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Formation: Callisthenics and Afrobeat Dance Workshop

02. 09. 2018

02. 09. 2018 — 14:00PM

Callisthenics are essentially bodyweight based exercises designed increase body strength, body fitness, and flexibility. Callisthenics does this through a variety of classic functional  movements such as pulling or pushing oneself up, bending, jumping, or swinging, using only one’s body weight for resistance; usually conducted in along with stretches. When performed vigorously and with variety, calisthenics can provide the benefits of muscular and aerobic conditioning.

In addition to improving psychomotor skills such as balance, agility and coordination. Many consider calisthenics as “movement through space”, meaning you can move freely without any restriction blocking your full strength.

BarzGlobal bring their renowned Sunday community Callisthenics session to the Bold Tendencies rooftop this summer. BarzGlobal is one of London’s leading proponents of Urban calisthenics i.e. on the streets.  BarzGlobal will use the brutalist backdrop of the Bold Tendencies Car-park to get you bodied demonstrating their agility and developing yours in our concrete cathedral.

This session will combine functional movement, natural body weight training and flexibility training in an intense 2 hour programme aimed at all ages and all abilities. The session will be run by BarzGlobal’s fully qualified and experienced instructors and will provide an all-round, well balanced fitness experience, combining exercises and activities that target the key aspects of movement, and finishing off with fruit and refreshments for all!

Equipment: Yoga mats, Skipping ropes



05. 09. 2018 — 19:00-20:00PM

George aka ‘Unkle TC’ and Kurtis aka ‘Kurtyswift’ together are a diverse dance duo called HomeBros from London, established in 2010. They have been dancing professionally for 12 years now for the award wining Hip hop dance company called BoyBlue Entertainment. They are considered as one of the pioneers of the Afrobeats industry in the UK, choreographing for and working with many international artists as well as teaching all over Europe.

The guys start with a warm up, then the first section of their classes is teaching grooves and techniques from different Afro dance styles. This leads into the second section which is usually a nice routine and then ends with their trademark freestyle battle.

Afrobeats and Afrohouse tracks are played throughout the class and the guys talk and explain the moves. It’s definitely bound to be a fun evening!

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