Portland, ME USA

12:30-1:30 pm Contact Improvisation Skills Class w/ Kristen Stake
This class will dip into the basics of Contact Improvisation including: following the point of contact, honing one’s relationship to gravity, and moving in partnership with others. Exercises will include: bodywork, floor work, alignment, listening, sharing weight, and composition. The goal of the class will be to develop a conscious relationship with gravity, anatomy, other people, and the environment to prepare ourselves for a fruitful jam experience.

1:30-3 pm
Contact Improvisation jams provide an open space for movement exploration and research in the dance form. Dancers and movers are self-directed and responsible for their own safety. Dancers may use the time to practice skills, to drop-in and relax, or to explore solo, duo, and group dancing. Anyone can enter or exit a dance at any time and therefore, it is important to know your boundaries and ask for help if you feel unsure.

$5-10 for class or jam
$10-20 for BOTH

12:30-1:30 PM Contact Class
1:30-3 PM Jam

CONTACT: Kristen Stake, , http://studio408dance.com
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