Outside

An Outdoor 5Rhythms Workshop
with Ann Kite
June 6 and 7, 2015
Clarksville, Maryland

Flyer_pptxA 5rhythms workshop on a private Maryland farm complete with outdoor dance floor, large canopy tent, bathrooms, and hot outdoor showers.  Overnight camping is available on the farm, and healthy, homemade meals will be served.

 

Venue: Private Farm in Clarksville, Maryland
Schedule:  Saturday 12-6pm, Sunday 9am-2:30pm
Registration: Register Online
Contact: Ann Kite – 434-989-4841 – Ann@DanceCville.com

Ann KiteAbout Ann:  Ann fell into free form dance at a 5Rhythms workshop in Asheville, North Carolina in November, 2008.  She awoke to the dance in her body and a yearning for movement expression.  Ann started dancing alone in her home and found her own body wanting dance community.  In August 2009 she started Conscious Dance C’ville, meeting once per weekShe currently teaches 3 classes weekly in Charlottesville and workshops in numerous cities along the eastern coast.  Ann completed her 5Rhythms teaching certification October 2014 and is in the process of completing the SoulMotion Leadership Training program.  She is passionate about life, about love of self and other, and about honoring the gifts that come through each one of us.  She works to welcome these gifts to flow through freely ~ the dance floor being a place of refuge, transformation, and release.

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Libido Fundamentals

an Open Floor Movement Workshop
with Andrea Juhan
July 9-12, 2015

libidofundcharlottfrontforwebAs our hearts and bodies awaken through the movement meditation practice, our sexual energy also begins to stir.  On the dance floor, we may feel juicy, radiant, and desirable one moment and feel guilty, awkward, and shy in the next.  We may feel overwhelmed by our own experience – or by the sexual energies around us – or feel flat, disconnected, or just plain left out.

Our generative, sexual energy – our Libido – is an essential part of our body’s natural expression, complicated one moment, ecstatic the next; absent or burdened with expectations of past experiences, this energy within and between us comes to the dance longing for freedom.

Libido Fundamentals begins this complex and creative investigation by introducing the basics of using movement meditation as a means to ground, and explore the physical energies of our sexual energy.

Because sexuality is so often underground, ignored, or unconsciously acted out, the exploration of this territory tends to be intense, liberating, intimate and powerful. The potential pleasure and beauty of this journey is well worth the challenges and the risks.

This course is an introduction to the longer intensives, where there is time to explore the multitude of historical, emotional, relational, creative and spiritual aspects of our sexuality.

Venue: Fry’s Spring Beach Club, Charlottesville, Virginia
Schedule:  Thursday 7-10pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
Pre-requisites:  20 hours of dance meditation instructed practice (ie: Open Floor Movement Practice, Soul Motion Movement Medicine, etc.)
Registration: Register Online
Contact: Ann Kite – 434-989-4841 – Ann@DanceCville.com

Andrea JuhanAbout Andrea:  I love the wild passionate fun of dancing. Always have, always will. Dance taught me how to tolerate myself. To not be afraid of the intensity I felt inside and to actually enjoy it.

I love moving but I’m a real geek about it with a crazy passion to learn. Hence, my MA degree in Somatic Psychology, and my doctorate in Dance and Movement Therapy.

I have had the good fortune to be a student and teacher in three rich learning communities: Esalen Institute, where I studied Gestalt Awareness Practice with Chris and Dick Price, movement with Anna and Daria Halprin, and Gabrielle Roth, and early childhood education with the founder of the Gazebo school, Janet Letterman.

From my training with Gabrielle Roth, I taught 5Rhythms® for over thirty years and helped to found The Moving Center School in California. I am deeply grateful for the love and guidance Gabrielle gave me which helped me to develop Open Floor fifteen years ago.

I also enjoyed being involved in a  clinical learning community as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and training  faculty for the Rosenberg Institute for Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP) from 1982 to 2012.

I have an abundance of healthy, long term, loving relationships: with my son, Tristan, my husband, Vic, my friends, family, teachers, and students. For this and all of the above, I am deeply grateful.

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