Thursday, January 15, 2009

Contact Improvisation with Gretchen Spiro and Steve Homsher - Jan. 31 - Feb. 1

with Gretchen Spiro and Steve Homsher (CO)
Sat. Jan. 31/Sun. Feb. 1
1-5pm (both days)

Develop key principles of flight:
Dynamic support
Harnessing momentum

The two day workshop will explore the space where physical practice meets poetic states. Gretchen and Steve will focus on cultivating effortless flight and support while broadening the palette of creative expression grounded in the body.

Gretchen Spiro comes to Contact Improvisation with 25 years of experience. Her CI teaching is informed by 18 years of yoga teaching and practice, her training as a Dance/Movement therapist, and work as a Gyrotonic trainer. She is the founder of Tumblebones Contact Improvisation Collective, based in Boulder, CO. Her teaching is rich with metaphor, humor, and fiery enthusiasm.

Steve Homsher is an avid CI teacher and performer, and dances with Tumblebones CI Collective. Steve studied martial arts (Kendo) for 10 years, gymnastics, mime, ballet, and performed aerial dance for 6 years. In addition to a day job as a carpenter, Steve is a professional visual artist. Steve teaches with clarity, precision, and passion for cultivating efficient strength and effortless release.

Cost: $85-$120, sliding scale if paid by January 25, 2009; $95-$130 afterwards. Please write checks to Phffft! Company, Inc. and mail to 609 34th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126. To pay by credit card, email for directions

Question? E-mail contact Cyrus Khambatta or call 206.935.0459.

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