"From Within" with Tjarda


a special 10-hour intensive by Tjarda van Straaten to get the best out of yourself!

(Also look at www.tjarda.nu)

A special 10-hour intensive by Tjarda for just 11 people to delve into your own creative process and growth, starting with and within you! We will focus on intention, staging,

creativity, choreography, expressivity, movement qualities, technique, 3D movement and YOU.

You will approach this intensive with the tools to become more aware of what is already inside you, connecting body and mind to clarify your choices and bring the best out of yourself for your dance. With this small group there will be room for personal attention and we will be able to learn from each other by discussing, observing and analyzing to gain more insight in our own dancing.

This intensive is geared towards open minded intermediate and advanced fusion belly dancers of any style. During the intensive dancers are invited to stay true to their own style. Tjarda will not be teaching choreography or combinations. We will work on your own personal style to ignite the unique dancer that you are.

Tjarda is a thoughtful and genuine dancer/performer, choreographer, coach and a third generation teacher following her father and grandfather. She is known for her innovative and meaningful choreographies and has already won several prizes for her captivating pieces, either solo with The Uzumé Dance Company or The Amano Project. Tjarda has received several grants to expand her knowledge and to develop new projects. Over the last years she has been coaching a varied group of dancers with different styles and backgrounds for personal growth. Her diverse background in different dance styles and disciplines and a natural creativity for fusing dance, makes Tjarda an engaging and widely recognized teacher and performer and sought after throughout Europe and the USA. Tjarda is a Certified Movement Analyst in the Laban/Bartenieff Movement System from the New York Institute of Movement Studies and uses Laban Movement Analysis as a clear framework for teaching form and quality of movement. She is known for her broad-minded instructional approach. She holds certifications for teaching and dance therapy and still studies continuously to broaden her education. She loves to share her knowledge on the path she is walking – the result is this intensive, so come join her!

please have a choreography ready with a maximum of one minute that you wish to work on within the intensive.

Dates: Saturday March 12 and Sunday March 13 2016

Times: Saturday 14.00 – 19.30 hrs | Sunday 12.00 – 17.30 hrs | both days will have a 30 minute break

Price: €250 | €230 for students

Location: Atelier Oriental, Arthur-Hoffmann-Str. 47 (HH), 04107 Leipzig

Registration: please send an email to info@atelier-oriental.eu and you will get information for payment.

The order of registrations will be based upon payments, so make sure to send in your payment on time.

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Atelier Oriental - Leipzig (Germany)
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12 March , Saturday 14:00