Karen Nelson is a dance improvisation artist, meditation practitioner, community activist and learner. She brings over 35 years of embodiment practices developed through the lenses of Contact Improvisation/Material for the Spine, Tuning Scores and Contemplative Dance Practice influenced by teachers Steve Paxton, Lisa Nelson, Barbara Dilley, Nancy Stark Smith and others Russell Delman in his school for Embodied Life TM (fusing meditation, Feldenkrais TM Awareness Through Movement and Embodied Dialogue/Focusing). She co-founded DanceAbility, Breitenbush Jam, Diverse Dance Research Retreat and the performance group Image Lab. She lives on Vashon Island and travels the wide world dancing. www.explomov.weebly.com

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn and dance with Karen at the Contact Improvisation Residential Jam on the 16-19th April at the Conway Centre Anglesey and/or at the Karen Nelson intensive on the 24th/25th April in Cheshire.

To find out more go to www.cheshiredance.org or email: jane.atherton@cheshiredance.org

To book the CI Jam click here

To book the Karen Nelson Intensive click here

The Dancing Games: commissioned work featuring Professional Artists and Cheshire Dance youth companies at Just So festival this August. For info and tickets visit www.cheshiredance.org/justsofestivalSafeguarding in Dance Training, September 21st. £30. For more information or to book contact info@cheshiredance.org InquiringBodies 2: 12th November @ MMU Cheshire. Artists announced on the website. Book Now!

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