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A Conversation About Training: Page 5
balance / imbalance

balance / imbalance

  As dancers, we push ourselves to extremes. Finding a complementary movement form – such as Yoga or Pilates – helps a dancer check in,…

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relaxation

relaxation

General relaxation is a matter of survival when engaged in a number of projects.  Often I use it as a clearing of the slate (or…

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on preparing

on preparing

“.. it demanded an assessment of what kind of physical extreme my body was ready for to warm it and to push it into freedom……

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Thinking about arms

Thinking about arms

What do you think are the function of arms in the performance of dance? Justine, Susan, Jennifer jam about arms: Justine so much of my…

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on the influence of tv dance competition

on the influence of tv dance competition

As audience development, it has brought many people to notice that dance exists. This isn’t bad as this audience might possibly start to investigate other…

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What’s on our minds about training right now?

What’s on our minds about training right now?

There should be some foundation underneath the dancing. Justine Chambers: What is in my mind right now about training? What is in our mind to…

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plastiques

plastiques

“…a way to discover what images are hidden in the body, either to use them or exorcise them and free up the articulation of the…

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Darcy McMurray:  injury as teacher

Darcy McMurray: injury as teacher

“Why do I continually fall into this pattern? What is my body telling me and why? Sometimes, to hear this, we must stop moving altogether,…

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river work

river work

As a technique, it develops the understanding that “all the information is in the body.” Raina von Waldenburg Raina von Waldenburg (Center for Embodied Performance)…

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MANIFESTO

MANIFESTO

Justine:       Check out Miguel Guttieriz’s manifesto – I like what he says about teaching class – clear, truthful, direct. www.miguelgutierrez.org/classes/manifesto

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