San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Saturday, Aug. 18th from 1-4pm
(Students will receive a workbook)
Galaxy Dance Studios
1700 South Lamar Blvd Suite 338
Austin, Texas 78704
In movement practices, there is ultimately only one person who is responsible for your health and well-being, and that is you! Safeguard yourself by understanding how to properly warm up and cool down. Increase your body awareness and knowledge by exploring your movement form through basic anatomy. Learn how to assess your fitness level in order to maintain a balanced body and make proper modifications.
In this course, you will learn how to:
- Identify physical benefits from practicing your dance/movement form
- Use basic anatomy to recognize the parts of the body that are strengthened & prone to injury by your dance/movement form
- Assess basic types of injuries and First Aid
- Keep your body balanced
- Make safe modifications for your fitness level
- Develop safe and effective warm ups, cool downs, & stretches
- Cultivate teaching & student communication
$35 (plus paypal/eventbright fee) includes lecture and workbook
Space is very limited! So sign up early!
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Dr. Laura Osweiler is known for her personalized attention to student needs and expectations. She wants teachers, dancers, and students to be the best that they can be at any given time. Laura stresses a strong foundation while helping individuals achieve their goals and enjoy their practice of learning. She holds a PhD in Dance History and Theory from the UC Riverside and has over twenty years of teaching experience, including accredited courses at UCLA, UCR, and Cal Poly Pomona, continuing adult education classes, and workshops at a number of universities and colleges.
When & Where
Amara Dances, PhD
Amara is one of the most versatile dancers in the United States and Australia as her repertory includes traditional and experimental improvisations and choreographies.
She has trained in numerous dance and movement forms, including belly dance, various Middle Eastern folk dances, Modern improvisation, Post-modern dance, Pilates, Yoga, Tango, Bharata Natyam, and Ballet.
Amara has been the head dancer at many nightclubs and restaurants in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Austin and has been featured in over 15 commercial Middle Eastern dance videos.
She has taught accredited courses at UCLA, UCR, and Cal Poly Pomona and currently teaches on-going Beginning through Professional level Middle Eastern dance classes and workshops. She is the Director of Training 4 Dance Teachers.
In addition to teaching and performing, Amara is the Executive Producer of the Austin Belly Dance Convention, Producer of EEMED shows, the Director of Ya Helewa! Dance Company, and Co-Producer of X-MED workshops.
Amara has a PhD in Dance History and Theory (UCR), a BA in Ethnomusicology (FSU), and worked towards an MA and MFA in Dance (UCLA).