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Saturday 30 March

Before 15 March: £40 for one workshop/ £70 for both (£20 discount if you book both)

After 15 March: £45 for one workshop/ £80 for both (£10 discount if you book both)

Workshops with Kanani Lokelani
 

LOCATION: The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RP
TIME:
- Solo Intensive 10-11.30am
- Performance Value 12-1.30pm
WHAT TO BRING: a notebook and pen, water, and an open mind and heart
WHAT TO WEAR: A pareo, if you have one. You can buy a Pareo on the day.

 


WORKSHOPS SERIES

Improve:
- Cultural Understanding
- Mental Harmony
- Strength
- Coordination
- Stamina
- Grace
- Fluidity
- Sensuality
- Connection

All of these workshops are different to each other. MIND + BODY and STORYTELLING are suitable for complete Beginners and Improvers. All workshops will also change within their own category so, for example, you could attend two MIND + BODY workshops in a row and still learn new skills while cementing what you have previously learned.


Wear: Anything comfortable to move in. A sarong or pareo is recommended. Note that we dance barefoot and many people like to bring wipes for their feet after class. 
Bring: Water, pen and notebook, and an open mind

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MIND + BODY


In these workshops we look at the following:
- Identifying the different styles of Polynesian Dance
- Polynesian history and culture and how this are perpetuated through movement
- Identifying rhythms
- Drills for basic motions, isolations, and transitions
- Putting together short combos to match the music

**Great for ALL LEVELS from beginners to improvers to advanced dancers. We start by working our basics and building from there.

**developing Cultural Understanding, Coordination, Stamina, Strength, Fluidity

Mind + Body Workshops
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STORYTELLING

In these workshops we look at the following:
- Stories and legends and how these are perpetuated through movement
- Lyric breakdowns and translations
- Understanding the language, poetry, and deeper meanings
- Connecting meaning to motion
- Using our bodies as our voices


**Great for ALL LEVELS from beginners to improvers to advanced dancers. We look at the meaning behind the movements and to best represent these through our bodies.

**developing Cultural Understanding, Mental Harmony, Grace, Sensuality, Connection

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CHOREO + PERFORMANCE

(quick pace)
In these workshops we look at the following:
- LSHO choreography breakdowns
- Formations
- Entrances and Exits
- Costuming
- Performance skills

**For our improvers and advanced dancers. This moves at a quick pace so dancers should have some knowledge of our choreo and structure.

** Cultural Understanding, Mental Harmony, Strength, Coordination, Stamina, Grace, Fluidity, Sensuality, Connection

Advanced Choreo and Performance