Contemporary Floor Work with WolfBird

GRIT … “secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence.” Grit is word I personally love because it has the duality of being hard-hitting, yet with an undeniably positive connotation. I bring up this word because I think the WolfBird class definitely requires some grit.

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Tap at Trip the Dark

Sick of adulting? Who isn’t! Being an adult with responsibilities and the expectation to act mature is way overrated. The solution? Take a tap class! I have never tapped before in my life, but as soon as I put on the tap shoes my childish instinct took over and I just wanted to dance around […]

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Theatrical Jazz with Thorey Mountain

What better time to oil the joints than Sunday morning?Thorey Mountain gives classic jazz dance workshops from 9 – 10.30 on Sunday mornings at BodyVox. Although several students attend every class, the workshops are given in four week sessions so it is important to check the dates, listed in advance on the BodyVox website. If […]

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Open Modern with Shaun Keylock

Modern dance on Tuesday morning? Why not?? Every day is a great day to dance so why not Tuesday. This class recently changed times and is just starting to build so I was one of only two students. But that just meant we got even more dancing in! Held at N.E.W. at 810 SE Belmont […]

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Bellydance with Henna

Henna is one of the incredible talents in the Portland Bellydance community. She has been teaching since 2006, is an award winning performer, and with her genuine and chill personality, she easily feel likes your best friend.This class was my very first bellydance class ever. While Henna teaches all over town, I went to her […]

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Oregon International Ballet Academy

Elusive Treasure Unlike a painting which can be seen forever, the masterpiece of classical ballet needs to be passed down and that’s what Xuan and Ye, directors of Oregon International Ballet Academy, intend to do. Xuan describes ballet as an elusive treasure, something you can’t learn from a book. Training and discipline are generic terms […]

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