Where it all began, When I first started to dance I was the oldest in the class! In fact, throughout my learning dance I have always been the oldest in dance class (or at least one of). I was 17 years old when I entered an audition for a […]
In the last lesson we looked at using music to inspire your creative process but in this lesson we’ll look at being inspired by watching other dancers move. I’ve already mentioned previously the incredibly helpful short series from The Place and in today’s lesson we’ll be drawing on the 1st part in their mini […]
On Wednesday I spent a day at Middlesex University as a visiting lecturer working with their 1st year dance students, looking at my work with older people in dance and what’s involved in teaching and training people at a later stage in their life. This is the third year running […]
Today is the start of a series I’m going to write covering artistic intent, how we convey our ideas and emotions through movement, the language of movement and where we get our ideas and movement from. It’s a big topic so I might not write on it every week but […]
I think it’s safe to say that most of us want to enjoy dancing. And in my opinion, the best way to increase our enjoyment is to get better at it!
Literally, do you imagine what you’re going to do BEFORE you do it? Do you see yourself in your mind’s eye before you try to reproduce it with your own body? Imagining. Seeing in your minds eye. Visualising