Crafting the Center

Cocréa engages us in the practice of moving in intuitive, kinetic dialogue with one another to just about any style of music and serves as a means to take your dance to a new level of intimacy and authentic connection with others. Our practice builds on the foundational elements of social partner dance technique as a common language, providing a toolbox to engage in improvisational, co-created dance.
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Bringing more lightness and play into our dance will be a focus of this weekend. Activating both our leadership and followship, then blurring the line between the two to enter a melty, mind-bending flow state will be one of our aims. Taking it extra slow at times, we’ll practice impeccability in our sensory awareness to tune into the nuances of shared leadership in motion, and take the time to share our observations in this exploration. Together, we’ll enter deeper into a practice of presence and listening to meet one another in this balanced kinetic co-creation.

*No Partner Necessary. Everyone will dance with everyone.

~All Skill Levels~

We believe everyone has genius in them. We invite all skill levels to attend because we believe there is always something to learn from another regardless of experience. As we advance through material, notice when you can step up and help your partner advance; be your style and step in when needed, lending your genius to the present activity.

Instructional/facilitated component includes four 2-hour segments engaging movement technique based in Blues-Fusion, contact improvisation and bio-mechanics for dynamic, expressive, conversational partner dance exploration.

~SCHEDULE~

Saturday, April 22nd, 11am – 4pm
Sunday, April 23rd, 1pm – 6pm

~SPECIAL FUSION DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT!~
8pm – 11pm
*DJs TBA*

~LOCATION~

Redwood Raks
824 L street at 8th street
Arcata, CA 95521

For clarification on location, call 707-840-4745

*All events are at Redwood Raks*

~EXCHANGE~

Sliding Scale: $70 – $110
Please Pay the Highest You Are Able!
We take great joy in offering our teachings at prices that we believe everyone can afford and still be fair to our time. That being said, if you deeply desire to join us and simply cannot afford any of the above prices, please don’t hesitate to write us and ask for a special discount.

To view our refund policy, CLICK HERE.

~REGISTER~

Follow this link to register for the workshop!
https://dancerfly.com/cocrea/craftingcenter
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~MORE ABOUT COCREA~

Building on the essential elements of social partner dance technique as our common language, we learn how to wield creative expression with consideration to another body and practice nuanced responsiveness to one another in improvisational, co-created dance. This practice is a gateway to accessing the body’s wisdom to deepening Self and relational attunement. Our intention is to explore form and play creatively from our heart, body and spirit, in full support and appreciation of ourselves and one another.

Cocréa = Collaborative Organic Communication Revolutionizing Embodied Awareness
Read More Here!

~FACILITATORS~

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ANTJE SCHAEFER

My passion for movement and music has been a prime source of connection, community building, and personal growth. My focus is on how the dance can enhance and expand relationships into a deeply connected, honest and powerful tool for personal, interpersonal and transpersonal co-creation, discovery, and appreciation. I have spent the last 4 years weaving my life experiences with dance as an active co-creator of Cocréa, inviting hundreds of people back into their dancing bodies.

WREN LAFEET

My work with Cocréa synergizes the emotional potency of music, the awareness of physical theater, mindfulness and dance with the structure and form of language. I envision and dream of a world birthed of the question: “What if every person you encountered was a potential dance partner, proficient in the language of connection and unified movement?” From this vision, I anticipate a global culture of radically beautiful co-creators supporting each other’s discovery in peaceful co-existence.