What we're about

Join this class to have a taste of freedom and take that sensation into your life!

• Freedom to move your body without learned steps or routines;
• Freedom to let go of comparisons, judgments and criticisms;
• Freedom to be yourself and connect with others.

Each time, your dance is your unique experience. And yet, it is done in a great company. You get lots of permission to do what’s true for you and enough support be reassured and relaxed.

Our class is a shared journey through a dance cycle:

• First, we open our bodies to move with breath, weight, space and each other;
• Then, we let our dance develop and transform, releasing old patterns and finding new ways to move and relate to ourselves and others;
• Finally, there is time to integrate our experience through sharing our dance and being present to our own sensations and our connection with the rest of the room.

There are exercises and guidance to encourage your curiosity and learning; there is also space to dance without any instructions, to process what you have learnt… and just for the fun of it! There is great music, that is specially selected for each session, to serve us throughout the class.

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Inspiration: A freedomDANCE retreat at Sundance, Turkey

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INSPIRATION
The name of this retreat has a special meaning. Alex dedicates a year of his teaching to celebrating the memory of his teacher Anna Halprin. Anna can be considered a pioneer of contemporary use of dance for personal growth and healing. it is her legacy is the inspiration for the retreat.

We will explore different levels of relationships (from ourselves all the way to the Universe!) as well as our personal history. Anna Halprin's brilliant techniques and structures - such as self-portrait, polarities, including natural environment - will support us on our journey. We will also hold Anna's Planetary Dance, a collective ritual of peace and healing as part of the retreat. Anna wanted to leave the Planetary Dance as her main legacy.

PLACE
Sundance (Turkey, the nearest airport is Antalya) is one of our favourite spots. We will have two beaches, lots of beautiful nature and a wonderful dance space. It's a unique place hidden away from mass tourism where we can be immersed in nature. www.sundancecamp.com

PRE-REQUISITES
This retreat is classified as 12 hours of Level 2 (Unity category) and 18 hours of Level 3 (LifeLine category). It can be part of your freedomDANCE teacher training.

10 hours of prior freedomDANCE practice is highly recommended. If you have questions about this requirement or need help with fulfilling it please speak to our organiser.

PROGRAMME
The retreat will start with an opening dance at 6:30 pm on 31 May. We will get to know each other and shake after travelling.
The dance part of the retreat will finish on 5 June by 12:30 pm. There will be lunch at 1 pm and time for goodbyes after that.
On other days, we will have two three-hour session. And, of course, there will be time to enjoy the sun, sea and the Mediterranean nature.

COSTS
You costs will consist of the following:

  • the retreat itself
  • food and lodging
  • travel

Price of the retreat - €333.

Spaces are limited. You need to make a full payment for the retreat in order to book a place.

Food and lodging
Payment for food and lodging will be collected upon your arrival.
There are several types of accommodation. In all cases, breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Prices for the whole retreat (from dinner on 31 May to lunch on 5 June), per person:

  • €150 - Tree house for 2;
  • €175 - Tree lodge for 2-3 people;
  • €[masked] - small bungalow;
  • €[masked] - larger bungalow (the most popular option!)/ The earlier you book, the more choice you have!!!

ORGANISER
Please contact Nino, our organiser. She will be happy to help you! [masked]

See you at Sundance! [masked] (WhatsApp/Telegram)

Lifting the Curtain

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£33.00

Lifting the Curtain a freedomDANCE Teacher Training Lab with Alex Svoboda and Friends

This workshop is designed as an introduction to our Start Level teacher training for those who are interested in becoming freedomDANCE teachers.

Only three hours and so much to learn! Here are some of the highlights:

  • freedomDANCE Cycle: our main method and why it works
  • Trying it out - you will put a teacher’s hat on!
  • Three main components of freedomDANCE teacher training: (1) Personal practice (2) Training module (3) Assignments
  • Reflections and tips from graduates
  • Getting your questions answered… by graduates and faculty!
  • Practical steps to take in order to start your teacher training journey
  • Costs
  • Financial assistance opportunities

The cost is £33 and it’s counted towards your training module cost should you proceed with our training.

For further information and to register please contact Tatiana, our Teacher Training Administrator on [masked]

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Friendly freedomDANCE ONLINE class with Alex Svoboda

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£6.00

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