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Combinations

Here We Gonew

This is an advanced combination for dancers to challenge themselves with the musicality as well as phrasing the steps together seamlessly. It will allow you to push your transitional work to make t...

Directional Phrase Work
Exercises

Directional Phrase Worknew

This is an exercise for dancers to work on phrasing movement together, while simultaneously moving across the floor. This exercise will not only challenge their musicality, but their use of plié, a...

Combinations

Prelude

This combination is about finding awareness in your body and isolating each body part individually. It is a balance of technique and human gestures. It will help you both gain control of your core,...

Renee Kester "Working Through the Spine" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Working Through the Spine

This exercise was designed to get you moving through your whole spine from your tailbone to the top of your head.  It teaches you how to engage your core and relax your spine helping flow through m...

Combinations

Motivation

The theme of the song is strength and belief in oneself. To always be your own biggest fan.

This intermediate (or challenging beginning) combo allows the dancer to play with dynamics a...

Alexie Agdeppa "Expanding Limits" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Expanding Limits

This beginning contemporary exercise invites the dancer to really use their plié in their transitions, and expand through their reach - past their "limits". It can be done across the floor.

Gina Starbuck "Pull and Roll" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Pull and Roll

This exercise will help you to stay grounded and take up space at the same time. It will help you to prepare for the combination while you groove and move from standing to floor.

Mariah Spears "Jump Landings" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Jump Landings

This exercise works on landing jumps with control to be able to switch direction after landing quickly.

Combinations

Hanging On

This is an emotionally charged combo that is a LOT more challenging than it looks. Don't be fooled by the simplicity of the movement in the beginning. This WILL challenge your musicality and your a...

Christina Woodard "Carve/Trick/Reach" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Carve/Trick/Reach

This exercise asks for extended arms (carving through the space), a small jump with hands on the floor, and big overhead reaches with accents as you bring the arms down.  

Combinations

Powers

This combination is definitely a feel good, stylized combo that pulls from the influence of different styles. It'll challenge your musicality while giving you a  chance to tell a story. 

Combinations

Survival

This beginner combo takes you from smooth, slow paced movement that sets the mysterious tone...to hard hitting clean lines and dynamic accents.