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The course is held at Zodiak Studio C4.

Thu 27.4. 19:00 Thu 4.5. 19:00 Thu 11.5. 19:00 Thu 18.5. 19:00

Movement Laboratory: A Workshop for Advanced Dance Enthusiasts

Sign up for the course here.

Movement Laboratory is a workshop for the exploration of dance, body and movement. We focus on movement and study it through a variety of themes. We work using the notion of a toolbox, and identify new ways to gain deeper understanding of our ways of moving and make our movement palette richer. In the classes we examine how mental images, qualities of movement and characteristics of the body as well as space, time, energy and intensity affect our movements.

We explore internal and external impulses and ponder what ’grounding the body’ or ’verticality’ might mean in this context. Through these movement-based themes we examine elements that are always present in dance – constantly also remembering that movement is never just movement, but always also experience of the self and the world.

The course is ideal for more advanced dance enthusiasts who have taken dance classes before. Dance activities during the course are based on each participant's unique qualities and starting points, and we can select the themes we want to focus on together as a group.

Thursdays at 19-21, 27 April - 18 May
Instructor: Satu Rekola
Location: Zodiak Studio C4
Duration: 4 sessions / 8 hours
Participation fee: 65 €
Enrolment by 12.4.
Cancellations by 19.4.

NB. In 2017 Zodiak has started sending course letters and invoices via email.

Availability is limited, so sign up in time! Welcome letters and invoices are sent to participants’ email address immediately after registration closes. If you do not find the course letter or the invoice in your email please also check the junk mail folder.

Cancellations must be communicated on the last cancellation day by 4 pm the latest. Please check this course's last day of cancellation from above. With the exception of injuries and illnesses certified in writing by a doctor, cancellations made later than the deadline are subject to full course fee.

Zodiak's courses and workshops can also be paid using pre-paid Liikuntaseteli and Kulttuuriseteli vouchers (Smartum Oy) as well as Virikeseteli vouchers (Edenred Oy). You can pay with the vouchers in the beginning of the first class (only exact amounts) or you can bring the vouchers to Zodiak office (open weekdays 11 am to 4 pm). It is not possible to pay the course fee with cash.

For further inquiries, please contact Inari Pesonen at inari.pesonen@zodiak.fi or 050 412 7116 (weekdays from 11 am to 4 pm).