Bonding With The Earth: Contact Improvisation Workshop By David Lim

Jittamett Kindergarten -

Ended 29 May 2016
B1000 - B1800
Jittamett Kindergarten

Workshop: Bonding with the Earth with David Lim

Continuing SOMATIC EDUCATION SERIES #3, our international artist friend David Lim is coming to Bangkok to share his workshop on contact improvisation. We invite any individuals interested in the working of the body through movement research and dance improvisation to attend. Students of physical theater and dance artists might find the practice useful. Above all it's fun and full of sensation. The class is appropriate to anybody living in a body!

Each class is limited to 20 spots only. Act fast to reserve your spot!

Class description: 
It is often said that our first partner in contact improvisation is the ground beneath us. In this workshop, we will familiarize ourselves with our relationship to the earth, exploring ways to organize our skeletal structure so that it will assist us in moving as efficiently as possible. We thereby learn to move by learning to observe our sensations. We will then work in duets, while still maintaining our connection to the earth. Skills such as rolling, falling, sliding and lifting will be incorporated to further illumine our exploration of this fundamental relationship.

Teacher's bio:
David has been practicing and teaching contact improvisation since 2005. Having had participated in numerous workshops and festivals in countries such as the U.S., Germany, and Australia, his investigation into the form is influenced by the teachings of Nancy Stark Smith, Martin Keogh, Ray Chung, Scott Wells, Tim O’Donnell, Joerg Hassman, and Alejandro Rolandi, and also by movement approaches such as the Alexander Technique, and Body-Mind Centering®. 

David has taught contact improvisation workshops in Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand, Taiwan, South Korea, and Germany. He loves to discover the ease and efficiency in moving, and to chance upon the pleasures of not knowing.

Note: Please wear clothes that allow for free range of movement and which you feel comfortable moving in. T-shirts and sweatpants are an excellent idea. It would be a good idea to remove any loose items such as watches, bracelets, jewelry, etc. before dancing. Cotton kneepads, though not essential, are highly recommended.

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36/103 Thungmangkorn Rd. Talingchan, Bangkok 10170, Thailand

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36/103 Thungmangkorn Rd. Talingchan, Bangkok 10170, Thailand

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