Over the past 4 years, Open Floor International has evolved from a dream nurtured by a handful of passionate innovators to a reality firmly rooted in community. In this time, we have trained over 200 new teachers from 27 countries and introduced Open Floor movement practice to thousands of dancers around the globe. And so….we move on to the next phase of our evolution as an organisation making its mark in the field of embodiment. It is a time for renewal.
This groundbreaking work takes a multilayered and multidimensional approach that will help practitioners “walk the talk” of multicultural competency.
A powerful analysis of the psychological dynamics of oppression and privilege and how to develop skills to promote social justice.
Article by Leticia Nieto PsyD. D., and Margot Boyer, addressing personal development, race and oppression.
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.
Open Floor teacher Celia is an Australian multi-award winning community development specialist working with NGOs, government and business communities internationally. She brought conscious dance to Kenya in 2014 to assist with trauma healing and tells us about her mission to create spaces for self expression and internal peace to flourish.