Over the past months I've been offering classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advance Dancers as well as classes for our Adult Community. As we continue to adapt to this unprecedented situation, my classes continue to adjust based on your feedback.
School is back in session for 2021, there are some changes in my schedule. Below you will find detailed descriptions for all classes and some video samples will be posted soon. Registration varies depending on the organization hosting each class.
For Event section scroll down to the bottom of the page.
Thank you for your continuous support, let's keep on dancing!.
Starting June 17th will be offering a Beg/Int Modern class for Berkeley Ballet Theater, class will be in person, with all safety protocols in place.
And In July My Contemporary class on Fridays will be back to Lines Dance Center, in person. Our party time will be back at 6pm!!!
Play Date/Movement is a series of classes offered independently from any organization, in a variety of styles and an adequate level for each dancer, from the Adult to the Pre-professional and Professional. Classes are limited to a maximum of 10 dancers per session in order to give each individual attention, coaching and feedback. Classes are hosted via zoom and all are 90 minutes long, donation based but no one turned away for lack of funds.
For Play Dates is recommended that your video is turned on. Registration will be closed 20 minutes before class starts.
Advance: Designed for the dancer in training, the advance and professional dancer looking for a challenge, this classes are more choreographed, looking to work on performance quality, musicality, execution and artistry at a fast pace challenging the bodies and minds.
Intermediate: Designed for the Intermediate Dancer, the adult professional and our experienced adult community, for those looking to maintain, strengthen and work on their technical abilities.
Beginner: Designed for the beginner adult dancer and specifically for the Horton technique, anyone interested in learning the basic vocabulary, placement and execution of this wonderful Modern Dance Technique. Dancers with experience in other forms are welcome to this simple yet challenging classes.
If you are new to Play Date/Movement please let me know a little bit about yourself and which class/classes you'd be interested You need to register to attend Play Dates. you will receive the link about 15 minutes before class starts and information on your email. If class is full you will be notified. If Class needs to be cancelled you will be notified 30 minutes before start time.
For safety of all who attend Play Date/Classes meeting ID's and passwords will be different every week. Offering classes in English and Spanish. Use the links below to Register for classes.
Monday 6pm US-Pacific Time Advance level.
Friday 11:00am US-Pacific Time Intermediate Level
Sunday 10am Us-Pacific Time Open level
Ballet with a contemporary approach.
In this class we incorporate contemporary ideas and vocabulary into classical ballet. In the Intermediate class we focus on the use of the upper body, correct alignment, and safe exploration . In the advance class we work on speed, rhythm, musicality and choreographic phrases for center work. Barre and center. An open mind is necessary.
Tuesday 6pm US-Pacific Time.
Friday 6pm US-Pacific Time.
Ideal for the Intermediate and Advanced dancer. In this class we challenge the body and the mind. Starting class with some ideas of movement exploration and improvisation, class builds to a choreographic phrase that is both, challenging and fun. Dancers need to be comfortable with floor work.
Wiggle Tuesday will be finding a new day and time starting June 22.
Wednesday 10:00am Us-pacific Time Intermediate Level
Thursday 6pm US-Pacific Time Advance Level
Saturday 11:30am US-Pacific Time Beginner Level.
For Advance Beginner class we learn the basic vocabulary, work on coordination and placement. Intermediate class will introduce longer combinations and more challenging work. For the advance class dancers must be familiar with the technique and ready for fast paced choreography, directional changes and transitions in and out of the floor.
In this class we take elements of the Horton technique and make some accommodations for full expressive movement from the commodity of our homes. Challenging full class. Horton inspired choreographic phrases at the end of each class.
Saturday Class is back to 11;30am
Thursday Advance class will be finding a new day and time starting June 16th, Maybe moved to Wednesdays time TBA.
Play Date/Jamming (originally Play Date/Movement)
Random sessions announced via Instagram stories.
Improvisation, movement research, a space open to all levels of movers, more than just a class this is community where you are welcome to share your ideas for all of us to explore.
Alonzo King Lines Dance Center
Beginner Level Horton Technique
Monday 4:30pm US-Pacific Time.
Welcoming all levels and ages!!
A night of drinks, music, dance and art.
"The Cancelled Wedding"
at the Foreign Lens in San Francisco.
Friday May 7th, 2021, 6pm. We Will be performing at around 8:30pm.
for tickets and more information click here!!
My New Contemporary Ballet work performed by Anna Lipkin and Sarah Wellman.
Gracias a todos por una Increíble experiencia, Un placer Mexico!!!!
Sinergias de Movimiento del 22 de febrero al 20 de marzo
Proyecto organizado por las bestias/laboratorio de movimiento en la ciudad de Mexico.
Una increíble oportunidad de trabajar con artistas mexicanos que han desarrollado su carrera en el extranjero.
Videos, platicas y clases magistrales.
Thank you all who came to the performance at Stevenson Street on November 5th, thanks to those of you who watched the livestream on Instagram.
If you would like to see the work, please go to my Instagram page: @vihtl
You will find the live stream recording on IGTV on my profile.