Greetings, this page is about the ongoing weekly evening classes that take place in person, at the Lansdown Hall in Stroud, GL5 1PW.
Booking information will be added shortly.
At the moment there are 3, 'in the flesh', live classes running. Due to current restrictions all these classes require an ongoing commitment and payment in advance. Places are limited to 12 dancers and everyone has their own space in the room within which to dance.
Classes take place on a Monday, Thursday & Friday evening 7-9pm.
Each of the evening classes has a different flavour and works with different themes. The fundamental focus is always dance and movement, and includes tools and techniques that connect us to our embodied selves - there may also be themes of nature connection, dancing with others (at a distance), self expression, playfulness, meditative movement and somatic awareness.
In the New Year 2021 there will be the opportunity to renew your place in the group or join for the first time.
Friday Night Dance session - this class is lightly led and has an emphasis on letting go, celebration and light heartedness. All aspects of how we are feeling are welcomed and embraced. You do not have to be feeling 'up' to come and dance, you can come just as you are. This class is now open for new bookings now. Newcomers and experienced movers warmly welcomed.
Dates: 8th January Taster Session, 15th January, 22nd January, 29th January, 5th February, 12th February
Times: all classes are 7-9pm
Pricing: Taster Session 4 places at £10-20, 4 places at £20-30, 4 places at £30 / above
6 Week Course : 4 places at £60-£120, 4 places at £120- £180, 4 places at £180 / above
Thursday Night Somatic Dance this class begins with dancing to music and includes movement without music which can deepen our connection to somatic movement - the awareness of our inner sensations. The intention is to bring a quality of gentleness, sensitivity and the permission to move and express from a sense of inner connection. We work with sharing words as well as movement and with careful reflections. You are invited to support each other to deepen your ability to see and hear each other with heartfelt, non judgemental curiosity and presence. Some experience is useful and a willingness to strip away complexity and move with and express the inner world.
This group is open to newcomers for a 4 week course including 28th January, 4th Feb, 11th Feb & 18th Feb.
4 week course: 4 places at £40 - £80, 4 places at £80 - £120, 4 places at £120 / above
Monday Evening Class
This class is open to new comers on the 25th January, bookings are for 12 sessions.
This course is for those with some experience of conscious dance / movement and personal growth.
As well as exploring the fundamentals of embodiment, we may journey into various realms such as dancing the elements, the emotions, the archetypes, animal, plant and nature connection for example. More to be added here.
Opportunities to dance over the festive season, 2 retreats and an evening dance.