These classes require huge flexibility from dancers, being the basis for jazz, classical and contemporary dance. It is a full of contrasts style blending dynamism with lyricism.
It is characterised by frequent changes of dynamics and moving directions. The technique itself combines the main techniques of contemporary dance with isolation typical of jazz dance. Choreographies are very often connected with music, require huge artistry and even stage skills.
Anna Beker – Master of Arts, a licensed dance instructor and choreographer, professional dancer. A graduate of Ballet Pedagogy, Dance programme, of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and Post-graduate Studies at Dance Theory. A scholar of Stage de Danse Group des Huit in France: jazz, modern jazz, contemporary, classical dance, barre au sol.
A dancer at various dance projects and performances, including “Chantier Public” with the choreography of J. Froger (Rennes). Dance shows and TV programs choreographer. (You Can Dance: Natalia Madejczyk & Tito, Dancing with the Stars: Ewa Szabatin & Rafał Bryndal), videoclips. She completed numerous trainings, including José Arcadio Limón’s modern technique, creation and work on movement at Pina Bausch’s Dance Theatre, classical dance teaching methodology (Royal Danish Ballet School August Bournonville, Prof.Thomas Lund), work methodology and repertoire in John Neumeier’s group. She practised contemporary and contact improvisation techniques at Tanzquartier in Vienna.
The founder of Jazz Dance Studio in Poznań, since 2011 the choreographer of Patos Potatos Dance Company (shows: “pART1”, “pART2”, “three”, “Something in the water”, “OneNiedoskonałe”) and Flexi & Fusion Dance Group. A lecturer of the International Course for Dance Instructor in Poznań and tutor of classical and jazz dance on the major of DANCE (Dance And Body Studies in Poznań/ The Poznań School of Social Sciences (WSUS)). The choreographer of a rhythmic gymnastics group in Poznań and Katarzyna Błoch & Marek Zaborowski – 2016 Europe Champions. The organiser of “ArtEvenings – Meetings with Dance Art” festival.
Since 2001 she has cooperated with ballet schools in Poland, Denmark, Germany and France as an instructor and choreographer.