9 / The Axis Syllabus: Connecting to the Ground - fully booked
In the frame of Oster Tanz 2016
This Axis Syllabus informed workshop “Go to Ground - creative crawling” takes a close look at fascial support and reactions, articular design and the body's properties and resources. It examines secret moments and hidden transitions that may be helpful and empowering for dancing near to or on the floor.
The Axis Syllabus is a compendium of information about the human body in motion from various resources such as anatomy, biomechanics, medicine, psychology, social ethics, philosophy and the arts. It is an easy to understand, practical diagnostic tool that helps those that use it to move better with less injury, suggesting a preventative approach to building skill, strength and flexibility, a potential plus for all human activity. The AS lists and compares current knowledge of past and present methods and scientific information. It serves a global community as a resource for understanding, preparing and training the human body for moving.
Frey Faust practiced Pantomime, Ballet, Aikido, African Dance, Modern, Percussion, Capoeira, Contact Improvisation; worked with David Parsons, Merce Cunningham, Randy Warshaw, Meredith Monk, Donald Byrd, Stephen Petronio and others. He is author of the book and originator of ‘The Axis Syllabus’. www.axissyllabus.org