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Hamilton Floor Barre

Jean Hamilton Floor Barre is a training technique rooted in traditional dance training but contains unusual and deeply effective methods producing:
• rapid changes that are also educational
• unique strengthening, lengthening and mobility in your body
• alignment that literally works from head to toe

This training is precise, fun, intelligent and rapidly leads to personal growth.
The work is not endlessly repetitive but creates a body-mind-connection few techniques accomplish. Hamilton Floor Barre is highly effective in building endurance, strength, maximum range of motion and proper alignment.

We laugh a great deal in class. In my experience the body studies better in a light and open atmosphere free of dogma and competition. The body has its own mind and we tap into that system to join rather than become overlords of the dancing body.


The Six Viewpoints

The Six Viewpoints workshop focuses on the philosophical and practical engagement, full cognitive awareness with six-time honoured materials of performance.

This training begins with an introduction the SSTEMS – Space, Shape, Time, Emotion, Movement and Story. Physical practices make each material available to a singular focus.
This singularity is then expanded with practices combining SSTEMS. The effect and purpose of adding SSTEMS is to increase the artist’s capacity to listen and respond in a creative partnership. This is the path to greater cognitive capacity of the stage and more complex dialogic partnership. The training goal is to accomplish seamless improvisation with the materials as partners and guides.

ARTISTBIO: Mary Overlie

Mary Overlie is among the most influential figures in the current American dance history. Her accomplishments include: found member of the Experimental Theater Wing at New York University, Founder of Danspace at St Mark’s Church in New York City, founder of Movement Research in New York City and originator of the Six Viewpoints theory and practices.

She is the author of many publications of the Viewpoints and has just released her definitive book, Standing In Space, the Six Viewpoints Theory and Practices.

Along with the deeply influential Six Viewpoints theory she also changes dancer’s entire understanding of technique through her revolutionary floor barre practice, the Hamilton Floor Barre.


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