Join Backhausdance teaching artist Miss Chi in an inspiring, 30-minute dance experience for young children focusing on basic ballet technique, creativity, and movement. Children will enjoy using their bodies and imaginations and gain awareness of the way they can express themselves through dance. Special bonus of this class is learning to count from 1 - 10 in Japanese at the same time! Class is designed for small spaces at home. Open to everyone! No prior dance experience needed.
Chihiro Sano, originally from Japan, began her modern dance training at the age of seven under the direction of Akiko Ishii. She joined Backhausdance as an apprentice and has been a full company member since 2010. Chihiro has worked as an assistant to Artistic Director Jennifer Backhaus on freelance projects including the Irvine Valley College Faculty Dance Concert, the East Valley Dance Project/Studio Project in Palm Desert, the Temecula Community Theater Dance Project and Trolley Dances Riverside. A certified yoga instructor, Chihiro is passionate about sharing her love of dance and yoga with people of all ages.