WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Basin Dance Collective Open Company Class

Ballet Class

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This is an advanced level class with a traditional ballet barre, center and across the floor exercises focusing on technique and proper alignment. Gina’s classes are a constantly moving, almost aerobic experience with the goal of gaining strength, finesse, flexibility, stamina and improved technique throughout the season.

Modern Class

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Class begins on the floor connecting to the breath followed by progressive movements warming up the body from the inside out. Students engage in improvisation, floor work and technical exercises to improve their full-body fluidity, artistic expression and dynamic specificity using vocabulary that is relevant in today’s contemporary dance world. Come ready to dance, learn and challenge your body and brain with new concepts.

Community Workshops

Family Dance

Family Dance is all about having fun! The class helps dancers of all ages to increase body awareness and motor skills and provides a supportive and imaginative environment for bonding across generations. No actual dance experience necessary!

Creative Process Field Trips

Bring your students to Basin Arts for an arts-integrated experience unique for each grade level! Basin Dance Collective will customize a 60-90 minute field trip involving dance and visual arts integrating your classroom curriculum. Students will learn about collaboration through the creative process and will strengthen their critical thinking methods through the critique process as led by Basin Dance Collective. Past field trip content areas have included Science, Math, ELA, French, and History.

Mellow Movement for Seniors

A creative movement class designed for the elderly to promote personal expression and increase health and wellness through dance. Traditional elements of a movement class including time, space and energy combine with improvisational games for an empowering experience leaving seniors feeling invigorated and empowered. This class can be adapted for groups with Alzheimer’s/dementia and limited mobility.

Movement & Mindfulness

Movement & Mindfulness workshops utilize creativity and body awareness to help students develop tools for improving focus, empathy and mind-body connection. This workshop can be customized for different populations based on age, gender, or affinities.