PAST class

Contact Improvisation - The Basics

Carly Czach

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Thursdays, January 4 – January 25, 2018
$14
Gibney Dance at 280 Broadway

280 Broadway (Enter at 53A Chambers Street) New York, NY 10007

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Contact Improvisation, initiated by dancer Steve Paxton in 1972, is a partnering dance form that plays with the physics between bodies and gravity. Skills such as rolling, releasing, giving and supporting weight, expanding range of spatial concentration, lifting, catching and falling all help one move with and through gravity, share weight in motion, and use momentum and flow in physical contact. These weekly classes, open to people of all levels of movement experience, are informed by the individual artist faculty.

The Basics is an introductory class for those with little to no experience with Contact Improvisation or those who would like to revisit the basics.

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Carly Czach

Carly Czach is a movement teacher and researcher dedicated to exploring awareness, communication, and the joy of inhabiting our dynamic bodies. After 20 years of intensive training in ballet and post-modern dance forms, Carly Czach gravitated to...
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