Kirsty Alexander

Class Description | Morning class | 3-7 February 2020

Skinner Releasing Technique (SRT) uses image-guided floor work and hands-on tactile participants to facilitate a deeper kinaesthetic experience of movement. Spontaneous movement evoked by imagery enables the participant to explore technical principles such as multi directional alignment, suppleness, suspension, economy and autonomy.
These classes will cover introductory level 11 -15.

Biography

Kirsty is freelance curator, teacher, and consultant specializing in dance training and in the ongoing development of professional dancers. She co-directed Independent Dance from 2015 – 2018 and continues to work with ID leading the core modules of the MA Creative Practice: Dance Professional Practice, which ID run in collaboration with Trinity Laban and Siobhan Davies Dance. She has been involved in educating dancers within the higher education sector for over 25 years, including as Head of Undergraduate Studies at Laban from 2000-2004 and as Assistant Director of London Contemporary Dance School from 2005-2010. She is a certified teacher of Skinner Releasing Technique and an associate editor of the Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices. In 2015 she completed a PhD funded by the University of Stirling, School of Education.