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Session 1

Friday 10:45 -11:55 am

Intermediate Ballet

This is an intermediate ballet workshop; some prior dance experience is suggested. Participants will move from barre to center including basic ballet movements, stretch and jumps. This class incorporates worship music in our exercises to dance for our Almighty God.  Beginners are welcome to join us and take the challenge.

Taught by: Ginny Ching-Yin Lo

Session 1

Fri. 10:45 - 11:55 am

African Dance

African Dance for ALL, no prior experience is required. Come and enjoy dancing and worshipping.

Taught by: Vantenia Kelley

 

Session 1

Friday 10:45 -11:55 am

Nurturing the Body, Soul & Spirit

This session based from biblical principles focusing on the pillars of health and ways to purposefully care for one’s Spirit; engaging our Spirit communion with the Spirit of God, Soul; wellness practices for the mind, will and emotions and Body; healthy care nutrition for God’s temple.

 

Taught by: Cynthia Newland

Session 2

Friday 1:00 - 2:10 pm

Choreography

Attendees will learn a choreographed piece that they can bring back to their churches and  ministries. Ginny will review what she has taught in Karitos mini-workshop and finish the dance piece in this workshop.

Taught by: Ginny Ching-Yin Lo

Session 2

Friday 1:00 - 2:10 pm

Hip Hop I

Beginners class: Come ready to learn and come ready to have fun dancing for the Lord.

 

Taught by: Cecille & Michael Plurad

Session 2

Friday 1:00 - 2:10 pm

Improvisation and Embodied Prayer

A creatively stimulating class for all (no prior training needed) engaging the Spirit, Soul and Body in communion with God, utilizing the Psalms and other scriptures as a basis for embodied exploration and response.

 

Taught by: Cynthia Newland

Session 3

Friday 2:25 - 3:35 pm

Modern Dance 2

This class will include aspects of Cunningham and Limon technique in an inspirational environment. Prior dance training is suggested.

Taught by: Cynthia Newland

Session 3

Friday 2:25 - 3:35 pm

Beginner Ballet

Ballet is essential for all dance, participants will learn the basic ballet movements including barre work and center.   

Taught by: Alyce Andrews

Session 3

Friday 2:25 - 3:35 pm

Lift His Banner High

In this class we will discuss how and why banners and flags have demonstrated God’s presence throughout biblical history and continue to exalt Him in our midst today as they usher in the presence of the Holy Spirit.

We will discover why the various styles and colors are used and what they represent.

 

Taught by: Pastor Sharon Giacinto

Session 4

Saturday 9:00 - 10:10 am

He Sets Our Feet Dancing: Dance for Flaggers

​This workshop will provide a basic vocabulary of ballet and  contemporary movements to enhance your flag ministry. You will gain skills to incorporate your whole body into your work and effectively make use of your space.  No prior dance experience is required. Please bring your own flags; a limited amount will be available to borrow.

Taught by: Dr. Elizabeth Agre

 

Session 4

Saturday 9:00 - 10:10 am

Intermediate Jazz

Enjoy jazz dancing for Jesus. This is an intermediate dance workshop. Some prior dance training is preferred.

 

Taught by: Cory Ratliff

Session 4

Saturday 9:00 - 10:10 am

Modern Dance 1

This class will include aspects of Cunningham and Limon technique in an inspirational environment for all.

 

Taught by: Cynthia Newland

Session 5

Saturday 10:25 - 11:35 am

Raise a Standard: Basic Flags for Dancers

Designed for the dancer with some technical training, this workshop will teach basic flag techniques and movements as well as a Biblical foundation for the use of these instruments.  The class will continue with a synthesis of flags with ballet and lyrical, exploring new ways to demonstrate the magnificence of God through the arts. Please bring your own flags; a limited amount will be available to borrow.

 

Taught by: Dr. Elizabeth Agre

 

Session 5

Saturday 10:25 - 11:35 am

Hip Hop II

Intermediate/Advanced Class: This class for dancers with experience, seeking to be challenged and inspired.

Taught by: Cecille & Michael Plurad

 

Session 5

Saturday 10:25 - 11:35 am

Nutrition for Optimal Performance

This educational lecture based from biblical principles and scientific research will include the following topics, eating whole foods for healthful living, healthy choices for people with busy schedules, tips for meal preparations, nutritious snacks and portions, fueling to for disease prevention, balancing your immune system and lifestyle nourishment vs. fad diets and other.

Taught by: Cynthia Newland

Session 6

Saturday 2:25 - 3:35 pm

Activate and Apply

In this workshop, you will learn a piece of choreography combining dance with flags, experiencing the potential these techniques have as worship and ministry. This choreography will be gifted to you and can be used or modified for your home company or ministry. Through this process, principles of choreography and tips to create powerful and engaging pieces will be shared. Please bring your own flags; a limited amount will be available to borrow.

 

Taught by: Dr. Elizabeth Agre

Session 6

Saturday 2:25 - 3:35 pm

Beginner Horton Modern Technique

Come and learn the Horton modern technique, no prior dance training is required. For dancers with dance training and like to explore Horton technique, this is a class for you!

 

Taught by: Glorielle Niedfeldt

Session 6

Saturday 2:25 - 3:35 pm

Choreography Arising

Participants MUST sign up when checking in the conference, individual or group is allowed to show a max of 3 mins dance work (can be a portion of the whole dance).  During the workshop, dance faculty will give feedback and work with the dancers. This workshop aims to take the original work to the next level. Limited space is allowed. NOTE: Your mp3 music should be in a device that can plug into a speaker.

Taught by: Dance Department Faculty

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