Author: richard

Summer CI Practica in Central Park?

I’ve been thinking about starting a Contact improvisation “practica” in New York City. In tango circles, a practica is an informal session to work on your tango practice with people away from the social pressures of a milonga, where it’s…

CI events, spring 2015

Spring in the northeastern part of North America brings a trickle of CI events, though April is pretty quiet. Here’s the latest: Sunday, March 15, Northampton: Winter Underscore. I think the location is secret because there’s limited participation — you…

Characteristics of a Jam Crush

Collaboratively created by certain members of the July 4th Earthdance Jam on July 5th, 2014, edited by Amy W. and Richard A rarely-acknowledged but all-too-common phenomenon in the contact improvisation community is the Jam Crush. In the kitchen one night…

CI Events, Fall 2014 (part 2)

As a follow-up to my previous post, here’s what’s going on from now through the end of the year that I know about in the Northeastern part of North America: Monday, November 3 to Friday, November 7, Montreal: Montreal’s annual…