TERM 2 | 17 FEBRUARY – 10 MARCH | GUEST TEACHER DEE GRANT
Dee Grant is originally from Wexford and worked as Artistic Director of Myriad Dance 1999-2013. Dee is the current Dance Artist in Residence at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford. She is a passionate instigator, educator and dance advocate for the development and integration of creative dance practice both in theatre and health sectors in the south east of Ireland. Throughout her career she has worked intensively with several local authorities and healthcare bodies, developing participatory arts projects, developing innovative platforms for dance creation and engagement by the public for all ages.
Her residency at Garter Lane focuses on dance and health contexts, as well as working with emerging local dancers and their professional development. Her residency dance documentary film ‘The Resilience of Memory’ , features older dancers from her weekly group Best Foot Forward Dance Club, Waterford – watch it HERE.
HOW TO TAKE PART
CLASSES ARE FREE to attend. No dance experience required – An enjoyable and relaxing way to stay in shape, each class combines easy stretch exercises and dance sequences which help to maintain flexibility, strength, balance and coordination. Can be done seated or standing.
WHEN | WEDNESDAYS | 2.00 – 3.30pm
– TERM 1 | 20 JANUARY – 10 February
– TERM 2 | 17 February – 10 March
WHERE | ONLINE USING THE ZOOM PLATFORM
HOW TO REGISTER | Email Caoimhe at email@example.com to sign up for each term
TO TAKE PART YOU WILL NEED
– a Laptop, computer, tablet or phone with internet access for Zoom. (click here for a video tutorial showing how to join zoom)
– A safe space to dance at home: a clear floor area of a few paces square – free of movable furniture and other hard objects
– The best floor surfaces are carpet, lino or wood (Dancing on ceramic kitchen tiles or concrete is to be avoided)
NEW TO ZOOM? NO PROBLEM!
We’re here to help you log in with confidence so that you can focus on what’s important…the dancing!
If you’re new to the platform, you can book a one to one chat with Caoimhe where you’ll go through setting up and logging into your Zoom account so that when Wednesday comes around, you’ll be familiar with the site and ready to go.
Email Caoimhe at firstname.lastname@example.org for registration and to book your free Zoom orientation.
WATCH ANYTIME FOR FREE
SERIES 3 of our free weekly dance classes for people aged 50+ ran from 23 September to 28 October. Published on this page every Wednesday afternoon, these classes led by Philippa Donnellan are a great way to have some fun and dance with us from the comfort of your home anytime.
Start with easy warm-up exercises and learn different dances – let’s keep moving together! At the click of the mouse you can watch on your computer, phone or tablet, then just join in and dance. AND – if you can’t get the moves the first time – just re-wind and watch again!
Any requests? If you’ve got a comment you’d like to share, or would like to be added to our mailing list for updates – get in touch with Caoimhe at email@example.com.
We are delighted to deliver these classes for free. If you would like to make a donation to help us continue please click HERE. Thank you!