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WiLDING Collaboration: The Real-Evolution Will Be MOVING with Laura Ward New York NY
April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A movement-based journey of expression, meaning, and reflection
through simple posture and gesture explorations.
What does it take to GET BIG, to take up space, to get small… to shrink or back off, to brace and resist, or to flow and let go???
These themes will be explored in relationship with ourselves and with others through the use of geometric space, expansion, contraction, growing, shrinking, yielding, pushing, pulling, and resolving.
Through guided movement, sensation, and discussion we will forage for new insights and develop patterning that supports our growth and agency.
Laura Victoria Ward, BA, CMA, RSME, an award-winning choreographer, Laban Movement Analyst, and teacher. In conjunction with dance and somatics, her special interests are the movement and health of fascia and group dynamics. She is the artistic director of Octavia Cup Dance Theatre and a founding member of the Glam Rock Cabaret. Laura splits her time between Kingston, NY, and NYC much in the way her body shares time within classical and somatic movement forms.
Liz Koch is an international educator, author, and creator of CoreAwareness™ focusing on awareness as key for developing human potential and awakening consciousness. With 40 years experience specializing in the human core, Liz is recognized in the somatic, bodywork, and fitness professions as an authority on the core tissue called Psoas. Both nationally and internationally published, her works include The Psoas Book, Unraveling Scoliosis CD, Core Awareness; Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise & Dance, Psoas & Back Pain CD and Mother, Maiden, Crone: Our Pleasure Playlist and her new book Stalking Wild Psoas: Embodying Your Core Intelligence published in 2019 by North Atlantic Books.