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Joensuu, Finland – Moving Minds : Dancing, thinking and choice making in action – 1-11th Dec 2014

malcolm and piaFor many years Pia Lindy and Malcolm Manning co-teach an eight day dance composition workshop at ISLO in Joensuu. This year we decided to open the workshop so that a few extra people could join. This is a rare opportunity to study with these two respected teachers and artists as they share their collaborative embodied inquiry on what it is to be a dancing, thinking and moving subject in the studio, in performance and in society. Participants would also gain some insight into the ISLO Dance And Somatics one-year course. more info …

Places are limited and are by application only. Please write a short email (300 words maximum) telling us why you would like to attend.

Teachers: Pia Lindy and Malcolm Manning

Classes: 1-4th and 8-11th December – Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9.30-15.45, Tuesday 13-15.45 – (Tuesday 9.30-11.45 is a Contact Improvisation class that workshop participants may also join)

Studio: Papinkatu 5, Motora’s studio Motti.

Breaks: 11.45-13.00 lunch

Cost: 250€

Accommodation: Accommodation is not included to the course fee. In Joensuu you might find something from the links below.
Youth Hostel for cheaper stay, see:
Hotel for economy price:
Couchsurfing for free:

Registration: application emails to or +35850 3727 399
In case you do not get an answer to your e-mail, call or text to Elina Ikonen

Further Information:
Elina Ikonen (course director)
ISLO Education in Dance and Somatics
Kalevankatu 8
80110 Joensuu
+358 50 3727 399