druna - tableland
contact improvisation, dance, movement, experience, voice and meditation


Tenderness and Flying - contact improvisation

Zita Pavlištová (Czech Republic)

Saturday 30th of July 2016

Workshop of Contact Improvisation for all experienced dancers and daring explorers of body and movement. Discovering how space carries the body, how composition of the body in space affects the lightness and sensitivity. The connection of body and mind to relax into the flight, to lead partner in the air, accurately and without collisions. We will discover the way from the subtle interactions to large air pathways. We find release in a variety of positions in the air and on the partner. And we see how easily switch between ground, air and partner.

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Somatic Art

Shahar Dor (Israel)

14th - 18th of September 2016

Movement, Improvisation and Performance
Intense artistic formation – creative semi-professional project with israeli dancer, choreographer and teacher Shahar Dor. A special opportunity to go deep into the roots of Shahar’s work, in a small dedicated multicultural and multidisciplinary group. Intense somatic exploration, mutual inspiration and creation in studio, in exteriors and continuous improvised performances. This is an invitation to the world of Shahar Dor – a platform for exploration and expression, a research where the deep mind of dreams and visions communicates itself through the active, playful body. The formation is divided into three cycles during semptember to november 2016.

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Training for Life IV. - Heart Chakra

Komala (Brazil) and Khushru (Austria)

16th - 21st of September 2016

Intense process of exploration and self-discovery on the levels of human consciousness through the seven energy centers. The aim of this work is to open our full potential as a human being, to reconnect our essential nature and to apply our inner discoveries in life. With the completion of the whole training, you will have acquired skills for working with people.
Heart Chakra – love, relationships and intimacy, acceptance, tenderness, compassion, balanced opposites.

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The Art of Falling

Adrian Russi (Switzerland)

24th – 28th of September 2016

Contact Improvisation is a constant interplay with gravity and every rising movement results eventually in the coming back down towards the floor – “The art of falling” will focus on this physical fact that seems to be simple but not always easy to practice. To integrate falling as a natural and safe part into the dance leads you towards effortless and resourcing movement qualities, where you can experience gravity rather as an energy supply than something to overcome. The floor and the space will turn into real partners – communication partners to get supported and nourished from and that enable you to dance in a 3-dimensional and juicy way.

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The Original Matrix and the Embodiment of Form

Roger Gilchrist (USA)

27th - 30th of October 2016

This postgraduate course of biodynamic craniosacral therapy we organize in collaboration with the Wellness Institute (New York) and after its graduation you receive a certificate. This seminar is 5th part of a three-year professional training in NeuroEnergetic therapy. This seminar examines the organizing forces in the biofield from the level of consciousness, to energy dynamics, to physical forms and conditions. We will also explore the relationships among emotions, energy, and healing. When we specifically understand the energy dynamics of embodiment, the relationships of consciousness, emotions, and physical experience becomes very practical. We will start to assemble all the components of our study of NeuroEnergetic Therapy into a broad-based holistic clinical practice, leading to even more effective results with our clients.

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Long Jam of Contact Improvisation - Prague

11th - 13th of November 2016

Jams of contact improvisation in Prague are delicate tuning gaining speed and potential, opening physical game into breath-taking forms.
On exceptional place… while metamorphosis of sky and sequences of lights… bodies, minds, inner spaces are tuning on each other… looking for mutual relation and purpose of the moment. Physical encounter in movement, flying, stillness… in a story. Gaining support in courage, enjoyment, sensitivity, openness… ability listening to yourself, to the other.
We who belonged here, are warmly expecting all of you who are coming from faraway. We are looking forward to experiencing all new that you bring to our common space. To share here the mixture of all different experiences coming from many far places.

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The Spiritual Aspect of Healing Process

Mike Boxhall (Great Britain)

19th - 22nd of January 2017

A posgraduate course primarily intended for professional therapists (craniosacral therapists, ostheopaths, physiotherapists, psychotherapists) as a praxis that opens a gate to different dimensions of treatment. The teaching continues where the concept of therapy and the knowledge of reached its limits. We will employ the way of work on a table inherent to craniosacral biodynamic therapy enriched with other levels of perception and the feedback. The intention of this course is to research on the spiritual aspects of therapy that are natural part of our embodied being. More than a lesson, it is thus a form of a collective praxis. A praxis, that leads to expanded consciousness and restores the connection with one’s essential qualities.

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