Cathy Ryan (Ierland), met haar achtergrond in theater, schrijven en sjamanistische praktijken, werkt al jaren met “embodied movement practice”.  Ze is stichtend lid van Open Floor International en werkt over heel Europa en het Verenigd Koninkrijk, gedreven door dit voortdurende onderzoek naar hoe en wat het is om te leven in deze bewegende, menselijke lichamen van ons …

Deze workshop wordt vertaald door Nele.

This Open Floor Art in Motion workshop will continue to work with the mystery and magic of pure presence.

We will work with the Neutral Mask, a simple expressionless white mask that invites the mover to experience a state of pure and physical presence, calmness and openness to space…a state where we can access archetypal stories and truths, open into a web of connection and a state of empathy with each other.

No body is neutral, in each of us is an interweaving web of physical, emotional, mental and spiritual states – read life force for spiritual…

Playing with Neutral Mask can open up a chance to sense and move into these dimensions beyond our regular habits of movement and facial expressions. And in so doing, open to a state of silence and presence…awake and ready for being…

We will embody, play and move with some of the Open Floor core movement resources, the 4 Hungers and Dimensions of Embodiment…

We will see what happens as we play…what rises and falls, what listens, takes action, what rests and what opens

Humans being are welcome…

There is no need to have done The Mask and the Body I, though at least 15 hours of conscious movement practice is required