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POP UPs w/ KEI TSURUHARATAN- SUN // 10am


About Class

Three-Series Movement Workshops with KEI TSURUHARATANI: Vast Range of Horizontal and Vertical JAN 7 - Series 1 // "This Body, Lying down" To establish a foundational understanding of the richness of movement possibilities while lying down, emphasizing the connection between the body and the weight. Cultivating kindness and sensitivity through moving softly. JAN 21 - Series 2 // Weight and Location Explore the dynamics of movement in a sitting position, incorporating floor and chair. JAN 28 - Series 3 // Breathing Movement To explore the interconnectedness of breath and motion, using breath as a signpost to check-in. Kei Tsuruharatani (she/they) is a dance artist and educator of trans experience from Osaka, Japan, based in NYC. She earned BA in dance and theater from SUNY Empire State College focusing on unlearning oppression in the art form, and MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) teacher qualification from Brown University. Her mindfulness practice is rooted in Vipassana (insight) meditation within Theravada Buddhist tradition specifically rooted in Burma. They have performed on Broadway — the King and I, Miss Saigon, and Jagged Little Pill — and danced at the Metropolitan Opera for six years. She is committed to exploring integration of mindfulness and performing arts for the progress towards non-harming. More info check out her website -- www.keitsuruharatani.com All levels are welcome! Weekend classes will rotate through different teachers and guest artists! Follow our instagram for more information class info on a weekly basis! //LIMITED SPOTS// Dress Code -No Black Soled Shoes -Athletic wear -Clean studio shoes or socks

  • 15 US dollars
  • Platform @ Oregon Contemporary

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please contact us within 18 hours of the start of class.


Contact Details

  • Open Space, North Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR, USA

    (503) 966-0330

    hello@openspace.dance


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