Sept. 27 10am
Oct. 2pm 12pm
Bio: Meredith Glisson is a director, dramaturg, movement coach and performer for stage and film. Her artistic work and teaching spans across disciplines falling in between contemporary theater and dance along with wellness practices where she activates the body into motion through rhythmic physicality, emotive incentives, and situational scenarios to unlock strategies for performance. She has presented her work in the USA, France, Spain, and U.K and was most recently a selected artist for the Barcelona Contemporary 2021. She is a founding board member of Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation | Chez Bushwick and co-Director of MOtiVE Brooklyn, a space located in Dumbo, NY that values, connects and supports artists through moving forms of engagement and experimentation. She holds a MFA in Interdisciplinary Practices at Falmouth University in the UK partnering with dramaturgy, theatre and dance programs at HZT Berlin and Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. She completed yoga trainings at WOOM Center (RYT 200 hrs) and in Katonah Yoga (40 hrs).
Sept. 24th 1pm
Oct. 1st 12pm
Oct. 3rd 12pm
Bio: Claire Baum is a dancer, choreographer and ERYT-200 yoga teacher (from OM Factory). She teaches vinyasa, restorative and pre/ post natal group classes and privates - always adjusting class to best suit her student's needs. Claire's anatomically based classes have an innovative dance inspired approach to sequencing; she encourages autonomy inside the practice, which aims to cultivate a sense of accessibility, grounding and joy about moving your body. Claire has taught at gyms, boutique studios and in office and residential settings across NYC. She has done YTT Finishing School with Analiese Godderz, and mentorships with Cam Noseworthy and Margo Lightburn. Claire has trauma training from Exhale to Inhale and hOMe, and a 35hr Anatomy Certification from Sacred Sounds Yoga and Joe Miller.
Sept. 22nd 5:30pm
Oct. 5th 6pm
Bio: Neva Guido is a dancer living and working in New York City. She is interested in how to generate and provide prompts for movement that are exciting and accessible. Pulling from her training as a circus teacher and from the wealth of workshops she has taken herself, Neva's classes are curious, confusing, and joyful.
Sept. 23rd 6pm Sept. 20th 6pm Oct. 7th 6pm
Bio: Sarah Block is an anthropologist, activist, and yoga and mindfulness
teacher who believes that individual healing and collective liberation go
hand in hand. Over the last decade, Sarah has been dedicated to
community-based strategies to protect and uplift marginalized
populations. She currently works with an organization that leverages
legal advocacy and community organizing to prevent displacement in
New York City. She finds it an honor to guide people to recognize their
capacity to heal themselves and their communities. Sarah has
completed a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, a 60-hour certificate in
Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy and has helped to lead yoga
retreats around the world. She offers classes in vinyasa yoga, tao yoga, as well as pranayama, meditation, and other mindfulness practices. You can also find her spreading joy on dance floors, and connecting the Flatbush community as a *77* curator and a Flatbush Zen Group teacher.
Sept. 23rd 6pm Oct. 5th 6pm
Bio: ERIN LANDERS is a Brooklyn based choreographer, teacher, and performer. She is a founding member of ECHOensemble, an improvising group of musicians and dancers, a member of dNaga Dance Company, an internationally-touring, intergenerational dance company directed by Claudine Naganuma, and was a co-founder of A-Y/dancers, a Hudson-Valley based repertory company. Erin is influenced by her upbringing in a musical household and background in many dance forms including modern, contemporary, ballet, Zimbabwean, Balkan, and Irish Dance as well as mime. She creates choreographic work independently, and is producing her second evening-length performance this fall.
As a teacher, she encourages creativity and playfulness, and hopes to illuminate dance technique in a way that gives students tools for their own expression and creation.
Sept. 20th 6pm
Bio: Jennifer Nugent is a performer, educator, mother, and partner. Jennifer addresses her body, mind and being through questioning. She articulates internal experiences through performance and teaching; augmenting these practices by sharing and refining ideas in front of others—a transmission of spoken and gestural language.
Jeninfer has performed most notably with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company 2009-2014, Paul Matteson 2002-2020, David Dorfman Dance from 1999-2007, and Martha Clarke 2007-2008. Her most recent performance endeavors have included a solo show up against at Gibney Presents and projects with Joann Kotze, Beth Gil, and Faye Driscoll. Jennifer currently teaches at Gibney Dance (NYC), Sarah Lawrence College, (NY), and the virtual platform freeskewl.
Sept. 30th 6pm Oct. 7th 6pm
Bio: Emily (RYT-200 from Yoga Garden San Francisco) began practicing Hatha Yoga as a part of her actor conservatory training. It was introduced as a practice to hone one’s sensory awareness and embodiment. Emily became curious about all of the limbs of Yoga and the intersections of art, meditation, and movement found in Yoga practice. She has continued to expand her study of asana, pranayama, and philosophy ever since. Her gentle, explorational teaching style is greatly influenced by her dynamic physical theatre background, ongoing study of other movement practices from around the world, and deep spiritual life. With a focus on somatics and sensory awareness, Emily’s classes invite students of all levels to tune in and cultivate curiosity and love for the body.
Oct. 1st 12pm
Oct. 2nd 12pm
Bio: Marisa Martin is a lifelong movement-lover. She received her 200-hour Vinyasa certification from Yoga Vida, where she also completed a five month intensive mentorship. She went on to continue her studies in Trauma Sensitivity, Restorative Yoga, and the fundamentals of Iyengar Yoga. She holds a BFA in Dance from Fordham University/The Alvin Ailey School and has enjoyed an expansive dance career. She teaches a wide range of students privately and publicly throughout New York City.
Marisa’s teaching has been described as intuitive, compassionate, creative, and intelligent. She seeks to offer an environment that is supportive, warm, and welcoming to all. Marisa’s priority is to be fully present with her students in order to remain open to the possibilities of each moment. Marisa teaches with the belief that our practice, whether new or long-established, can be used as an opportunity to look deeply inwards and, in turn, move out into the world leading from a more centered, compassionate place.
Sept. 24th 10am
Oct. 2nd 5pm
Bio: Sydney Pereira is a trauma-sensitive yoga instructor who designs her classes with the goal of equipping and empowering practitioners to carry techniques and sequences home with them. She aims to guide individuals through the process of bringing their minds into the present moment with their body and using yoga as a tool to learn more about themselves.
Oct. 2nd 5pm
Oct. 3rd 12pm