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Dancing With Spirals Workshop. In-Person with Elizabeth Lentz-Hill

June 29, 2024, @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm HST

Saturday June 29, 2024
1:00 – 3:00 pm 
$36 for Members

Come take a spin! Let’s move and dance with spirals!

Spirals are part of our being, from our DNA to the small spiral motions as we walk, to the larger spirals as we look ahead, beside, and behind us in life. Start this workshop by exploring the physical spirals you can find in your body. Extend into stretching, then improvisational movement, and finally a spiral dance phrase.

Perfect for movers of any level or experience. Dress for comfort, with footwear that allows your feet to spiral easily on our beautiful, sprung, mango wood floors.



Elizabeth Lentz-Hill

Elizabeth’s students love the joy, humor and freedom of expression in her classes. Her classes inspire students to think about dance and life in new, exciting ways.

Elizabeth grew up in Hawaiʻi and is happy to be home, dancing in the place she loves, after more than twenty years of experience performing, teaching, choreographing and promoting dance. She has toured France, Brazil, Mexico, and the U.S. with Tennessee Dance Theatre, Chicago Moving Company, Lucky Plush Productions, and Breakbone DanceCo., and performed works by Bill T. Jones, Doug Elkins, Twyla Tharp, and Charles Weidman.

Prior to returning to Hawaiʻi in 2018, Elizabeth co-founded two dance companies and two regional dance festivals on the continent, one to promote modern dance in Chicago and one for 7-12th grade dancers and their dance educators in Mississippi. She served as an Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), where she taught ballet, modern, dance education, anatomy, choreography, and dance theory classes. While at USM, Elizabeth worked to bridge the Dance and Theatre Departments, including co-creating a full-length devised theatre work with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and serving as Interim Chair for both departments. She holds a BA in Religion with a concentration in Women’s Studies from Carleton College, and an MFA in Dance from the University of Washington.

“Ms. Lentz-Hill has effervescence, an inner glow, and an absolute belief in what she is presenting in the studio. There is an indefinable type of energy that leaps from her to her students. These qualities projected not only from Ms. Lentz-Hill but also from the students in the residency as they worked with her. The dancers left her sessions with knowledge of a dynamic energy, knowing they had something of value to contribute to the community around them so much greater than an ability to be a technically sound dancer. To paraphrase a student in the residency – working with Ms. Lentz-Hill was not just a lesson in technique, it was a lesson in life! “ – Mid-Pacific Institute

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June 29, 2024,
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm HST
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