Opportunities to See or Take Part in Dance During Isolation
It’s more important than ever to keep our spirits up and keep moving to take advantage of the health & wellbeing benefits dance offers. Whilst we're all stuck at home there are still lots of opportunities to see and take part in dance and movement sessions. See below for links to such opportunities and let us know if you spot one we've missed or you are offering your own and we'll add them to our list here:
Who: Dance Activist
What: Movement classes including Dance, Yoga and HIIT every morning Tuesday-Saturday at 9.30am
Where: Buy tickets to the classes on the Dance Activist website
Who: Ella Mesma Company
What: A series of daily movement classes
Where: Sign up for the classes here.
Who: Gary Clarke Company
What: Q&A's, In-Conversations, Classes and more
Where: Find out more on the company's Wasteland website
Who: Gemma Peramiquel
What: 30 minute sessions every Wednesday and Friday at 8am to wake up the body through movement and stretches.
Where: Gemma Peramiquel's Facebook page
Who: Hayley Matthews
What: Coffee Break with Hayley: A movement approach to your mental and emotional wellbeing, weekdays at 11am
Where: On Hayley's YouTube channel
Who: Later Life Resources
What: LLT invites you, your exercise group participants, your patients and your family to join them live on Facebook for 10 minutes, 3 times a day to take part in their 'Make Movement Your Mission'.
Where: They will be available on the 'Make Movement Your Mission' Facebook page, and they'll also be uploaded onto LLT's Youtube channel shortly after the live stream ends.
Who: Magpie Dance
What: 'Virtually Magpie' Daily dance sessions and films.
Where: Visit the Mapgpie Dance website for more info.
Who: Parable Dance class
What: Fun 15: for families or for people in care homes and assisted/residential living. Parable Dance will lead you in a live, online, 15 minute inclusive dance class.
Where: Check the Parable Dance website for more information.
Who: The Royal Academy of Dance
What: ‘Silver Swans’ classes will help older audiences improve mobility, posture, co-ordination and boost energy levels in manageable bitesize videos.
Where: The weekly series will air on our social media channels every Wednesday at 1pm for nine weeks, as well as on the RAD website. For more information click here.
Who: Sadler's Wells
What: Sadler's Wells Digital Stage. A programme of full-length dance performances and workshops online
Where: Check the Sadler's Wells website for the full programme. Screenings will be available to watch on the Sadler's Wells Facebook page for 7 days.
Who: Sarah Blanc
What: 'Dance How You Feel Right Now'
Where: Sarah Blanc's Youtube page
Who: Sarah Kearney (South East Dance Assistant Producer)
What: Pilates and Barre Flow with Turning Tide Pilates, Saturdays at 9am
Where: Book here
Who: Stopgap Dance Company
What: Professional Dance classes. These online classes were initially set up to keep Stopgap's dancers and apprentices fit and connected during isolation but have been opened up to the wider public. Stopgap will also be releasing a batch of dance for film soon.
Where: Sign up to the Facebook group for the classes and check the Stopgap website for information on screenings.
Who: Stopgap Dance Company
What: Youth Dance classes.
Where: Sign up to the Facebook group for the classes.
What: Online Streetdance Tutorials
Where: Via Google Drive to your email. Email email@example.com to sign up.
Who: Zumba Brighton
What: Online Zumba classes
Where: The Zumba Zone Facebook group. Zumba Brighton are asking for donations if you are able.
Who: Dutch National Ballet
What: Online ballet barre classes
Where: Nationale Opera and Ballet You Tube
Who: Alvin Ailey
What: Ailey All Access - Full length videos of the company performing on stage
Where: Alvin Ailey website