Hybrid In-person & On-line Classes
Ananya Dance Theatre’s Shawngram Institute for Performance & Social Justice offers the following classes in-person and online:
Fridays: Advanced Yorchhā, 6-7pm, CT – Kealoha Ferreira
Sundays: Intro to Yorchhā, 3-4pm, CT – Parisha Rajbhandari
Intro to Yorchhā Envision justice through rhythmic footwork, flowing torso, and sustained breath in Intro to Yorchhā. 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. 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).
Students attending In-person classes must provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination and must wear face masks during class. No exceptions.
Integrated Movement Patterns- Spine & Pelvis Series
Integrated Movement Patterns, is a mind-body connection series designed by Ananya Dance Theatre company artist, Lizzette Chapa, to reset and replenish our two core movement generators, the Spine and Pelvis. Utilizing principles of Yorchhā and Pilates, Lizzette carries participants through mat exercises, image based explorations, and breath work to strengthen, soften, and restore ourselves from the inside out. Come for one class or all three. For these classes, a bath towel from home is required. Mats are encouraged but not required.
Tuesday July 27, 12-1pm – Spine | Tuesday August 10, 12-1pm – Pelvis | Tuesday August 24, 12-1pm – Integration
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
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