Israeli Folk Dancing for Beginners
Israeli Folk Dancing for Beginners
Join us at the J for a lively Israeli Folk Dance Program giving you the chance to learn foundational techniques and choreography. We offer this class for people who want to start dancing, with no experience necessary.
Each week the instructor Ronit will teach basic steps and introduce new dances! Come with dancing shoes and a smile, you are going to have fun.
Closure Dates: September 26, October 10 & October 17
About the Instructor
Ronit Weinreich was born in Israel, Ronit had a deep and varied background in both dance and education. She was a lead dancer with the Shalom Dance Company, the preeminent Israeli Folk Dance company that represented Israel throughout the world. She received her B. Ed in physical education and her M.A. in Education. In Israel, she choreographed the Maccabiah and Hapoel Games opening ceremonies. Her career has also included training and teaching in Ball Room Dancing, teaching in High School as a physical education instructor and training teachers at the Wingate Institute in Israel. Since arriving in Toronto 21 years ago, Ronit has been part of the Jewish educational system and has worked in choreographing and producing children performances in the schools. She also leads one of the premier Israeli Dance evening sessions in Toronto bringing current Israeli music and dance to her participants. In the past 21 years, Ronit has been in charge of choreographing all the dances, training all the teachers and producing the Rikudiyah Dance Festival. Ronit took over as the Artistic Director of the Festival in 2008 and continued to lead this celebration of the Toronto Jewish Community. Her focus has been to continue, enhance and improve the living cultural connection between the local community and Israel.
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