Contemporary Dance Series -- Weathersfield

Class Description:
Start 2019 off right! Dancing! This class is great for both beginning and experienced dancers, and will leave you feeling creative, healthy, and inspired. Class begins with a technique based warm-up with an emphasis on strength, flexibility, and balance. Next, we'll do a series of exercises to build specific skills and an ability to move freely with grace. We'll end by learning a contemporary phrase, practicing full-body movement and dynamic performing.

Bio:
Neva Cockrell is a professional dancer and choreographer. She has been touring internationally with Pilobolus for the past 3 years, including performing in Germany, Israel, Mexico, China, and more! She also choreographs and directs new dance-theater works in the US, Dubai, and Europe with her company Loom Ensemble. Her diverse background in gymnastics, partner acrobatics, contact improvisation, Capoeira Angola, and Yoga inspire her unique style of Contemporary Dance.

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Neva Cockrell is a dancer, director, and movement instructor. She tours internationally with Pilobolus (China, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Dubai, Mexico, Israel, and US) and directs new dance-theater works in the US, Dubai, and Europe with her company Loom Ensemble. When she isn't directing or performing, she is teaching her own movement technique, Catalyst Training, which she developed in 2016. She is based at the Art Monastery in Springfield, VT. Her life path is deeply ground in communal living, body-based activities, art-making, being outside, and contemplative practice.