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Movement Workshops

28 October 2023
10:00 am
- 6:00 pm

A day of Movement Workshops taking place at Lansdown Hall daytime on Saturday 28 October.

Brought to you by a group of local dancers with a passion to help people – dancers and non-dancers alike – to connect with their bodies through movement, explore their creativity and develop improvisation skills. A series of stand-alone or interconnected workshops developing the skills to create improvised dance in a safe and nurturing environment. Whether you’re an existing dancer, want to explore the idea of dance, or just experience the well-being benefits that come through connecting with and moving your body, this day will inspire you.

Come and enjoy the excitement of finding your own way of moving individually, and as a group, with the aid of simple creative ideas, music and words.  

The day will finish with a series of short dance films.

Marie Louise Flexen’s Arrival by Horse (Filmmaker: Robyn Pete)

Yama Wonderlane

Cynthia Whelan’s Dancers and Trees

 To book a place on one or more workshops TEXT your name and the initials of the workshop practitioner to

07827303692 or

EMAIL to info@lansdownhall.org

A £5 per workshop donation is requested – or more if you are able 

This group of dancers meet regularly, both outside and inside, to create improvised pieces of movement individually and as a whole group.   

 Brenda Waite is a performance practitioner, teacher and movement director with an extensive background in physical theatre, dance and improvisation.   Brenda’s classes support the development of each individual’s movement language within a playful and intuitive process. 

 Jemima Bennett trained at the London Studio Centre of Dance and Drama, worked in theatre in education as an actress and puppeteer and did a dance leaders course at Morley college. In recent years she has created a number of dance performances and film. Her movement sessions, both indoor and outdoor, encourage individuals to explore their creativity through improvised movement and to develop group improvisations.     

Jo Hoffman is currently part of Yama in Bath,  a dance company for over 60’s who create films and performances. She is part of the Embodied presence Foundation, Shintaido teacher, Founder of Elemental dance and a trained shiatsu and Nutrition practitioner. Her sessions are all about bringing peoples ideas to life through improvised movement.  



28 October 2023
10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Lansdown Hall & Gallery
Stroud, GL5 1BB
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