CENTRE FOR WILD MOVES
If you can ride the swell, you can jump on the beat!!100 Fernbach's Drive at Ocean Country Park, Ocean Views in Torquay
(off Duffield's Rd and inbetween Jan Juc, Torquay and Bellbrae
4.00 - 5.00pm DRESS-UPS and RHYTHM GAMES using percussionFor the creative child within, 5 – 8 years plus one parent (if you would like to join in). Dance with lots of props, instruments, songs and creative movement experiences through story telling and poetry. This is a meeting place for friends where the drums and your body do the talking!!
5.00pm - 6.00pm CREATIVE DANCE, DRAMA and DRUMMINGGeared towards upper primary kidz, who like to play fast and furious, with a wild sense of abandon grounded in disciplined techniques of hand and stick drumming with body awareness. 8-12 years or Grades 4 - 6. Music and drama games are included for memory building and performance confidence. Creative movement and gestural language are explored through traditional African and popular dance. Drums provided.
6.00 - 7.00pm AFRCIAN STICK and DJEMBE DRUMMINGTraditional drumming from across the African Diaspora focused on developing skill and techniques for hand drumming on djembe and kpanlogos. Stix drumming from the Ewe, Ashanti, Fanti, Degarti, Ga-Agdame people of Ghana will focus on drumming as an ensemble. Learn how the drum patterns lead the dancer to tell the story. Beginners to advanced welcome. Drummers are invited to stay and practice your drumming skills for the dance class.
7.00 - 8.00pm Stylin' Afrique popular and traditional DANCE for all agesAn open class in the many styles of African dance, ranging from Hip Life, Hip Hop, Dancehall, Brakka, Timbalada, Soukous, Jazz Ballet, Afro-Contemporary and traditional dances from across the African continent. A strong emphasis is placed on body alignment and polyrhythmic body isolations grounded in the pelvis. Ballet barre is included for flexibility and length of movement with the contraction and release of energy within the torso. Get connected to your power centre
Teachers: Jacqui Dreessens, accompanied with live percussion, Wild Moves or guest African tutors
$120 children full term only
$140 adult classes for the full term or $250 for both drum and dance
$145 block of 10 casual classes
$15 casual class or $25 for casual drum and dance
Wild Moves International
Rooted to the Earth and connected to the Universe…
Director: Jacqui Esi Tweba Dreessens
Mobile: +61 4 09025062
Web site: www.wildmoves.com