This Girl Can

Day and Time

Mondays : 19:00-20:30

Location

Abbey Wood Community Centre 4 Knee Hill London SE2 0YS

Pricing options

£0.00 Free This class is free to attend. If you can Support our work and add a donation, please chose the options below.

£6.00 Donation Option 1 This class is free to attend, but if you can afford to make a donation and support our work at Greenwich Dance, please do. You can also chose your own level of donation as a one off or monthly amount here [Donate] (https://greenwichdance.enthuse.com/donate/#!/)

£4.00 Donation Option 2 This class is free to attend, but if you can afford to make a donation to support our work at Greenwich Dance, please do. You can also chose your own level of donation as a one off or monthly amount here [Donate] (https://greenwichdance.enthuse.com/donate/#!/)

Close up on dancer with arms open and smiling, finding her own groove. Credit to Roswitha Chesher
This Girl Can strives to empower women of all ages and backgrounds through physical exercise. Led by an experienced dance artist, this class will get you working up a sweat while making new friends in a safe and welcoming environment. No previous dance experience is needed. Come along and be amazed by what your body can achieve! This class is designed for women and girls over the age of 16, however other gender identities will not be excluded if they would like to take part. Just a 4 minute walk from Abbey Wood Station. Buses B11, 229, 244, 301, 469 stop right outside the centre and the 180 bus stops around the corner.

Who's Who

Kate Durrant

Kate Durrant is an experienced dance educator working with children and young people through to adult learners. She started her career as a performer working with a variety of artists and companies such as The Royal Opera, Sol Dans Company, Turbulance Dance and Rough Cut Dance Theatre. Moving into teaching full time in 2011.

Kate teaches across the community, vocational and pre-vocational sectors facilitating sessions in contemporary technique and creative dance. She is a passionate advocate of using dance as a tool to build skills for life, going beyond the dance studio. Incorporating coaching tools to empower; creating fun, safe and courageous environments to learn and dance together in.

Holly Smith

Holly is a London based dance teacher, producer and administrator. Gaining a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance; whilst studying Holly discovered her passion for dance teaching and education through working on childrens classes at Chisenhale Dance Space and Trinity Laban.

After graduating Holly joined the Learning and Participation team at Trinity Laban where she gained a wealth of experience of working in education and community settings with children and young people, including young people with additional needs and disabilities, all the way up to teaching adults, older adults and adults with acquired brain and stroke injuries.

Now a freelance artist, Holly teaches for Trinity Laban, the Royal Academy of Dance, DanceWest, Truefitt Collective and supports classes for Greenwich Dance, working across schools, community classes and private dance studios. Alongside her teaching work Holly is the Education and Outreach Coordinator for Truefitt Collective and Associate Programme and Primary Steps Coordinator at the Royal Ballet School and was previously Participation Producer for RISE Youth Dance.

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