Photo: Danza Contacto Puerto Rico
South Slope, Brooklyn, New York
Teaches Contact Improvisation since 1988
CI events/jams organizing
Bi-annual: CI/Composition/Improvisation/Somatic Movement workshops in San Juan,Puerto Rico.
First CI teacher/where
Lisa Nelson - Wesleyan University
Other important CI teachers/influences
Irene Dowd: Ideokinesis
Judson Dance Theater
Laban Bartenieff Fundamentals
Nancy Stark Smith (changing States & coaching)
Yoga and energy healing therapies
Motor development based education
La Monte Young
Nam June Paik
Elaine Summers: Kinetic Awareness work
Budism - Hinduism
Cuban Contemporary Dance
Somatic Approaches to Movement Education
Politics: defend equality, safety & freedom of choice for all life forms.
Current CI projects
- Workshop in Long Island NY Fall 2020, Teatro Yerbabruja.
“Healing the Scars of the Colonization”.
- Training Workshops in Puerto Rico, most likely 2021, when the pandemic is over.
- Ongoing: “The Embodiment of Healing Sounds”.
- “Somos Uno” Cuba 2021.
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