Ignite Your Winter Light, Contact Improv Workshop Series, Part 2: Shadow

Exploring the Dance of Light and Shadow through Contact Improv, Part 2: Shadow

Learn basics of Contact Improv and deepen connection with your inner landscape as the season shifts. We will explore qualities of warmth, courage, self-awareness, and rest. Participants will gain confidence with giving/receiving weight, compression, and authentic movement.

Taina Lyons is a group facilitator, holistic therapist, meditator, clown-mama, and dancer. She is curious about how movement, awareness, intimacy, and intention create a container for transformation and growth.

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SoBo is a community dance center committed to keeping dance accessible, non-competitive, and a vital part of our social fabric. SoBo hosts daytime and evening classes focused mostly on adults, with some options for children. Participants of all levels, abilities, and ages are welcome! SoBo offers flexible payment options, scholarship and work study opportunities, and maintains a family friendly environment. Our playroom is always open for children to explore while parent’s dance, with free supervision provided during select classes. SoBo is home to Adventures with Super Bee, presenting dance performances for kids in kid friendly spaces, and Change the Channel, an improv and sketch comedy troupe. Cyndal Ellis is Co-Director of SoBo Studio. She teaches fusion belly dance, modern dance, and Dunham Technique at SoBo and at schools throughout southern VT. In 2017, Cyndal received a Certification through the Institute for Dunham Technique Certification. She holds a B.A. in anthropology and dance from Smith College. She has over 20 years of dance experience. She has taught at Jacob’s Pillow, Smith College, Landmark College, and grade schools throughout New England. She was a member of The Sovereign Collective with which she performed and taught nationally. She was also one of the co-directors of Firekeeper Productions and toured the mulit-media production The Mabel Story throughout New England. Cyndal loves to share the joy of dance with people of all ages and abilities.


November 17, 2018
1:00–3:00 PM


$40 for both, $25 for single


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Published September 27, 2018