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Cycles: Dance like Yourself

CYCLES PRACTICE > to Dance like Yourself >

Need a Movement Break?…time to take a breath or 2?
come just downstairs to IGAC (studio 103) on Tues 3-4:30 or Fridays 10:30-12- ….read on…

Mobility is possible only by being mobile. Seems self-evident but this is the basis of the Cycles method for fitness and self-expression. CYCLES lifts us out of our mostly sedentary or repetitive daily action and fills us with breath, energy, flow, co-ordinations, impulse, patterns, alignments, stretch, strength, power, self-expression through individual and group exercises that ENERGIZE and REJUVENATE our natural capacities for movement.

Maxine Heppner’s technique is a mindful movement-dance training that integrates over 40 years of Dance, Theatre and traditional movement practices. It allows for each person to work within personal needs and references. > For every person who enjoys expressing themselves through movement. All abilities. For all who move and want to do it dancing.

“Deep and powerful – calling on over 45 years of experience, Maxine gentles one into a mobility energized for strength, imagination and ease.”

Sept 17-Oct11 Tues 3-4:30 Fri 10:30-12 (no Oct1) – dropin – winter sessions tba

at IGAC Studio 103, 180 Shaw, Artscape Youngplace

more info Join the mailing list Email info@acrossoceans.org

Led by Maxine Heppner > Evolving since the 1970’s, through dance, theatre, traditional & science arts, her practice has led to her CYCLES approach that does not presume aesthetic preferences, but examines impulse, energy & the expressive natures of their many forms. The work is ultimately to express your self as yourself.

Master teacher, performer, inter-medial artist & award-winning creator of large-scale performance (“audacious”) & intimate chamber pieces (“reaching a new state of mind”) in Canada & internationally, Maxine teaches and coaches performance techniques (pure movement & interdisciplinary), choreography, integrated movement-voice technique, Action Theatre & her unique Cycles training. Maxine has been foundation building in performance education since the 1970’s. She was founding head of contemporary dance at the Claude Watson High School for Performing Arts, the Koffler Centre dance school, and award-winning Phyzikal Theatre company, as well as faculty at University of Toronto, York and Concordia and guest artist at arts insitutions internationally. She is known for collaborative projects ranging from intimate chamber pieces to site-specific ensemble works and festivals across North America, East Asia, Europe, and Australia, Maxine’s recent ones include award winners KRIMA, My heart is a spoon, and Moments in Time. Her company Across Oceans facilitates platforms for research and production of arts events linking artists and public across generations, disciplines, abilities and heritages, in Canada & internationally. www.acrossoceans.org

Cycles: Dance like Yourself

CYCLES PRACTICE > to Dance like Yourself >

Need a Movement Break?…time to take a breath or 2?
come just downstairs to IGAC (studio 103) on Tues 3-4:30 or Fridays 10:30-12- ….read on…

Mobility is possible only by being mobile. Seems self-evident but this is the basis of the Cycles method for fitness and self-expression. CYCLES lifts us out of our mostly sedentary or repetitive daily action and fills us with breath, energy, flow, co-ordinations, impulse, patterns, alignments, stretch, strength, power, self-expression through individual and group exercises that ENERGIZE and REJUVENATE our natural capacities for movement.

Maxine Heppner’s technique is a mindful movement-dance training that integrates over 40 years of Dance, Theatre and traditional movement practices. It allows for each person to work within personal needs and references. > For every person who enjoys expressing themselves through movement. All abilities. For all who move and want to do it dancing.

“Deep and powerful – calling on over 45 years of experience, Maxine gentles one into a mobility energized for strength, imagination and ease.”

Sept 17-Oct11 Tues 3-4:30 Fri 10:30-12 (no Oct1) – dropin – winter sessions tba

at IGAC Studio 103, 180 Shaw, Artscape Youngplace

more info Join the mailing list Email info@acrossoceans.org

Led by Maxine Heppner > Evolving since the 1970’s, through dance, theatre, traditional & science arts, her practice has led to her CYCLES approach that does not presume aesthetic preferences, but examines impulse, energy & the expressive natures of their many forms. The work is ultimately to express your self as yourself.

Master teacher, performer, inter-medial artist & award-winning creator of large-scale performance (“audacious”) & intimate chamber pieces (“reaching a new state of mind”) in Canada & internationally, Maxine teaches and coaches performance techniques (pure movement & interdisciplinary), choreography, integrated movement-voice technique, Action Theatre & her unique Cycles training. Maxine has been foundation building in performance education since the 1970’s. She was founding head of contemporary dance at the Claude Watson High School for Performing Arts, the Koffler Centre dance school, and award-winning Phyzikal Theatre company, as well as faculty at University of Toronto, York and Concordia and guest artist at arts insitutions internationally. She is known for collaborative projects ranging from intimate chamber pieces to site-specific ensemble works and festivals across North America, East Asia, Europe, and Australia, Maxine’s recent ones include award winners KRIMA, My heart is a spoon, and Moments in Time. Her company Across Oceans facilitates platforms for research and production of arts events linking artists and public across generations, disciplines, abilities and heritages, in Canada & internationally. www.acrossoceans.org

Cultivate Confluence – A gathering for women-identified and non-binary

Cultivate is a day to shed some emotional layers for the new season, Spring. A scheduled day of astrology, meditation, women’s health…

Come spend the day learning from amazing healers in the city. This event runs through the day with 4 classes at each hour.

Some examples of classes are menstrual and vaginal health(by an ND), intimacy, astrology, spirit connections, aromatherapy, natural contraceptions, intimacy, acushiatsu, feeling safe, meditations and more.

Check out our site page for a schedule and teacher bios www.theloboco.ca/cultivate

This event has been put together because times are increasingly leaning towards the feminine and we are all looking to find our place in it. How can we move through our emotional pains? Where can we find support in doing so? This event allows you to find a community that has its arms opened wide and ready to hold you. As strangers we come together and heal as one. We are not different, we are the same.

“DANCE IS MEDICINE”: OPEN “FREESTYLE” DROP-IN SESSION FOR DANCERS & PERFORMING ARTISTS

FREDDY ‘FREEZE’ LOPEZ PRESENTS…

OPEN “FREESTYLE” DROP-IN SESSION FOR DANCERS & PERFORMING ARTISTS TO PRACTICE BREAKING, MCING, DJING, BEAT MAKING, GRAFFITI ART, HIP HOP THEATRE, & SPOKEN WORD.

***ALL STREET / URBAN / CONTEMPORARY FORMS OF EXPRESSION THROUGH DANCE…
PASS THROUGH***

DROP-IN DATES:
FEBRUARY 17 & 24, MARCH 3 & 10
(TIME: 6:00 TO 8:00 P.M.)
MARCH 17, 24, & 31
(TIME: 4:30 TO 6: 30 P.M.)

As a self-funded non-profit, we have a “Give” and “Take” donation system in effect. For a minimum donation of $3, you can pick-up any gift item available that day (i.e. THHCC buttons, spray paint masks and filters, comic books, totally random but lots of fun stuff) as a symbol of our gratitude for your continued support. This fee will be collected at the door upon entry; please have exact change. All donations are used to refuel the THHCC and goes back into the operation of the studio space and towards additional community programming.

Show Your Stuff

This exhibition application workshop covers all aspects of putting together an artist package for a curator or exhibition application. It includes handouts and examples of CVs, Bios, Image Lists and tips on visual support material and websites.

THE ART OF “BREAKING”: FOR BEGINNERS AGE: 6-12 ***PWYC Policy (Pay What You Can)

INSTRUCTOR: FREDDY ‘FREEZE’ LOPEZ

6-WEEK PROGRAM (6 Consecutive Sundays)
DATES:
FEBRUARY 4, 11, 18, 25, MARCH 4, 11. 2018
TIME: 12:30-2:00 PM
Regular Ticket: $60.00
Early Bird: $55.00 REGISTER BY 26/01/2018
***PWYC AVAILABLE (Pay What You Can); send request to: thhcc2016@gmail.com
***No Child Left Behind…

LOCATION:
SKETCH STUDIO (LOWER LEVEL)
INSIDE THE “MOVEMENT STUDIO”
ARTSCAPE YOUNGPLACE
180 SHAW STREET, TORONTO

CONTACT THHCC TO REGISTER:
THHCC2016@GMAIL.COM; OR,
CALL 647-208-3611 (ALICIA)

REGISTRATION CLOSES: FEBRUARY 1, 2018
(SPACE IS LIMITED)

THE ART OF “BREAKING”

FREDDY “FREEZE” LOPEZ,
CO-FOUNDER OF THE TORONTO HIP HOP CULTURAL CENTRE, PRESENTS…
THE ART OF “BREAKING”: The only dance that came out of “HIP HOP”

“BREAKING” 101 – FOR BEGINNERS (AGES 6 – 10)
WHAT TO EXPECT:
– Learn the fundamental moves of “breaking” like top rocking & floor rocking
– Conditioning training for break dancers
– Embracing hip hop culture & the movement
– Mentorship & encouragement
– Impart critical life skills; key to “Success”
– Program is designed to engage, inspire, inform, & empower
– Build self-confidence… just showing up to the studio to face a challenge never experienced before takes courage
– 1-on-1 attention; experienced instructors
– No experience necessary

The Brain Storm

An unstructured studio drop-in where artists can meet, talk, brainstorm, share techniques, materials or ideas they are engaged with.

Saturday November 25 from 11am-1pm in Studio 316- Mentor Lyla Rae.

The Brain Storm

An unstructured studio drop-in where artists can meet, talk, brainstorm, share techniques, materials or ideas they are engaged with.

State of The Art – an artist statement workshop

Over 3 meetings, this workshop will guide you from start to finish in writing an artist statement which can be used for applications to exhibitions, residencies, grants or to approach a gallery. We begin with guidelines and examples of artists’ statements. Handouts will break the writing down into manageable components. Between meetings, you will have time to write and then refine your statement. Through hands-on exercises and feedback from a range of people you will enhance your ability to write about your work.