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Sun, Oct 29


Movement Insights

Falling with Grace - Contact Improv w/ Sphynx Church (Montreal)

Taking the movement language from Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, we will begin to examine different ways of moving on the floor and with dance partners, using inversions and pathways. We will also explore becoming comfortable falling slowly and safely so we feel liberated to explore risk while dancing.

Falling with Grace - Contact Improv w/ Sphynx Church (Montreal)
Falling with Grace - Contact Improv w/ Sphynx Church (Montreal)

Time & Location

Oct 29, 2023, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Movement Insights, 100 Saratoga Village Blvd Suite 10, Malta, NY 12020, USA

About the Event

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Movement in Contact Improvisation Dance

Class 11am - 1pm followed by Jam 1pm - 3pm


  • $40      This amount covers the cost of the workshop. Thank you!
  • $50!!    I love to support the arts and to enable those of varying economic means to join me!
  • $30      I want to join in the fun, and need a little community support right now.

Sphynx Church (She/They) is a Toronto/Montreal-based non-binary Filipino Multidisciplinary artist. They have taught at the Contact Dance Film Festival in Toronto as well as the Refugee Center and Perverscité in Montreal. 

Sphynx' background as a dancer started in various forms of street dance, specializing in popping since the age of 13. They love improvising, especially in street dance and contact improv. They are very interested in the politics that inform the art we see and the democratization of dance, to make dance accessible to everyone.

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