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T&P Spectrum White: Classical Contact, technique, physics

Somatic Dialogue – K’lo Harris

There is a school of therapeutic thought that believes in body memory, that the body stores memories, this is especially true perhaps of trauma. If we do not process it then it does not go away but finds some were to hide until a situation arises that will unlock it again, allowing us another chance to heal perhaps.

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Tenderness is a form of existence – Ina Stockem

I want to explore touch as a communication tool, a language of touch to connect. Why are there so many highly developped methods of giving professional feedback, on communication skills via coaching, intervision and mentoring – based on verbal language only? How can u read and listen body language in order to fulfill the need of the person on a physical level?

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Sensual Politics – Daniel Mang

The basic ideas up for reflection and discussion in this lab: a) The boundary between sexuality and sensuality is drawn differently by different people. b) Doing a lot of contact improvisation can change sexual desire.

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Tantric Doorways into Contact — Jocasta Crofts

I would like to offer a space to go deep into meditative practises using breath, opening the senses, working with the energy that is generated by the male/female polarity, moving energy through the body centers of the Chakras. All these will be our doorways to open our dance, alone or together.

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Undercurrents — Jamus Wood & Lee Bolton

This workshop is an enquiry into what we are actively not thinking, actively not feeling and actively not sensing. How we can bring this sensory landscape into our dancing and relationship with another with the possibility of sharing more of who we are.

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The Strong Dance & the Bad Dance — Ulli Wittemann

In Touch and Play I would like to create a space for exploring the “strong dance”, in which I want to integrate my 20 years experience in different martial arts forms. I would also like to explore “Bad contact”, in which we could each explore stretching the limits of dancing.

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The Soft Man — Ralf Jaroschinski

This is a specific, sensual take on contact improvisation which focuses on exploring male sensuality within a safe and contained environment.

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Postromantic Dance — Daniel Mang

3 Lab proposals: 1.1. “Sensual Politics” 1.2. “Deconstructing Masculinities” 1.3. “Postromantic Dance”

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Authentic Contact — Guto Macedo

The setting of work I created with Soraya Jorge is not Contact Improvisation or Authentic Movement. It is a relationship that is established between the forms, the intersection, the sharing, the hybridization. It is not one or the other. In Authentic Contact, there is no loss of the point of view of each approach, although it demands detachment from their original forms.

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Poetics of Touch — Karl Frost

This workshop will focus on the art-making inside of the practice of contact improvisation. We use our base in the physical skills and sensitivities of contact improvisation to explore a kind of collaborative art-making of personal experience… the poetics of human contact.

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