San Francisco 11am-12noon
New York 2pm-3pm
Brasilia/Rio de Janeiro 3pm-4pm
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This 6-week series will take you through a journey of self-knowledge through movement. You will be guided to explore the five developmental movement patterns from Bartenieff fundamentals in relationship to NIA somatic dance practice. Drop-in's are welcome.
Session 1 (28th Sep) - Breath and the Joy of Movement
Session 2 (5th Oct) - 'Navel Irradiation' based on connectivity with the centre of the body
Session 3 (12th Oct) - 'Spinal Exploration' - the connectivity between centre and axis
Session 4 (19th Oct) - 'Upper Lower Body' exploring the mobility and articulation of the limbs
Session 5 (26th Oct) - 'Body Half' exploring stability and mobility of body sides
Session 6 (2nd Nov) - 'Diagonal and Contralateral Forms' exploring all the range of body’s kinesphere
Designed to provide total body conditioning in a mindful way. NIA is a holistic method drawn from martial arts, yoga and modern dance. It is safe and effective workout suitable for all ages and all levels of ability.
The course is the somatic based investigation of the 5 Bartenieff Developmental Patterns in relationship with the principles of Nia Dance.
* Body Awareness
* Body fitness
* Joyful Movement
* Strength and Energy
Type of format: Workshop with Drop-In's Welcome
Duration of each session: 60 minutes
Technical platform for the course: Zoom Pro
Concessionary Ticket - is only for job seekers, students and seniors with a low household income.
Drop-In Ticket: You can only purchase one Drop-In ticket at a time. You can expect an email from Intercultural Roots within 1-2 working days providing you with a choice of Drop-In sessions available to you. Upon receipt of your confirmation we will manually add you to the Zoom meeting and you will receive your confirmation and link.
Please ensure that you book at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the course to allow time for you to receive confirmation emails and your entry link to Zoom. This is because we rely on third parties for confirmation etc.
Please ensure you have read the Legal notices on our website before booking, in particular our notices regarding Privacy (including Privacy Considerations When Using Zoom), Refund & Cancellation, Disclaimers (including Medical) and Terms.
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