Create your own home studio and join us for a week of free online dance workshops with some amazing professional dance artists. Over 5 days you will have the chance to try out different dance styles including: Contemporary, Hip Hop, Bhangra-Hip Hop Fusion, Yoga for dance and an introduction to choreography.

No previous dance experience necessary.

Suitable for ages 11+ (13+ for Yoga)

 

When? Monday 13 – Friday 17 April at 3pm BST

Where? Straight to your home via @danceumbrella Instagram Live

How? Follow us @danceumbrella and click on our profile when it’s time for the workshops – that’s it!

For more information, please contact Bethan at bethan@danceumbrella.co.uk

 

DU: DANCING FROM HOME SCHEDULE

Mon 13 April, 3pm Hip Hop dance workshop with Sunanda Biswas

Tue 14 April, 3pm Bhangra Hip Hop Fusion workshop with Emiko Ishii

Wed 15 April, 3pm Yoga for dance with Hanna Wroblewski *

Thu 16 April, 3pm Contemporary dance with Caroline Lofthouse

Fri 17 April, 3pm Intro to choreography with Sara Dos Santos

 


ABOUT THE DANCE ARTISTS

Hip Hop with Sunanda Biswas

One of UK’s foremost B-girl’s and founder of FLOWZAIC UK’s first all-female Breaking crew, Sunanda aka BGIRL SUNSUN has performed, battled, judged and hosted at some of the biggest Hip Hop and B-boy events. Sunanda was co-choreographer for the NHS segment of the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony and is now Associate Director of Grounded.

 

Bhangra Hip Hop Fusion with Emiko Ishii

Emiko is a London-based dancer, choreographer and instructor and founder of International Bollywood fusion dance troupe, Epika Dance. She is known for her unique fusion of styles including Indian, Japanese, martial arts and Hip Hop. She motivates and empowers people through dance. “Ignite the Dance warrior in YOU

 

Yoga for dance with Hanna Wroblewski

Hanna is a choreographer and dance teacher who works across the UK and Germany. Both her dance and yoga classes foster a sense of creativity, aim to empower students to try something new, have fun in their practice and leave with a sense of achievement.

 

Contemporary Dance with Caroline Lofthouse

Caroline has over twenty years of experience in the dance industry working and performing as a dance artist and lecturer in dance, teaching contemporary technique, improvisation and choreography. Her class will give you time to move, breathe and connect.

 

Introduction to choreography with Sara Dos Santos

Sara Dos Santos is a multidisciplinary artist and choreographer whose work is heavily influenced by storytelling, musicality and visual arts. Interlacing a variation of movement styles, Sara will deliver an explorative choreography session suitable for all curious dancers.

 

If you have any of the following items available, we encourage you to use them for the Yoga workshop:
  • A yoga mat
  • A firm pillow
  • A blanket