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Embodiment & The Art of Being Present

Open Floor Dance

People who dance regularly are healthier, have keener minds and a calmer presence. Self-expression, community, creativity and fun – this is why we dance.

Movement Coaching

Developmental movement is the abc of movement bringing self awareness, clarity, and purpose to life.

Developmental Movement 
Helps You Regaining Your Natural Expression

Unlock Your Full Potential. Say Hello to THE NEW YOU 

'When there is freedom there is energy. When there is energy nothing can go wrong' Krisnamurti

Experience

Finding sensate connection with an internal place of rest and balance. Brings fluidity and stability

 

Explore

The elements  of OF practice offer a dynamic, creative toolkit.  An endless variety of dance floor experiences are invited, ranging from quiet whispers to the wild and uncontained, as we follow natural cycles of movement.

    Express

    Develop emotional intelligence. Honor what’s really important to you. Discover the ways you are totally unique. 

    Exchange

    Create genuine relationships. Be welcomed and find your place

    What Is Open Floor?

    Open Floor is an embodied movement practice bringing self awareness, mindfulness, and purpose to life. 

    “With no dance steps to learn, we will follow instincts and simple invitations to spark curiosity. Dancing to a varied musical soundscape, we’ll move to find presence…to question…to feel and allow possibilities to emerge in the moment.”  Ann Shuptrine

     

    Open Floor Resources

    Ground | Release| Spatial Awareness | Center | Dissolve | Activate & settle | Pause | Vector

     

    Developmental Movement Patterns

    According to Bonny Bainbridge (BMC), all mind patternings are expressed in movement, through the body. And all physically moving patterns have a mind. That’s what I work with.

    Move and Include

    As we practice, we learn to move along these Continuums:

    • Fixed and Fluid
    • Habit and Choice
    • Move and Include
    Class Structure
    • Open Attention
    • Enter
    • Explore
    • Settle

     

    About Me

    I believe that the world needs embodied, empathic, creative and authentic people. I strongly believe in linking instead of ranking, in collaboration instead of competition. In equality against hierarchy. Embodiment is key and basic in life because we perceive all of life through the body and our physical, emotional and social inherited patterns. Instant knowing and decision making seem to be more and more important in a fast running digital world. When we can reach that creative moment of being present in the here and now with whatever is there, everything changes!

    Testimonials

     “All that she has learned, all of her life up till now, has all been about freedom.” Heidi S.

    She brings adequate class instructions following the groups flow, as well as clear instructions individually. Her soft gentle style of encouragement has motivated many woman to reach their goals in relative short time. ” Frieda W.

    Zij weet met haar intelligente creativiteit je diep in je ervaring te brengen. Kom proeven, kom dansen, kom ervaren!” 

    Calendar

    Open Floor Practice Classes

     Tuesdays 28-4-2020

    20.00- 21.15

    centrumvoorhappiness@gmail.com is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: Open Floor Movement
    Time: May 12, 2020 08:00 PM

    Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna
    Every week on Tue, 1 occurrence(s)

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82937228197

    Meeting ID: 829 3722 8197
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    Online class vanuit Locatie:

    Centrum voor Happiness.

     Before the session starts please download the free basic application here:

    https://zoom.us/home?zcid=2478

     

    Calendar

    Open Floor & embodiment

    Thursdays 9.00 -10.15

    Locatie:

    Dansstudio Vredenburgh

    Vredenburgersteeg 31-35
    1012 DZ Amsterdam

    online classes on Zoom:

    Before the session starts please Download the application here

    https://zoom.us/home?zcid=2478

     

    Calendar

    International women’s group Open Floor & More

    Due to Corona I will offer online classes on Zoom: Before the session starts please download the application here:

    https://zoom.us/home?zcid=2478

    Wednesday 10.00-10.40

    Locatie: Amstelveen Sportbedrijf

    Online Coaching Resources

    Intuitive Sensitive People

    Life as a sensitive.

    Refuse to Choose

    Get familiar with interdisciplinary thinking and patterns.

    Work & Play 2 day Workshop

    Find Your Balance. Take A Challenge. Reward Yourself.

    ‘This body is a rare and precious gift.’ 

    Buddha

     

    Don’t Wait Any Longer. Start Forging Your Own Path Today!