Category: exercises & tips

The Rhodonite feedback score, for 7 dancers

At CI Ground Research one year ago, my research group (“Rhodonite”) developed a score to give each other feedback, described below. With CI Ground Research starting again today, I thought some attendees (and the CI world generally) might find useful the…

In and Out

The Earthdance New Year’s Jam starts today, one of the largest and longest contact jams in North America. It reminds me of the challenges of in and out in the contact improvisation community, particularly at multi-day jams.

How to land on your feet

One of my favorite contact improvisation tips came from a class taught by Gretchen Spiro. She just slipped it in, and didn’t emphasize it a lot, but I wrote it down and remembered it. It was simply this, although she…