photo of Robbie Moore from STANDING FOOT DANCE (2006) by Irene Dowd.

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MELT—Choreography for Warming-up to Dance

Irene Dowd

1:00pm – 3:30pm
January 2, 2018

Participants will learn a selection of choreographic materials created by Irene during her ongoing interactions with professional dancers and dance teachers. These choreographies can be used as a very efficient warm-up for dance, as well as a musculo-skeletal conditioning program, neuro-muscular fine-tuning, and mental preparation for the greater awareness and expansiveness required of us all as creative performing artists. Areas of focus might include: dynamic trunk/pelvis stabilization, foot sensitization and articulation, hip joint mobilization, freeing the chest and shoulders.



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Irene Dowd

Irene Dowd is on the dance faculty of the Juilliard School. Author of Taking Root to Fly, she has maintained a practice in kinesthetic anatomy and neuromuscular re-education since 1968, while being a guest teacher in academic and dance instituti...