Dancing to Madonna – Monthly Workshops!!
2022 Dates: 25th September, 23rd October, 27th November & 18th December 2022
- 9.50 – 10.50am
1 hour of Martha Graham technique high impact warmup, stretch, floor and centre based exercises for strengthening the body & improving fitness.
- 11.00am – 12.00pm
1 hour of travel and Jumping exercises learning Madonna choreographed sequence using Graham based technique.
- £10 per 1 hour Technique class
- £18 – Full 2 hour Madonna Workshop
- Graham Floor work /Travel exercises
- Learning concepts and theories
- Graham Sequence to Madonna
- Creative development
How to get the best out of your practice & leave feeling fantastic!
Contact Emma for more details –
(All payments are non -refundable at point of sale and online substitution can be offered in some circumstances)
Emma the workshop was spectacular!!!! what you bring to the class nobody else does such energy and empowerment! Like I said before… you definitely make Martha Graham proud!!!” - Workshop Attendee
Just wanted to say amazing workshop this morning-feeling well worked and LOVED being back in the studio!!!! Thanks for teaching. You did a great job and I loved the mixture of floor, standing and moving sequences.” - Workshop Attendee
Emma is a professional dancer, both in live dance and video performance, a dance and yoga teacher, and an experienced choreographer, graduating with BA(Hons) from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in 1998. In addition to performing professionally, she has been drawn to work with a variety of community groups involving heritage, local culture and disability. Emma works with them to create unique works for each, blending dance, music and creative workshops to help them tell their own stories. Emma’s work with communities is focused around her role as Artistic Director of Blood Memory Dance, where she has created multi-dimensional performance works for diverse inter-generational groups like Hawksworth memorial community, the Swathmore centre, the York Land Army festival, the Bradford Bubble Up festival. Emma has worked with DSL for over 2 years, taught specified 2 hr Graham to Madonna workshops and delivered regular evening technique classes to DSL community. Since the pandemic she have become skilled working with on-line provision, devising Youtube videos, teaching weekly dance & yoga sessions and delivering bespoke one to one classes and larger group sessions. Alongside her teaching Emma became online guest artist for Hull Dance speaking live about professional community dance projects and the changes and adaptions currently made to her artist work during the pandemic. Also being selected for self care as an artist programme run by Creative Well with integrative arts psychotherapist Roshmi Lovatt. Emma learnt fresh and innovative approaches to sustaining her role as an dance artist and facilitator. Her role as a professional performer was revisited in 2020 embarking on Ascendance R&D professional dance work out in location of Yorkshire, working with 360 film artist and other professional dancers. Emma project managed an online project mentoring young artists from Hull and Yorkshire devising and collaborating with professional Musician through virtual workshops to engage families with Time of Our Lives project funded by Arts Council. Recently Emma was selected by Northern Ballet to create an online film of her inclusive group 'Lifelines' for Expressions Dance festival 2021.