Please join me in welcoming Ryoko Kudo to our Pulse community!
Modern classes :
Wednesdays 6-8 pm, August 17, 24, 31
Tuesday 5:30-7 pm, August 16 (advanced beginners)
Having recently relocated to the Berkshires, Ryoko will be joining our faculty for classes and workshops when her schedule allows throughout the upcoming year, beginning with a series of Modern classes on Wednesday evenings from 6-8PM – August 17, 24, 31 and Tuesday Aug 16, 5:30-7.
Ryoko Kudo MFA, has worked with the Limón Dance Company since 2001 and has had the privilege to dance works by world-renowned choreographers such as Graham, Taylor, Lubovich, Kylian, Linke, Koner, McKayle, multiple works by Limón and Humphrey. Kudo is also an aerialist with Airealistic and has performed at the Beijing Olympics, Hangzhou, China, Bregenz Opera, and in the show Breaking Surface in NYC. She teaches and restages Limón works and has taught at various institutions such as Marymount Manhattan College, Canadian Children’s Dance Theater (Canada), Congresso Brasileiro de Dance Moderna (Brazil), Arte Centro (Guatemala), Bratislava Academy of Dance (Slovakia), ArtEz (Holland), Puglia Talenti (Italy), Casa de la Cultura (Mexico), and schools in the U.S. such as SUNY Purchase, Point Park College, Bryn Mawr, Mont Clair, University of the Arts, Drexel University. Kudo is also a certified Pilates instructor since 2008. Kudo received her training from Emerson College, The Boston Conservatory, Ailey School, Graham School, Limón Institute, and Kane School of Core Integration.
Ryoko’s classes will explore movement based on the principles of the Limón Technique, which incorporates the effect of gravity and use of breath as an initiation of movement. We will explore coordinating breath and weight in terms of falling, recovering, and suspending. The class will also address use of space, time and energy with clear intention and musicality for greater dynamic range of movement and richer coloring of human expression.
Please let us know if you will be participating in any of the upcoming Wednesday Classes.
Classes are $20 drop in or included in your Pulse class pass membership.