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Countertechnique with Joy Davis: December 16-20

  • Houston Station 434 Houston Street Nashville, TN 37203 (map)

New Dialect is excited to present certified instructor Joy Davis in a week long workshop of the acclaimed contemporary dance method designed by Anouk Van Dijk: Countertechnique.

Joy has studied with Anouk Van Dijk since 2005 and is now one of four Americans and 15 teachers worldwide to become certified to teach Countertechnique. She has choreographed and performed across the US and Holland and is currently an MFA candidate at Smith College in Massachusetts.



Countertechnique® is a contemporary dance technique that stretches, coordinates and strengthens the body, making the dancer sweat, build stamina and move! The class starts with a recurring set of exercises, allowing dancers to investigate the Countertechnique® principles in detail. The second half of the class consists of changing components, working towards luscious movement combinations and jumping. The Countertechnique® class results in dancers using less energy, losing their fear of taking risks and gaining speed in changing direction.


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December 16-20, Monday-Friday// 9:30-11:30 AM





Full workshop// 5 sessions: $75

Drop in (2 hour session): $20

New Dialect accepts cash, credit, or check made payable to New Dialect. There is no online or pre-registration required for this workshop. Doors open at 9 AM. Please be sure to arrive with plenty of time to sign in, pay, and warm up before class begins.   




Houston Station, 434 Houston Street, Nashville, TN 37203