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My Body, My Wisdom: Movement workshop


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Vadehra Art Gallery,in conjunction with Japan Foundation, presents a Movement Workshop with Tripura Kashyap.This experiential workshop will use dance to befriend our bodies, to unchain ourselves from habitual movement patterns and unlock the bodies’ capacity to think, feel, memorize and express better. Meditative practices using music, props, body preparatory exercises, movement energizers and relaxation techniques will be interspersed with verbal dialogue related to our bodies, its potential, conflicts and needs.

Age: 18 to 45 years
Date: Feb 25, 2012
Time: 11 AM - 5 PM
Venue: Vadehra Art Gallery, D-178 Okhla Phase 1, New Delhi
Contact: YOdelhi@vadehraart.com or +91-11-46103550/51
Note: Participants do not require prior training in dance. Comfortable attire for dance recommended.

Participatory activities inspired by Yoko Ono's book of instructions Grapefruit will be explored through solos, duets, triads and group movement designs. The exploration based on metaphorical and symbolic nuances of Yoko’s instructions will help participants discover and shape a fresh movement language to relate to their everyday lives and experiences.

Workshop Facilitator: Tripura Kashyap is a choreographer and movement therapist based in Delhi. Currently she is projects coordinator at Bhoomika Creative Dance Centre where she teaches, choreographs and performs with the group. She received a degree in classical dance from Kalakshetra, Chennai founded by Rukmini Devi, the visionary revivalist of Bharatanatyam. She trained in Dance/movement Therapy at Hancock Center in Wisconsin, U.S.A.
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