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Week-End C.I. Workshop in Leuven

15 February 2020 @ 15 h 00 min - 18 h 00 min

Hello dear everyone of you,

It’s that time of the year again when I come for a Belgian visit…
And quite soon … !

Spontaneous visit calls for spontaneous workshop proposals…
Here are all the info you need to know :

Contact Improvisation is a dance form where moving bodies dance together through touch and shared weight.

Connecting, being one, going apart, flying and falling and so much more…

The classes :

The classes take place in a gentle and introspective atmosphere to permit us to connect with our body, learn basic techniques and explore free dance.

We will start calmly by taking the time to dive into the body, usually lying down. Using some Feldenkrais tools, developing awareness.

From lying, it evolves into improvisation exploration first alone then with a partner. With a theme, a special focus.

– That could be either a focus on life experience, philosophical questions. Evolution as a person and in a relationship with others, as feeling home, stepping back to see the whole picture, arguing, having a conversation, letting go of something, etc….

Making parallel with dancing. How we move in life, how to move alone and with a partner. What is the connection between those two, how do they affect each other.

– Or a more technical focus as supports, spirals, falling, the eyes, …
But always, making some parallels with what that means in life experience; to receive support, to fall, to see, …

Gently rising from the floor, passing by different levels, lying, rolling, sitting, all force, standing.

And through that structure, making some technique points through partnering combinations to sit knowledge, build confidence and good reflexes.

Then, we end up with free dance, letting go, washing out, enjoying how the body feels like moving after all this focus.

If you are interested in learning, developing your body awareness through dancing with others; to carry and be carried…. You are welcome !

Feel like trying ? :-)

This is an open level workshop, suiting for beginners as well as people who already have some experience in C.I..

The workshop is taught in English.

Dates, prices & adresses:

*Brussels : Single Day Workshop :

Sunday 9.02.2020

From 13:00 to 17:00


@Studio Soqi :
686, Chaussée de Saint-Job
1180 Uccle

*Leuven : Week-end Workshop

Saturday 15.02.2020 from 15:00 to 18:00
Sunday 16.02.2020 from 10:00 to 13:00


@Compagnie Tartaren VZW :
33, Riddersstraat
3000 Leuven

Registration :
As the dates are very close,
If you wish to attend one of the two workshops, make sure to register as soon as possible by sending an email to delestre.lauren@gmail.com in order to save yourself a spot.


Feel free to write me with any question, I’ll be happy to answer you.

And to share with anyone who might be interested.

and… let’s fly ! :-)


About me:
Dancer, Contact Improvisation practitioner and teacher, Feldenkrais practitioner in training, I’ve been teaching weekly classes and workshops of Contact Improvisation (C.I.) in Brussels, Leuven and Gent.
Coming from a rich dancing background, I fell in love with C.I. and Improvisation while studying in a professional contemporary dance training. I assisted Bar Altshuler (BE/IL) for two years, learned from other amazing teachers such as Yaniv Mintzer (IL), Lior Ophir (IL), Linda Bufali (IT), Alex Guex (CH/FR), Katja Mustonen (FIN/GR),… While, in parallel, studying in Feldenkrais Foundation Training with MBS in Germany.
It’s been now more than a year since I left Belgium for living in Tel Aviv, enjoying and learning from the rich C.I. Community here.
Coming back regularly to Belgium, I am happy to propose workshops to share, practice and dance with you.


15 February 2020
15 h 00 min - 18 h 00 min
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Lauren Delestre


Compagnie Tartaren
33, riddersstraat
Leuven, 3000 Belgium
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