Sunday August 30th, 2009

Spirit Synott, wheelchair dancer and actor, on her innovative approach to wheelchair dance that breaks down the sterotypical ideas and barriers that limit exploration of movement vocabulary. Courage to transcend these stereotypes can lead to therapeutic and healing effects.

Angela Blumberg, a freelance dance artist, completed her Bachelors Degree in Contemporary Dance at the Laban Centre, London Uk, worked as guest dancer for The Van-L Dance Company and is a certified GYROTONIC instructor. GYROTONIC is an exercise modality that guides users to simultaneously stretch and strengthen muscles and tendons while also articulating and mobilizing the joints. Also discussed will be body mind centering..