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Play-Fight Practice is one of the pillars of Formless Arts. The practice weaves physicality with movement philosophy, shedding awareness into the unconscious resistances towards the gravitational force and the pervasive fear of falling (physically and existentially) that appears as an inherent human condition. Tensions and adversities are necessary frictions to spark evolution and growth, however when stagnated, accumulated and suppressed below the conscious radar, it may potentially turn out into traumatic events, the source for a myriad of dysfunctionalities externalized on the body-mind system. The physical drills, orientated in playfulness, focus on recognizing, acknowledging and recycling those harmful lifelong storage of unnecessary hidden tensions and blockages into a self-empowerment cultivation.

Play-Fight Practice also regards the ecology of life as an inherent and inescapable interplay between cooperation and confrontation. The practice's overall aim is to integrate such a dichotomy into one fertile ground for the exploration of a dynamic balance in between such oppositions. The presence of an engaging partner is vital to ignite the mirror effect, the weaving-thread that permeates through all physical exercises and drills. By cultivating a tactful and honest confrontation, our vulnerabilities, fears, denials, escapisms and blind spots are reciprocally revealed in the bodies. As part of the process we serve to each other as a metaphorical lighthouse, like a point of navigation that supports and nourishes individual's excavation into the depths of our own inner sea of obfuscated resistances, all the way to the roots.
          The main focus of the practice is the study of the physical, mental and creative abilities of the body and its potential to extrapolate everyday movement. As part of the process, we will observe and dive inside our own body language and movement patterns.

        • Development of creativity through improvisation tasks
        • Technical skills with a focus on safe movement
        • Interaction with space and time
        • Florwork and dance with objects
          • Attention Games and Intuitive Intelligence
          • Falling dynamics and the relationship with gravity
          • Following the direction of the momentum
          • State of resistance and state of relaxation
          • Connections of isolation and integrity
          Falling into the point of contact is an ongoing research about the possible interconnection between Play-Fight and Contact Improvisation. It focuses on the moment of meeting through the skin, what we are able to communicate and share in this moment (time) and physical area (space), with how much clarity, weight or subtleness, level of awareness, intention or quality of attention. What happens when we fall into the point of contact ? And what happens when we grow from the point of contact ? Are these two possibilities always available ? Are they conscious choices or pure necessary responses to the different stimuli ? Can we fall and grow at the same time ? Can we share weights and generate momentum by truly falling into each other ?The final purpose of the exploration is to enter into the free flow with a wider spectrum of possibilities stimulated through the body awareness, to soften the mind and support a process of recognizing and eventually re-patterning what is actually disturbing our flow, when alone and when shared.

          Principles & Tools

          ● deep self-awareness
          ● engaging by disengaging - effortlessness
          ● physical and mental resilience towards fallingmoving with integrity
          ● sensitivity of the touch
          ● sharing body mass on different level of intensity
          ● connect centre to centre with and without physical contact
          ● fall into the point of contact
          ● transform the fall into new momentum - recycle to fall upwards
          ● join the force - feed connection - don't break the flow
          ● connectivity craft
          ● engage with the partner - stretch the comfort zone through playfulness
          Falling into the point of contact
            Liquid Body is a holistic movement practice, philosophy in flow, that invites each of us to get in touch with our ancestral aquatic roots. In the early embryonic stages, the human body is essentially made up of fluids. We are originally liquid beings and water, the archetype of the feminine, is the maternal cradle of human creation and evolution.

            The processes of body crystallization and degeneration, associated with natural aging, are immensely accelerated by conditioning of internal struggle, and as such mental patterns are reflected in the gravitational relationship. We will address the relationship with gravity and the exploration of free-fall as starting points on our liquid journey. We will investigate the possibility of conceiving the implications of the fall beyond the physical and motor dimension. Practice will guide us through states of non-resistance awareness. We will release the dammed waters and awaken sensitivity in the perception of an aquatic flow latent in mechanical manifestations, commonly overshadowed by excess muscle toning.

            Getting in touch with this embodied oceanic legacy is an invitation to delve into deep individual and transpersonal transformation processes. Liquid-Body is a fine work that provides sophistication in expressions of movement and in the qualities of individual, interpersonal and collective connections. Finally, the practice aims at synergistic integration between this continuous flow of information and the exchange of endless forces and stimuli that bathe the trillions of cells of our being every second.
              Liquid-Body practice
                Somatic Journey is a fresh exploration full of life, questions, qualities and diverse coordinates for the navigation to try, embody and play with. It comes from the spontaneous integration of relational works such as Play-Fight, Contact Improvisation, and other related practices, with the principles, language, landscape and knowledge coming from Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. In this dedicated space and time we are going to refine our awareness of the touch, moving consciously between the structural, the fluid and the power level, getting to know the different qualities, functionalities and perspectives. We will play with proximity/distance with the partners and explore the so called Neutral state, both alone and during a relationship/dance/shared-study, to recognize our personal tendencies and strategies and also those more unconscious mechanisms which actually may request such a big amount of energy that become not anymore supportive to the connection and communication with the other person. We will explore directly through the body the incredible functionality, intelligence and resources of our autonomous nervous system, crafting resilience, re-recognising it as an innate human quality and great skill. All this fertile ground of expanded awareness, we will bring it into the dance, into the flow, observing the possible changes, creating a map for ourselves that can concretely empower our way through.
                  Somatic Journey
                    Вreathing is not only the most vital physiological function, the one that animates the body, but also a portal to self-knowledge allowing deep explorations of the being in its most intimate mysteries.

                    Class content


                    ● The role of carbon dioxide in the oxygenation of internal organs (Bohr Effect)
                    ● Buteyko method
                    ● Regulation of the autonomic nervous system through respiratory control
                    ● Benefits of apnea exercises
                    ● Breathing as an instrument in relieving stress and anxiety
                    ● Importance of nasal breathing and its influence on sleep quality


                    ● Body oxygenation level test
                    ● Exercise for nasal decongestion
                    ● Increased tolerance to CO2 accumulation in the body
                    ● Functional diaphragmatic breathing
                    ● Static and dynamic apnea exercises
                    ● Optimization of respiratory rate
                    ● Meditative breathing practice in mindfulness