Mondays, 7-8 PM.
1 month class: July 2-30.
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Roll, twist, extend and curl your way through an eclectic mix of exercises created to unlock the mysteries of contemporary dance. Refine your technical knowledge and skill in applying these notions in a relaxed open level dance class with Neela Vadivel.
Neela comes to us as a dancer, choreographer and artistic director for Cirque du Soleil. Throughout her 20+ year professional dance career, Neela has performed and been nourished by the works of both historical and current dance masters: George Balanchine, Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian, Crystal Pite, Aszure Barton, David Parsons, Rodrigo Pederneiras, and Mia Michaels, to name a few. Their unique perspectives and approaches to movement continue to inspire Neela and countless other dancers to this day.
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Contact improvisation is an international movement art where two or more people dance together sharing physical contact. Through contact with another dancer you gain many more movement possibilities: partnering, rolling, lifting, pushing, pulling and guiding.
➢ Enjoy receiving a wonderful moving massage + great yummy stretches.
➢ Receive ‘bone love’ through healthy pressure on your skeleton
➢ Learn to flow and soften in your body
➢ Learn to be free and non judgmental in your dance
➢ Learn to trust yourself and others
➢ Learn to move from and with your center
➢ Learn playfully to be present and aware
➢ Learn to listen to yourself and your dance partner -lead and follow
➢ Have space to be playful, creative and spontaneous
Eva makes Contact Improv very safe. All ability levels welcome. As this is an improvised dance form, you can choose to move slow and gently with your partner or make it more acrobatic and wild.
Eva Alewa Geueke has been a guild certified Feldenkrais® practitioner for almost 30 years. She came to the Feldenkrais Method® as a young professional dancer and it changed her understanding of brain, body, movement and therefore, herself forever. Eva loves to teach and share her knowledge and love for conscious movement to help people to improve and excel in all areas of their lives.
Eva is also a teacher of Contemporary Dance, Qigong-Universal Tao of Mantak Chia, a IAO healer, a Capoeirista (Brazilian Martial Arts) and a choreographer. She also teaches Authentic Movement and Wave Continuum, a spin of Continuum Movement.