Course is over, started on May 18, 2019
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Kinetic Awareness® allows you to understand your own body-mind in movement, from your minimum to maximum, at any time. In the Ball Work workshop, you will learn how to use hollow rubber balls of various sizes to help you reach an extra deep relaxation and ease of movement.
Note: Please bring two (2) large blankets for yourself, and wear clothes that allow you to move freely, without hindering, plus an extra warm sweater & socks. This work can also be done if you are recovering from an injury, in that case, please contact the teacher well in advance.
This intensive will count towards the Kinetic Awareness® Teacher Training Program.
•bridging technique• takes the experience further and helps you find better coordination, alignment of the legs, turnout of the hips. It gives you a space to explore your full movement options and how you can use your individual body for a maximum of efficiency and pleasure.
You can work at your own level, with the given information, and will get time to experiment for yourself.
If there is enough time left, we will explore the potential of Open Form Composition, where some elements of dance are pre-set from the beginning, others are decided in the moment of performance ...
9.30 studio open
10.00-12.30 introductory workshop (The Ball Work®)
14.00-16.00 from Kinetic Awareness® to dance/•bridging technique•
Maximum number of participants :
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• NEDERLANDS •
Thomas Körtvélyessy werkt inmiddels 20 jaar als danser, maker en docent in Rotterdam en buitenland. Hij studeerde dansimprovisatie volgens de leer van moderne danspionier Rudolf von Laban aan de Rotterdamse Dansacademie (nu codarts) en werkte 20 jaar lang nauw samen met Elaine Summers, een van de oprichters van het experimentele Judson Dance Theater in New York in de jaren 1960, en de ontwikkelaar van de bewegingstechniek Kinetic Awareness®. Hierin is Thomas een gecertificeerd Meesterdocent. Hij is verder betrokken als artistiek adviseur bij Contact Zone Rotterdam, een project ter bevordering van contactimprovisatie, en bij de Internationale Dag van de Dans. || website: https:www.realdancecompany.org
• ENGLISH •
Thomas Körtvélyessy has been working as a dancer, maker, and teacher in Rotterdam and abroad for more than 20 years. He studied dance improvisation based on the teachings of Rudolf von Laban at the Rotterdamse Dansacademie (now codarts) and worked closely for 20 years with Elaine Summers, one of the founders of the experimental Judson Dance Theater in New York in the 1960s, and the originator of Kinetic Awareness®, of which he is a Certified Master Teacher. He is also artistic advisor to Contact Zone Rotterdam, a project promoting contact-improvisation, and International Day of Dance || website: https:www.realdancecompany.org