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Classes

Find rhythm, groundedness, and flow with dance classes at Ananya Dance Theatre's Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice.

Online Classes

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

Class Descriptions:

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).

Contact Kealoha for class link, kealoha.ferreira@ananyadancetheatre.org
 
Classes are donation based. We suggest $10-20 per class but please donʻt let financial limitations stop you from participating. Another way to contribute is by sharing information about the classes on your social media or inviting people in your orbit to take class with you!
 
There are two ways to donate online:
1) Through our GiveMN platform https://www.givemn.org/organization/Ananya-Dance-Theatre
2) Over the phone payment with me using Square. Notify Kealoha via email that you would like to make a payment over the phone and she will find a time to make a quick, 3-minute call.
 
For liability purposes, please read through our participation waiver. Do not hesitate to ask questions or ask for variations on movement we do in class. Our priority is to dance together joyfully, safely, and to the fullest of every body’s abilities that day.
 
Liability Disclaimer:
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

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 2427, Minneapolis, MN 55402-0427

Street Address: 1197 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55104