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Wed, Feb 15

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Calgary

Sword for Powerful Purposeful Presentation

This is more than a beginner sword class, this is the foundational class that introduces the student to a vocabulary of movement with swords.

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Sword for Powerful Purposeful Presentation
Sword for Powerful Purposeful Presentation

Time & Location

Feb 15, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – Feb 16, 2023, 8:00 p.m.

Calgary, 4005 9 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 3C7, Canada

About the event

Explore sword dancing beyond balancing a sword on different parts of the body; learn a robust vocabulary of both held and balanced movements designed for dancing with your sword. In addition, you will learn the history of modern sword dancing, and its basis in martial arts, basic grip changes, and the fundamentals of Bohemian Blade Improv Technique, which explores the basics of choreography creation.

You will learn:

  • Respect for your weapon. How to care, clean, and maintain your sword, as well as different types of swords, and a history of swords and dance
  • A vocabulary of held and balanced movements unique to the Boho Blade vocabulary
  • That a sword is more than a balance prop
  • The basics of creating dances with a sword, and how to string a phrase of dynamic poses and movement together to create

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