WHERE Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Brooklyn, NY 11217
WHEN Wednesdays, 9-9:45am
INSTRUCTOR Audrey Ellis
ABOUT THE CLASS
A class aimed at developing core strength, flexibility, and greater mind-body awareness through gentle stretching and strengthening. The exercises and movements used are designed for postpartum bodies, specifically addressing reduced joint stability due to recent pregnancy and tension areas from baby carrying and feeding. Interact with your baby, learn the basics of infant massage, and meet other new moms! All pre-crawling babies are welcome. Please bring: A receiving blanket.
ABOUT AUDREY ELLIS
Audrey Lane Ellis earned B.A. degrees in Dance and Philosophy from Goucher College in 2006. Since then she has performed with NYC-based dance companies Headless Horse Dance, Tara Burns Dance, Kelley Donovan and Dancers, El Gato Teatro and 277 Dance Project. She has both choreographed and directed operas for Metropolis Opera Project as well as other musical theater projects and is a dance Critic for The L Magazine. After finishing her Master’s degree in Philosophy and Art in 2009, Ellis co-founded Brooklyn dance company a+s works. She taught dance at a public school in Brooklyn for a year and has also taught early dance education for the Greenpoint YMCA, Gymtime Rhythm and Glues, and Wee Dance. In addition to teaching for Mark Morris Dance Group, she is also pursuing her PhD in Philosophy.