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The Week Ahead: October 28th – November 3rd

This Week at Movement Research…

Performances and Events:

Open Performance
Tuesday, October 29 at 7pm FREE.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway
537 Broadway, 4th Floor 
Featuring works by Constance Harris, Marissa Rae Niederhauser, Nicole Touzien 
Moderated by Jeanine Durning*

*2013 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence

Classes and Workshops:

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Moving from Touch with Eva Karczag
November 1-3 Friday-Sunday  10am-1pm
Cathy Weis Studio, 537 Broadway
$90 Full Workshop
Moving from Touch
Touch comes in many shapes and sizes. From a hand resting on a hand or arm, to a back resting against a back breathing together. We are all born knowing experientially the gift of touch. When we give touch, we receive touch in return – an exchange of information from body to body – reciprocity. Touch can draw our attention from deep inside the body to the surface, to skin, and touch can take our attention from skin to depth, addressing and integrating fundamental facets of our being and giving us information about body systems, movement qualities and thought processes, as well as opening spaces for imagination. In this workshop we will explore moving from touch.

Classes this week with…

Nia Love. Morning Class 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday. 10am-12pm. $14
Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway
Class starts with across the floor rhythmic gaits that investigate independence in the body. Stacking sequential rhythmic patterns build on cardio and core work that emphasizes a feminine-derived energy where conical movement attaches to the base of the spine and radiates up through the core and out to the extremities. Center floor exercises focus on skeletal-muscular motion; rotations, isolations, and weight shifts explore a more grounded approach. The incorporation of a more crisp sensibility to an urban approach that partners up with African, postmodern, Butoh, funk and blues sensibilities. The goal: to break down inhibitions, fine tune modern techniques, yet approach dance with a sense of abandonment!

Levi Gonzalez. Morning Class.
Tuesday & Thursday. 10:00am-12:00pm. $14.
Danspace Project, 131 E. 10th Street.

Using the morning technique class structure as a model, this class will focus on dance as a physical, conceptual, and experiential practice, with an emphasis on cultivating presence inside of the forms. Class often begins with imagery and gentle preparation culled from various body-based somatic modalities that access our awareness of the organs, the skeleton, gravity, and energetic pathways through the architecture of the body and into the space. Class may also include technical exercises, choreographic structures, improvisations, and performance constructs, taking our time to engage with these materials with precision, imagination, and a thorough and informed sense of embodiment.

As well as our Ongoing Classes (click here for full descriptions)

Barbara Mahler. Klein Technique™ with Barbara Mahler – for movers of all kinds.
Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 am-12:00 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Irene Dowd. Neuromuscular Preparation for Dance. 
Tuesday 3:00pm – 4:45pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Clare Maxwell. Alexander Technique.
Clare Maxwell subbing for Ann Rodiger October 30th.
Wednesday. 12:30-2:00 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

K.J. Holmes. Contact Improvisation.
Wednesday. 6:30-8:30 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Karl Anderson. Skinner Releasing Technique™ (Introductory level). 
Wednesday 7:00pm – 10:00pm. $14.
Randy Warshaw Studio, 115 Wooster St., #2F.

K.J. Holmes. Athletics of Intimacy.
Saturday. 11:00-1:00 pm. $14.
Movement Research at Eden’s Expressway, 537 Broadway, 4th Floor.

Janet Panetta. Ballet for Contemporary Dancers.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm. $17.
Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway.

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