The ReFrame Teachers

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Nathan Forster

He/Him

California native Nathan Forster brings an West-meets-East coast blend of somatics, biomechanics, and technical approaches to a class fully couched in experiencing the expressive range of dance. We will expand, twist, swing, flop, and bounce as we navigate what it means to inhabit our bodies from the inside out as dynamic entities full of infinite capacities. The role of class is not to decide what we can and cannot do, but to rediscover the ways in which movement feeds and inspires us. Currently Nathan is a modern dance company class teacher for ~mignolo~, teaches modern dance for the ~mignolo~ weekly class series, and teaches+directs ReFrame Dance Theatre. Nathan loves disco.

Venmo: @NathanFoFayfan

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Michael Lee

They/Them

My teaching is akin to a creek joining a river. I understand that students already have perceived notions on what art, dance, and technique are, and try to join and let some of my knowledge, the creek, flow with them for a while. In class we will use different methods of giving/receiving information: verbal, visual and kinesthetic methods so that different students can access the information to discover new ways of learning. We will explore many different styles and techniques while honoring those who brought it to us. By the end of class, we will discover ways to tap into our aesthetics and human voices.

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Karolina Holmstrom

She/Her

Karolina Holmstrom earned her 200hr vinyasa yoga teaching certificate in 2016 and has been teaching private clients ever since. Her classes specialize in rehabilitation, building strength, and maintaining flexibility. Karolina is the head visual instructor for the Parsippany Hills High School Marching Band and Winter Guard where she teaches yoga, jazz, ballet and choreography to band and guard students. She also teaches a variety of genres in her weekly class as part of the ~mignolo~ Virtual Class Series, including yoga, modern, improvisation, and contact improvisation.

For injury concerns or pose requests, please contact Karolina via Instagram @karolinah75

Venmo: @Karolina-Holmstrom