An instructional video that guides you step-by-step through the fundamentals of flexibility. It's chaptered in such a way that there is benefit for the ballet or jazz dancer, the gymnast, the martial artist or the contortionist. Regardless of your chosen discipline, Craig Hempsted's "Reach" video will help you achieve your flexibility goals. Craig Hempsted has trained with Cirque du Soleil, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and Les Ballets Jazz du Montreal. After embarking upon a career which took him to many international destinations, he was imported to Las Vegas to become the principal choreographer for Dick Foster Productions. For the Fosters, he choreographed "Imagine" at the Luxor, "Spellbound" at Harrah's, "Eclipse" in Johannesburg, South Africa and "Mystique" in Auckland, New Zealand. Craig is a resident guest artist/choreographer for Stages Performing Arts School in Victoria, BC and for Harbour Dance Centre in Vancouver, BC. Craig is a highly sought after instructor and adjudicator for many of the national competitions including Dance Educators of America and Dance Masters of America.
Craig Hempsted instructs the following:
Cabaret Jazz Workshop Sept 8-Oct 27
Cabaret Jazz with Craig Hempsted. In this class, we will explore and celebrate the beauty of the female form through dance. The choreography will be technically informed, saucy and often peppered with humour. All levels of ability welcome!
Song: Amy Winehouse - Tears Dry On Their Own
Fridays 6:45-8:15PM September 8-October 27, 8 weeks for $144 if register by Sept 1, $152 afterwards.