Emily Bufferd

Emily Bufferd

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Teacher Bio

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

Thu · Oct 17
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ
Thu · Oct 17
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Int CONTEMPORARY LYRICAL
Fri · Oct 18
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Int CONTEMPORARY LYRICAL
Thu · Oct 24
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ
Fri · Oct 25
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Basic CONTEMPORARY JAZZ
Thu · Oct 31
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ
Fri · Nov 01
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Basic CONTEMPORARY JAZZ
Tue · Nov 05
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Adv Beg JUMPS & TURNS
Thu · Nov 07
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ
Thu · Nov 14
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ
Fri · Nov 15
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Basic CONTEMPORARY JAZZ
Thu · Nov 21
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Beg LYRICAL JAZZ

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Double Time Weekend
More classes added to our regular drop-in schedule!
Double Time Weekend
More classes added to our regular drop-in schedule!

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