|Internationally-renowned contemporary dance company Gallim Dance offers a range of weekly and monthly movement and improvisation classes, yoga workshops, open rehearsals, informal performances, and artist residencies. Experience Gallim Dance’s immersive movement and process, and the vibrant creative voice of its Artistic Director, Andrea Miller.|
|Through May 29
Every Tuesday + Thursday | 10 – 11:15 AM
|In a series of immersive improvisational experiments students build road maps to self-discovery. This class is inspired by Gallim’s collective discoveries in physical therapy, traditional movement techniques, Ballim, Gaga, and Miller’s choreographic works. Each class develops students technical growth through a sensitive and imaginative conversation between the muscular, nervous, skeletal, and cognitive systems.|
MAY 5 – 26 | 7 – 8:15 PM
$20 | Onsite registration only | 10 – class card valid
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Monja Mani, born and raised in Germany, is an advanced (800 hrs+) certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher and former dancer based in NYC. Monja’s graceful and meditative teaching style in the Jivamukti tradition encourages students to find a balance between breath, intention and movement. She teaches regular classes in NYC (Pure Yoga, Jivamukti Yoga School, YogaWorks), as well as international workshops in Europe and India. Monja recently moved to Prospect Heights in Brooklyn. She is passionate about sharing her yoga experience and knowledge with the community in the neighborhood and is currently looking for a beautiful uplifting space where she can share her offerings with interested students.
MAY 27 | GALLIM DANCE STUDIO | 10-11 AM
$13 at the door
ABOUT THE GUEST TEACHER
Danielle Agami was born in Israel in 1984. She studied at the High School of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. She was a member of the Batsheva Dance Company from 2002-2010. Danielle was the artistic director of Batsheva Dancers Create from 2007-2009, and served as the company’s rehearsal director from 2008-2010. In 2009, Danielle received the Yair Shapira Prize for Excellence in Dance. After 8 years with the BatSheva Dance Company, Danielle decided to make a change and relocated in New York, where she functioned as senior manager of Gaga U.S.A. Danielle helped thousands of dancers to experience the movement language and adopt Gaga into their lives. Danielle is currently living in Seattle and Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY is her first longitudinal project – a discovery of her artistic voice as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher.
MOVEMENT INVENTION LAB WORKSHOP
$17 / class
|OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
|Movement Invention Lab explores movement that encourages mind/body connectivity, imagination & athleticism through the spirit of play and focused pursuits. Classes begin with a rigorous Gallim warm-up & continue with improvisatory games. This lab seeks to develop tools in movement invention useful in the creative process and fosters critical dialogue about movement & art.||
Monthly showings of new works & existing repertory performed by Gallim’s award-winning ensemble. A great opportunity to get closer to the artistic process.
Gallim Dance’s Clinton Hill arts community engagement program is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additionally, this program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Gallim Dance’s Open Rehearsal and Movement Invention Lab series is generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation