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Contemporary - All Levels Contemporary - All Levels

Contemporary - All Levels

30.07.24 - 03.09.24
£8.50 (£7.50 Over 65s)
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Tutor: Megan Smith 

This class requires little or no previous experience of contemporary dance. It is an accessible class with an emphasis on expression and fun. 

The class draws on release-based technique, which relies on the clear use of strength, exploring momentum, gravity and the use of weight. 

Starting off with a warm-up to increase the circulation around the body. We then move on to technical exercises that improve posture, core strength, suppleness and all-round fitness. This is then followed with an exciting, new routine. We finish off with a cool down to relax the body.

What to wear: Anything loose and comfortable – leggings, light joggers, t-shirt, leotard. You will dance barefoot or in socks.

Save more when you book classes with our 5 for 4 offer! Simply purchase 5 classes at the same time and pay for the price of 4* You can mix and match, across our adult drop-in classes, and you do not need to book consecutive weeks. If you pre-book a class, and can no longer attend, then you can transfer your ticket to another week provided you give 24 hours notice. To book, simply add 5 adult classes to your basket and the discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Alternatively, please call our Box Office on 01332 370911 for further information.

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An energetic class with an emphasis on expression and fun. No previous experience of contemporary dance required.

Health and wellbeing benefits of dance:

  • Full aerobic exercise
  • Improves stamina
  • Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Improved general and psychological wellbeing

Megan Smith:
Megan's early training began at The Rollo Academy of Performing Arts in Nottingham, which provided her with a strong technical and performative foundation. She then continued her training graduating from the University of Derby and Déda's BA(hons) Dance Degree with a First Class Honours, going on to secure an internship with Adaire to Dance. Her style unifies her love for contemporary dance, acrobatics and intricate partnering. Megan currently works as a Freelance Dance Artist and Teacher, who also leads Déda's youth dance company. She is developing her own contemporary dance company, MSDC Dance as an Associate Artist for Déda.

  • 1. How do I book?

    All bookings must be made prior to the event. Please book in advance online via our website. Due to limited capacity, we advise booking early to avoid any disappointment.

  • 2. Is there car parking at Déda?

    Chapel Street Car park is located directly opposite Déda. This 500-space multi-storey is reasonably priced, with evening parking for just £1.40 (parking charges apply to disabled badge holders)

    Please note that there are parking restrictions on the street outside Déda and cars parked on the street may be towed.

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