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Alice Heller Dance

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African Dance

Classes include body isolations, dance steps, choreography, ending with a traditional community dance circle - all in a spirited and supportive environment

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A somatic fitness practice
set to soul stirring music. Classes incorporate 9 NIA forms – 3 from dance, 3 from the martial arts and 3 from the healing arts including yoga

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Early movement starts with fun sing alongs, fingerplays, loco-motors and much more. Geared towards creating safety in community between children and caregivers/parents

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Private Sessions

Have you always wanted to sharpen your skills and get a fresh creative look at movement fitness and choreography? Each session is customized to fulfill your dream of being the dancer you want to be

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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: Nia workshop at The Center to Thrive Studio, 55 Market Street b1, Ipswich, MA 01938.
For more information or to register in advance, call Lakshmi at (978) 471-1078.
DATE: Wednesday, October 30 , 2019.
TIME: 7:30 – 8:45pm.
COST: $15.  ($20 at the door so sign up in advance!) 

MONDAY NIGHTS: Nia, Om Namo Studio, located at 21 Belmont Street, Cambridge, MA.
This weekly class is held from 7:30pm — 8:30pm  $15 or less-  class discounts available 

WEDNESDAY MORNINGS: Nia for summer at the Dance Complex. NOTE LOCATION CHANGE, Location is now at 536 Mass Avenue, Central Square, Cambridge, MA. starting September
This weekly class is held from 9am — 10am. RSVP for more information and studio number

THURSDAY NIGHTS:  African Dance resumes in Sept. 19, 2019. 3 Workshops is 7:30pm – 9pm at Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Road, Lincoln MA 01773  October 3 October 17 and November 14 th 2019  sign up today !

Please contact me at alice@alicehellerdance.com if interested in further details

FRIDAYS: Open for privates, morning or evening. Morning slots open 
Please contact me at alice@alicehellerdance.com

SATURDAYS: NIA/African Workshops at Magma Studio Gloucester, MA  
October 19th at Om Namo Center Cambridge   and October 24th at magma.center in Gloucester Ma

 October 19th - foot workshop         October 24- Nia &African dance with live drumming 

Alice attending Camp Fareta
August 12 – 21, 2016, Dunlap, CA

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Camp Fareta is a residential workshop hosted by Youssouf Koumbassa, a master dancer, choreographer, and teacher from Guinea, West Africa, and featuring many other master dancers and drummers from Guinea, Mali, Senegal, the Congo, and other countries. It is a total immersion in West African drum and dance that started back in 2006 and is held annually at a beautiful setting in the southern Sierras of California each summer.




Teacher of African dance, Nia and Children's classes in the Boston Metro area for over 20 years.

Classes include body isolations, dance steps, choreography and songs. Experience a great workout in a spirited and supportive environment.

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