Espy Moves: Dance Class // Usher
Dance routines inspired by the themes and choreography from iconic music video clips.
Familiar moves made easy for everyone from beginners and beyond, in an inclusive and judgement free environment.
All classes are casual with a new short dance routine taught each week:
Jan 29: Madonna Vs Britney
Feb 5: TLC
Feb 12: Usher
Feb 19: Ginuwine ('Pony') - Please note this is an 18+ only class
Feb 26: Audience Choice! Send your requests through via our Facebook Event Page
Chafia is a dance and movement facilitator and the creator of 'Pop Icon' dance classes. She began her love of dance as a member of the highly regarded QL2 Youth Dance Company, Canberra before completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) at the Queensland University of Technology.
Chafia has over 10 years professional experience working in the dance industry as a performer, choreographer and teacher. As a contemporary dancer she has been involved in many projects for theatre, arts and music festivals, dance film and site specific work both nationally and Internationally. She also has extensive experience working across more commercial projects in film and TV and has been involved in music film clips for artists including; Darren Hayes, Little Birdy, The Sleepy Jackson, The Living End, Youth Group, Powderfinger, Ben Lee, Skipping Girl Vinegar, Kid Radio, TZU, Alex Watts and Le1f (USA).
In more recent years Chafia has become focused on the multiple benefits and relevance of dance within the broader community across all demographics, abilities and professions. Further study in Dance Movement Therapy has allowed her to bring movement experiences and education to a widely diverse range of people. Chafia will be expanding her classes, private sessions and mindful movement workshops in 2019 as the director of 'Curious Mover - Dance and Movement for Wellbeing'.
6.30pm - 7.30pm
Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to your class time. Under 18's must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who remains in the Gershwin Room for the entirety of the class.
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Kids 10+ welcome. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please wear shoes appropriate to dance in (i.e. no thongs/heels).
Image credit: Gregory Lorenzetti
We acknowledge the lands on which we present these classes are the lands of the Yaluk-ut Weelam people of the Kulin Nations. We pay our respects to their elders, past, present and future.
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