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Axis Syllabus in Luxembourg + VIDEO RECORDINGS

AN OPEN-SOURCE RESOURCE & TOOL BOX The Axis Syllabus (AS) is a constantly evolving reference system, or lexicon for the organization and cross-correlation of empirical and scientific findings from the study of human movement. This includes anatomical details, physics, practical applications, research, analysis and transmission. The AS was founded by Frey Faust in the late 90's. [...]

Contact Improvisation with Gianfranco Celestino

Contact Improvisation is a form of dance based on spontaneous movement and physical contact. The exploration of a freely improvised movement nourished by the contact between two or more dancers is central to this proposition. The practice-created environment provides a safe space to engage in physical dialogues, while playing with elements such as gravity, [...]

Dancing from Within – Body-Mind Centering® – ONLINE

Dancing from Within - Cours de Body-Mind Centering® “...To the song that rises from this moment in which I am contained... Available to constant flow and change, I can balance at the edge of the unknown...” Eva Karczag Contenu Thématique des 5 sessions: Rencontrer la résistance : céder, pousser, atteindre et tirer Les [...]

BREATHING at the EDGE – VIDEO RECORDINGS

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 [...]