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November 28, 2018

​​Super|Cute|aneous Fascia|nistas 
Friday December 7th, 10-4 (with a lunch break)
With Daniel Bear Davis and Nuria Bowart

The sub-cutaneous fascia is a continuous sheet of connective tissue directly under the skin. What about the super-cutaneous fascia? What about the Super|Cute|aneous FasciaNistas?!

In this exploratory workshop we will use interaction with various qualities and arrangements of fabric to ask how the connective networks outside of our skin change our movement choices and possibilities. Taking exploration of fascia as our starting point, we will explode open the costume box, microscope into the embryological, and expand out into the environment to query how the qualities of what surrounds us change the way we move and live in our bodies. The class will combine solo work, partner work, and group work in a playful research laboratory.

Early Bird: Before November 28th: $75
After November 28th: $90
register through PayPal to danbeardavis@gmail.com

November 8, 2018

I'm excited to dance with you!

I'm excited about the classes and collaborations I've set up while I'm in the Bay Area. I'm collaborating with some of my favorite humans while I'm there! I hope you can join us. I'm also available for one-on-one movement coaching.

Click here for a newsletter with all the workshop information.

Here's the summary.

  • Co-Kinesis: Dynamic Partnering and The Docking Zones with Sebastian Grubb. Nov 28 & 30. 10-1.

  • Super Cute(aneous) Fascia Nistas with Nuria Bowart. Dec 7. 10-4.

  • Axis Monday and Friday Guest Teaching for Bronwyn Ayla and Sarah Day. November 19 & 23. 10-11:30.

  • The FUNdamentals of Contact Improvisation for All Levels - Before The Jam Class Dec 6. 6:45-8:15. Jam after.

  • Pre-Ecstatic Dance Contact Improv Classes. Nov. 21 Oakland. 7-8pm.

November 8, 2018


with Daniel Bear Davis and Sebastian Grubb
November 28 & 30, Weds & Friday, 10am - 1pm

In this workshop we will use the concept of “Docking Zones" to detail partnering options from beginning to advanced. The DZs are areas of the body that can be utilized to offer dynamic and versatile support in weight sharing scenarios to create a new “joint” with another body. We will use them to facilitate lifts and flight with reduced effort. How do we create a response-able system to deal with incoming force and transform it into possibility? How do we maintain integrity in the joints between humans to elongate a kinetic chain and conserve energy?

[Previous experience with the Axis Syllabus or experience with lifts is recommended for participation.]

Daniel and Sebastian are both certified Axis Syllabus Teachers with many years of experience in Contact Improvisation, bodywork, fitness training, and dance performance. This will be a fun, accessible, and at times athl...

August 15, 2015

 

Axis Syllabus: Universal Motor Principles.

These classes draw from the latest understandings in anatomy, biomechanics, physics, and other related disciplines to offer an integrated movement training that seeks collaboration with the structures of our body. Through specific inquiry, observation, and practice, the body is re-patterned to unleash reflexive kinetic potential while reducing the risk of injury and repetetive strain. 

 

Classes are $10-$20 sliding scale.

 

 

Also check out these other classes at the Finnish Hall:

Monday Axis Syllabus Work Group 

led by an alternating cast of teacher candidates

9:45-11:45

 

Wednesday Axis Syllabus Class with Sebastian Grubb

10-12. sebastiangrubb.com

 

And The Axis Syllabus website here:

http://axissyllabus.org/

 

 

 

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