Class Description | Morning Class | 9-13 September 2019Thomas’ teaching practice draws on sensory investigation and a variety of somatic influences including Bartenieff Fundamentals and Tai Chi. Sessions consider both high physicality and deep softness which are explored through travelling floor work, movement pattern training and more extroverted solo, partner and group material as the class progresses. Motivation to move comes from following fundamental energies of desire, response and curiosity.
Thomas trained in Contemporary Dance at Laban and continued training in improvisation and devising at the CCN, Montpellier, France. He has worked with artists such as Hofesh Shechter, Ben Wright, Rosemary Lee, Charlotte Spencer, Yuval Pick and Charlie Morrissey . He has been working on various projects with Luca Silvestrini's Protein since 2010. He enjoys developing and delivering movement workshops and classes for a variety of contexts such professional open class in London, company class for companies like Scottish Dance Theatre, or training workshops for institutions like Codarts. Thomas has an evolving teaching practice influenced by Bartenieff Fundamentals, Body Weather, Ido Portal Method, Tai Chi, and various philosophical and deep ecology practices.