"Through repetition comes knowledge" All performers need to keep their physical instrument tuned and toned for perfection onstage. Here are 3 unique and fun ways to create a practice for yourself. Each course features subtle body work as well as movement awareness and exercises to bring the body, mind and voice into balance and being.
1/ Melting into Movement: rehydrate, rebalance and reconnect
3 Fridays: Sept. 15, 22, 29, 12:30-2pm,
$65.00 for 3 or $25.00/class. Esther Myers Yoga Studio
Learn this great technique and add it to your practice. MELT rebalances the nervous system, rehydrates fascia and reconnects the body and mind to increase awareness. Using a pool noodle; learn easy, specific movements to erase ‘stuck stress’ Easing fascia frees vocal and joint structures and deepens presence onstage.
Mail cheque to Esther Myers Yoga Studio, 390 Dupont St, OR call 416 944 0838 and leave your credit card details.
2/ Super Strength Saturday: get strong and move well.
4 Saturdays, Sept. 16 & Oct 18: 1:30-4:30 pm; Nov. 11 & Dec. 9: 10:00am-1:00pm
$40.00 /class, TDT Studios, 80 Winchester St. register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each class will target a different layer of muscles; starting with the deepest tissues which affect posture and alignment. and working outwards from deepest to superficial. Using bands, weights, balls and noodles learn to take care of your physical self as you discover and explore cool and fun ways to get strong and move well.
3/ Monday Eve Kinetics: connecting the body/mind
Mondays 6:30-8:30pm Sept 18 to Dec 11, register: email@example.com
Session 1 : Releasing head, neck and freeing the breath $135.00
Session 2: releasing shoulders, opening arms and softening ribs. $135.00
Studio A, Toronto Dance Theatre , 80 Winchester St.
Kinetics is a sensory experience of weight and tension developed through personal observation of proprioceptive and kinaesthetic processes. Practitioners lie on various sized air-filled balls, massaging soft tissue and exploring anatomy with slow, gentle movements. Kinetics is essential personal movement exploration for professional performers and a joyful corporeal experience for everyone.
FIONA GRIFFITHS (MFA,MA) teaches theatre and movement to actors, clowns, and dancers and coaches many performers in award winning shows. In 2016 Fiona received an Ontario Arts Council National/International Residency grant for researching the older moving body.
For more information: http://www.fionagriffiths.com