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THE CYPHER SUMMIT: Hip-Hop Dance Education Conference 2020

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USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

849 West 34th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90089

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A one-day, professional development conference for hip-hop educators to develop safe dance practices and injury prevention.

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THE CYPHER SUMMIT is a biennial collective gathering of dance educators, scholars, and practitioners who are invested in preserving and cultivating authentic hip-hop dance cultures in education.

This year’s cypher will focus on safe dance practices and injury prevention in hip-hop instruction. Participants will be immersed in a combination of lecture, movement, and collaborative application. Workshops will be led by UK hip-hop fitness expert and street dance practitioner Frederick Folkes, alongside Los Angeles-based specialists.

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8:00 - 9:00am Registration & Breakfast

9:00 - 10:20am Movement Workshop: Communal Warm-up & Training

10:30 - 11:50am Lecture Demo: Fundamentals of Warm-up, Training & Cool Down

12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch

1:00 - 1:50pm Lecture Demo: Injury Prevention 101, Muscular Strength & Conditioning

2:00- 3:00pm Breakout Sessions w/ Specialists

3:00 - 4:00pm Collaborative Practicum: Design a workout plan

4:00 - 5:00pm Cypher: Workout plan presentations & exchange

5:00 - 5:30pm Closing Cypher Discussion

5:30 - 6:30pm Dance Party w/ DJ Ghost

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USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

849 West 34th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90089

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