[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Unique somatic core work out for adults with dancer discount

Loren Groenendaal lorengroenendaal at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 19:17:06 EDT 2017

Hello Philadelphia area dancers,

After a summer hiatus, my Core Movement Fitness class is back! This is a
unique class that encourages somatic awareness, practices coordination
while building strength for both mobility and stability. I draw from
Bartenieff Fundamentals, Pilates, Yoga, and Spiraldynamik.

Registration for sessions are online:
There are 5 slots for each session at a  VERY REDUCED PRICE FOR DANCERS!
First come first serve. Get it while you can!

The Monday series starting Monday, September 11:
The Thursday series starts Thursday, September 14:

Both of these classes happen 7:45am-8:45am at the University City Arts
League at 4226 Spruce Street

Email me with questions at LorenTeachesMovement at gmail.com or
LorenGroenendaal at gmail.com

More info below and at https://www.lorenteachesmovement.com/

Hoping to move with you,

MONDAYS 7:45-8:45 AM
Fall 1= Sept 11- Oct 30, 2017 (8 weeks)
Invite your friends to join you Mondays: https://www.facebook.com/event
More Info and Registration for Monday Fall 1 Session:

THURSDAYS 7:45-8:45 AM
Fall 1= Sept 14 - Oct 26, 2017 (7 weeks)
Invite your friends to join you Mondays: https://www.facebook.com/event
More Info and Registration for Thursday Fall 1 Session:

*This adult fitness class is focused on core-strengthening. Instructor
Loren Groenendaal is a professional dance artist and Certified Movement
Analyst. The class is primarily informed by Laban/Bartenieff Movement
Studies and includes influence from Loren's training in Pilates,
Spiraldynamik (R) TM, Yoga, and other somatic practices. With a holistic
and 3 dimensional view of the body, Loren will provide exercises that
target specific core muscle groups and other times, extend the core, asking
the whole body to work together for a stronger, more functional body for
dance or other movement in life.*

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Loren Groenendaal with Graffito Works Photo by Steve Weisz

Loren Groenendaal has been dancing since age 6, improvising her entire
life, and teaching independently for the past 17 years with years of
apprenticeship prior. As a teacher, she has taught all ages, but her focus
has been teaching creative movement to children, ages 2-12 and Modern Dance
to all ages. She is a dedicated performer of dance, choreographed and
improvised. She holds a BA in Dance and Visual Arts from Oberlin College,
an MFA in Dance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and is
a Certified Movement Analyst from the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of
Movement Studies. She is a founding member of The H-O-T Series and The
Impermanent Society of Philadelphia <http://www.impermanentsociety.com/>,
which supports freely improvised dance and music in performance; a key
organizer and teacher for the Philadelphia Contact Improvisation community
<http://contactimprovphilly.com/>and the founding Artistic Director of Vervet
Dance <http://www.vervetdance.org/>, through which she produces much of her
creative work. She is a proponent of finding more ease and efficiency in

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*Loren Groenendaal, *Teaching Artist
MFA in Choreography
BA in Dance and Visual Arts
Certified Movement Analyst
More information at Loren Teaches Movement

Loren Groenendaal is also the founding Artistic Director of Vervet Dance
<http://www.vervetdance.org/>, a Philadelphia-based contemporary dance
company. She accepts secure tax deductible donations to Vervet Dance
through Fractured Atlas
<https://www.fracturedatlas.org/site/fiscal/profile?id=8174#about_project> to
support ongoing expenses and upcoming projects. She is also a founding
member and curator of Impermanent Society of Philadelphia
<http://www.impermanentsociety.com/>, a founding Member, frequent Artist in
Residence, and current Board Member of Mascher Space Cooperative
<http://mascherdance.com/>, and a key organizer in the Philadelphia Contact
Improvisation <http://contactimprovphilly.com>community.

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