Thursdays Starting March 28, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
A beginner jazz class influenced by Fosse, contemporary, ballet, lyrical, and modern techniques.
Classes will consist of a warming-up which includes; stretching, limbering, strengthening, co-ordination, alignment and articulation exercises.  Moving forward to the body of the class we will explore movement exercises that engage dynamics, mood, intention, imagery, levels, travelling, timing, and more.  Combinations will include classic jazz steps and techniques on the floor, standing and travelling. Also, combinations will incorporate exercises enhancing foot, leg, hip, spine, arms and hands articulation, postural alignment, core support, use of breath, weight distribution, full body co-ordinations and releasing of unnecessary tension for fluidity. Class will close with learning choreographed sequences together in unison and in groups for potential performances.


Date Thursday Evenings
Time 5:00 - 5:55 p.m.
Fee $60.00 (HST Included)
Session March 28 - May 9, 2019 
No class on Thursday April 11
Location Benson Centre - Automotive Room

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Amanda Marini-Rohde

Amanda holds her Bachelor of Fine Arts with honours in dance and is an elementary teacher with the Ontario College of Teachers, a dance instructor, choreographer and performer.  She has taught dance and movement to movers of all ages in public schools, her own dance studio, senior homes and even bachelorette parties!

She has always been a kinesthetic, musical learner and so movement comes quite naturally to her.  She has studied many different forms of movement including contemporary dance, traditional folk dance, world dances, ballet, jazz, Pilates, yoga, Nia and various forms of conditioning and body awareness techniques.  She has taught contemporary, jazz, broadway, burlesque, ballet, conditioning, expressive and creative dance in a variety of platforms including workshops, day camps, traditional classes and more.  Her passion is clear in her instruction and attention to her students in the learning environment.  Oh, and improv dance is also her absolute favourite thing to incorporate into all her classes!


For more information on recreation programming please contact 613-938-9898 x2 or e-mail Lorne Taillon.

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Lorne Taillon
Leisure Arts Coordinator
800 Seventh Street West, Box 877, Cornwall ON, K6H 5T9
Phone: 613-938-9898 ext. 4012
Fax: 613-938-8855
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