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by Ken Manheimer last modified Aug 22, 2011 10:48 AM
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Page Jun 20, 2019 06:31 PM
Welcome to Ken Manheimer's Website Collage Jun 20, 2019 06:31 PM I use this site to make stuff available in a lasting way, including work-related stuff and also casual musings and explorations. I try to be clear about which is which.
WebLog Page Jun 20, 2019 06:23 PM
WebLog Folder Jun 20, 2019 06:23 PM
Solo Contact Improv? Page Mar 12, 2019 01:00 PM Being able actively explore the CI way of moving at a jam while you're not partnering can enhance your experience, including helping with your availability and readiness for partnering. Exploring this idea over time, I've found ways to do this that evokes the state of alertness and engagement which ...
CI Sharing Balance Page Feb 26, 2019 11:30 AM Sharing balance with another person means cooperating in a fundamental, organic way.
Partings Collage Image Feb 25, 2019 08:01 PM Gathering with friends at the home of one who had been doing collage for years, we spent an evening creating our own collages. I came up with this one, informed if not inspired by sadness I was grappling with in recent parting from a several-year romantic relationship. I found that the piece did jus...
What People Do At Jams Page Feb 07, 2019 01:51 PM Here are some touch-points that may help in finding your way at Contact Improv jams.
The DC Jam's (Nearly) Monthly Underscore Page Feb 04, 2019 10:59 AM
Some Jam Discoveries Page Jan 23, 2019 11:35 AM I've been a central tender of the Washington, DC jam for many years now. At various points those of us caring for it struggled with fostering a robust jam, one that provides a good situation for newcomers and experienced dancers, alike. The jam has tended to be solidly attended, with lots of intent,...
Welcome! Page Jan 14, 2019 08:29 AM
Learning Contact Improvisation Folder Nov 22, 2018 05:55 PM Learning CI hinges on learning how to navigate and discover what works well in coordinating with another, and with yourself. While the fundamental premise of the practice - mutually following points of contact between you - is simple, what works and what doesn't can be obscured by the inherently col...
Fundamental Contact Improvisation Skills Page Oct 30, 2018 12:06 PM Learning to coordinate connected to someone else is as multi-faceted as learning to coordinate with yourself. What skills are useful?
Sharing the Moment Page Oct 29, 2018 04:41 PM in contact improv, depth of engagement depends on mutual responsiveness rather than imposition of control.
Improvised Dance/Music duet with Musician Daniel Barbiero Page Oct 29, 2018 04:31 PM Performed May 9, 2015 at DC Joy of Motion. This is one of my favorite collaborations!
The Sunday Jam Page May 12, 2018 06:10 PM
Other Local Resources Page May 02, 2018 09:57 AM
Slight Counterbalance Page Apr 29, 2018 11:58 AM A Contact Improvisation exercise that conveys the sense of a fundamental kinesthetic connection with a partner by sharing your center of gravity with your partner, and thereby sharing your collective dynamic balance.
Gray Cat memories Page Oct 04, 2017 11:11 AM gray cat was one of the coolest cats i ever met. here are some memories i wanted share, collected june 6 and 7, 2007, just after i had to end his life.
DC-CI Mailing List Guidelines Page May 19, 2017 07:31 PM The DC jam depends on our mailing list for logistical coordination and connection - connection for a purpose.
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