4th Sunday CI Class & Jam with Neige Christenson

October 22, 2017 - 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Every 4th Sunday of the month, the dance floor becomes a learning lab for Contact Improvisation. Old- and new-timers discover the form together with a class that leads easefully into a jam. All dance levels and styles are welcome!

Class (open level): $10 | 3:30-5:00pm
Jam: $8-12 sliding scale | 5-7pm
Class & Jam: $15-20 sliding scale

Class description:

A Contact duet can be so many things: a game, an inquiry, a conversation, an awareness practice and/or simply an expression of life-force energy. It requires honesty and agility of both mind and body, and a willingness to explore unknown territory, while still maintaining an alert self-awareness. This Sunday class directly follows the Falling Leaves Jam, so I’ll offer material that has emerged out of the richness of that event. As ever, it is open to all! 

Faculty
Neige Christenson

Neige Christenson has enjoyed over 30 years of exploring, teaching and performing Contact Improvisation, supported and enriched by the practice of Authentic Movement. She holds an MA in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University, and is a graduate of the National Theater Institute and Smith College, where she first discovered Contact. She actively supports both her home-jam in Boston and the CI programming at Earthdance. Her teaching encourages opening the improvisational mind and body to full presence and connection with self and other. Performance and dance portraits can be found here. Her writings on dancing the improvised life, homeschooling and our relationship to this earth have appeared in Contact Quarterly; The Sun magazine; Fire in the Womb: Mothers and Creativity; and Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring our Place in the Natural World

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