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improvisation and contact jams
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Movement Playlist #8: Contact Improvisation

Movement Playlist #8–Contact Improvisation  We’re Jammin’; 84 mins This past Sunday, I had the wonderful pleasure of meeting Pramod Miguel Bento and Rita Vilhena, two beautiful dancers and Contact Improvisation facilitators in Lisbon, Portugal. Every Sunday, Pramod and Rita facilitate open Contact Improvisation classes…

September 18, 2017
guest post: breathing again, lucia vergnano
Dance Short Stories the Gyrotonic Method

The Importance of Breathing and the GYROTONIC® Method by Lucia Vergnano (GUEST POST)

 Lucia Vergnano is a Dancer with Aterballetto Dance Company, a Mother, and a GYROTONIC® Trainer based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Vergnano now contributes to an blog called Mamma, Mi Racconti (Italian for Mom, Tell Me). In this post, Vergnano shares her thoughts on breathing, the importance of oxygen, and how the GYROTONIC® Method helped her…

April 29, 2017
movement playlist #7: barre and dance fitness
Dance General Fitness and Well–Being Music

Movement Playlist #7: Barre Fitness

A few months ago, I’ve started covering Barre Fitness classes for City Academy and Triyoga, Camden, which caters towards those interested in ballet, cardio and overall movement and alignment as an upbeat fitness class. These classes also include yoga and pilates mat exercises. This particular method has challenged…

November 26, 2016
mini dance review: skates dansteater
Dance Review Travel

Mini Dance Review: Skånes Dansteater Malmo, Sweden

The Movement Blog’s ‘mini’ dance review aims to give you a ‘short and sweet’ low-down of current performances from around the world. Company: Skånes Dansteater Show: To See the World While the Light Lasts Choreographer: Ben Wright (and dancers) When: November 4th-6th, 2016 Where: Malmo Opera, Sweden Skånes Dansteater, based in Malmo, Sweden,…

November 3, 2016