Natural States – Embodiment Studies & Exploration

Here’s a workshop series that I am leading in Melbourne Australia at one of Melbourne’s leading edge cultural institutions:




NATURAL STATES – Embodiment Studies & Exploration
2012 Workshop Series with Llewellyn Wishart

Natural States is an ongoing workshop series focused on in-depth embodiment studies & exploration. The workshops follow a developmental line of inquiry continually returning to an organic felt-sense of being-presence – our own natural state of movement function and expression. The primary vehicles for these explorations will be: Body-Mind Centering® theory and practice; Contact Improvisation, Yoga and Meditation; Solo and Ensemble Dancework. This pathway will be supported by philosophy and practice from contemplative traditions that honour direct experience, awareness and self liberated states.

Times & Dates: Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm Autumn Series: 16 April – 14 May; Winter Series: 30 July – 27 August; Spring Series: 24 Sept – 22 October.

Venue: Dancehouse (Gallery Space) 150 Princes Street, North Carlton VIC.

Fees: $90.00 (Full) $75.00 (Conc./Dancehouse/Ausdance Members).

Who will benefit from Natural States workshops?
Dancers, dance educators, dance/movement therapists; choreographers, performers; yoga practitioners & teachers; athletes, meditation practitioners and those engaged in the study of somatics.

What will you learn?
An opportunity to:
-learn new somatic practices;
-deepen and refine one’s dance-movement practice;
-explore the foundations of contact improvisation;
-communicate, collaborate and inquire with like-minded colleagues.

Registration, Questions & More Information

Call or SMS + 61 408 210 076

***Please register before first class in any series. Full fee payable on first day of class in any series***

Teacher Biography
Llewellyn holds post graduate qualifications in early childhood education, adult learning & movement-dance education. He is a Certified Body-Mind Centering® Practitioner and professional practice member of Body-Mind Centering® Association (BMCA Inc.). He has studied and practised Contact Improvisation for over 20 years, having taught the form in Australia, New Zealand and USA. He was a founding member of mixed-ability dance company State of FLUX in Melbourne. Llewellyn has pioneered Body-Mind Centering® applications in professional learning settings in Australia and the U.S. He has worked in this capacity with: UNE, Deakin and Melbourne Universities; Stamping Ground Dance Festival, VIS, Sport Ed VIC, Royal Botanic Gardens Education (Melbourne & Cranbourne), Bluearth Foundation, CPX Melbourne, BMCA, Clover Catskill Berkeley, Simply Balanced San Francisco and Auburn-Lewiston YMCA Maine.

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