Contemporary Dance is a so-called umbrella style under which several different dance styles can fit. Contemporary Dance is influenced both by art and different dance styles. During the workshop, you will learn about the economical use of your body and how to take use of gravity in the movements. Floorwork is also an important part of the class. The class includes various guided improvisational exercises that allow the dancers to unleash their own creativity. In the end of the workshop, everything learned during class are summed up in a coherent choreography.
Pauliina Latva is a versatile dance artist and dance teacher who is also a professional physiotherapist. Over the years, she has practiced a variety of dance styles, which have influenced her current way of dancing and moving. While studying dance in New York in 2016, she was particularly inspired by the Heels technique, which she has been particularly immersed in over the last few years. In addition, she has worked in numerous dance projects and productions as both a dancer and a choreographer.
As a teacher, she is present and encouraging. Teaching dance has been a significant factor in her dancing for a long time. In her teaching, she is currently interested in exploring the concepts of encounter, connection, and cohesion. During her classes, she makes use of her extensive skills and guides everyone to move while listening to their own body.
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