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7 Senses in CI begins this Sunday!

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7 Senses of Contact Improvisation- at Studio Azul, Berkeley, Ca.

*NEW CLASS SUNDAYS MARCH 2017*-

Sight, sound, tastbirdvideos 090e, smell, and the “touching” language of contact improvisation. Investigations and inquiry of the moving body in space and time…from the vast and intricate “articulations” of TOUCH, INTUITION,  EQUILIBRIUM (balance) and PROPRIOCEPTION (sensing location from the inside). The inner ear / (h)ear. Somatics.#)*) (note: seemingly arbitrary post-modernist over-punctuation:–:

Idiomatics of Contact Improv meets Exploratory Release Technique and other stuff. Post modern dance techniques broken down slowly with repetition. Expanding vocabulary of physics in contact, improvising with movement score/s -concepts to play with in solo or in contact with others. Returning to neutral. Integrating physical, emotional, mental.

Moving into the Spring Equinox, we’ll gain our equilibrium from a fear-inducing government and focus on developing a heightened awareness of the spidey senses during Women’s history month.

***All genders welcome-(feminists only of course) ***All Levels- (Beginners are welcome).

If Jane Austin had contact improvisation, it would have all made sense!
(Sense and Sensibility= Body and Mind).
Find freedom in movement through the IDIOMATICS of the senses, exploratory TECHNIQUES, and the CURIOSITY within creative process.

cioutside*INTUITION: (Developing your 6th Sense) Ability to predict and support movement, as well as, opening doors to the unconscious stories of the body/mind. Using aesthetic feedback scores, somatic transference, creative restrictions, blindfolded exercises, RE-membering natural origins and body part mapping.

*EQUILIBRIUM: Finding balance and proprioceptive awareness in solo and in contact with others. Learning lizandlizzanatomically sound pathways of movement, head/tail connection, spiraling in and out of the floor, falling off your axis, turning upside down, working with your range of motion, traveling and changing direction/orientation.

*TOUCH/CONTACT: Where sensitivity and skill are wedded. Increasing fluency and articulation of mindful liz22touch vocabulary. The language of contact is 3-fold: Functional Vocabulary (rolling, pivoting, sliding, pushing, pulling etc…), Sensing systems (auric field/proximal, nervous system, limbic system, muscular, skeletal, cardio vascular…etc) and Relational Contact (giving/receiving, leading/following, supporting, witnessing, sharing, saving ourselves and eachother etc…)

 

4 SUNDAYS / March 5, 12, 19, 26
3:30pm-6:30pm (3 hour classes)
$220 for all 4. 
$75 non-refundable registration fee to hold your spot)

**Note: Class builds on itself so drop-in is not preferred unless you are an advanced/experienced dancer or you are attending the first classes in sequence. Pro-rated is fine- must contact email below.

Pay now!

$220/ 4 classes (including non-refundable registration fee $75): www.PayPal.Me/LizBoubion/220

Non-refundable Registration Fee Only ($75 to Reserve your spot.  Remaining Balance due March 4): www.PayPal.Me/LizBoubion/75

*For Tamalpa Associates and Dancers Group Members, please email me and send your payment with your discount directly through your Pay Pal Account to the Piñata Dance Collective (non-refundable registration fee still applies)
email: flacc.info@gmail.com    
*Partial Scholarships available upon request.
*Receive $10 off for every friend you bring with you!  Please share the FB event page with your friends and tell them you are going. Be sure you let them know about the friend referral! 🙂

RSVP on FB herehttps://www.facebook.com/events/1108042722637556/

Imagine all the dots are people.[:]::[::]:.[:..].:.:.:. ~secret codes~Etc.

Short Video sample of combining contemporary and contact dance:

 

Piñata @ Mbongui Square 7pm Sat/Sun. Dec. 12, 13

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Xochitl

Xochitl Sosa- Our Colibri- La Piñata Original… She is one of the bay area’s leading single point trapeze artists. She is amazing to work with!!!

mbongui Square flierLas posadas, winter solstice, Piñata #15 is about Love.  Vamanos! This time Piñata is in full drag and trapeze! yes! La Piñata is finally in the air! (And in drag tambien… pero en el piso) Come and see a taste of this new development with the the incredible performers of PDC: Dominique Nigro, Andrew Cortado, Xochitl Sosa, Daniel Arizmendi and Liz Duran Boubion.

Mbongui Square. We are honored to be part of this interdisciplinary performance festival curated by Byb Bibene at Zaccho Theater in the Bay View area in SF.

Tickets:  www.mbonguisquare2015.eventbrite.com
Web:  www.kiandanda-dance.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MbonguiSquare?ref=hl

Mbongui Square is an annual arts event organized by Kiandanda Dance Theater, which gathers dance, music, visual arts and spoken word artists of varied styles and artistic choices, from the Bay Area and across the world for a sharing of their talent and art.
What defines Mbongui Square is interdisciplinary arts + multicultural community.

DanielRehearsal

Daniel Arizmendi- Sneak peek at our Piñata Queen in rehearsal..come see her dance in full drag this weekend!