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Malcolm Manning

Tampere, Finland
The Language Of Sensation – CI workshop
2/3rd December 2017

By | Future Workshops

The Language Of Sensation An open-level Contact Improvisation workshop A workshop for those who love to dance contact improvisation and are interested in exploring somatic approaches to expand the possibilities of their dancing. We will move between exercises aiming to clarify the sensations which lie at the heart of CI and exploring scores that point towards different types of CI vocabulary. The idea of this approach is to minimise the teaching of set material (moves, tricks, etc) and instead to maximise the opportunities of participants to discover material for themselves through their own research and exploration. Very simply, I set…

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Proto-technique morning classes organised by Dansehallerne
2-5th October 2017

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Proto-technique class This is a process-oriented dance class focused on how we experience ourselves moving.  The aim is to develop self-awareness as a tool for creating and refining our own dance practices: widening the range of movement vocabulary and qualities; improving ease, efficiency and flow in movement; recovering from and avoiding injury. The impossibility of a purely physical training is assumed from the start. The class encourages critical and conceptual interrogation of the many discourses that shape our experience. The invitation is to enter into a perceptual dialogue with ourselves in which we become the experts of our own experience….

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Koli, Finland
BodySchool Weekend Retreat: Feldenkrais and Authentic Movement
8-10th September 2017

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BodySchool Weekend Retreat: Feldenkrais and Authentic Movement In some ways, the Feldenkrais Method and Authentic Movement take opposite approaches to supporting our growth as humans. While both encourage us to listen to ourselves and develop a respectful attitude to learning, the first confronts us to recognise our perceptual and kinaesthetic habits,...
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