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Group Dance Improvisation Workshp
Date: June 23, 2018- June 24, 2018
Location: Smith College Northampton, Massachusetts

Sponsored by the International Association for Creative Dance, this weekend workshop is an introduction to the principles and materials developed by Barbara Mettler with and emphasis on group dance improvisation.  Group Dance Improvisation is a joyful, fresh way of perceiving self and others.  The workshop is for young adults through seniors with any level of movement experience, including none.  It is taught by Mary Andersen who has 30 years experience leading Mettler-based groups.  Mettler-based dance has been applied to a wide variety of settings including spiritual practices, liturgical dance, educational, community  and therapeutic settings.  The workshop may be taken alone or in conjunction with IACD’s Creative Dance Congress, which immediately follows.

Fees: $125, workshop only/ $75, with Dance Congress.

CULTIVATE your natural movement abilities.

EXPERIENCE total engagement of the body as you explore the basic elements of movement: Force, Time, and Space

EXPLORE creative ways to find relationship through individual and group movement.

DISCOVER how this approach has helped many people find greater ease, comfort, and joy ,