A workshop designed to expand performers’ movement options; encourage playfulness and pleasure to be on stage; build complicity with other performers; and expand the ability to enact one’s impulses on stage. PlayMoves integrates ensemble games, rhythm as a foundation for creative play, Awareness Through Movement (Feldenkrais Method), stagecraft, devising from the physical,and creative processes. PlayMoves invites authenticity and vulnerability on stage, while being true to one’s embodied inner-knowing. With curiosity and pleasure.
Anna has taught PlayMoves to performers in Cairns, Townsville, Maleny, Brisbane, Sydney, Wollongong, Melbourne, Bellbray, Perth and Hobart.
This workshop is for people who want to explore awareness through movement, creativity, presence and the pleasure to play, with other people.
A sequence of popular Feldenkrais Method® lessons to help you ‘wake up’ at any time of day.
Feldenkrais Method® and theatre practitioner, Anna Yen will lead you through a sequence of dynamic Awareness Through Movement lessons which incorporate:
The workshop incorporates games, which playfully develop awareness of the space, other people, and rhythm.
The exploratory sequence is something you can return to again and again – in parts or as a whole – any time you want to revitalise yourself and your outlook.
The Wake Up! sequence is inspired by Anna’s theatre mentor Monika Pagneux, who studied with Dr Moshe Feldenkrais in the 70s.
‘I danced down the street after my Feldenkrais lesson with Anna. I was impressed. And it takes a lot to impress me.’ – Áine –