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Saturday, June 27 • 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Joy of Creative Jewish Dance

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Kick off your shoes and we'll begin with invigorating poses based on the angular and oppositional Hebrew letters.  Then we'll leave behind the narrow confining places where 'shoulds' and 'should nots'  restrict our freedom of movement---as we cross over into the promise of our own authentic expression and personal response to some of the most beautiful Jewish music in the world.  Let your arms and hands go to the flowing rhythms of Sephardic song.  Stomp and dig your feet into the sound of percussive Yemenite and North African drums.  Abandon the soul to the ecstatic music of the Hasidim.  Participants will explore the big ideas behind Jewish dance and movement while discovering their own way into it.  All backgrounds and ages welcome.    

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Bruce Bierman

Bruce Bierman is a graduate of the U.C. Santa Cruz Theatre department and has focused his studies in recent years on the art of Jewish performance. As a dancer and teacher, he performed and taught with the Los Angeles International Aman Folk Ensemble and the Music Center on Tour program, bringing world dance and music to thousands of youth throughout California. Bruce began with an interest in Rikud HaAm while living on a kibbutz for a year. He... Read More →


Saturday June 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Niagara Studio Recreation Center

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