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HHOH SCHOOL OF DANCE

"WAKE UP AND DREAM"

WHO WE ARE!

HHOH is a modern based school and professional dance company. The mission of The Hawkins House of Horton is to provide an outlet for full mind body and soul expression, to use dance to inspire a high vibrational generation rooted in community and to pass on codified modern techniques with an emphasis on Horton.

what is horton?

Horton is a modern based dance technique developed by dancer and choreographer Lester Horton, in the 1940's. Lester Horton created the first racially inclusive dance company giving a starting platform to black dance pioneers such as Alvin Ailey, Janet Collins, James Truitte and many others. Horton created the technique to fortify, stretch and strengthen the human body in prepearation for it's use as an instrument for dance.

IS YOUR PROGRAM BEGINNEFRIENDLY?

Absolutely! We prioritize dancers who might feel like they have a late start. All of our classes have intro and advanced levels or offer variations of combos based on skill level. We are beginner and adult friendly!

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WHAT PROGRAMS DO YOU OFFER?

- Modern Dance Technique Intensive: Our technique intensive caters to all ages and skill levels. Classes include weekly Horton based modern dance classes with Instructor Joshua L Ishmon of Deeply Rooted, Classes take place Sundays 1:30-3pm beginning January 21, 2024 until April 14, 2024. Drop in single slots available. See Technique Intensive tab to register and for more information.

- Heels University: Heels university for beginner to intermediate dancer looking to get started or continue their journey with Heels. It is a cumulative experience that covers the elements of walking, weight shifting, floor work and combination execution. Instructors are Erica Patten and Torrin Clifton. Classes take place Mondays 6:45-8pm. (See Heels University Tab)

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