Contact improvisation – a unification of soul and a body

Contact improvisation - a unification of soul and a body

Contact improvisation – a soul and body unification
Contact improvisation the American dancers informed to masses, having used some technician: to yoga, стретч, aikido, Pilates, acrobatics. But, performers of contact improvisation constantly emphasize that the main thing in this dance not technical performance, and a soul and body unification. Steve Pekston developed contact improvisation. In 1972 passed the 1st dancing seminar of contact improvisation. He was led by students of Oberlinsky institute and carried the name Magnesium.
Contact improvisation - a unification of soul and a body

Contact improvisation – a soul and body unification
Development tantsakontaktny improvisation is popular in the world. It practise in Europe, the USA, Canada, Brazil, the Russian Federation and other states. Popularity at this style of dances not so wide, but universal. Directly thanks to admirers and practising dancers worldwide, dance continues the development.

Types проведенияИсполняется contact improvisation in the form of performance, also as соц dance. Often these two concepts during improvisational shows mix up and pass ordinary "jams". On such parties it is never clear who the dancer, and who the viewer. All participants of action mix up, constantly replacing each other. One of the oldest jams is in Toronto, it lasts 35 years.

The structure tantsorovnaiboly popular performance of contact improvisation occurs in the form of a duet. But, often it is danced also by bolshushchy number of people. The special place in contact dance is given to performance solo. Beginning the training, usually, performers use a floor, chairs, walls as the workmate. Many teachers about it joke that the most devoted partner is a floor.
Contact improvisation - a unification of soul and a body

Contact improvisation – a soul and body unification
In the Russian Federation contact improvisation appeared in 1990. At present jams are quite often carried out in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Samara and other huge cities of the country. In the Russian Federation in July, 2011 will pass the 6th international festival of contact improvisation and performance.

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