Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Modern Dance: The Science behind the Art with Guest Instructor - Katie Felix

This workshop will have a focus on dynamic and expressive movement, but will also explore healthy movement patterns, optimal alignment and awareness of individual ways of moving.  We will explore articulation of the shoulder girdle, spine, hip and ankle as well as use imagery to encourage proper biomechanics of these joints. Using aspects of modern dance technique, alignment principles and injury prevention strategies, dancers will learn how to use their body’s design to move efficiently, dynamically and healthily.  

Sunday December 4th, 2011
Moving Art
125 Anne St. S
Barrie ON
$20 (cash or cheque)

Katie Felix is an independent dance artist and instructor who holds an honours Bachelor of Fine Arts (York University) a Masters of Rehabilitation Science (University of Western Ontario) and has completed post-graduate course work in Dance/Movement Therapy (Alberta/Australia). As a dancer Ms. Felix has gained extensive performance experience and dance training with the York Dance Ensemble, Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre, Cocktail Dress Productions and The Intersection Project. Ms. Felix has been a guest artist, performer, and choreographer at various festivals and events throughout Ontario resulting in the pleasure of working and training with renowned choreographers such as Carol Anderson, Darryl Tracy, Julia Aplin, Randy Glynn and Daniel Belanger. As an instructor, Ms. Felix creates dance classes and workshops that combine dynamic movement with expressive content, optimal alignment, body awareness and healthy movement patterns.

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