2E14 Hoppa Hey Multicultural Dance **(E)

Tutor/Facilitator Marie Feigl & Naomi Gordon & Sheffi Shapira

Date: on/from Tue 23 Nov 2021 to end year
Frequency: Weekly
Class time: 11:30-1:00

Delivered ZOOM

South Melbourne Community Centre

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Multicultural dances from around the world to world music with activities for preparing to dance. The sessions will include dances and exercise, starting with easy dances, slowly progressing to more challenging dances. It is anticipated that the group will build up a repertoire of accomplished dances. The exercises are designed to increase stamina, flexibility, strength and balance, relevant to the dances taught. Memory and socialisation are also enhanced through the dance program. There will be rest breaks during the sessions.

REQUIREMENTS: No prior dance experience is necessary, just a basic fitness level. Students should wear light comfortable clothing to allow freedom of movement and sneakers with cotton socks.

TUTORS: Naomi is an experienced Occupational Therapist (Senior Clinician in
Gerontology at one stage) who successfully ran such groups in a hospital setting. Naomi has used her Occupational Therapy training and dance experience to choreograph and teach dance sessions, appropriate to skill levels, in hospital and community settings. Her colleague Sheffi is a well-known master of folk dance teaching with advanced certification. Sheffi is a charismatic master teacher of dance with
advanced qualifications and many years of experience running creative programs for all ages and backgrounds. Marie has had a lifetime of dancing since childhood. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Movement and Dance from the Department of Education, University of Melbourne, and the Recreational Folkdance Teaching Certificate from Ausdance Australia. Marie has had over twenty years of dance teaching experience and her greatest joy is to bring the joy of dance to others.

No class September 7, due to City of Port Phillip COVID immunisation program.


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