A group dance class at the public library
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Moving with Mocean - Digital at Home Practice

posted April 30th, 2020

Mocean is pleased to announce a free 4-week digital at home series of “Moving with Mocean”, an open movement class throughout the month of June that focuses on embodiment, creativity and the joy of movement! Join Co-Artistic Director Susanne Chui and dance artist Meredith Kalaman online as they guide you through gentle movements to warm up your joints and feel connected to your body. This class is based on Mocean’s free movement class series typically held at the Halifax Public Libraries.

Classes will run on Zoom every Monday from 10:00-11:00 AM, June 7-28th.

Classes are designed for adults but everyone is welcome - no experience needed! This is a care-giver friendly event.

Please note that there will be a seated version available for participants with mobility challenges. Live auto-captioning available.
 Pre-register for this free Zoom Movement Series here!

To honour Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, Co-Artistic Director Susanne Chui and dance artist Meredith Kalaman have been learning, discovering and sharing beautiful Indigenous music as part of our digital Moving with Mocean practices throughout the month of June. We encourage you to explore the incredible art and music of Indigenous artists from Mi'kma'ki and across Turtle Island.

Check out a sample of the music we've been moving to: 

Snowblind by Tanya Tagaq

Ultestakon by Jeremy Dutcher 

Mehcinut by Jeremy Dutcher

Para Transcribir (LUNA) [Simón Mejía Remix] by Lido Pimienta

You Got to Run (Spirit of the Wind) by Buffy Sainte-Marie & Tanya Tagaq

Anuri by Ivaluarjuk

Immutaa by Beatrice Deer

Blackbird by the Beatles in Mi'kmaq by Emma Stevens

Remember Me by Fawn Wood featuring Randy Wood and R. Carlos Nakai 


Below are the archive copies of the videos from the 2020 online sessions.

Updates on upcoming community classes can be found here! Contact Mocean Dance at office@moceandance.com for more information about our Community Engagement and Outreach Programming. Photos below feature our Winter 2020 class series from Keshen Goodman Library.