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Introduction to Accessible Movement

April 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Harmanie posing in her wheelchair in a naturally lit room

How to register.

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Introduction to Accessible Movement description.

Over the course of 9 weeks, we will explore contemporary dance, improvisation, and choreography. We will find ways to move with ourselves, in pairs, and in groups while expressing creativity through the use of impulse, flow, time, and weight. Everything can be done seated, standing or on the floor; the invitation is always to be true to what feels best in the moment

Session attendance is limited to 10 spots per workshop. 

Harmanie posing in her wheelchair in a naturally lit roomLead Mover biography

Harmanie Rose is a disabled dancemaker, performer, and facilitator. Her work within inclusive and community-engaged dance aims to support people to connect to joy, ease, and pleasure through movement. She is a founding member of iDance Edmonton (CRiPSIE) and All Bodies Dance Project (Vancouver). Her choreographic work has been presented by Vines Art Festival (Vancouver), and All Bodies Dance Project. She’s been a part of numerous dance on film projects as a choreographer, performer, and collaborator including Sanctuary (a collaboration with Rianne Svelnis and Martin Bordan, 2019), Inclinations (created by Alice Sheppard, 2019) Virtual-os-city (a collaboration with Kelsie Acton, 2021), Parts of Me and Ho.Me (Carolina Bergonzoni, 2019). She has trained with Donna Redlick (Soma Dance), All Bodies Dance, Propeller Dance, CandoCo, and Axis Dance Company. In 2018 she attended UCLA’s Dancing Disability Lab. She has danced in works by Naomi Brand, Carolina Bergonzoni, Rianne Svelnis, Alice Sheppard, Kelsie Acton, and Lindsey Eales. In the past year, Harmanie has moved her teaching practice online to examine the choreographic possibilities of dancing on screen. She has taught for ABDP’s youth project Ready Dance, guest facilitated for PropellerExploration Dance, and Momo Movement. Harmanie is a board member of the Canadian Dance Assembly.


April 13, 2021
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