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Dance: Dance For All workshops with Laura Sarah Dowdall

20 Mar - 8 May 2019 (Past)

Dance Theatre of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire

Connect to your body, senses & creative expression through dance, improvisation & partner work.

Workshops invite people of all ages, abilities, all levels of vision and hearing to dance, and are a fun, social way to improve balance, coordination, physical health & mental wellbeing.

The workshop includes warm up, chair yoga, breathing practices to calm the body and mind, dance exercises, creative movement, improvisation to music, partner-work and dance theatre games.

Workshops are 90-minutes long each week and cost €60 for 6 weeks. They take place on Wednesdays from 1.15pm-2.45pm, 20th March to 8th May, 2019.

Contact: laura@runningblind.ie  or telephone 087-963 3229
Visit: www.runningblind.ie/workshops for more information.
Read Dancing in the Dark: Irish Independent

This video is a compilation of footage from Laura Sarah Dowdall’s integrated dance workshops at Rua Red, South Dublin Arts Centre as part of her dance residency. It shows a montage of close-up footage of participants doing various exercises exploring touch and movement with their hands and other parts of the body.

A Dance for All workshop at the Dance Theatre of Ireland in Dun Laoghaire in full swing. Photo: Steve Humphreys

Participants to date have reported increased self-confidence, heightened spatial awareness, and a strengthened ability to ‘listen’ through their senses

Dance choreographer Laura Sarah Dowdall with Helena Mollaghan from Sandyford. Out of sight on the ground is Helena's dog Alfie. Photo: Steve Humphreys


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