Specialist Live Classes
For parents working in dance
Part of Dance Mama’s new live online class programme, Pre/Postnatal Dance Class - Pro Level is a new, online, pioneering, dance session specifically designed to support parents who work professionally in the dance sector. The classes draw on Ballet & Cunningham techniques over 4 sessions Wednesday 23rd June - Wednesday 14th July, 10.15am - 11.15pm, £36 (30Discount for Dance Mama Live! Participants).
This fun and uplifting dance session is led by Dance Artist and Mum, Lucy Balfour (Rambert, Royal New Zealand Ballet) who will mindful guide you through a hybrid of ballet and Cunningham-based technique class designed with the maternal individual front and centre.
Lucy will lead you through a grounding technical class that will give you the opportunity to explore alignment, posture and musicality, giving you the opportunity to move and be expressive and importantly, give you time to connect to yourself and your art form.
For parents who like dancing
Part of Dance Mama’s new live online class programme, Dancing Towards Connection is a new, online, pioneering, dance session specifically designed to support postnatal parents. The sessions include a dance workshop and social time over 4 sessions Tuesday 29th June - Tuesday 20th July, 10am - 11.30am, £36.
This 4-week block includes:
10 - 11am - A fun an uplifting dance session renowned professional Dance Artist and Mum of two, Laura Harvey. After a gentle warm-up, Laura will lead you through some tasks to give you the opportunity to be move and be creative and importantly, to give you time to connect to yourself.
11 – 11.10am - Comfort break
11.10 - 11.30am – Cuppa and chat! Time to talk with other parents in the session about all things dancey and parenty.
Curated Recorded Content
Here is a collection of online classes, free and pay per view, that I found useful on my mat leave and/or have been recommended to me by fellow Dance Mamas.
Disclaimer: Remember to consult with your medical team before undertaking any exercise programme, and particularly new mums should not be undertaking any exercise before passing their 6-week check with their GP. Whilst we want you to be the best that you can be, Dance Mama does not accept any responsibility for your health and wellbeing. Your body, your responsibility.