Urban Styles & Hip Hop

Urban SchuhOur Urban Style Classes present different styles known under the synonym "Hip Hop": from Popping, Locking, b-boying / Breakdance, New School and Video Clip Dancing - the classes allow joyful work with choreography and powerful combinations. Demanding workouts prepare the dancers for the virtuous street techniques. Historical background given point out the fascinating history of Hip Hop to the interested dancer to explain the versatility of the genre and its special character and philosophy.

With us, Urban Styles are being taught on the basic principles of dance medicine and dance science as are all our classes. Hip Hop and all Urban Styles count among the most demanding dance techniques and dancers are more frequently injured than in other styles. Hence, it is of utmost importance that teachers and choreographers working in the field are well experienced in the given fields of dance medicine and science to provide the dancers with means of injury prevention and increase their ability to perform.

Read for further information the chapters on Hip Hop, Breakdance and Street Styles in Judith-Elisa Kaufmanns  "Tanzpädagogik & Tanzmedizin Die Symbiose der Zukunft. Fach- und Arbeitsbuch Tanzpädagogik." Remscheid. Rediroma-Verlag. 2016. ISBN-13: 978-3868709728    ISBN-10: 386870972X


"Only a maximum of health allows a maximum of performance!" [Judith-Elisa Kaufmann, 2008]

All classes of Body, Art & Expression are based on the international concepts of dance medicine and dance science. The principal of the institution, Judith-Elisa Kaufmann, is an internationally renowned lecturer for dance medicine and science as well as dance pedagogy. She is on the board of "tamed", the Organization for Dance Medicine in German speaking countries.

For the interested reader please enjoy "Kaufmann, Judith-Elisa: Tanzpädagogik & Tanzmedizin - Die Symbiose der Zukunft. Fach- und Arbeitsbuch Tanzpädagogik." Rediroma Verlag, Remscheid. 2016.  Available on Amazon. English version coming soon! ISBN-13: 978-3868709728    ISBN-10: 386870972X