Kids Japanese Classical Dance (ages 8-11)

What to expect
  • Learn classical Japanese dance that was founded in 1603
  • Listen to the poetry accompanying the music and interpret the meaning of each lyric
  • Dance energetically, sternly, or sensually depending on the song
It's never too early to immerse your child in a culture. This Japanese Classical Dance class does exactly that. It doesn't matter if you're Japanese or Swedish because the traditions preached transcend ethnicity. In this class, your child will learn Nihon buyō, a traditional Japanese dance from as far back as the 17th century. They will learn how to gracefully and powerfully interpret poetry being sung as well as how to move with precision and strength with music. Props are introduced in this class along with the basic movements and processes to look authentically Japanese.

Note: All materials included.
Key Highlights
Price $15.00 per guest
Duration / Session 1 hour
# Sessions 1
Helen Moss teaches and performs Japanese classical dance in the elegant Soke Fujima style. As a "spokesdancer," she has given workshops and lecture/demonstrations to introduce people of all ages to the beauty of dance and Japanese culture throughout the New York area, recently leading an artist-in-residency series of workshops at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania.
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