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Instructionals

Here’s a dance move you should learn

Want to gear up for this weekend by loosening up your body? We got you. This is part I on how to isolate your chest. Mechanics This is a technique that requires strong visualisation. So rather than popping your shoulders back and forth (cheesy), think about the middle of your chest pushing upwards towards the […]

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Health & Wellbeing Philosophy

Growth and Transformation is possible…

We just need to accept that it’s slow journey okay? A NOTE FROM THE FOUNDER, VANESSA MARIANFeature image: Emilia Ortiz @etherial.1 What does it mean to grow?For years I’ve been a slave to the teachings of self-help podcasts and life-hack articles. Trust me, I tried all the hacks on opitmising my cognitive, physical, emotional and […]

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Health & Wellbeing

Change: Can a Leopard Change its Spots?

We’re about to start pushing for growth through our community, starting with this article.

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Music

Motorola Razr Playlist

If you’re looking for some serious nostalgia, you’ve come to the right playlist. (Cue flashback to dancing in your bedroom, hair brush microphone in hand and MTV playing on every television screen in the house) Music in the 2000s Music in the 2000s era largely drew from the popular genres of the late 20th Century […]

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News Uncategorized

Groove Therapy is coming to New York!

Our sell-out Australian dance class series is finally coming to New York city for 5 weeks only, starting Tuesday July 16 at A/D/O in Greenpoint. Groove Therapy is not your average dance class. Our movement was born out of one too many conversations with adults who admired dancers but were convinced they were too old/curvy/uncoordinated/intimidated […]

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Music

A beginner’s guide to Jazz music

Jazz music for dummies.

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Music Philosophy

How can you love Hip Hop and be a feminist?

Written by Amy Zhang I’m a walking contradiction. On one hand, I’ll be the first to put dudes in their place for inappropriately harassing a femme groover on the dance floor and yet in the same night; will happily shake my ass to lyrics like “you’re such a fucking hoe, I love it.”  So the […]

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Health & Wellbeing

Are you healthy or obsessive?

By Talia Kuo How many messages have you absorbed, consciously or unconsciously, this week promoting a “healthy lifestyle”? A dozen? A hundred? According to the IHRSA global report on the fitness and health industry, that number is more likely to clock into the tens of thousands. Crazy right? What’s more, if you find yourself surrounded […]

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Music

Arabeats

This week we’ve compiled a list of music that…was frankly quite hard to categorise and create a title for. As an Indian who was born and schooled in the Middle East until age five, I have naturally been around Middle Eastern, Arab and Muslim culture, food and music growing up. People who are Arab, Middle […]

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Philosophy

So what’s ‘International Dance Day’ even about?

Happy International dance day (to all of you reading this April 29). Why a day dedicated to dance? What’s the cause that we’re trying to raise awareness for? Play some music and lean back for an education fam. We got this. The Background International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, created by the […]