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Empathic Pathways: Fundamental Frontiers of Contact Improv

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - October 12 @ 10:00 pm

Compassion and empathy are at the heart of connecting with presence to another body. Explore skills for falling, rolling, counterbalance, and lifting side by side with a deep listening and responsiveness to our partners beyond just the physical. Contact Improv engages us on all levels and so it is that the physical pathways that we traverse are suffused as much with emotion and energetic awareness as they are filled with sensation. Come develop an easeful integration of physical technique and mindful simpatico.

SCHEDULE:
Friday, Oct 11
7-10pm Opening Class

Saturday, Oct 12
10am-1pm Class
1-2pm Lunch
2-4pm Class
4-7pm Break/Dinner
7-10pm Contact Jam (w/ live music by Moti)

COSTS (Sliding scale):
Earlybird (by Oct 9) – $60 – 90
After Oct 9 – $70 – 100
At the door – $90 – 120
Friday night only option – $20-30
Saturday only option – $50 – 80
Saturday night Jam only – $10-20

* Partial Scholarships available – Inquire

INFO & REGISTRATION: Nekothreesixty@Gmail.com 585.478.4673
Pay cash or checks to Neko or Paypal Moti to: moti@contactimprov.com
and…Out of towners… Yes, we have accommodations for you for no extra charge! Let Neko know when you register.

Moti Zemelman, MFA As your host and teacher I bring 31 years of CI experience to share. Based in Montague MA I have taught and performed across USA, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Europe and Israel. Over the last 10 years in my desire to integrate communication and intimacy skills in teaching and life I have studied Non-violent communication, Tantra, Butoh, Byron Katie’s “The Work” and most recently Betty Martin’s “Wheel of Consent”. I have been both a teacher and a board member at Earthdance Retreat Center in Plainfield, MA where I currently co-direct the Touch&Play Festival. I am a featured dancer in Sanford Lewis’ documentary film about CI “An Intimate Dance.” I also design and moderate the international Contact Improv resource website www.contactimprov.com.

Details

Start:
October 11 @ 7:00 pm
End:
October 12 @ 10:00 pm
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Venue

Foundation of Light
391 Turkey Hill Road
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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Phone:
607-273-9550
Website:
thefoundationoflight.org