Ananya Dance Theatre’s Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice offers the following classes online:
Tuesdays: Yorchhā Strong, 9-9:30am, CST
Wednesdays: Intro to Yorchhā, 6:30-7:30pm, CST
Fridays: Intro to Yorchhā, 6:30-7:30pm, CST
Sundays: Advanced Yorchhā, 3-4pm, CST
Yorchhā Strong Join Alexandra Eady, Ananya Dance Theatre artist, for a 30-minute movement practice of building and releasing heat through cardio, strength, and mobility movements. This class is for all levels. Modifications and progressions will be offered so that all feel comfortable and safe participating.
Intro to Yorchhā Envision justice through rhythmic footwork, flowing torso, and sustained breath in Intro to Yorchhā with Kealoha Ferreira, Ananya Dance Theatre Artistic Associate. Each class begins with a warm-up followed by foundational Yorchhā exercises and a fun choreographed phrase.
Advanced Yorchhā Dive into the nuance and complexity of Yorchhā with Alexandra Eady, Ananya Dance Theatre Artist. Advanced Yorchhā is designed to challenge and hone experienced movers through strength training, technique refinement, and intricate choreography. Previous Yorchhā experience is encouraged.
Yorchhā, is Ananya Dance Theatre’s trade-marked contemporary technique that intersects principles of Vinyasa Yoga, classical Indian dance form Odishi (from the eastern Indian state of Odisha) and martial art form Chhau (also from Odisha).
By participating in these virtual classes, you agree that Ananya Dance Theatre is not responsible for, and you hereby waive all claims for loss, injury, or illness to person or property relating to your participation in dance classes and other activities sponsored by Ananya Dance Theatre.
Ananya Dance Theatre | Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice
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