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Moving Together Workshop : July 2024

Moving Together Workshop

Have you ever wondered how movement might meaningfully connect us?

How yoga could possibly expand into the realm of dancing and how dancing might slide beyond choreography into group and self-care?

Join Yoga teacher Catherine Annis and Choreographer/Director Ben Wright for this one day Moving Together workshop which explores the primal connection we experience when we move together, as a group.

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Rooted in a dialogue between awareness and action, this unique workshop offers participants a range of experiences to uncover, discover, and invite movement through the complimentary disciplines of mindful yoga and dancing. Together we will play with the idea that moving has the possibility to change thinking.

Throughout the day, we’ll bring sensation to the foreground to sharpen perception and spur kinetic imagination. From the generosity and expansiveness of unstructured, intuitive free-form movement, we’ll transition into more organised and directional movements, leaning into and away from forms we may recognise as yoga asana to intensify a sense of immediacy.

This Moving Together workshop is suitable for movement practitioners, dance artists and those who are curious about expanding their experiences from a yoga mat into wider expressive intention.

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Venue

The yoga dancing workshop will be held at Mission in the heart of London.

Mission was born in the middle of lockdown out of the desire to reunite communities and create a new, modern framework in which yoga and movement could flourish.

It's the biggest yoga and movement centre in Europe with 14,000 square feet of space housing five studios, three treatment rooms, extensive changing facilities, sauna, and a restaurant.

Continuing Professional Development

Each yoga event provides 1 CPD point per hour of practice, depending on your awarding body.

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Date, Time and Booking

Yoga Dancing Workshop : 

• July 27, 2024
• Saturday
• 12:30 am - 5:00 pm
• Mission : 7-9 Fashion Street, London
• £80

Booking:

All bookings are via Mission

About Catherine Annis

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Catherine Annis is well known for her imaginative and practical approach to yoga.

Originally a professional dancer, she discovered yoga as a teenager, and has been practicing since the mid 1970s.  Having studied various styles of yoga including Sivananda, Iyengar, Astanga and various forms of Hatha yoga, she eventually gravitated to the teachings of Vanda Scaravelli.

Catherine’s yoga practice and teaching focuses on strategies for downregulating the nervous system, working with breath and subtle somatic work to soothe the mind and create more physical ease for those working with pain, stress and anxiety.  She holds a Masters degree in ballet studies, and is a qualified Thai massage practitioner, and it is this interest in the body which informs and inspires her teaching.

In 2017, she created the Intelligent Yoga Teacher Training Course (iytt), an anatomically focused teacher training course with world-leading guest teachers including Gary Carter.

She teaches retreats, workshops and courses in the UK and internationally.

www.CatherineAnnisYoga.co.uk
www.IntelligentYogaTeacherTraining.co.uk

About Ben Wright

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Ben Wright (He/Him) is an independent artist working in dance, theatre, opera and film.

He trained at Ballet Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance and worked predominately as a performer between 1991-2006. He was interim artistic lead for National Dance Company Wales in 2021, Artistic co-director for Candoco Dance Company 2017-2020 and Associate Artistic Director/Choreographer for Skånes Dansteater 2014–2017. He joined the faculty at Northern School of Contemporary Dance from 2022 - 2024 where he lectured in improvisation, performance, and choreography.

Recent movement work includes Orlando with Emma Corrin at The Garrick Theatre London, The Lost Thing for The Royal Opera House London and Candoco, A space in the Dark for Black Box Dance Theatre and the feature film of his production The Feeling of Going for Skånes Dansteater and Malmo Opera.

Wright also worked as an intimacy coordinator for the Amazon film My Policeman and Funny Woman for Sky Atlantic in 2021.

As a performer Ben worked for Stan Wont Dance, Adventures in Motion Pictures, Ricochet, London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Richard Alston, Amanda Miller and most recently for New Art Club. In 1995 he created the role of the Prince in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake.

@ben_wright_movement
www.benwright.info

Both Catherine and Ben look forward to meeting you at this Yoga and Dancing Workshop.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Would you like to sample a yoga class hosted by the founder of this yoga teacher training course, Catherine Annis? If so, please go to www.CatherineAnnisYoga.co.uk to make your online booking by clicking here.

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