by Carol Fonda
English and learn dance in famous dance schools in the USA, among
others Broadway Dance Center - school known from TV hit 'You can
created BodiBalance for dancers who want to improve their skills and
open their minds, bodies and emotions to new possibilities. These
workshops are the journey, the aim of which is discovering your own
personality and your own body. They will enable you to gain
conscious of your body, so that the way you dance can change
BodiBalance Workshops comprise 2-hour
classes every day with professional and qualified teachers. In
the first week, participants of the workshops focus mainly on BodiBalance
Move Principles. During next weeks the students learn how to
improve their dance and make Jazz, ballet, Modern, or any other
chosen style out of it.
The classes are designed to shift gradually from the neutral calm
state to the state of "energetic hurricane", which gives
your dance moreartistic expression.
photo: Carol Fonda
Carol Fonda danced ballet in San Francisco, in Lyon, Moderno
ballet from Guatemala, and in many dance groups from New York. She
also danced as a single dancer, taking part in TV programmes and
interviews. She held BodiBalance workshops in United States, but
also in Europe and Central and South Africa. Fame of the classes
with Carol grew constantly, her students were both dancers and
sportsmen, especially after her cd "BodiBalance© WarmUp for
Dancers" was published.
Dance schools organizing BodiBalance
Alvin Ailey American Dance Center -
the aim of this school is to educate flexible dancers, who will be
as good in Modern Dance as e.g. in ballet and Jazz. There are
classes devoted to techniques and dance of Katherine Dunham and
Lester Horton, and to ballet and American Jazz.
Ballet Arts - offers
classes devoted to Jazz, Hip-Hop, Capoeira, step and many others.
The school offers classes for dancers regardless of how much
advanced they are.
Broadway Dance Center -
offers varied choice of dance classes. Ballet, Hip-Hop, Jazz, step,
modern dance, yoga, acrobatic gymnastics - these are only some of
the organized workshops. Both beginners as well as advanced dancers
Dance New Amsterdam -
organizes Jazz classes according to the technique by Lynn Simonson.
Characteristic feature of her style of dance is specific, calm
movements of the whole body. The classes comprise warm-up, and then
complex dance movements that require precision of movements and
Mark Morris School -
mirrors style of dancing of Mark Morris Dance Group. There are
workshops devoted to modern dance, ballet, Jazz/Hip-Hop and pilates.
Martha Graham School -
dance technique adopted at Martha Graham School is based on the
thesis that every move has its source in the abdomen and upper part
of the body, and that the flexibility of movements is improved by
strenghtening of the back.
Merce Cunningham Studio -
classes are held in a style that enables you to use all
possibilities that rhytm gives you. At the beginning there is a
warm-up, then the participants are dancing.
Peridance - offers
a great choice of dance workshops devoted to modern dance and ballet
for dancers on all levels. The school uses all new trends in modern
dance (technique by Limon and Martha Graham). There are also classes
of Hip-Hop, Jazz, Capoeira, yoga and pilates.
Steps on Broadway -
classes on all levels. The school offers a varied programme of
workshops comprising, among others: ballet, Jazz, Modern Jazz,
modern dance, step, tango, flamenco, Hip-Hop and Irish Dance.