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BREATHING at the EDGE – ONLINE CLASSES

Breathing at the Edge is a class that addresses a series of basic postures focusing on concepts of integrity and connectivity. Through the awareness of the breath and the use of simple coordination, we address internal alignment, balance, strength and flexibility as complementary elements. The practice aims at bringing physical and mental relaxation. It [...]

In-house invited performances 2020

Robert Hall Robert Hall is an educator, visual artist and musician. Most recently, he has been performing percussion-based improvisations at Vedanza Studios, where he has enjoyed collaborating with dancers Gianfranco Celestino and his contact improvisation groups, Florence Augendre, Marco di Nardo and Rhiannon Fata Morgan. He has collaborated as a [...]

ContactTango workshop with Gabi Koch on 7-8 Dec 2019

ContacTango A blend of Contact Improvisation and Tango Argentino. ContacTango conveys the sensitive coexistence of the tango, the feeling of being in the movement of the partner. It involves moving together with the music, immersing yourself in the music, moving through the music. At the same time, the fixed forms of tango, the 'guiding' [...]

Rajivan Ayyappan opens the Luxembourg Art Week on 8 Nov 2019

JOSEPH ART AGENCY proudly announces the sound installation by all round artist Rajivan Ayyappan at the opening of Luxembourg Art Week on November 8th at 6.45pm.   The work commissioned by Luxembourg Art week takes the listener to be lost in or ponder over the idea - title : a name for a talk, a name for a [...]

Contact Improvisation workshop with Karl Frost on 8-10 Nov 2019

In the classic dance of contact improvisation, we explore the unique possibilities of two mechanically interdependent bodies moving together through space. There is the roller coaster ride of tumbling and flying together with a mix of intention and openness to the unknown. There is the pleasure of feeling the body in motion, feeling support, [...]

Danse Africaine Contemporaine avec Modestine Ekete – 13 oct 2019

Inspiration des danses Patrimoniales L’objectif de ce stage proposé par Modestine Ekete est d’offrir à chaque participant l’occasion de découvrir la richesse chorégraphique de la danse africaine, qu’elle enseigne au Luxembourg depuis quelques années. Poursuivant l’idée que le corps est un formidable instrument de communication, elle invite les participants à stimuler et réveiller des sensations [...]

Workshop de Rythmes et Chants Traditionnels Béninois avec Eric Acakpo (Benin) 22 sep 2019

Le musicien Eric Acakpo est originaire de Ouidah, capitale de la culture Vaudou, un des lieux centrales de la traite d'esclaves, carrefour de différentes ethnies et lieu de rencontre avec la culture brésilienne. Pendant le stage, il partagera la polirythmie sophistiquée de certains rythmes traditionnels d’origine Fon, Yoruba, leur origine, leur signification ainsi que [...]

All Yoga classes

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga with a set sequence that integrates breath, movement, and gaze within the asanas (poses). Through our focus on breath, asana, pranayama, and meditation, we learn to create space so that we can learn to move with more ease, grace, and stability, experiencing the effects of [...]

Indian Music live with Rajivan Ayyappan

Description  Indian Music live sessions with Rajivan Ayyappan create an imaginary live ambience through various ragas used in Northen and Southern Indian music (Hindustani and Carnatic Music) as well as through Indian soundscapes. Raagas or Ragams are essentially melodies used in traditional south Asian music for improvisation and composition. Indian soundscapes are compiled [...]

Sascha Ley with Robert Hall – 8 june 2019

As a longtime active artist of the Luxembourgish scene, Sascha combines an acting and music career. The multi-language vocalist, improviser, composer, actress and poet likes walking along unconventional paths in her musical output embracing free and jazz improvisation, imaginary folklore, contemporary music and reaching out for extended vocal techniques. She studied in Amsterdam, Bombay, [...]

Authentic movement workshop with Anne Wirth on 18-19 May 2019

“Perhaps the way that the world sees itself is changing, and the divide between participant and observer, object and intelligence, is diffusing into field activity.” –Antony Gormley In this workshop we explore the polarities of moving and being moved as well as touching and being touched. What moves us when we move? And how do [...]