Core Class - Tuesday, February 23rd, 10 am

Core Class - Tuesday, February 23rd, 10 am

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Tuesday, February 23rd, 10 am to 11:30 am
Class instructor: Walter Apps

Class description:
Starting with a warm up inspired by Yin Yue, this class begins by waking up the fast twitch muscle group in order to challenge the individual’s reflex response, muscle memory, and muscular tone. Utilizing fast and continuous movement to get the blood pumping, the use of music allows rhythm to lead the energy of each movement; flowing in functional, efficient pathways and releasing tension in the body while remaining activated. The class continues layering focus to the feet, the lower half of the body, the abdominals, and the head and spine. Including a series of release work by Danielle Pavlik the fast twitch muscles relax and engage the slow twitch, lowering the heart rate, reconnecting the breath and grounding the body. A guided meditation calms the body and clears the mind to prepare learning or creating a phrase. The last portion involves guided task oriented improvisation.

Core Dance opens its doors to the public every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday morning. Spanning multiple disciplines, morning class is led by a variety of teachers and provides a space for growth, conditioning, and exploration. Take a class with the company, and learn from Atlanta's best.

Our back entrance is accessible by way of North McDonough Street, at the intersection of Trinity Avenue and the Decatur Square. Look for the entrance between Waffle House and DeWoskin Law Firm. If you get turned around, please call our office at (404) 373-4154.

Due to the very small nature of our parking lot, Core’s lot is limited to Core staff. Please find on-street parking or take MARTA when attending class. MARTA’s Decatur Station will plop you down right next to us in the Decatur Square. Visit for details on Decatur Station and for train and bus schedules.

In light of COVID-19, Core Dance classes are limited to eight people in the room. With this restriction, advance registration is required. All attendees must wear a mask in the building at all times, check temperature upon arrival, and utilize hand sanitizer when entering the building (thermometer and hand sanitizer are present at the entry door). 

Location / Venue

Core Dance

Campaign to Support Core Dance

For four decades, Core Dance has supported innovation, collaboration, artistic risk-taking and sustainable art-making in dance. An award-winning contemporary dance organization with global reach, Core Dance creates, performs, and produces compelling original dance that ignites the creative spirit and actively encourages participation and conversation with the community. In 1980, Core Dance was co-founded in Houston, Texas by dancer and choreographer Sue Schroeder and her sister, Kathy Russell.  Five years later, the organization added Atlanta, Georgia as a second home base, creating a platform for dance that is relevant in both cities and around the globe. Core Dance uses dance to educate, question and illuminate, and is internationally recognized for its artistically driven research practices, cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary collaborations, the humanity of the individual Dance Artists, and its rigorous physicality. (