Constable’s Music and Movement

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Constable’s Music and Movement

Pathe Basic Movement This image shows a demonstration of a Basic Movement class at ToynbeeRead More

Pathe Basic Movement
This image shows a demonstration of a Basic Movement class at Toynbee Hall. Basic Movement, or Music and Movement, were styles of dance based exercise founded by Theodore Constable and pioneered at Toynbee Hall. Allowing men, women and children to exercise together, it became very popular and formed part of the national curriculum.