DESCRIPTION: Class series with the teacher Kathleen Rea. Study functional movement, led by Axis Syllabus teacher candidate Kathleen Rea. The Axis Syllabus is a compendium of information relevant to the training, preparation, and performance of the human body. The Axis Syllabus provides comparative data on flexibility, strength, alignment, injuries, and movement practices. Anatomical attributes and ways of moving that are basically safe and energy conservative will be explored. Kathleen will refer to physics, anatomy, and relevant scientific data from various fields.
ALL LEVELS: Those with disabilities are welcome and accommodations are offered. Let’s talk about what you may need to attend.
DATES FOR CLASS SERIES:
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022
Thursday, Feb 17, 2022
Thursday, Feb 24, 2022
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Attendees must sign up for the class series. No drop-ins
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Class
8:30 to 9:00 Movement lab.
CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Limited to 18 participants
LOCATION: Roncesvalles United Church, 240 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto
ACCESS: Wheelchair accessible studio and washrooms. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require accommodation or if you have any questions about access.
FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1034220933814880/
COST: In-Person classes for $120 per person. Scholarship rate $75
TEACHER: Kathleen Rea danced with Canada’s Ballet Jorgen, National Ballet of Canada & Tiroler Landestheater (Austria). She fell in love with contact improvisation (CI) 21 years ago and has been involved in the CI community ever since. She has choreographed over 40 dance works and been nominated for 5 DORA awards. Kathleen has a learning disability that throughout her life has meant that writing takes 4 to 8 times longer than the average person. It is one of life’s great surprises and mysteries for her that despite the struggle she developed a love of writing and is a published author (“The Healing Dance” -Charles C. Thomas Publisher, as well as blog and academic writing). She has a Master’s in Expressive Arts with a minor in Psychology. She has a passion for functional movement and is a teacher candidate for the Axis Syllabus. She is also trained in the MELT method for hands and feet and is currently certifying as a Buteyko Breath Practitioner. She is the director of REAson d’etre dance productions a not-for-profit contact improvisation-based dance company that produces a weekly dance jam in Toronto, the Contact Dance International Film Festival, and dance-theatre productions. Being on the autism spectrum she also identifies as being neuro-atypical and works to educate the world about neurodiversity.
- There will be a commercial HEPA filter running during class time.
- Windows will be open (weather and temperature permitting).
-Everyone will wear masks.
-Everyone will wash or disinfect their hands prior to class.
- screening questions will be asked prior to each class.
- vaccine certificates will be required and checked
-contract tracing will be performed
- all government regulations will be followed
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING: A mask that covers the nose, mouth, and chin. you might want knee pads and a bottle of water. Please also bring your proof of up-to-date vacation status to the first class.
COVID PRE-SCREENING QUESTIONS:
Do you agree to bring proof of vaccination status to the first class?
Do you agree to disinfect your hands at the start of class or after touching your face?
Are you experiencing any of the following COVID-19 symptoms: shortness of breath/breathing difficulties, fever, coughing, loss of smell or taste, sore throat, headache, muscle pain, chills? If so please seek medical attention and you must not attend the class. We will give you a refund if you have already paid.
Have you returned from traveling outside of Canada in the last 5 days? If please so you must not attend the class until 5 days symptom-free have passed.
Do you agree to the following notification policy: If someone at the class reports having COVID and having attended a class we will let all attendees know without giving out the person's name. At the point of community spread, we would be shut down for a week.
Do you agree to wear a mask and keep a minimum of 6 feet between yourself and those not in your household or social bubbles/pods in the building and during class time?
Do you agree to give us contact info in case contact tracing is needed?
Do you understand that even though vaccination provides some protection from catching COVID and a much-reduced risk of ending up in the ICU that vaccinated people can still catch and spread COVID and may still require medical care if they catch it?
Do you recognize that despite these screening, disinfecting, mask-wearing, protocols there is still some risk in meeting socially indoor to practice? Do you accept this risk as part of your participation?