Professional Contemporary Class with Aya Kobayashi
Aya’s class offers questions and imageries that navigate you to a dynamic journey of play. Working together with both improvisation and set material the class will explore the sense of gravity and fullness, deepen the clarity of patterns and explore the choreographic senses.
Class will take place on Wednesdays 24th and 31st January 9.30am-10.30am. At Scottish Ballet’s studio within Tramway, 25 Albert Dr, Glasgow G41 2PE. Cost £6 (cash on the day).
Aya is an independent dance artist based in UK, recently moved to Glasgow. She trained at Rambert School then completed her MA at University of Chichester. She has performed for companies such as Flexer & Sandiland, Rosemary Lee, Charlie Morrissey, Gecko Theatre, Saffy Setohy and Lila Dance. Aya has presented her work in the UK and abroad at locations including The Place, Royal Festival Hall, QEH, Birmingham Hippodrome, The Lowry, Northern Ballet, Stoke Mandeville Stadium (2012 Paralympic Torch relay ceremony), Tokyo, Madrid, Cairo and Queretaro in Mexico. She has been an associate artist for Anjali Dance Company for last 9 years where she gained range of teaching experiences and developed choreographic work with people with disabilities. She enjoys working with inclusive and intergenerational groups and dedicates to develop the artistry within communities. She works with Early Years and Family of Tate and present audience participation performances and lead education programs. Aya teaches technique and improvisation and works as a rehearsal director. Teaching credits includes Independent Dance, Greenwich Dance, Stopgap Dance Company, Stepup, Dance Limerick, Proda Norway, Rambert School and various universities/colleges in UK and abroad.
Touch Trust Classes
Aimed at helping those with severe and complex learning disabilities to access creative movement sessions. The sessions provide creative, touch-based art of movement and dance programmes, which encourage the participant’s self-development and active life-long learning within a social, creative and nurturing environment
We advise that the participants come half an hour before the session starts to be allowed to settle in the room and come out of wheelchairs to sit in the seating/bedding provided.
Classes take place on Thursdays 12.45 – 1.45 pm at Share Scotland, 6B Moorpark Court, 33 Dava Street, Govan, G51 2JA.
Dance Your Socks Off (DYSO)
Let’s wriggle, jiggle & giggle to the beat, all socks and shoes off please – let’s see your bare feet. Come and get your little one to play and have a ball. There will be lots of interaction and fun for all.
The class take place on Thursdays 9.40am – 10.10am & 10.15am – 10.45am at Tramway, 25 Albert Dr, Glasgow G41 2PE and cost £3.50 for one parent and child or £4.50 for two or more children (for parents and children aged 0-5).
Due to the high demand, we are now operating these classes on a register basis. If you would like to attend our DYSO sessions, please contact the office via 0141 559 4930 or email@example.com.
Please Note: 20/4 – 18/5
The class will take place at The Couper Institute 84-86 Clarkston Rd, Glasgow G44 3DA