Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts because it is not mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself. - Havelock Ellis Dance is considered one of the most powerful means of communication. Apart from being one of the popular mediums of entertainment today. The art of dance is also looked and therapeutic tool.
Dance Alchemy is a two day guided dance re-treat which will take you on a cathartic journey of rediscovering yourself through the medium of dance and movement,
As a participant of this programme, our facilitator intends to take you through the series of dance-based activities and tasks which are playful in nature bringing in the sense of nourishment for your mind body and soul. The program has been designed to take your mind away from the daily rush of stress and help you find the deeper connection with yourself in the lap of Mother Nature.
Dancing is an excellent way to connect with someone, get exercise but most of all have fun! ... Dance therapy is the psychotherapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical, social, and spiritual integration of the individual.
Facilitator: Janhavi Phatak Janhavi loves to explore, learn and share. During her dance training in Attakkalari center for movement arts, she realized that dance has much more to offer than just being a form of art limited to entertainment. She observed that dance made her feel more powerful from within. That is when she came across Tripura Kashyap’s book My body My wisdom, her determination grew stronger. She is a certified Dance movement therapist trained under Ms. Tripura Kashyap at Artsphere Pune. She carries the experience of working in the area of mental health for past seven years under the forum “Purple Feet” In order to bring depth to her work, she is now practicing Mixed martial arts under the able guidance of Anomit Ghosh.
About Hammock Hostels: About Hammock hostels: Where calmness resides with a story Hammock hostels Mysore is situated at the foothills of the famous Chamundi hills with lush green surroundings. The hostel campus has a lot of open space with trees and a lot of shade to sit down and read a book, practices yoga, watch some interesting birds flypast or just to tie up your hammock and rest. We have very spacious shared rooms with bunk beds and tented accommodation options. Our fully functional kitchen with artistic walls is happy to feed your hunger monsters and ready to face your culinary experiments.
Project Includes: Therapeutic dance workshop, Stay at the hostel is shared bunkbed accommodation and/or tents, All meals (simple vegetarian food) during the stay, Trek to Chamundi hills, Campfire and a whole lot of fun.
Age: 14 years and above Cost of the workshop: INR 3800
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