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Welcome to the Southern Vermont Dance Festival!  Takes place July 14th - July 17th with 100 classes, 3 Gala performances, Informal performances, Dozens of Community Events, Meet and Greets and Receptions and Dinner at Rudyard Kiplings house and much more.  Purchase your tickets on Eventbrite and have access to your own Vermont Dance Adventure.
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Saturday, July 16 • 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Thai Massage For Dancers FILLING

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In this beginning level class, we will explore basic Nuad Boran (Thai Massage) principles as related to Contact Improvisation. Using acupressure and passive stretch, we will give and receive energetic bodywork. We will use our body weight, in relationship to gravity, to provide compression and gentle stretching while maintaining safe alignment of our bodies to support our practice. No previous bodywork experience is necessary. Thai Massage is done on a mat, fully clothed. It is often referred to as assisted yoga and the dance of metta (healing touch). It is relevant and beneficial for many dance practices as it deepens our understanding of alignment, movement and touch. Benefits of Thai Massage include increased range of motion, stress reduction, improved circulation, deep relaxation, and illness prevention.

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Nicole Touzien

Nicole Touzien is a mover and shaker. She lives in Brooklyn and serves Dancewave as Director of Education and NYC Dance Week as Studio Relations Director. She has been practicing Thai Massage since 2011, maintaining her own practice and teaching group classes and workshops. After earning an MFA degree in Dance from Texas Woman’s University in 2009, Nicole has taught and performed across the US and in Mexico, Ireland, and South Korea... Read More →


Saturday July 16, 2016 6:00pm - 7:15pm
IBIT @ Headroom Stages 17 Elliot ST. Brattleboro, VT

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