Dance Cardio for All Levels: Orientation KickoffTaught by Courtney Liu
About the Workshop
Welcome to Duke! Unpack, unwind, and relax as you learn basic dance moves that are simple, uplifting, and safe to do in your new surroundings. A back-to-school themed playlist strings together these moves in a guaranteed workout for your heart and your soul. Join us to ignite your creativity, celebrate new beginnings, and boost your physical and mental health!
Note: This event is open to the entire Duke Community.
DISCLAIMER: This program involves physical exertion and movement through and across space, so before beginning ensure you have adequate clear, safe space free of obstacles to move and are wearing appropriate footwear for the floor surface. If more than one person will be participating, ensure adequate space to avoid contact with other participants. It is your responsibility to use personal judgment concerning the degree of your participation in the activities, and to determine that you are in proper physical condition to participate in such activities.
About the Instructor
Courtney Liu is a Duke alum (Trinity 2013, Psychology), professional dancer (Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake), and member of the inaugural cohort of Duke’s new M.F.A. in Dance. She has taught dance nationally and internationally for the past 13 years and is currently teaching open ballet classes on Zoom (#garageballet), private lessons, and a Duke summer session course called Body Image and Gender. Courtney teaches at the Chapel Hill School of Ballet, Durham School for Ballet and the Performing Arts, and Nina’s School of Dance. She also offers private dance/fitness/yoga lessons for all ages/levels, wedding/birthday/event choreography (Save the First Dance LLC), and date night dance lessons.
Upcoming Duke Courses: Dance 122: Intermediate Ballet in-person at the Ruby this fall.
About the Location
This workshop will meet online via Zoom. See link at top of page.