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March 1, 2019

​​Contact and Improvisation 
Tuesdays through August 7th, 
6-8PM. The Dark Side Studio. Kensington Market.
$20. Info and Registration: danbeardavis@gmail.com.

These classes will weave between physical skills for partnered improvisation, exercises to increase awareness of sensation and spatial relation, tools for solo, partnered and group dances, compositional practices, and more.I will offer exercises and tools seeking to increase inter-depent dances - exercising agency, choice, and discovery in a context of listening. 

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March 1, 2019

July 16-25, 2018

For two weeks, join Daniel Bear Davis at Dancemakers and The Dark Side Studio for unlimited classes in Axis Syllabus, Contact Improvisation, and Interdisciplinary Composition. Make it a personal intensive or drop-in for a few classes. Class descriptions and bio are below the schedule. All classes are all level.

$75 Unlimited (Up to 22 Hours!)

$20 Drop-In

Registration and questions: email danbeardavis@gmail.com.

Monday July 16 
10-12, Axis Syllabus, DanceMakers Studio 314: Baker
8-10pm, Performance Collage, DanceMakers Studio 314: Baker

Tuesday July 17 
10-12, Axis Syllabus, DanceMakers, 314: Baker
6-8pm, Contact and Improvisation, The Dark Side Studio

Wednesday July 18 
10-12, Axis Syllabus, DanceMakers, 314: Baker

Thursday July 19 
10-12, In/Authentic Movement, DanceMakers, 314: Baker

Monday July 23 
10-12, Axis Syllabus, DanceMakers, 314: Baker Studio
8-10pm Vestuary Adventures in Movement,...

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...

June 30, 2015

 

Contact Partnering: The Loading Docks

taught by Daniel Bear Davis and Sebastian Grubb

September 12-13, 2015. 11am-2pm.

Finnish Hall in Berkeley

$35 one day/ $60 both days

To register send payment to danbeardavis@gmail.com via PayPal or email to make other payment arrangements.

 

In this workshop we will use the concept of "Loading Docks" to detail partnering options from beginning to advanced. The LDs are areas of the body that can be utilized to offer dynamic and versatile support in weight sharing scenarios, creating lifts and flight with less effort and more freedom. 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 athletic workshop with plenty of anatomical and physics-based considerations to inform healthy and creative dancing.

danielbeardavis.com

sebastiangrubb.com

 

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