Contemporary Warm-Up Class with Mary Kate Sheehan, Freelance Artist in NYC and Europe


May 04 2020


5:00 am - 6:00 am


Instagram Live


Free or for Donation on Venmo or Paypal

Contemporary Warm-Up Class on Instagram Live at @mksheehanigans

Class Description: Mary Kate’s Contemporary Warm-Up Class focuses on warming up and activating the whole body, both physically and energetically. Small movement series are intermingled with moments of technique and bits of basic yoga to slowly and gently, yet thoroughly warm-up the whole body while waking up channels of energy both within the body and those connecting the body to the surrounding space. We find our center, our internal alignments, and our relationship to the space around us in a gently rigorous practice that focuses on body awareness, intention of movement, and caring for the body as our most important instrument.

Mary Kate Sheehan (San Diego, CA) is a modern and contemporary dancer in both New York City and Europe. Mary Kate has performed with a number of companies and choreographers including Yvonne Rainer, KEIGWIN + COMPANY, and Sean Curran Company at theaters including Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, and New York City Center. She participates in many dance and art events for other choreographers including Julia Ehrstrand/Ehrstrand Dance Collective, Tyler Gilstrap, Darrah Carr, and The Windmill Factory, and she is the General Manager of Sidra Bell Dance New York. Mary Kate has performed in the USA, Mexico, Sweden, Ireland, Ghana, Cyprus, and Taiwan. She teaches master classes in New York City, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK,  Greece, Taiwan, Mexico, and South Africa in professional, pre-professional, and outreach settings.

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