Contact Improvisation 6 Pm Class + 2 Hr Jam W/ Zsuzsi

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We welcome community members at all levels of movement experience to come by and paticipate in a playful, fun and engaging class that is lighting Dallas on fire!

Studio opens at 5:40pm. Come early to warm up and hang out, and we start class at 6:00pm.

6:00-7:00pm Guided Class w/ Zsuzsi
7:00-9:00pm Play, Sharing and CI Jam

Suggested donation: $15

WHO WE ARE: A group of fun, playful, down-to-earth non-professional moving bodies interested in getting better at using physical contact in dance to discover new possibilities for expression. Sound interesting? Then come on over and give us a try!

WHAT WE DO: Contact Improvisation (CI) is a way to connect with others physically and emotionally, and (mostly) non-verbally! It's a dance practice in which two (or more) people share a moving point of connection, which often leads to sharing a common center of gravity, moving in and out of the ground, up and around in air, feeling limitless in space and time, with unlimited possibilities for FUN!!! Think… Romper Room for the Soul! And SO MUCH MORE!!

Note: All classes adaptable to your physical ability and skill level. All levels welcomed!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Zsuzsi Kapas is an international yoga teacher, dance/movement improvisation facilitator and interdisciplinary artist based in Dallas, TX. She has traveled extensively in Europe and the USA teaching and studying various somatic modalities on land and in water. Her movement based research explores relationships through sensation and perception within and without. Zsuzsi teaches Psychology, Yoga and Life Skills in a private high school and she offers Dance Improvisation, Instant Composition, Somatic Exploration, Contact Improvisation and Guided Meditation classes and workshops internationally. Her private practice also includes giving Aguahara/Watsu sessions in a salt water pool, an underwater movement technique supporting relaxation, healing and transformation. For more information make sure you visit www.yogawithzuzzie.com and like Embodiment Research and Movement Exploration with Zsuzsi

This clip to get a taste of contact improv by two playful practiced bodies: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNTwZTK_MCI

Contact improvisation is a playful outlet for our animal bodies, a deep meditation, a moving art form, a community builder, and a chance to push your edges of comfort and trust.

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“Contact improv has given me more confidence as a man and as a dancer. I have learned how to provide stable support for my dance partners, and to trust them to hold my weight too. I am learning to move from my body and shut off my mind”. - Joshua Montross

"I am addicted to doing this every week! Every dance I do, when I'm finished I feel SO DEEPLY inspired, invigorated, relaxed, enthusiastic about life, and NEW! And I can take it back into my daily life.” – Courtney Clay
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