Author Archives: TomGoldhand

Rising Falls – Contact workshop in Amsterdam with Irene Sposetti (Italy) (7.12)

This workshop will include Contact Technique, Experiential Anatomy, Partnering Improvisation and Instant Composition. In this workshop we will focus on exploring basic subtle principles of movement in order to deeply understand one’s weight and how it organizes within one’s body … Continue reading

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Consent & Empowerment in Dance & Contact (8.12) Hearing the non-verbal yes, no and maybe

You are welcome to join into a meeting point of touch, contact & senses in dance. A deep dive into the subjects of consent in verbal and non-verbal forms, and a learning process in how to empower other people and … Continue reading

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To my Partner Center & Beyond – 24.11 (Groningen)

In this day workshop in Groningen we will be exploring and playing into our partner center and venture from there into the periphery and beyond into lifting pathways. We will be moving in and out of our mutual center of … Continue reading

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Dance Retreat in Zeeland – From Mindfulness to Ecstatic Dance 6th-8th September

Treat yourself for a Dancing retreat – Enjoy the dance, the sauna, the fresh air and the nature around you. This retreat offers you the chance to come back to your core and to re-connect body and mind together in … Continue reading

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Giving weight & Consent in Contact Improvisation – Zaal 100 10.8.2019 (Amsterdam)

In Contact Improvisation we share the weight and dance with the physical attributes of gravity that effect two bodies in contact. We invite the other person to give their weight onto us, and we offer our own weight and body … Continue reading

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The ground beneath our body, The partner as the ground – CI workshop – Zaal 100 13.7.2019

In this workshop we will bring our awareness to the ground and partner, partner and ground. We will explore the body of our partner as a moving ground, and the ground as a stable partner. In lifting, or sharing weight … Continue reading

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Week Dance Retreat in France 27 July – 3 August

In this week dance retreat we will rediscover our movement and body in dance and awareness. Dance is Movement with Awareness, and our natural movement is a way to bring ourselves back to our original state of being. In this … Continue reading

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Contact Workshop – Zaal 100 Amsterdam – 16.3.2019: Upside down, Downside up

Class Subject – Upside down – Downside up  This class we will be exploring our orientation – looking up and down, and practicing different positions alone and on a partner. Making our upside down and downside up – from a … Continue reading

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From Mindfulness to Ecstatic Dance – 4 days retreat 19-22 April

This Paasweekend retreat offers you the chance to come back to your core and to re-connect body and mind together in movement and being. Experience workshops ranging from Mindfulness Dance, Movement with Awareness, Dancing with the 4 elements, Dance Improvisation and … Continue reading

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Contact Meets Massage – day workshop (Amsterdam) 23.2.2019

Massage therapists know the body of their clients, dancers know their own body. A contact improviser must know both. Where does a meeting of two bodies’ ends and a contact improvisation dance begins? Where does a bodywork therapy ends and … Continue reading

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