A Day of Dance at YMCA Christchurch

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40 hours ago, Sun 22 Apr 2018, 10:00 am


34 hours ago, Sun 22 Apr 2018, 04:00 pm


YMCA Christchurch
234 Hereford Street


Conferences Workshops Classes, Dance, Performing Arts, Community


Gold coin

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Dance Aotearoa New Zealand

Gold coin event, supported by Rata Foundation

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DANZ and the Rata Foundation are pleased to be sponsoring this day of dance workshops for the public to come along and sample just a few of the many fantastic dance classes available locally.

Workshops are by gold coin donation and will start on the hour from 10am - 3pm

10am - Open Ballet Workshop with Philippa Pidgeon
11am - Bharathnatyam with Uma from Revathi Performing Arts
12pm – Ladies Urban Choreo with Liv Giles - Dancer from Raze Urban Dance Studio
1pm Belly Dance with Tracey Saunders from Tribaldiva Belly Dance Company
2pm – Salsa with Mark & Carrie Martin from Latin Addiction Dance Studio
3pm – Reggaeton with Lucy Valentiness from Rebel Roots


10am - Open Ballet Workshop
Did you used to dance and keen to get back into it? Absolute beginner? Then this taster class is for you. Learn some ballet fundamentals as well as a turn/jump combination.

11am - Bharathnatyam 
NATANAM: Explore the nuances and movements of BHARATHNATYAM with Revathi Performing Arts

12pm – Ladies Urban Choreo
Unleash your inner Beyoncé with strong feminine moves made for a woman's body. Liv's workshops are fun, body positive, and a chance for you to let loose for an hour!

1pm - Belly Dance
Modern Fusion Belly Dance with TribalDiva Belly Dance - come get your shimmy on with us! Learning belly dance with Tracey & TribalDiva is a great way to improve coordination, increase confidence and meet some awesome new friends.

2pm – Salsa
Latin Addiction teachers Mark & Carrie are national & international dance champions who just love sharing their passion & knowledge for Latin dance with everyone. Come and have some fun with them trying out this sexy dance style

3pm – Reggaeton
The Reggaeton Dance style has its roots in Latin and Caribbean music. Learn the fundamentals and a cool choreography while you experience the fun of hip hop dance mixed with Latin styles. Shake it up with us in the stunning Reggaeton (Latin Hip Hop)! 

6pm - NZ Dance Week Christchurch Showcase

There will also be a performance showcase in the evening at the YMCA Papa Hou Theatre. Entry by gold coin.
For more information go to:

For more information about DANZ and NZ Dance Week:https://danz.org.nz/new+zealand+dance+week 

For more information about event sponsor the Rata Foundation: http://www.ratafoundation.org.nz/

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