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B̶a̶l̶l̶e̶t̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶A̶d̶u̶l̶t̶ ̶B̶e̶g̶i̶n̶n̶e̶r̶s̶

last: Wed 25 Mar '20

Please note that due to government regulations for COVID 19, all classes have been postponed. For any queries, please contact info@dancelimerick.ie

 

6 week Term | Dates: 25 March, 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 April

Ballet is a technical form of dance training with its own vocabulary based on French terminology. As well as being good for the body and mind it requires discipline and focus. Our Ballet Classes for Adults provide a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for total beginners (Beginner Class) and also those with previous dance experience (Improver Class).

This class promotes fitness, good posture, balance, flexibility, coordination, spatial awareness and rhythm. You will learn ballet positions and patterns in a traditional structured class, consisting of a warm up, barre and centre exercises, and finally, a relaxing warm down routine incorporating improvised movements to music.

- No refunds or returns
- No drop in rates available

B̶a̶l̶l̶e̶t̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶A̶d̶u̶l̶t̶ ̶I̶m̶p̶r̶o̶v̶e̶r̶s̶

last: Wed 25 Mar '20

Please note that due to government regulations for COVID 19, all classes have been postponed. For any queries, please contact info@dancelimerick.ie

Ballet is a technical form of dance training with its own vocabulary based on French terminology. As well as being good for the body and mind it requires discipline and focus. Our Ballet Classes for Adults provide a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for total beginners (Beginner Class) and also those with previous dance experience (Improver Class).

This class promotes fitness, good posture, balance, flexibility, coordination, spatial awareness and rhythm. You will learn ballet positions and patterns in a traditional structured class, consisting of a warm up, barre and centre exercises, and finally, a relaxing warm down routine incorporating improvised movements to music.

We also offer a ballet class for beginners. Click here for details. 

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- No refunds or returns

C̶o̶n̶t̶e̶m̶p̶o̶r̶a̶r̶y̶ ̶d̶a̶n̶c̶e̶

last: Tue 24 Mar '20

Please note that due to government regulations for COVID 19, all classes have been postponed. For any queries, please contact info@dancelimerick.ie

 

This class introduces different concepts present in dance. Starting with a warm-up aiming to bring the awareness to the body and mind working together, exploring the development of each person’s conscious body. You will follow to task-based exercises focusing on the body’s sensations and use images and sounds to develop an individual movement exploration. The explorations will lead to a series of structured exercises to explore the concepts presented.

Term of 6 classes | Dates: 24, 31, March, 7, 14, 21, 28 April.

About teacher Juliana Tarumoto

Juliana Tarumoto is from Brazil and started dancing classical ballet at early age; her first professional experience was at the age of 17 as an apprentice with Ballet Chicago Studio Company (Chicago/USA) under direction of Daniel Duell and Patricia Blair. Juliana started to be interested about different ways of dancing, exploring movements and creating. With this approach, she started her BA in Contemporary Dance and Dance teaching degree at UNICAMP (Campinas/Brazil). During her studies, she did an exchange program at London Contemporary Dance School (London/UK), working with Dane Hurst, Sarah Dowling, Geir Hytten, Hannes Langolf, Fernanda Prata and Fionn Cox Davies. In Brazil, she was a dancer with Dança sem Fronteiras directed by Fernanda Amaral from February/2017 to July/2018.

In September/2018, Juliana moved to Ireland to do the MA in Contemporary Dance in The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance- University of Limerick, having as course director Jenny Roche. During the MA, she performed works by Jack Webb, Liz Roche, Ursula Robb and Paul White. Also, she took part in a residency with Evangelia Kolyra at Dance Limerick and performed the piece “Oi!” directed by Yasmin Mello in the Scene+Heard Festival (February/2019) in Dublin. Juliana participated of Step Up 2019, training with Eoin Mac Donnacha, Dieter Heitkamp and Rainer Behr and performed original works by Marguerite Donlon, Francesco Vecchione and Emanuele Soavi in Limerick, Longford, Cork and Dublin.

Dance Club for 9-14yrs

D̶a̶n̶c̶e̶ ̶C̶l̶u̶b̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶T̶o̶t̶s̶ ̶(̶9̶-̶1̶4̶y̶r̶s̶)̶

last: Sat 21 Mar '20

Please note that due to government regulations for COVID 19, all classes have been postponed. For any queries, please contact info@dancelimerick.ie

 

This class will focus on movement creation through play, improvisation and freestyle. Teacher Rachel Sheil shares techniques she has researched and learned to provide structured improvisations (contemporary) and a freestyle environment (urban styles).

Every class is different, building skills consistently, but in different ways. Dancers develop skills around body-awareness and perception, along with awareness of space and people around them.

Through group improvisations, working in small groups and pairs, the class focuses on moving, expressing through movement and, of course, having fun! This class is suitable for boys and girls of any ability. 

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- No refunds or returns

Dance Club for 5-8yrs

D̶a̶n̶c̶e̶ ̶C̶l̶u̶b̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶T̶o̶t̶s̶ ̶(̶5̶-̶8̶y̶r̶s̶)̶

last: Sat 21 Mar '20

Please note that due to government regulations for COVID 19, all classes have been postponed. For any queries, please contact info@dancelimerick.ie

Modern and jazz styles combine in this introduction to movement and music from around the world. Children will be encouraged to use their imagination to express their own individuality and develop their creativity, while also building confidence and strength.

Class led by Sarah Fennell.

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- No refunds of returns

Dance Club for Tots

D̶a̶n̶c̶e̶ ̶C̶l̶u̶b̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶T̶o̶t̶s̶ ̶(̶2̶-̶4̶y̶r̶s̶)̶

last: Sat 21 Mar '20

Please note that due to government regulations for COVID 19, all classes have been postponed. For any queries, please contact info@dancelimerick.ie

 

Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots (2-4yrs) explores movement through music, stimulating imagination and promoting creativity, while participating with a parent/caregiver.

This lively class explores moving as a group, telling stories through movement, rhythm exercises and improvisation. Time is spent learning to follow directions as well as free expression time which allows Tots to explore and develop co-ordination, all while having fun!

Due to space limitations only 1 parent or guardian can stay with the participant for the duration of the class in the studio, we also have a foyer area where you are welcome to wait until the class is over. 

Class led by Aoife O'Brien.

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- No refunds of returns

Dance Club for Tots

D̶a̶n̶c̶e̶ ̶C̶l̶u̶b̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶T̶o̶t̶s̶ ̶(̶2̶-̶4̶y̶r̶s̶)̶

last: Sat 21 Mar '20

Please note that due to government regulations for COVID 19, all classes have been postponed. For any queries, please contact info@dancelimerick.ie

 

Designed to give our youngest dancers a head start, this Dance Club for Tots (2-4yrs) explores movement through music, stimulating imagination and promoting creativity, while participating with a parent/caregiver.

This lively class explores moving as a group, telling stories through movement, rhythm exercises and improvisation. Time is spent learning to follow directions as well as free expression time which allows Tots to explore and develop co-ordination, all while having fun!

Due to space limitations only 1 parent or guardian can stay with the participant for the duration of the class in the studio, we also have a foyer area where you are welcome to wait until the class is over.

Class led by Aoife O'Brien.

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- No refunds of returns

Luke Murphy: Sharing

last: Fri 13 Mar '20

Luke Murphy will present an informal sharing of work-in-progress following a 2 week residency at Dance Limerick. 

For more information on Luke's residency click here.

For information on Luke's Professional Morning Classes on 4 & 11 March click here.

Luke Murphy performing in Dance Limerick in 2015

Morning Class with Luke Murphy

last: Wed 11 Mar '20

Choreographer Luke Murphy will host a professional morning class suitable for dance artists and advanced students during his 2 week residency at Dance Limerick. 

For more information on Luke's residency click here.

For information on Luke's Work-in-progress Sharing on 13 March click here.

Morning Class with Matt Szczerek

last: Wed 26 Feb '20

The warm up will consist of awareness building exercises creating state of readiness for the body using geometry of movement and basic physical structures in Hip Hop dance.

Class is suitable for intermediate/advanced levels but is open to all interested in Hip Hop.  Contemporary dancers are encouraged to attend, as the floorwork aspect of the class will be of particular interest as a complimentary practice.

In main body of the class we will be working on rhythm and understanding of music, isolations, groove, floorwork, social aspect of the culture, party dances and history of hip hop.

Professional Workshop with Lina Gómez

last: Sat 08 Feb '20

From her background in traditional dances from Brazil and Colombia,Contemporary Dance, Somatic practices and Improvisation techniques, Lina Gómez was able to discover and research her own unique teaching methods.

Since 2008 she has taught dance and movement workshops in Colombia, Brazil, Portugal,Poland, India, Turkey and Germany and is currently a guest teacher at the Inter-University Centre for Dance HZT in Berlin.

Classes suitable for professional dancers and advanced students.

Professional Workshop with Jesús Rubio Gamo

last: Fri 07 Feb '20

Jesús Rubio Gamo is an independent dancer and choreographer based in Madrid. After studying ballet, contemporary dance, theatre and literature, Jesús moved to London and completed an MA in choreography at London Contemporary Dance School.

In his work Jesús likes to explore small variations and details inside repetition, to look at the rhythmic possibilities of simple actions within movement and dance.

Classes suitable for professional dancers and advanced students.

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Dance Limerick exists to support the development of professional dance artists within the Limerick region and beyond.

Through a combination of performance platforms, residency opportunities, master classes, talks and lectures, Dance Limerick will advocate for artistic dialogue and exchange. In collaboration with dance artists across a range of practices, Dance Limerick will promote the creation of new and innovative work and will devise programmes of access, engagement and participation for the wider public.

Based at the premises of the former Daghdha Dance Company, Dance Limerick houses offices and a fully equipped studio space along with a separate performance venue known as the Daghda Space

Further information about facilities and opportunities for professional dance artists available from Jenny Traynor at
jenny@dancelimerick.ie