Learn a few new moves while you’re physically distancing!
To break out of your isolation blues and get you dancing, Island Moving Company and the Newport Academy of Ballet are offering a valuable thread of continuity and social connection with our new Climb the Walls & Dance! series. These FREE, 30-minute micro-classes are a great way to engage with new and wonderful things to watch and do!
Climb the Walls & Dance! provides both live-streamed and recorded content to do at home, available through IMC’s website and social media platforms.
SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK APRIL 6 – APRIL 10
Monday, April 6, 12:30 – 1:00 – Hip Hop with Tima (instagram live)
Wednesday, April 8, 12:30 – 1:00 – Ballet with Tara (instagram live)
Friday, April 10, 12:30 – 1:00 – Creative Movement with Danielle (facebook live)
Rest assured, as soon as it is prudent to return to regular programming, we’ll be dancing with delight and ready to welcome you back to classes and performances in person. Until then, we’ll continue to create new resources and ways for you to connect with us and our community.
Please consider a gift to help support this series. Your support matters now more than ever.
Thank you for helping IMC to be here for our community and you!
Pop, lock and drop it with Timur as he teaches an upbeat and fun for the whole family hip hop class
Follow along with Tara as she guides you through a ballet barre the whole family can enjoy. Be sure to have a chair or counter to hold onto!
Danielle will lead a follow along movement class for young children. This playful and energetic class will introduce ballet concepts though stretching, exploration of movement, and imagination.
Jose will lead you through the basics of salsa and get those hips moving and grooving! Learn a little combo that you can take out on the town and electrify the dance floor.
Follow along with Emily as she guides you through a ballet barre the whole family can enjoy. Be sure to have a chair or counter to hold onto.
Push ups, burpees, and sit ups oh my! Greg will lead you through a series of workouts that will get your heart rate up and those endorphins going. If you have workout mat or yoga mat it would be preferred but not required.
Revka will lead a follow along movement class for young children. This playful and energetic class will introduce ballet concepts though stretching, exploration of movement, and imagination. All that is needed is an open space and a scarf (or something similar like a cloth or t-shirt to dance with).
Libby will lead you through a simple to follow beginner ballet barre and gentle floor stretch. Follow along using a chair or counter top as your barre.
Join Lauren for a perfect jazz dance class for kids. Follow along with this upbeat class that offers exciting new ways to move!
In this class Katie will guide you through sequences to focus on your breathing, clearing and expanding the lungs, and visualizing energy and mindfulness for mental clarity and stress relief. Participants will sit (chair) or stand for the class.
Island Moving Company
3 Charles Street
Newport, RI 02840-4192