I am a recent Naropa MFA Contemporary Performance graduate, living in New York City. I wanted to let the Shambhala community know I will be offering a contemplative dance practice/deep play workshop in Portland Oregon this August.
Please feel free to share this information with interested parties in the Portland area.
THIS VERY MOMENT:
Disciplines for Improvisation and Composition
“This very moment is always the occasion.”
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Saturday August 28, 1-4pm
FINDING FOUNDATION: Using the Four Postures of Mindfulness as a source for dance improvisation and TAMING THE DISCURSIVE BODY with Stillness,
Slow Motion and Repetition to make solos on-the-spot.
Sunday August 29, 1-4pm
THE RED SQUARE: Investigating composition practices beginning with seeing yourself in the space and engaging with props as ‘allies’.
With New York teaching artist Damaris Webb
Based in New York City, Damaris is a performer, director and teaching artist
whose work explores the intersection of contemplative dance, improvisational performance art, and contemporary theater.
$50 for both sessions.
Bodies in Balance
208 Southwest 1st Avenue #340
Portland, OR 97204
A $25 non refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot.
Please contact [email protected] with “This Very Moment”
in the subject heading to make a reservation or for further questions
Limited to 10 participants