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The Jewish Theatre is the first in Stockholm to welcome the public to try out Gaga, a dance style that has spread worldwide. Gaga is a dance that helps you strenghten your body in a Baths engulfing for joy playful and calm way. The Jewish Theatre was the first in Stockholm to welcome the public to try it out. No previous dance experience was needed. The classes lasted for one hour and were taught by specially invited certified instructor Rachael Osborne who has been a dancer at Mr. Gaga for the People-classes offer a creative framework for participants to connect to their bodies and imaginations, increase their physical awareness, improve their flexibility and stamina, and experience the pleasure of movement in a welcoming, accepting atmosphere.

The instructor guides the participants using a series of evocative instructions that build one on top of the other.

Rather than copying a particular movement, each participant in the class actively explores these instructions, discovering how he or she can interpret the information Baths engulfing for joy perform the task at hand. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to dance barefoot, in socks or clean, soft shoes. It is advisable to bring a bottle of water and a towel for use after class. As Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company sincehe has guided the company with an adventurous artistic vision and reinvigorated its repertory with his captivating choreography.

During his first year with the company, visiting choreographer Martha Graham singled out Naharin for his talent and invited him to join her own company in New York. Naharin returned to New York inmaking his choreographic debut at the Kazuko Hirabayshi studio. As his choreographic voice developed, he received commissions from world-renowned companies including Batsheva, Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, and Nederlands Dans Theater. Naharin was appointed Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company in and has served in this role except for the season, when he held the title of House Choreographer.

During his tenure with the company, Naharin has choreographed over 20 works for Batsheva and its junior division, Batsheva Ensemble.

He has also restaged over 10 of his dances for the company and recombined excerpts from his repertory to create Deca Dance, a constantly evolving evening-length work.

Naharin trained in music throughout his youth, and he has often used his musical prowess to amplify his choreographic impact. Naharin also combined his talents for "Baths engulfing for joy" and dance in Playbacka solo evening which he directed and performed.

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