Movement-Image

Online dance classes

From image to movement, from movement to image.

Private classes

Registration for the private classes with Małgorzata Suś is open. The classes are available online and as an individual meeting. You can choose your preferable timetable, class duration, level and frequency. If you are interested, please send an email to movementimage.class@gmail.com .

Group workshops

The group workshops (up to 10 people) are available to book in EU (the price depends on the country where the workshop will take place and its duration). The workshops out of EU temporarily not available. If you are interested, please send an email to movementimage.class@gmail.com .

Live streaming

The online classes were transmitted daily live on Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/movementimage between 2nd April and 2nd July 2020.

The videos from the classes are still available on the Facebook page (until end of September 2020).

The duration of one class is 45 minutes.

Experience

The Movement-Image class is a dance practice open for everyone interested in developing individual movement skills through the connection of body and imagination. We explore various images to transport ourselves in different spaces, different emotional states and achieve different movement qualities. The class is open for everyone, the previous dance experience is not necessary.

Support

The Facebook classes were donation based. Please consider a donation according to your possibilities. Suggested amount is from 3€/10PLN to 10€/40PLN per class. If you cannot afford, join for free. Here you can find a payment link: PayPal.Me/malgosiasus

“Movement is a translation in space. (…) If I consider parts or places abstractly – A and B – I cannot understand the movement which goes from one to the other. But imagine I am starving at A, and at B there is something to eat, what has changed is not only my state, but the state of the whole which encompassed B, A, and all what is between them.”

– Gilles Deleuze, Cinema 1, Movement-Image.

Concept

What is the reason for you to move? Which images are motivating you to dance, inspiring new ways of moving your body? If there is no actual aim to displace yourself from point A to point B, you need an image that will make you willing to do that, and this image may also influence the way you do it. The formula of the Movement-Image class can work with many different concepts, from geometrical forms, through elements of Nature, abstract ideas or even emotional states. In the course I propose 8 chapters: 

  1. Geometry: Wave, Circle, Spiral, Triangle, Square, Eight/Infinity, Straight Line, Curve
  2. Plants: Tree, Grass, Rhizome, Bamboo, Flower
  3. Land waters: River, Waterfall, Whirl, Rain, Lake
  4. Ocean: Sea, Underwater, Island, Iceberg, Tsunami
  5. Earth: Mountain, Desert, Stone, Soil, Earthquake
  6. Fire: Flames, Ashes, Smoke, Volcano, Sun
  7. Air: Wind, Fog, Cloud, Bubble, Tornado
  8. Animals: Wolf, Deer, Swan, Crab, Bee

The tasks given to work with the images are different, but there is a common way of approaching them – through concentration on one chosen topic, staying dedicated to it and consequent in your research. Throughout the class you will understand how many possibilities are hidden in each image. The sum up class in the end of each chapter gives the chance to see the overview and play with the huge range of discovered elements. After a few sessions you can already understand how big vocabulary you can build for yourself, and that there are infinite possibilities to inspire yourself, simply choosing a new image and staying with it for a while, until it reveals its potential.

Exemplary classes:

Chapter II: PLANTS – Sum Up Class
Chapter III: LAND WATERS – Waterfall
Chapter IV: OCEAN – Iceberg
Chapter V: EARTH – Stone
Chapter VI: FIRE – Sum Up Class
Chapter VII: AIR – Sum Up Class
Chapter VIII: ANIMALS – Deer

More classes avaialable on Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/movementimage.

Coming soon

New videos of the Movement-Image course will be available on the official website.

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