Get Moving

Dance |

Get Moving | Wed 6 Dec | Wed 10 Jan to Wed 20 Mar | 6.45-7.45pm | £70 (10 wks) | £7.50 PAYG | 18+ yrs | Tutor Various Practitioners | Studio 1

Get Moving is an open dance class for adults of all abilities exploring movement, improvisation, and connection with the body in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

An open adults’ dance class for all abilities. The class will explore moving and connecting with your body.

Through working with different Dance Artists/Practitioners you’ll have the chance to develop technique and learn phrases of movement, with options for progressions and regressions to suit your body and dance experience. Plus opportunities to throw yourself into improvisation, and create your own movement in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

Important information

Please note there is no class 14 Feb

What do I need to bring with me?

Please come ready to dance in comfortable clothes that you can move in, long hair should be tied back and jewellery removed. Bring your own water in a bottle.

Are there any additional costs?


About the tutors

Emily Baxter

is a previous member of Brewery Youth Art. Having graduated from The Guildford School of Acting in 2018, she now enjoys sharing her skills and experience in community theatre and dance sessions. Emily is also a lecturer at Kendal College in the Performing Arts department, and as well as this runs her own weekly Tap classes and ad hoc Musical Theatre workshops in the local area.

Emily’s classes: An upbeat class, looking at technique and strengthening, finishing with a Jazz/Musical Theatre combination.

Emily Baxter

Emily Davies is a previous Brewery Youth Dance member and has been delivering sessions at Brewery Arts, and other settings, since gaining her Dance degree in 2016. She enjoys sharing her love of dance with those she teaches. Emily’s style of movement is grounded in contemporary technique, creative dance and connecting with people, be that in the studio or with an audience.

Emily’s classes: Expect a fun and expressive contemporary technique and creative class. Explore moving in a way that feels good to you, enjoying Dance as a way to uplift and enhance well-being.

Emily Davies

Lucy Nicholson is a professional dance and movement artist specialising in bodily awareness, creative practice, facilitation and movement direction. As well as her freelance practice, Lucy is a senior lecturer on the BA Hons Dance course at UCLan. She is passionate about the power of positive and responsive facilitation and the transformative nature of dance & movement in participatory settings.

Lucy’s classes: Inclusive, friendly and fun, using a system called LBMS that supports bodily awareness, finding wholeness and efficiency as well as discovering new ways to move and make.

Lucy Nicholson

Gemma Higginbotham is a dance artist and somatic practitioner with over 28 years of experience working with the poetics of the body. Gemma teaches both nationally and internationally and offers one-one client sessions in somatic movement enquiry from her studio in Cumbria.

Gemma trained at Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) and then at the renowned Brussels-based dance school, PARTS, under the direction of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Gemma holds an MA (with distinction) in Dance and Somatics for Wellness: Connections to the Living Body from UCLan.

Gemma’s classes: Gemma’s classes are grounded in her experience in improvisational and somatic practices. Using guided movement exploration, they aim to facilitate towards a sense of pleasure in movement and playful engagement with our own dancing bodies as well as with others, developing a sense of flow and resilience in our dancing as well as our daily lives.


Paige Douglas graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a BA Hons in Dance Performance and Teaching in 2022, she now delivers contemporary and creative dance sessions within the local community. Paige’s movement style is grounded in contemporary technique with influence from her ballet training. Through assisting and delivering on various projects with LPM Dance and working with UCLan Dance, she has recognised the impact dance has on our wellbeing. She aims to create a safe and supportive environment for everyone to learn.

Paige’s classes: The classes will include contemporary technique and creative tasks with opportunities throughout to connect to each other in the space.

paige douglas

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