by Kiqe Bosch
December Workshops with Taliesin
cost: $25 for 1 workshop, $40 for 2 workshops pay below or or at the door, email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot
Inversions for Dance
Sunday December 3rd, 1:00~ 3:00
Want to work on your inversions? Drawing on techniques from Yoga, Capoeira and Breakdance, this workshop will strengthen your core and introduce you to new exercises to improve your headstands, handstands, walking/turning, bridges, ground transitions and more! Some previous movement experience recommended. Please note that this workshop will be part of the Cotton Mill Open Studio and Holiday Sale, so the studio doors will be open for viewing.
Partnering for Dance
Sunday December 10th, 1:00~3:00
This workshop for movers will touch on partnering techniques from Acro Yoga, Ballroom, Contact Improvisation, and Nontraditional Partnering to encourage participants to safely explore weight sharing in new ways. Great for building communication, trust, and group-based creative works.
Taliesin Reid Haugh is a performer, teacher, and student who grew up in Cleveland’s art community. His movement training and experience includes Hawkins style modern dance with YARD under the direction of Bill Wade, Horton technique and ballet through CCDT director Michael Medcalf, Stiltwalking and aerial circus techniques with SAFMOD, Breakdance/hiphop with Ground Effects and the Chosen Few crew, training in nontraditional partnering with members of Pilobolus, and nearly two decades of Afro-Brazilian acrobatics dance and percussion with Capoeira Narahari. Training abroad has included dance education in Athens through UNESCO’s International Dance Counsil, Capoeira with Groupo Besouro in Rio de Janeiro, martial arts training with Lanna Muay Thai in Chiang Mai. He performs regionally with Morrisondance and Pickup-Stix stiltwalkers. Taliesin’s primary movement interests are Capoeira, Breakdance, climbing, nontraditional partnering, cyr wheel, Satchidananda yoga and bicycling.