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We want to encourage dancers to make Yoga an integral part of their training!
DUO OFFER: 1 x YOGA + 1 xPRO-DANCE TRAINING for £16
To reserve a space in the Yoga class please write to email@example.com you can pay for this class on the door , it’s £8.
If you can not make it please tell us in advance so the space becomes available for someone else.
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
This class will focus on skills for moving on the floor and upside with confidence and speed.
Drawing from contemporary dance techniques and elements from Capoeira we will move with flow, weight, spirals and momentum.
The class will begin with yoga and conditioning exercises to prepare the body before focusing on various movements during crossings followed by either a phrase or improvisational tasks.
Becky Namgauds is a choreographer and performer based in London. She has created work for theatres, outdoor festivals, galleries and music videos and has collaborated with Hofesh Shechter Company and LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre). Her show Like Honey was part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2019 and her outdoor work Rodadoras tours nationally and internationally.
As a performer she has worked for The National Theatre & Marianne Elliot, Marion Motin, Holly Blakey amongst others. Working across commercial dance to art installation, Becky’s experience creates a wholesome practice, incorporating physically challenging and disciplined training which later transforms into movement initiated from emotion and staying connected to the music.
Lucija creates a dynamic class where we push and expand the boundaries of physical strength, stamina and creativity at once. The class is for contemporary dance artists that wish to grow in endurance, expression and focus.
We will be multitasking and overlapping ideas and sensations.
After articulating and dissecting the body into micro pieces we will get to the place where we feel as one homogenous instrument of power. Warming up absolutely every cell and opening all the senses. When we dissolve our minds and bodies we gain the freedom to and reprogram the system. We build ourselves from scratch. The new constellation of thoughts and movement articulation provides us with choice in movement and an open, reenergised body. The body is ready to learn, relearn, fail and explore set of choreographed phrases that were based on these insights.
It is all about experiencing that first smell of freedom that pushes you into the world and makes you conquer, investigate and let go of your physical boundaries.
Creating the space for yourself where mountains can be moved.
Born and raised in Zagreb, Croatia. As a child she was trained in sports gymnastics, which eventually led to her first dance steps. She joined the ‘Contemporary Dance School Ana Maletic’ in Zagreb. After graduating she went to the Academy of Theatre and Dance in Amsterdam. In the Netherlands she worked alongside choreographers such as; Liat Tamar Waysbort (Batsheva Dance Company), Julio Cesar Iglesias Ungo (Ultima vez), Milan Tomasik (Les Slovaks) and Roser Lopez Espinosa.
At the moment Lucija is a dancer and perfomer in Jasmin Vardimon Company and a member of the cast in the provoking immersive art performance ‘The Waldorf Project’ directed by Sean Rogg and choreographed by AΦE
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
These classes are partly a culmination of many years worth of research into the exchange of ideas between Capoeira and contemporary dance, specifically the dynamic release technique. These two organic forms of movement have at their center a focus on nature, creativity, and improvisation, as well as an emphasis on spiral dynamic and the connection between body, mind and spirit. We will investigate ways to incorporate the total physical awareness necessary for Capoeira, whose roots partly lie in the art of fighting, into the more meditative world of release technique. Through Capoeira, I hope to open more opportunities for self expression within the medium of contemporary dance – using the quality and philosophy behind the movements as inspiration without direct imitation. This poetic playfulness and animalistic physicality will provide a new and exciting dimension for dancers, Capoeiristas and amateurs alike to explore.
Aneta is a professional dancer, capoeira teacher and choreographer. At Anton Bruckner University in Austria she obtained a double MA, studying movement research and dance pedagogy. She has trained and worked in Poland, Austria, Brazil and the UK. Her movement research was carried out in Brazil based on the possibility to exchange experience from contemporary dance and capoeira. She was performing with various dance companies in Europe and Brazil. Some which include E33 Dance Company (Rambert Theater), Guarini Dance Company, Animal Radio, Sean Graham, Alter Dance, Theatre, Modrzejewska, Liz King, D.ID, Tanztheater Springschuh (Tanz Quartier), and Schauaacker Feat Cia, Theater Avatar, Beatrice Allegranti Dance Theatre, Avant Garde Dance Company. She teaches regular classes and workshops and promotes her unique combination of contemporary dance and capoeira. She is also the co-founder of Need Of Movement where together with Parkour coach Farid Herrera, they deliver movement workshop across Europe. In 2016, she was selected to be the main choreographer for the opening ceremony of the European Capital of Culture