Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Body Maintenance Morning Classes spring 2021

On Wednesday mornings Zodiak hosts a body maintenance morning class intended especially for desk workers. Classes will be held remotely via Zoom until further notice.
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Photo: Vesa Loikas

Senior's course 1, group A

The first senior's course of the spring season 2021 will be instructed by Maria Nurmela. In Maria’s classes we start by identifying the three potentials of our body: listening to our own breathing, identifying the physical connections and kinetic chains…
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Photo: Vesa Loikas

Senior's course 1, group B

The first senior's course of the spring season 2021 will be instructed by Maria Nurmela. In Maria’s classes we start by identifying the three potentials of our body: listening to our own breathing, identifying the physical connections and kinetic chains…
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Photo: Heli Kurimo

Indulge the Movement / Elina Hauta-aho

THE WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED due to corona restrictions. This course, instructed by Elina Hauta-aho, tunes the participants to delicate observation of their own body: its rhythms, wisdom, depth, inner connections and relationship to the space and other human…
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Photos: Jarno Parkkima, Veikko Kähkönen

Sonya Lindfors & Niko Hallikainen: Potentiaalien näyttämö

The only workshop during Side Step 2021 is held by Niko Hallikainen and Sonya Lindfors. The online workshop will take place in Zoom.
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Sivuaskel-festivaali 2021
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Indulge the Movement / Aksinja Lommi

THE WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED due to corona restrictions. The Indulge the movement course, instructed by Aksinja Lommi focuses on gentle exploration of the body and the mind in a development towards a flowing, dynamic motion. 
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Photo: Elisa Sheider

Trude Cone: Moving Thought, an introductory workshop

This Moving Thought workshop by Trude Cone will be held online. This workshop provides tools for everyone working within the intersection of movement and mind/thought, for dance artists and pedagogues creating their own practices and artists and…
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Photo: Hannes Renvall

Dancing my being (or suggestion for a reformulation of free association for the poetic body) - weekend workshop

THE WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED FROM SPRING 2021. The workshop is an invitation to dance with the whole self, together.
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Kuva: Joona Halonen

Free Association weekly classes

THE WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED FROM SPRING 2021 What does motion feel like? What is mind/body self-contemplation? How do observations blend in with multisensory physical activity? What do I need right now?
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Photo: Kati Korosuo

People’s Practice Group / Online course spring 2021

People's Practice Group is a dance class open for everyone, where motion is guided through mental images and references to human anatomy. The lessons consist of non-stop motion guided by the instructor's movements and verbal instructions. The aim is to…
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Photo: Elsa Lehtinen / of the performance Lihadisko by Anna Koskela

Spell - a performance workshop

This dance performance that takes place on summer nights in July in urban yet natural surroundings in northeast Helsinki is built through team workshops and independent group work.
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Photo: Emilia Kangasluoma

Indulge the Movement / Kati Korosuo

THE COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. In this course instructed by Kati Korosuo, you get to know the Dances to a Beat method Kati has developed.
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Photo: Anssi Solismaa

Indulge the Movement / Mira Kautto

THE COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. This course, instructed by Mira Kautto, focuses on dancing together and alone guided by different shades and tones of music, imagination and watching.
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Space Shift – Relation Shift

THE WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED FROM SPRING 2021. Reason: corona restrictions in place until April 14. In this workshop by Georgie Goater and Maikki Palm, you will be guided to warm up the body's inner spaces into warming up the shared space.
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Photo: Elina Brotherus (2020)

Senior course 2, group A

Vera Nevanlinna's classes introduce the “Practice of performance”, created by the living legend of postmodern dance, choreographer Deborah Hay, and some small choreographic structures.
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Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Dance born in the moment

In this workshop instructed by Kira Riikonen dance and movement are generated through the current moment. Here and now.
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Photo: Matti Kilponen

The Full Year Class, spring 2021

In the Full Year Class, dance artist Sari Palmgren conducts the exercises initially through movement material from her upcoming work Utopia (on empathy), and via exploring gaze/focus.
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Photo: Robbie Sweeny

Private coaching sessions with Jess Curtis

"I am happy to respond to the festival’s proposal tooffer one-on-one sessions.  These willrespond to the questions and desires of the individualsthat sign up for them."
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Työpajafestivaali 2021
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Jess Curtis: Sensing, Dancing, Performing in Zoom

How do our senses inform, support, interrupt, confuse and enable the (inter) actions we call dancing? What is in the space between sensing and doing, or is there any space there? Do we have choices about what we perceive or the sensations we have? What…
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Työpajafestivaali 2021