Emily Bufferd

Emily Bufferd

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Emily Bufferd is the Producer of The Young Choreographer’s Festival, an annual event in NYC presenting the most up-and-coming choreographers, described by Dance Spirit Magazine as, "The perfect way to get inspired.” An Educator in NYC she has taught for World Dance Movement – The International Workshop/Switzerland, University of Alabama, Jazz on Tap – Atlanta, The Eglevsky Ballet, First-Act in Paris, Google Headquarters, 360 Dance Festival, and The Annual Teacher Workshop pre...read more

Class Descriptions

Contemporary

Emily's classes are a forum for dancers to explore their potential and capabilities in a judgment-free, safe, and fun environment. Beginning with a warm-up designed to stretch, strengthen, build technique, and find proper alignment; dancers will warm their bodies from the inside out and tap into each muscle group, enabling an easy transition to full bodied movement. Warm-up will be followed by an improv exercise, allowing individual movement styles to be touched upon and nurtured. Class will culminate in choreographed phrase-work; emphasizing movement quality, self-expression, and putting a ‘why’ to our movement, while pushing our technical and artistic abilities to the next level.

Jazz

Warm-up will touch upon stretch, strength, technique building, alignment, and isolation.  Followed by across the floor progressions, we will then transition to a stylized phrase; always emphasizing technique with the style of that day’s material layered on top.

Jumps & Turns

Warm-up is designed around the need for alignment, stability, weight shift, stretch, and strength.  It will be followed by across the floor progressions that build upon the basic technical elements required for clean and powerful jumps and turns

 

ABW Jazz

Warm-up will touch upon stretch, strength, technique building, finding proper alignment, and isolation.  Followed by across the floor progressions to reinforce these ideas in movement, we will then transition to a stylized phrase; always emphasizing technique with the style of that day’s material layered on top.

Upcoming Classes

Tue · Aug 20
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Int CONTEMPORARY FUSION
Thu · Aug 22
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ
Thu · Aug 22
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Int CONTEMPORARY FUSION
Sun · Aug 25
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Basic LYRICAL JAZZ
Mon · Aug 26
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Adv Beg CONTEMPORARY JAZZ
Mon · Aug 26
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Adv Beg CONTEMPORARY
Thu · Aug 29
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ
Sat · Aug 31
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Adv Beg CONTEMPORARY
Sun · Sep 01
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Basic LYRICAL JAZZ
Mon · Sep 02
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Adv Beg CONTEMPORARY JAZZ
Thu · Sep 05
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ
Sun · Sep 08
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Basic LYRICAL JAZZ

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