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Dance, Dance, Dance ...keep on Dancin!
By Cynthia Burk

Dance, Dance, Dance ...keep on Dancin!
Shifting Creations is a new dance and movement studio offering a variety of classes and programming for toddlers, children, youth and adults in the downtown area.

Cornwall - July 16, 2015 -


Shifting Creations is a new dance and movement studio offering a variety of classes and programming for toddlers, children, youth and adults in the downtown area.
Amanda Marini-Rohde sole proprietor and instructor is on a mission to share her love of movement and dance with others. She holds her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with Honours in Dance from York University, a Bachelor of Education in Integrated Arts and her Nia White Belt Certification. She has experience working with all ages in the dance class as a teacher, and student.


Programs for toddlers, children and youth can vary from one class a week to full programming with up to three classes a week including jazz, modern, contemporary, lyrical, improvisation and composition, flexibility and dance conditioning and repertoire. Adults will be able access daytime classes and evening classes including the Nia Technique, Yoga, Ballroom (seasonal) and dance conditioning/body awareness classes.
Starting in August there will be a weekend dance intensive for adults 18+ on August 1st and 2nd including creative work, contemporary, yoga, and more. Lunch will be included for both days. During the remaining weeks of August children’s dance camps take over from August 4th-28th during the weekdays running from 9-4 pm. More information can be found on Shifting Creations or you can contact Amanda directly at 613-360-9261 or 613-936-9644.


Regular programming will start in the fall and registration dates are August 19th and 20th from 4-6 pm and August 23rd from 1-3 pm.
There will be an OPEN HOUSE on July 30th from 5-9 pm with mini lessons in Nia, Yoga, Contemporary, Body Awarenesses and Alignment plus much more!


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• It's great fun.
• Dance builds confidence by giving you a sense of success and achievement when you master it.
• Dance has an outstanding positive effect on both physical and psychological well-being.
• Dancing will keep your mind active. It will improve circulation to the brain and help stimulate the memory by remembering all the steps. Great mental exercise.
• Great for improving control over your body, timing and coordination skills. You will learn how to move with grace and poise.
• Dance can effectively promote good health by improving cardiovascular fitness, strengthening the muscles, increasing circulation, decreasing blood pressure, lowering the risk of coronary heart disease, reducing stress, and many other positive benefits.
• Dancing is all about moving your body and moving your body is a great way to burn calories. How many will you burn depends on how vigorously you dance. In one-hour, you can burn from 250 to 400 calories. Yes, losing weight can be fun and enjoyable.
• Dance is a weight-bearing activity, meaning it's great for your bones. Weight-bearing exercises has been proven to increase bone density and help reduce the risk of osteoporosis.
• Dancing provides a natural icebreaker and is a great way to meet new people and make new friends.
• Any exercise can raise your spirits by raising the endorphins or so called feel good chemicals. This can lighten your mood and reduce the risk of depression.


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