BodyTalk: DCDC Community Connection Series is BACK with another online workshop series, created as a way to engage with the DCDC extended family! This time, the series is five days, and focuses on fostering love for ourselves and our community. If you missed the first one, now’s your chance to join the #BodyTalkVillage. New classes, same fun! The series is led by DCDC Teaching Artists, accessible via Zoom, and is appropriate for ages ten - Senior Citizen. No previous dance training is required. Participants are welcomed to move at their own pace.
Monday, January 11 - Friday, January 15th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST
Virtually via Zoom
DCDC Rep/ Love’s Phases: Learn an excerpt of DCDC Rep piece Lyric Fire. choreographed by Dianne McIntyre, set to the poetry of Dayton native Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem Love’s Phases.
Community Gratitude Yoga Flow: Beginner- friendly yoga flow dedicated to using the body, and breath to help the mind focus on presence, gratefulness and manifesting positive energy.
Love Notes: This guided improvisation experience encourages each participant to briefly write a personal explanation, meaning, or story about love; each person uses their writing, along with the guidance of the Leading Artist, to improvise movement.
Dance for Love’s Sake: Dance for the love of it! Get ready, get set, get dancing! This class is focused on moving your body and celebrating life.
Spirit Love: Close out the week with a physical exploration of the Gospel/Spiritual tradition of movement, music, praise and prayer.
The Zoom platform uses a self - facing camera on your device. This allows you to be seen by the instructor and all participants, however, if you wish to remain unseen, you always have the option to turn off your camera! *You will still be able to see the instructor.
BodyTalk II: Community Connection Series Registration
- Stable Internet/ WiFi connection
- Be mindful of your floor surface! Footwear is totally up to you, protect your feet as needed.
- Water for hydration.
- Towel, Yoga mat, blanket, or Pilates mat, for any floor work (not required).
- Small notepad and writing utensil.
- An open space, about the size of a 5’ x 8’ area rug, is recommended for the most enjoyable participation. Consider readjusting your furniture, and regulating temperature in your space so that you feel as comfortable and safe as possible. If desired, it’s also ok to participate from outside on the lawn or in a park! Wherever works for you!