May
30
Wed
Physical Theatre @ Creation Box London
May 30 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Physical Theatre @ Creation Box London | England | United Kingdom

A week intensive to enrich your creative practice organized by Rachel Kay.

Cindy Claes will be leading a workshop alongside a team of female leaders in the industry.

FULL INFO on “The Reason I fly”:

https://www.facebook.com/events/366349290532087/

 

May
31
Thu
Making tracks – Tracing Back @ The Moonshot Centre
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Making tracks - Tracing Back @ The Moonshot Centre

MAKING TRACKS – TRACKING BACK will provide a rare opportunity to work with 4 amazing contemporary artists, 3 drummers and a DJ under one roof. Together, we will explore the impact of traditional African and Caribbean dances on contemporary dance culture. During this event you will experience; Jamaican folklore, Dancehall, House and Afro European Dance. These growing forms represent African & Caribbean Dance fusion and development that are being practiced in the UK through popular culture, social interaction and creative performances. Combined with live DJing and drumming, the day will provide an occasion to dance, debate, network, improvise, jam, question and learn.

Aug
25
Sat
Dynamic Creativity Retreat @ Kagyu Samye Dzong London Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre
Aug 25 @ 9:30 am – Aug 26 @ 5:30 pm
Dynamic Creativity Retreat @ Kagyu Samye Dzong London Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre

Dynamic Creativity RETREAT

Inspirational and meaningful creative activities, the workshop program includes:

  • dance
  • physical theatre
  • creative meditations
  • improv’ comedy
  • storytelling
  • and creative writing sessions

SO…

Ready to become a great conversationalist?

Boost your confidence?

Allow yourself to dream big again?

Develop fearlessness & spontaneity?

BENEFITS:

The benefits of engaging in fun and mindful creative tasks impacts all areas of our lives (personal and professional).

Join us to tickle your funny bone and learn to think on your feet!

The objective of this Retreat Weekend is to:

  • cultivate a creative approach to life
  • a solution-orientated mindset

WHO IS IT FOR?

Open to people from all walks of life.

No previous experience required, only the willingness to take a creative risk or two.

A RETREAT LIKE NO OTHER:

A space of curiosity, discovery, and possibilities.

Come and re-connect with your creative potential, wholesomely.

Join us to:

  • (re)connect with your inner Artist
  • unlock your creative potential
  • develop creative habits
  • challenge your zone of comfort in a playful way
  • align body, mind and the soul’s creativity

WHY THIS RETREAT:

Dance and Theatre are powerful tools to become a better human being, and a more expanded version of ourselves.

This retreat will make your feel re-energized.

Creative meditations will make you feel centered, grounded and inspired.

(Re)Connect with this life force of creative energy.

Learn to approach all aspects of life with creativity

Re-align yourself with purpose.

Embrace your full potential, sign up now!

**Limited spaces**

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SCHEDULE

(subject to change)

SATURDAY

9:30am – 10:00am registrations

10:00am – 11:15am creative session 1

11:15am – 11:45am break

11:45am – 1:00pm creative session 2

1:00pm – 2:00pm lunch

2:00pm – 2:30pm meditation

2:30pm – 3:45pm creative session 3

3:45pm – 4:15pm break

4:15pm – 5:15pm creative session 4

SUNDAY

10:00am – 11:15am creative session 1

11:15am – 11:45am break

11:45am – 1:00pm creative session 2

1:00pm – 2:00pm lunch

2:00pm – 2:30pm meditation

2:30pm – 3:45pm creative session 3

3:45pm – 4:15pm break

4:15pm – 5:15pm creative session 4

** Creative sessions include dance, theatre, improv comedy, creative writing and storytelling.

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Workshop lead by Cindy Claes

Cindy is an artist wearing many hats: Choreographer & Director, Dancer & Performer, Dance-storyteller & Playwright.

Born and raised in Belgium – speaking 3 languages – Cindy has been based in London since 2005.

She is a dance backpacker. Collecting invaluable human and artistic experiences across the world (USA, Jamaica, Europe, Trinidad, Africa, Venezuela, etc.), she also set up groundbreaking international dance exchanges.

She is a force in the creative industry.

Her expertise was nourished by her eclectic training in NYC, London, Belgium, Jamaica and Paris: dance, choreography, acting, improv comedy, screenwriting and physical theatre.

Cindy has been the recipient of several awards: ADAD Trailblazers, Artist International Development Fund, Bonnie Bird UK New Choreography Award, Prijs Roger Van De Voorde, etc.

Cindy uses Dancehall, Hiphop and Krumping in Theatre, telling hard hitting stories through dance. Her shows are artistic earthquakes touching people’s souls and hearts through laughter and tears.

As a creative soul and leader; meditation, mantra chanting and journaling have been key practices to expand and ground her artistic outputs.

Her unstoppable fountain of energy is her signature.

FREE DOWNLOAD: 10 top tips to get into the creative zone:

http://cindyclaes.com/creativity-retreats/

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WHERE?

The day will be held in a beautiful Buddhist Centre, Kagyu Samye Dzong, situated 10min walk from Bermondsey tube station in London (Jubilee Line).

The centre has a cosy library where you can relax during the breaks as well as a Tea Room serving simple vegetarian meals and yummy vegan cakes.

There are also a few restaurants (Pizzeria and Lebanese specialities) in the area. If you prefer to bring your own pack lunch, you are welcome to eat this in the centre if it is a VEGETARIAN MEAL. Please do NOT consume meat / fish / alcohol inside the centre.

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FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please visit the link for full info: http://www.london.samye.org/about-us/centre/

What shall I wear?

Wear something comfortable, such as leggings or tracksuit bottoms.

Bring a spare T-shirt in case the physical sessions make you sweat, or a jumper to not get cold throughout the day.

We will have to leave our shoes at the door and wear sock inside the workshop room.

What can I bring into the event?

Notebook and pens. If you like color pens and this makes you feel more creative, feel free to bring the sparkle!

A bottle of water.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email info@cindyclaes.com

What’s the refund policy?

Please note we don’t offer refunds for this event.