Monday, June 28, 2021 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Professional and emerging dancers are welcome to attend the online zoom platform-based Brain-Body Connection Professional Development Series hosted by Free Flow Dance Theatre free of charge. If you would like and can afford to make a donation to support the future of the company please do! We are pleased to host this series of workshops with the support of the Community Initiative Fund, City of Saskatoon, and Sasktel.
Natasha Martina will be teaching June 21st and June 28th 2:30-4pm MST. Please note you have to register individually for each workshop.
Mind Body Centering
We are all unique individuals and part of our genetic make-up is to honor that uniqueness within ourselves. And yet sometimes history influenced by genetics, trauma, illness, or injury can influence patterns within our body that don’t necessarily speak to our full potential as expressive human beings. Body-Mind Centering® is used as a tool to assist the individual to access new patterns of functionality and expressivity through mindful-consciousness facilitated through movement, voice and touch. The work can range from being very subtle in nature, incorporating the various anatomical and physiological routes into the body, or can also draw on more expressive components illuminating the psycho-physical connection.
This workshop will be split into two parts: finding the tone and vibrancy of the organs and then taking that awareness into sequencing movement through the support of the organs and how that rounds out our use of expressivity; and then exploring the transportation system of our body – the fluids (cellular, extracellular, transitional, blood, lymph, cerebral spinal fluid, synovial) – and how they play a major role in counterbalancing rest and action alongside our emotions.
Jun 28, 2021
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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