For the forth time in Berlin, Nir de Volff invites Dancers, Actors & Performers
To experience the USE-ABUSE movement method in intensive, creative workshop.
In the last few years De Volff’s developed the USE-ABUSE method and teaches it worldwide.
USE-ABUSE is a method, that explore our somatic structure and its harmonic-disharmony relation to our breathing system.
USE-ABUSE focus on Physical and mental areas which we attend to often ignore and asks to bring them alive.The method aimed to research for harmonized coordination between the body and the emotional system of everyone who like to connect stronger to his-her body.„Use-Abuse“ leads the body and the mind to search for(a honest) connection between the three elements:nervous system, breathing respiratory system and mind. As more as we discover the hidden spaces in the body that are not „breathing“ the more life we breathe into them to bring them alive and define further the identity of our living body.
De Volff’s method stimulating freedom and honesty in the bodies of the individual as well as dealing with reducing pain in the body. It demands to neglect self judgement.While this method was designed to find greater range within a physical practice, through the participants exploration of this technique other byproducts may appear, whether that be social, political or therapeutic.
USE-ABUSE has been invited to prestige dance center around the world. De Volff’s style offers new dimension for movements, new exploration of the body „as we know it“. The method, the search for a total freedom of the muscles, leads dancers to a new physical sensational and expand their borders. It alouds creativity to be daily explored in the studio with the notion of leaving behind limitations and (bad) habbits.The method fits all kind of body-type of both professional or none professional and open new channels in the body and the mind of the participants.
February 08., 09., 10., 2019
Daily 10.30 – 15.00
Breite Strasse 43, 13187 Pankow, Berlin.