Pre-requisites for Open Floor Training

Movement Modalities and Embodiment Practices Accepted for the Open Floor Training

We honor the value of many established movement modalities and embodiment practices.  If your practice is not listed below, please mention this in your application.

Movement Modalities approved for prerequisite hours in Open Floor Foundational and Advanced Training

  • 5Rhythms®
  • Soul Motion
  • Movement Medicine
  • Authentic Movement
  • Tamalpa Life/Art Process – Anna & Daria Halprin, Helen Poyner, Suprapto Dynamo
  • Continuum
  • The Laban/Bartenieff Movement Studies

Embodiment Practices considered for prerequisite hours in Open Floor Foundational and Advanced Training

These will be considered in your prerequisites if you have not completed the required hours in any of the modalities listed above. If your practice is not listed below, please mention this in your application.

  • Yoga – all kinds
  • Tai chi
  • Aikido
  • Chi gong
  • Pilates
  • Alexander Technique
  • Feldenkrais
  • Body Mind Centering – Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
  • Strozzi Somatics – Richard Heckler
  • Somatic Experiencing – Peter Levine
  • Integrative Body Psychotherapy
  • Movement/Sound Integration – Sahn
  • Hakomi

 

Any intensive training in:

  • Theatre
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Contact Improvisation
  • Massage
  • Rolfing
  • Hellerwork

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