July 28, 2018 all-day
Major Movement Studio
1624 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19146

FREE Dance Workshop Schedule for the Major Movement Studio

Calling everyone who has a passion for dance, no matter your skill level, come out and join other Philadelphia Citizens for a day of dancing celebration.

One day. One city. Tons of free dance workshops. 

9 a.m. to
9:45 a.m.
NIA Discover the joy of movement in this fusion class that combines movement from dance, martial arts and the healing arts. Bring your mind, body and spirit to find joy in moving your body, your way. Led by licensed NIA instructor Rebecca Narva.
10 a.m. to
10:45 a.m.
Bharathanaatyam Considered to be the highest form of yoga, this classical dance from the temples and courts of South India incorporates discipline of the mind, body and spirit. Known for its powerful footwork, precise hand gestures, sculpturesque poses and dramatic storytelling, Bharathanaatyam gives a window into India’s rich history, philosophy and rhythmical mathematics. Taught by Anita Ranjani, artistic director of Naatya Seva, Conservatory of Indian Classical Performing Arts. No previous Indian dance experience required. Please note that you will be dancing barefoot during this workshop.
11 a.m. to
11:45 a.m.
Power Stretch Elongate and strengthen your entire body with this invigorating combination of yoga, Pilates and dance. Stretch and sweat at the same time. Bring a mat or towel. No need for shoes. Taught by Asha Brightwell of Philly Dance Fitness.
12 p.m. to
12:45 p.m.
Musical Theater Dance Join Kathy Silvestri for a joyful musical theater class intended for more intermediate dancers that will incorporate jazz technique (pirouettes, kicks, jetes, etc.) while staying true to Broadway-inspired choreography and music. Dancers will utilize their performance and stage skills, all while having a blast. Dress for a 40’s style swing class!
1 p.m. to
1:45 p.m.
Ballet Basics Build up an understanding and practice of classical ballet in a fun, straightforward approach in this introductory adult class. Kayla Babicki of Philly Dance Fitness will take you through the fundamentals: positions, vocabulary, foundational steps, placement, musicality and more. Wear socks if you don’t have ballet slippers.
2 p.m. to
2:45 p.m.
Soul Body Barre This mindfully intense class incorporates both dynamic and isometric movements that work deep into the muscles. Whatever your fitness level, you’ll get a great workout as you flow seamlessly through a series of barre exercises led by Christina Sasso.
3 p.m. to
3:45 p.m.
Modern Dance Explore the Horton and Limón techniques while creating a powerful, thought-provoking contemporary piece using flowing movement. Open to all levels. Taught by Miss Philadelphia 2017, Nia Andrews.