Regular and open dance courses
CREATIVE DANCE FOR CHILDREN
The children are introduced to dance with its varied possibilities of movement and imagination. Age-appropriate themes form the basis for improvisation, which stimulate the individual possibilities of movement, at the same time basic concepts of dance, rhythm, musicality, and orientation in the space can be experienced. In the courses, the difficulty of technical exercises increase from level to level in order to familiarise children with the basic concepts of modern dance and develop posture, strengthen the body and improve their coordination.
MODERN DANCE FOR CHILDREN
First principles of contemporary dance, work on body alignment, coordination and musicality of movement are being taught to the children in creative exercises and combinations to support the individual development and competence of expression.
CONTEMPORARY DANCE FOR TEENAGERS
The contemporary dance techniques are learned through playful exercises. First simple episodes and variations of combinations, then more complex group choreographies are completed with own movements and design ideas The development of the teenagers’ own creativity is fostered through improvisation and composition.
CONTEMPORARY DANCE FOR ADULTS
The course deals with elements of contemporary dance: we fall, roll, jump, spin, run, swing, throw and drag ourselves across the space on all levels. The awareness for your own body and for the group is trained. Alongside learning a good and healthy technique, working with creativity and physical fitness, joy and the sense of achievement are especially important. Exercises and choreographic phrases are learned through repetition in order to memorise movements and to develop individual solutions. Joy and enthusiasm for dance should be shared in class and rediscovered time and time again.
Tanzfaktur, Cologne/Cologne Dance Center, Cologne/Tanzstudio Nett & Friends, Cologne and Siegburg/Ballettschule im Hofgarten, Lohmar/Tanzstudio in der Marmeladenfarbik, Cologne/MAS – Institut für ganzheitliches Training, Cologne/Ballett und mehr – Schule für Ballet, Tanz und Gymnastik, Cologne/Pusteblume e.V., Cologne/ Gymanstik- und Ballettschule Anne Bach-Jacobs, Cologne/Ballettschule-Porz, Cologne