Acro Dance Summer Intensives
PAC Summer Intensives are an opportunity for dancers to tumble, contort, stack, stunt and lift. Whether you are an experienced acrobatic dancer or a dancer new to the world of acro, intensives are a great way to develop and expand on acrobatic skills and knowledge.
During intensives, dancers will participate in a dance-gymnastics combo warm-up, including a different yoga for dance inspired stretch routine each day. Dancers will then engage in across the floor dance exercises and skill-specific circuit trainings – different day, different skill! The transition to choreo will happen following progressions so we’re able to incorporate our newly learned skills into a team routine. We’ll wrap up each day with strength training and a fun, cool down exercise. Dancers will learn the importance of stretching and strengthening as it applies to acro.
On the final day of intensive, family and friends are invited to a skill demonstration, mini recital and graduation ceremony. This is an opportunity for dancers to showcase what they’ve been working on throughout the week!
“All work and no play?!”
Dancers will be engaging in a variety of acro related, fun activities throughout the week! These games, mini-challenges and special tasks will be geared towards teamwork development, vocabulary acquisition, creativity and self-expression.
JUNIOR ACRO INTENSIVE
Ages 6-10 Beginner to Novice*
9AM-11AM DAILY from JULY 24th – 28th, 2017
This intensive is for dancers aged 6-10 eager to get a first taste of acro and for dancers new to the discipline that want to solidify and expand on their skills! Focus will be on rolls, bridges, handstands and cartwheels/roundoffs. Learning will be progressive; we’ll start with the basics and build up! Dancers will also be learning a short routine, which they’ll showcase at our week-end showcase*!
SENIOR ACRO INTENSIVE
Ages 10+ Novice to Advanced*
1:30PM-3:30PM DAILY from JULY 24th – 28th, 2017
Find yourself cartwheeling and handstanding in your backyard? If so, this intensive is for you! Dancers 11+ who are new to the genre or with some acro experience are encouraged to join the Senior Acro Intensive. Focus will be on headstands, handstands, backbends, limbers, walkovers and aerials. We’ll also be working on skill connection and artistic transition between skills. Dancers will likewise be learning a short routine for presentation at the week-end showcase*!
*Week-end Showcase and Graduation Ceremony*
Junior Acro Showcase – 11AM-11:30AM on Friday, July 28th in studio
Senior Acro Showcase – 3:30PM-4PM on Friday, July 28th in studio
It’s a given that dancers love to perform! We’ll wrap up our week with a mini-recital/graduation ceremony where intensive participants can show-off the skills and routines they’ve learned throughout their week. Each dancer will receive a certificate of completion; a little recognition for a week of hard work!
For more information or to register please email Robyn Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org.