Balance in Challenge – A workshop in applied Alexander Technique
May 19th – 25th, 2014
With Peter Sweet and Jeanine Ebnother Trott
This is a highly personalized workshop. You will have the opportunity to develop a rich understanding of your own movement patterns and acquire a set of tools for reducing tension in any activity. In three one-on-one Alexander Technique lessons, we will work with you on improving focus, equilibrium and the ability to stay present. Throughout the 18 hours of group class we will provide situations that allow you to test your own limits, step out of your comfort zones and see how you react to a variety of challenges. Exploring simple exercises from physical theater, martial arts, dance and juggling (no previous experience required) we will observe how a heightened sense of ease can help us learn skills, interact with other people and connect with an audience.
To conclude the workshop, you will be encouraged to apply the tools that you have studied throughout the week to an activity of your choice, be it your stage act, a skill or even something as simple as sweeping the floor or riding a bicycle.
Monday 19th Thursday 22nd 1to1 Alexander Technique classes
Thursday 22nd Sunday 25th Group work
This workshop is given at a special introductory price to celebrate the beginning of the Katapult workshop schedule. Places are limited to 12 and are allotted strictly on a firstcome, firstserve basis. The nonmember workshop price includes registration and 7 full day training tickets at the Katakomben (http://www.katakomben-berlin.de)
Price: 135€ online signup / 150€ email registration, cash payment on the door + (45€ for nonKatakomben members)
Slippery and stylish contact juggling project from Remy and Jaine at www.RunwayStudiosLA.com
From “Internal Structures in Motion” by the awesome Oskar Wrangö
Excellent ball juggling from Darragh.
Pilolip shows us an amazing array of distorted boxes, crazy timechanges and solid isolations in his most recent video.
I’ve been working with him a lot on the Piryokopi project… and im amazed by his dedication to the work. Check the related posts for more Pilolip greatness, he has been featured here a lot in the past year.
Jea9 and Caleb wish you a Happy Easter-b-ear-flapping and greet you with the new video!
Marvin Ong send us some information about him and his work.
Marvin is originally from Malaysia but now based in Los Angeles. He has been studying objects manipulation for 5 years now. Recently he started getting Master Ong’s Prop Shop of the ground, focusing on practice props and practicing to be present.