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Nature of Movement – A creative motion and dance workshop for everyone

How do nature and culture meet in our bodies? Are they two distinct phenomena? Or are they something intertwined and inseparable that form the foundation of our humanity?

The course that runs until the end of spring consists of movement-based exercises guided by our inner nature. We approach movement starting from the different systems and layers of the human body: cells and bones, emotions, the nervous system. Breathing in the motion, moving in the breathing. We explore how our individual bodies chime and resonate while looking for circumstances that enable communication with others, the world and the life that permeates us.

The course is suitable and accessible for everyone and free of charge. Course participants can register for the entire spring or sign up for one month at a time.

Course instructor is choreographer, performer, yoga and dance instructor Kati Raatikainen. It is possible to enrol to the course later during the season if the group is not yet full.

Tuesdays 21.1.-19.5. at 12-14
Instructor: Kati Raatikainen
Location:Tapulikaupunki Youth Centre sports hall (Ajurinaukio 3, 00750 Helsinki).
Duration: 18 times / 36 h
The course is free of charge, and is a part of Valokeilassa Koillinen -project
Enrolment by 12.1.
Enrolment here.

Kati Raatikainen works as a dancer, a performing artist and a yoga instructor. She enjoys spending time with different kinds of people, and often includes an ecological angle and attitude in her teaching. She has graduated as a yoga instructor from Studio Manipura (480h) in 2011 and as Seasonal Yin yoga instructor (300h) in 2018. Her yoga classes are based on asanas that balance the challenges and potentials opened by the passing of seasons, and are suitable for everyone.

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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.

Enrolment is binding. Cancellations must be communicated on the last enrolment day by 6pm the latest by email to zodiak@zodiak.fi. Please check this course's last day of enrolment 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. An administrative fee, 10 % of the course fee, will be charged from all cancellations.

Zodiak's courses and workshops can also be paid by Smartum kulttuuri and liikunta vouchers and by SmartumPay application as well as by Edenred Virikeseteli vouchers and MyEdenred mobile app. It is not possible to pay the course fee with cash or with debit/credit card.

For further inquiries, please contact Tiia Kekäläinen, zodiak@zodiak.fi, p. 041 319 8722 (weekdays from 1 pm to 3 pm).