We have invited Open Floor dancers to share their creativity with us as part of our focus on Creativity.
Stacey Butcher is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner who is incorporating this work into her Open Floor workshops to help participants learn how to restore inner balance, enhance resilience to stress, and increase vitality, equanimity, and capacity to actively engage in life.
We took our beliefs onto the dance floor and explored how they move us or keep us stuck.
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.”
Joseph Machado is a teacher and counselor at an alternative public high school in San Francisco, a Somatic Therapist, and an Open Floor Movement teacher in the San Francisco Bay area, as well as at Esalen Institute in Big Sur
Ground is one of Open Floor’s Core Movement Resources.
Meet Kathy Altman, Lori Saltzman, Cathy Ryan and Sarah Davies, the women responsible for the Art in Motion curriculum at Open Floor.
Interview with Open Floor founding member Cynthia Kennedy and teacher Joseph Machado, both passionate advocates for raising awareness about and bringing Social Justice to the dance floor.
Devi Weisenberg is a 78 year old dancer from California, USA. She wrote this poem for her husband’s memorial service at Art Murmur with Kathy Altman and Lori Saltzman. She tells us how dance, art and writing on this workshop supported her grieving process.