• bridging technique
   a framework of training for the developing dancer
  from organic, release-based understanding
  to 'classical' geometric forms,

  and beyond ...
  more about this technique

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CLOUD Den Haag / The Hague
  taught at Circle Dance Rotterdam, CLOUD at Danslab (Den Haag)
Korean National University of Arts (Dept. Choreography, Seoul)
  Codarts (Dept. CircusArts, Rotterdam)

  video recorded at CLOUD Den Haag, April 2013 - camera & edit by Gerwijn Luijendijk


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Kinetic Awareness®

re-connect with your body & learn more about your 'instrument' for dance
  in a safe and supportive environment

  explore your unique anatomy and physiology through your movement-sense
  release "frozen" tension and make it entirely your own
  prevent injuries and learn to heal actual ones

   photo ©2010 by Jan van der Ploeg - used with kind permission

  private sessions by appointment

  meer info in het Nederlands info in het Nederlands ~
  more info in English


 rainbow trajectory

dance technique available tension

   bridging technique
   a comprehensive and sustainable approach to master
   and re-form your dance technique from your personal abilities & interest
  • always move from your body-sense
  • increase alignment, coordination and tension levels to the best possible moment
  • work on fundamental patterns for specific shapes & movements
  • play with spatial directions into wild complexity and dynamics

   the syllabus and exercises are created from synthesizing principles of : 

   - Kinetic Awareness®
   - Developmental Movement / BodyMindCentering®
   - "Western" theater dance and vocabulary, including Classical Ballet
     and Laban Movement Analysis
   - the approach of Merce Cunningham
   - Eshkol-Wachmann notation
   > complete information and syllabus

     special thanks to the Kinetic Awareness® Center, ArtEZ School of Dance /EDDC, the National Korean
        University of Arts / Dept. of Choreography, Rotterdamse Dansacademie / Codarts, School for New
        Dance Development /SNDO,Fontys Dansacademie, Circle Rotterdam, and CLOUD at Danslab for
        providing spaces of experimentation in the (recent) past.

   optionally included :
  • Masunaga / Zen-Shiatsu stretches
    rebalancing from the inner organs
    based on traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine

  • Open Form Composition
    strategies to get the best of improvisation and composition
    in a single perspective

   all of these practices were taught at the
   Korean National University of Arts
   School of Dance, Dept. of Choreography
September - December 2008

> visit the journey-weblog 


  yearly summer classes at
  Dansen in het Park
(dancing in the park) 

  in Rotterdam -
  dansen op het strand
(dancing on the beach)
  Hoek van Holland

> to see a blog entry with photos from a day on
   the beach, click here

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