CALDWELL HALL, FAITH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Drop off your children at school and come start your day with a dance based exercise class! What made the flapper flap? How did American women go from waltzing in a ballroom in long skirts and high heels to twisting on the beach in furry bikinis? Come dance your way into the answers! Join us as we laugh, sweat, and burn calories, and learn the most popular dance moves from the 1920s -2020s. Each week is a different decade. Learn the Charleston, the moonwalk, moves from boy bands, Beyonce! No dance experience is needed.
Jeanne is an actor, dancer, choreographer, teacher, and fitness blogger for Health Boosters at Withings.com. Jeanne began her training in the ballet world and became a member of the Dallas Metropolitan Ballet Company at age 13, and the Tuzer Ballet Company in Texas at 15. She expanded her training to jazz, tap, and contemporary at the Buster Cooper School of Dance and traveled to New York City to study with theater dance legends like Lee Theodore, Buzz Miller and Gemze de Lappe at American Dance Machine Institute. After getting her getting her BA at Harvard University, Jeanne danced in a variety of shows, dance concerts and with the American Isadora Duncan Dance Company. Her favorite credit is dancing as part of a trio alongside one of her dance idols, Ann Reinking, in an original piece performed at Lincoln Center as a fundraiser for the New York Philharmonic. Choreography credits include shows for TheatreWorks USA, Co-Choreographer and Dance Captain for THREE directed by Hal Prince at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, the children’s TV show BLUES CLUES for Nickelodeon, and the feature films MAN OF THE CENTURY and DUMPED. Favorite acting credits include MADMEN, PARKS AND RECREATION, HOT IN CLEVELAND, and HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. Here’s a link to a blog she wrote about the science behind why dance makes you happy and smart! http://blog.withings.com/2016/12/14/gotta-dance-studies-show-dance-improves-health-happiness/