Contact Improv Workshop and Jam Session – Walking into Listening Workshop 

Contact Improvisation (CI) is a form of improvised dancing, involves exploring one’s body in relation to others through touch, movement awareness, sharing weight by following a shared point of contact.

It involves knowing the self, the movements and the connection with the surroundings through falling, rolling, counterbalance, lifting using minimal effort, centering and releasing, and responding with awareness.

In this workshop, we will explore physical contact to enhance a deeper sense of communication through the body.

The workshop will begin with a warm-up and variations in movements and walking freely with an understanding of space.

You may be guided into surrendering and listening to your own voice.

Dive into the journey of sensing the quality of touch using the simple to tool of CI like support, following, leading, rolling, sliding and point of contact etc.

This evening is open to all levels and no prior experience is required.

We invite all dancers, theatre artists, performers and all those who are interested in finding new ways of expression and self-exploration.

Facilitator: Priyanka Barua

Priyanka Barua is a New Delhi based artist. She juggles between the role of dancer, choreographer, performer, improviser and teacher.

Her research with contact improvisation began in 2015 as a cultural exchange student of Goa contact festival.

The onset of the journey, awakening deeper in her conscious she identifies herself more as a student of life.

She is trained in Ballet, contemporary and jazz for 5 years. She started teaching CI in 2016.

To enhance her research, she went to Germany to study CI and contemporary arts.

Since then her focus is on connecting, creating and sharing art with national, international artist in India through her platform named as Flow Creative Hub.

Date & Time:  12 Oct 2018 (5:45 PM – 8:30 PM)

3  Student/Artist/Need-based Partial scholarships are available.

Contact: Sitara

Phone: +91 7290062031

Email: healing@zorbathebuddha.org


 

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