Rudolph Laban’s Space Harmony describes how the body moves in space. Laban’s Space Harmony are many rich maps describing how the body moves and organizes in different spacial demands. How does the body move differently in ballet, fencing, golf, tai chi to karate? Each style has a preference to space and how the body moves. How does the coordination change as the body makes different shapes in space? How does your preferences or your client’s use of space influence physicality?
OCTOBER 2021 The Body is 3D
Level I Saturdays 2 – 5:10 PM.
Level II Sundays 2 – 5:10 PM.
$150 per workshop. For more information and registration, click here
Level I – October 16, 2021 Anatomy Dances:Bringing 3d in your Physical Practice
Bartenieff Fundamentalstm and Laban’s Space Harmony is a phenomenal approach how the body moves in space and one’s expression. Both also addresses how the body moves three dimensionally whether it is simple walking to complex spiral movements such as tai chi. I will bring examples into fitness, yoga, dance and pilates. Already in the Pilates world, Eve Gentry, who worked with Irmgard Bartenieff, brought a version of the Fundamentals to her teaching. Eve has influenced a majority of companies training Pilates teachers with their movement principles.
Level II – October 23, 2021 Anatomy Dances: Space Harmony in Movement & Teaching 3D in your Physical and teaching Practice
Prerequisite: Level I Bringing 3d in your Physical Practice
Laban’s Space Harmony are many maps how our bodies move in space. We are going to observe accomplished movers in each Laban spatial forms: running, tennis, golf and dance. and compared to beginner movers. Action plans will be created with applications how the body moves in space differently.
Laban’s Space Harmony was inspired by music harmony and the musical scales. Music harmony has theories how certain notes work better to create a good sound. Space harmony’s theories center on how the body moves in different spatial forms with good function and expression. Music scales are the understanding of different pitches in a sequential manner ascending or descending. The scales of Space harmony are based on spatial forms of how our bodies move in each form, phrasing and are expressive.