Dance, 380 Broadway, 5th floor, New York, NY 10013
NOV 7 2017- NOV 21 2017 (3 weeks)
Tuesdays 9am-10am Core Synergy with Alison Cook-Beatty
Tuesdays 10am-12pm Modern/Contemporary Class
(Nov 7 Nika Antuanette)
(Nov 14 Alison Cook-Beatty)
(Nov 21 Fiona Oba)
ALL CLASSES ARE DONATION BASED. ♥
TAUGHT NOV 7, 14, 21 9AM-10AM
OPEN LEVEL CLASS
This class emphasizes core strength and cardiovascular fitness to development a body that functions optimally while enhancing one’s natural physique. Incorporating static and dynamic warm-up movements, hatha-based yoga, Pilates-based exercises, multi-planar full-body strengthening exercises, and active isolated stretching techniques, participants will develop balance, flexibility, and core-based strength while improving their aerobic and anaerobic fitness. Suitable for all abilities and fitness levels, this high-energy class is a healthy, fun, and challenging approach to achieving a superb physique and superior level of fitness.
NOV 7 10AM-12PM
Immerse yourself in a full-bodied contemporary/modern-dance experience with Alison Cook Beatty Dance company member, Nika Antuanette. Explore your inner desire to traverse space, yield to gravity, connect with others, and listen to your inner being. Class will begin with a warm-up including a delicious floor-work series to melt the muscles, followed by a core-strengthening set to fire-up the center! The momentum continues as we slice through space with an inventive combination across the floor. We will conclude with ACBD repertoire. It’s time to discover new movement possibilities. Dance ON!
NOV 14 10AM-12PM
Class begins with a center warm up focusing on the back and torso with use of spirals and contractions. Strong classical technique grounded in American modern dance is the foundation of the class. Passes across the floor develop throughout, working into combinations that incorporate the reptoire of Alison Cook Beatty Dance. Focusing this week primarily on the solo Touched By Fire, as well as building upon concepts of how Ms. Cook-Beatty finds movement and builds phrase material. Performance techique, musicality, and the joy of dancing are emphasized. Improvisational work will be used within class, guided by Alison. Alison Cook-Beatty is delighted to have this opportunity share her company’s work with you!
NOV 21 10AM-12PM
A modern technique class geared towards warming up the body and refining technique in preparation for professional repertory. Class will begin with a technical center warm up based on modern center work and ballet technique. Exercises will focus on articulation of the feet, spine, joints and finding stability in various orientations of the body. As the class progresses, movement and longer phrases based on Alison Cook Beatty’s diverse repertory will be incorporated into center and across the floor exercises including adagio, waltz, jumps and various allegros combinations. The class is designed to provide participants with a dynamic and technical progression fit for the needs of a professional dancer while familiarising participants with Alison Cook Beatty’s movement language.