For parents working in dance
Part of Dance Mama’s new live online class programme, Pre/Postnatal Dance Class - Pro Level is a pioneering, dance session specifically designed to support parents who work professionally in the dance sector. The classes draw on Ballet & Cunningham techniques.
5-week course, Wednesdays, starting 12th January to 9th February 2022 inclusive, 10.30am - 11.45am, £45
(discount for Dance Mama Live! Participants - £30)
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 pioneering, dance session specifically designed to support postnatal parents. The sessions include a dance workshop and social time.
Currently on a break!
Usually, this 4-week block includes:
10 - 11am - A fun an uplifting dance session renowned professional Dance Mama ofMum 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.
Dance on your own schedule
Whilst nothing beats the thrill of being in a live class, the timings don't always work out. Here's a taster of the replays we offer on Dance Mama Live!
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.
The industry's leading voice, One Dance UK, has compiled these online resources in response to the crisis and also has a programme of content to support you safely re-entering the dance space
Active Pregnancy Foundation also have some pre and postnatal specific COVI19 advice for activity in general.