Stomping Ground L.A. 

a community arts center for people to gather and create

We believe everyone is creative and should have the opportunity to express themselves in the arts.  SGLA provides a safe space for the development, creation, and sharing of artistic work by both professionals and the communities we serve.  

 

Upcoming Classes

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Price: $15
Room: Warehouse
Class Description:
Class will consist of a guided movement meditation dedicated to building support and communication throughout the body and an opportunity to learn phrases from Bret’s choreographic works! Designed for pre-professional and professional dance artists. TO REGISTER: https://www.bemoving.org/inperson-classes *If you are unable to financially contribute at this time please contact [email protected] for more options.
About Bret Easterling:
Bret Easterling is an international dance artist who received his BFA from The Juilliard School in 2010.   He was a formative member of Gallim Dance in New York City before joining Ohad Naharin’s Batsheva Dance Company in Tel Aviv where he worked for seven years.  Now based in Los Angeles, Bret is on faculty at USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, Westside Dance Project, and the Artistic Director of BEMOVING.  He is a certified Gaga teacher who directs the Gaga Intensives in Los Angeles and New York, and curated the first ever Gaga Program at The School at Jacob’s Pillow.  He stages Naharin’s repertory at collegiate BFA programs and professional dance companies around the world. Bret has created many works of his own, receiving the Hector Zaraspe Prize for Choreography in 2010, and recognized as a Choreographic Fellow at the inaugural Ann & Weston Hicks Choreography Fellowship at Jacob’s Pillow in 2018.
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Open
Price: $17
Room: Warehouse
Class Description:
Pilates Warmup + Open Level Ballet Class with Caitlin Javech
About Caitlin Javech:
A native of Miami, Florida, Caitlin Javech is a graduate of The Juilliard School where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Caitlin has practiced Pilates for ten years as a form of cross-training to aid her dance technique, performance, and teaching. Her love of Pilates and teaching inspired her to become a certified instructor at The Kane School, NYC in both Mat and Apparatus. Caitlin is passionate about helping clients reach their health and fitness goals, recover from injuries, and improve posture through an individualized, detailed, and breatheful full-body workout. Caitlin's deep knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics along with her extensive movement background enhance her ability to work with a vast range of clientele.   Caitlin is currently based in Los Angeles, CA and is pursuing an MFA in Choreography at California Institute for the Arts and is excited to continue building her dual-focused company "JavechMovement" as a budding 'Artist Collective' and professional 'Pilates Training' business. Caitlin is adamant about helping clients to live happier and healthier lives supported by a consistent Pilates practiced programmed specifically for the individual.
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Price: $22
Room: Warehouse
Class Description:
A workshop focused on the exploration and creation of contemporary dance through the perspective  of Mike Tyus. Utilizing improvisation, ballet technique, partnering, floor work, and the imagination to break past the limits of the human body and gain access to something greater than dance.
About Mike Tyus:
Dancer-Choreographer-Creative Director  Present work being created in studio: "Recalcitrant" - the embodiment of defiance.
Featuring Joy Brown, Madison Olandt, Derion Loman, Adrian Hoffman, Gretchen Akerman, Aleks Perez, Genna Moroni, Ryley Polek. @miketyus
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Adv
Price: $10
Room: Warehouse
Class Description:
Creatively stimulating while also technically demanding, Ground Grooves is a floorwork-based class. Move in and out of the floor with awareness and control through floorwork and release technique, while getting sweaty to some sweet, sweet jams. This class is geared towards intermediate to professional level dancers and is taught by both Gracie Whyte and Laura Berg. Click here to register
About Ground Grooves:
Ground Grooves is a contemporary floorwork technique emphasizing continuous and fluid movement from a methodical and safe approach. Working both with and without momentum, dancers move through a variety of rolls, slides, inversions, and shoulder rolls. Ground Grooves classes emphasize a lush, spongy movement quality by absorbing impact with softness. Ground Grooves (Mon/Fri) is suitable for advanced/professional dancers. GG101 (Sat) is suitable for beginning/intermediate movers.
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Price: $20
Room: Warehouse
Class Description:
Class Description: "Dance Church® is a movement class that offers a fun and inclusive approach to dancing. Designed for people of all shapes and sizes, backgrounds, and identities, Dance Church is a communal space for people who want to move their bodies. The teacher leads this 55ish-minute class in a series of movement cues, accompanied by a curated playlist of multi-genre pop music. The format is open but guided throughout. No previous training is required, but open-mindedness is a prerequisite. Wear clothes you can sweat in. Most people go barefoot or wear socks. Get lost dancing together — it’s the dance party you wish you had last night. For more info and to register:
https://go.dancechurch.com/irl Registration opens on THURSDAY each week for the Saturday classes.
About Dance Church®:
Dance Church® is on a mission to empower dancers everywhere. From teachers to takers, we believe that everyone is a dancer, and dance is for everyone. From the studio to your living room, we envision a world where people can dance together from wherever — forever. Beginning as a small Sunday morning movement practice, Dance Church was created by Kate Wallich in 2010. Over the course of a decade, a joyful community of dancers and non-dancers alike have turned Dance Church into a massive gathering of people around the world, dancing and sweating together. To learn more: https://go.dancechurch.com/
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