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Green t-shirts photos by Jerry Balloch for Alef Magazine.
Colourful outfits with white background photos by Nicole Marnati for MOVELAB.
MOVELAB Creative Movement classes will kick off again for the last term of the season on April 12.
New this term: MOVELAB opens classes at Capella Club in Dubai Marina and Fondue Art Centre on Al Wasl Road due to popular demand.
MOVELAB is a unique Dance Centre in Dubai that encourages toddlers, kids and adults of all skill levels to invent dance –rather than to copy steps.
See 3rd term schedule and rates below, followed with information on MOVELAB and instructor Monica Antezana.
Kids ages 3.5 to 4.5 / package of 10 classes at Ductac: Tuesdays from 16:30 to 17:15. Starts: 14 April.
Kids ages 4.5 to 6 / package of 10 classes at Ductac: Mondays from 15:10 to 15:55. Starts: 13 April.
Kids ages 4 to 7 / package of 10 classes at Fondue Art Centre: Sundays from 15:30 to 16:15. Starts: 12 April.
Kids ages 3,5 to 5 5 / package of 10 classes at Capella Club: Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:15 pm. Starts: 15 April.
Kids ages 6 to 10 / package of 10 classes at Capella Club: Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. Starts: 15 April
Adults ages 17+ / package of 4 classes at Fondue Arts Centre: Wednesdays from 20:00 to 21:30 pm. Ongoing course.
Kid’s package of 10 classes: 900 AED plus 100 AED yearly registration and 85 AED T-shirt.
Adult’s package of 4 classes: 540 AED.
Ductac: 2nd level Mall of the Emirates
Fondue Art Centre: 2nd Al Ghazal Mall, Jumeirah 1
Capella Club: Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina
MOVELAB Dance Centre
Founded in October 2013 - 'Move to think and think to Move' - These Creative Movement courses are unique in the UAE.
MOVELAB is a unique Dance Centre in Dubaithat encourages toddlers, kids and adults of all skill levels to invent dance –rather than to copy steps.
MOVELAB’ offers Creative Movement courses to people ages and of all skill levels; designs Educational Dance programs for the curriculum of schools; coaches Performance & Choreography workshops and projects for professional dancers or professionals in any other fields; and stages Dance Performances for different audiences.
MOVELAB is a movement laboratory for creative dance experiments!
Creative Movement by MOVELAB
Creative Movement is a dance class that enables students of all ages to trust their bodies and ideas in order to invent own ways of dancing. It is about discovering dance instead only of copying steps. Participants are encouraged to investigate 3 fundamental dance concepts: body, space and time. All activities and exercises stimulate creative problem thinking at the same that they improve movement technique (coordination, alignment, balance, strength, flexibility and posture). Students activate both sides of the brain and their whole body, whilst having fun!
Whether a kid or an adult, a complete beginner or a professional performer... Creative Movement offers everyone the opportunity to strengthen own movement possibilities, learning strategies, confidence, self-discipline, cooperative behavior, and positive emotions. MOVELAB fosters a non-competitive, individual, cooperative and enjoyable environment of physical challenge. What is achieved in the Creative Movement courses by MOVELAB can be directly applied to the student's school, work, arts, sports and daily life. 'Inspiring brainy-bodywork'.
Monica Antezana, founder and director of MOVELAB, says: “I firmly believe that creativity is at the centre of human intelligence. I’ve seen time and again through my education and experience in the field of movement that it is possible to develop your creativity via your own movement. Hence, develop your intelligence via your own dance. And it is 100% worth it! I have created MOVELAB based on this principle. I look forward to sharing my passion for creative movement with you.”
About Monica Antezana
Founder and director of MOVELAB, Monica Antezana is a Contemporary Dance Professional who obtained a MA in Science of Education (Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Bolivia), a BA in Dance and Choreography (Rotterdam Dance Academy, The Netherlands) and a MA in Performances Studies (Hamburg University, Germany). She works as a freelance choreographer, performer and movement educator. She danced since childhood choreographed since her teenage years and has been teaching Educational Dance for more than19 years. Since 2006 Monica produced, choreographed and performed in Hamburg and toured in Germany five solos, one group piece and one duet. During 2007 she was Resident Choreographer at K3 Centre for Choreography Hamburg. She was invited with her solo ‘babel fish moves’ for the German Dance Platform 2010. In 2013 Monica founded MOVELAB Dance Centre with base in Dubai. She performed her solo ‘I laban you!’ at The Fridge for Quoz Happens 2013.
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