In this interview, with Dr Farshid Farrahi – psychiatrist, Open Floor teacher, Therapy in Motion facilitator and co-creator of Dancing with Scars we discuss the term trauma and the conversation that is evolving with it.
Taking part in the formation and growth of these two powerful organizations — which grew from the ground up to become inspiring, powerful entities.
Her advice to someone going to their first Open Floor class… Be open to the teachings, even if you don’t quite understand it at first. Over time, they will settle in and they will change your life.
Lucie Nerot, Founding Member of Open Floor who has been teaching internationally, leading youth projects and interpreting for fabulous teachers for over 2 decades, in both English and French, shares her experience of participating and leading on-going groups. When I started dancing, I instantly joined an on-going group in Paris and that has been my…
Theva is a techer in training. He is looking forward to bringing the Open Floor movement practice to his existing classes – Dancing Dhevas – which he has been running in Fremantle, Western Australia since 2010. Here, he shares some words sent to him by one of his students.
This article, by Open Floor teacher in training Hanne Tjersland was originally publish in Many Peaces Magazine.
Myrtle Legaki “The training has deepened my understanding of the embodied experience and supported me to introduce the practice within corporate settings and organizations of different types such as Google, Piraeus Bank, Quest Holdings, tech conferences, local NGOs with a positive impact.”
Reviewed By: Open Floor International Recommended by: Open Floor International Languages availability: English Description: Every month a group of residents from the Alzheimer’s and dementia geriatric wards at the Donauspital in Vienna, Austria gather together for a special dance class. Many are in wheelchairs, a few are able to stand. Some of the patients babble…
Lindy Armah is an Open Floor teacher in training from London. She has been living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.), a long-term, neurological condition that causes symptoms affecting many body systems, for 20 years. M.E. affects an estimated 17 million people worldwide. Here she tells us about her experience of dancing with chronic illness.
Tamar Eyni-lehman from Kfar Adumim, Israel is a music therapist, phsycotherapist, group analyst, superviser and college teacher. She has been dancing for 15 years and is training to be an Opne Floor teacher. Here she tells us about dancing with an injured leg after an accident.