The Intensive will be an exploration of Ferus Animi // Terra Nova, our movement research practice, built around the application of modern physiological, cognitive and neuroscientific understanding into a supplementary, cross-disciplinary training methodology for craftspersons from any background.
Vivid Space, Opatovická 18, 11000 Prague, Czech Republic.
Monday 13th May to Friday 24th May 2019
Ferus Animi // Terra Nova – Prague (CZ)
-2 Week Intensive-
Lead by Tina Afiyan Breiova and Tomislav English
We are delighted to host our only 2-week intensive of 2019 in the wonderful city of Prague.
The Intensive will be an exploration of Ferus Animi // Terra Nova, our movement research practice, built around the application of modern physiological, cognitive and neuroscientific understanding into a supplementary, cross-disciplinary training methodology for craftspersons from any background. In the workshop we will explore many aspects of human evolutionary physiology, including the Roles of the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous System, Image and Imagination from a neurological standpoint, Environmental Adaptation in Action, the Circadian Rhythm and Chronotypes, the role of Failure in Cognitive and Motor Learning, the Sensory and Motor Homunculi, and the concepts of Neuroplasticity and Tensegrity, as well as taking philosophical examinations of our modern training habits and lifestyles. We will be working intensively across 2 weeks, working both in the studio and in some of Prague’s best Springtime outdoor training locations.
This workshop will be lead by Tina Afiyan Breiova and Tomislav English. Tomislav’s personal practice is informed by research under the teachings of GrandMaster Tae Yong Lee (TGMS), Linda Kapetanea & Jozef Frucek (Fighting Monkey Practice), David Zambrano, Moshé Feldenkrais, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Kristin Linklater, Bruno Caverna, Ido Portal, Wim Hof and the research of neuroplastician Norman Doidge MD, in addition to academic research through The University of Oxford (Department of Psychiatry, Department for Continuing Education), Royal Holloway University of London, England Rugby (RFU), London Contemporary Dance School, The Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Oxford School of Drama (Trinity College London) and Barça Universitas (FC Barcelona). Tina Afiyan-Breiova, her personal practice is informed by research under the teachings of David Zambrano, Chrysa Parkinson, Linda Kapetanea & Jozef Frucek, Salva Sanchis, Hannes Langolf, Julyen Hamilton, Yoko Ando, Coral Ortega, and her time as a student at P.A.R.T.S. University in Brussels. As Martial Artists both Tomislav and Tina train out of Miami, Florida at the Budokon MMA Academy, under the tutelage of Cameron Shayne (Budokon) and Professor Gui Arashiro (BJJ).
This workshop is open to vocational movers from all ages and backgrounds. In the past we have welcomed participants from vocations including dance, martial arts, yoga, athletics, theatre, somatic therapy, manual therapy, running, physiotherapy, craftwork, and professional sports. If you are not sure if your experience is relevant please feel free to email email@example.com to talk to one of our team.
Monday 13th May to Friday 24th May 2019
Mondays & Thursdays – 10am to 5pm
Tuesdays & Wednesdays – 9am to 4pm
Fridays (Outdoor Training Sessions) -TBC
-Location- (Indoor Training)
11000 Prague, Czech Republic.
-Application and Further Enquiries-
To apply for the full 2-week intensive please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, nationality, and a short cover letter detailing your relevant movement experience and your motivation for applying for the intensive. Applications can be made in either English or Czech Language. Applications should be made before 1st May 2019, applications received after this date may not be considered.
Costs for participants: €350 Euros (9000 Czech Koruna) for a full 2 weeks of training.
For further information, please visit www.facebook.com/ferus.animi.terra.nova
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