Movement Inspiration Week #3
MOVEMENT INSPIRATION #3
…with Margot Ciccarelli and Stephanie Lee
From Contact Improvisation to Flow Rolling – Where Dance meets Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Open for Dancers, Jiu Jitsu Players and Movers of all kind 🙂
Margot ‚Mars‘ Ciccarelli is currently a professional athlete under the Unity Jiu-jitsu team based between New York and São Paulo under black belt Murilo Santana.
She has also trained under a number of world class jiu-jitsu players including the Mendes Bros and Marcelo Garcia and is well known for her detail orientated teaching and mixed method of learning which encompasses a technique based and concept based approach.
IBJJF European Open Champ 2017
IBJJF Asian Open Champ 2017 – 2016
IBJJF Pan Pacific Champ 2016
IBJJF Long Beach Open Champ 2017
IBJJF Pan American 2nd Place 2016
UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro 3rd Place 2016
Stephanie Lee is a movement teacher and professional dancer. Having performed and taught in New York City, Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Malaysia, Singapore and France, she is a co-founder of Trybe, a multidisciplinary movement space in Hong Kong and consults for various athletic centres and martial arts gyms in China. She represents Unity Jiu-jitsu International and is a student under Murilo Santana.
We often find ourselves playing a game of ‘catch up’ or thinking of a response in the moment. Technique and intuition can be a powerful tool for personal development and expression within jiu-jitsu.
By approaching jiu-jitsu through concepts rather than step by step instruction, we accelerate our ability to pick up different core principles that work for ourselves and our bodies. This workshop series aims to build upon the participants’ understandings of how to manipulate body mechanics and physics and allow our technique to become an expression of those principles. Through a concept based approach, we also reduce cognitive load/processing and get closer to achieving the flow state of rolling, and get closer to ‘mushin’ (the mind without a mind) in live training and sparring.
We will cover the technical knowledge of how to execute a move in addition to conceptual nuances, along with specific intentions in your training to help participants achieve this flow and state of mushin in their own pace and style. Our concept based approach also aids participants in injury prevention by demonstrating tools to increase to full body awareness within the context of jiu-jitsu.
The main takeaway of these sessions is to help guide practitioners to accelerating their understanding of techniques through a mixed method approach and open mindedness to adopting new and original games to learn new pathways and nuances in movement.
This series is suited towards all levels and types of practitioners, whether geared towards competitive pursuits or artistic expression.
Monday, January 8th: Opening Workshop, 19-22h
Solo Workshops: 20:30-22:00h
Tuesday: Contact Improvisation, 9. Jan.
Wednesday: Jitzjamming, 10. Jan.
Thursday: Flow Rolling, 11. Jan.
Yizong Bagua, Heliosstrasse 6a, 50825 Köln (Cologne)
Opening Workshop plus Tuesday-Thursday classes: 60€
Opening Workshop: 50€
Tuesday/ Wednesday/ Thursday: 45€
Two Days: 35€
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