Greenwich Moves is an opportunity for embodied exploration through dance movement – an invitation to play, experiment, feel and be. We move to an eclectic range of music, with a little facilitation to help you find your way into your body and connect with your practice, but the emphasis is on offering a space for dances to emerge.
This is a friendly, diverse community of dancers which welcomes newcomers – both experienced movers and complete beginners. There’s no choreography to get right, and no dance experience or ability is necessary, just a willingness to move and offer your attention to what spontaneously unfolds.
Originally a 5Rhythms class, Greenwich Moves (né Greenwich Rhythms) was created in 2001 by Peter Wilberforce. Like Doctor Who, it has had many regenerations, and I am honoured to be holding the space for the latest. I've been dancing with the group pretty much since its inception and took over teaching the class in 2016. During social distancing we are dancing online.
Time: Saturdays, 11.30am–1.30pm.
Cost: £12 / £10 low income / £7 financial hardship.
To decide which rate is appropriate for you, please read the fee policy.
Children: The class is designed for adults first and foremost, but children accompanied by an adult are welcome. If you bring a child, please be prepared to make their welfare in the class your priority. Children under seven are free; 14–18-year-olds pay £6.
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“Dance disappears almost at the moment of its manifestation. It is an extreme expression of the present, a perfect metaphor for life. Dancers sculpt space in real time, working inside a form that is constantly in a state of vanishing. We have no artefacts. I find it strangely beautiful to be creating something that is made of us – made of our breath and blood and bones and mind – something that is made of the space between us. We embody both the dance and its disappearance.”—Crystal Pite