The Indulge the Movement classes by Elina Pirinen invite you to explore the pleasures of deep joy, wildness, transgression and emancipation inscribed to internal fantasies through physical work.

The course explores what it means when the body comes out of the body – in a variety of forms, minds, aesthetics, colours, events, situations, temperaments and subjective and collective experiences. The curious psychodynamics of the human body are approached through improvisatory and duration-based motion and sound exercises intended to sensitize the anatomy and result in individual, personal dances and celebration of the physical enjoyed both together and alone.

Wednesday 4.9.-2.10. at 18-19.30
Instructor: Elina Pirinen
Place: Zodiak studio C4
Duration: 5 times / 7,5 h
Participation fee: 175 € / whole season, 70€ / period
Enrolment by 20.8.
This course is now full. Sign up for the waiting list here.

Elina Pirinen is a Helsinki-based choreographer, dancer, composer and musician who works in Finland and abroad as an artistic director and dance instructor. The focus of her work is on a celebratory, affective, emancipatory and deep connection between the body, language, visual elements and music.

She has collaborated regularly with Zodiak – Centre of New Dance, Kiasma Theatre, Mad House Helsinki and the Live Art Society, and works as head of dance art in the Swedish-speaking department of acting at the Theatre Academy in the University of the Arts Helsinki, and is a regular visiting lecturer in other departments. In addition to her artistic work, she is an animal rights activist who works with abused domestic animals, and creates intensely indie baroque doom music with her orchestra Al2Be3.

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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 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 Elina Ruoho-Kurola,, p. 050 587 0470 (weekdays from 11 am to 4 pm).