Taking place in the port city of Kochi (Cochin), Disha Festival brings an opportunity to immerse yourself in contemporary dance training, the martial art discipline Kalaripayattu, and yoga. Prepare to develop greater power in your dance practice through deeper expression and direction.
From the heart of the historical neighbourhood Fort Kochi, learn about Kerala’s cultural traditions and practices not only through daily Kalaripayattu and yoga training but through homestays with local families. Bring contemporary dance to Kerala through workshop showings and public performances.

Where: Kochi, Kerala, India

When: 14-25 January 2019

Contemporary technique workshops with JORGE CRECIS and LALI AYGUADE FARRO.
Bollywood dance workshops with SREEJITH KP.
Kalaripayattu and yoga with local masters.

Cost: 750€
Cost includes
Access to facilities (workshops, lecture demonstrations, showings, performances)
Lunch on workshop days
Lodging (homestays with local families)
2 group dinners, dates TBD
Pick-up and transport from Cochin International Airport (on 12 or 13 January)
See the website for workshop descriptions, teacher bios and further information!

How to apply:

We invite participants from a wide range of movement disciplines to take part in DISHA. We say yes to hybrid dance languages, interdisciplinary influence, and the depth of the unknown. Persons of all nationalities and gender identities encouraged to apply. To register your interest, please send your biography and a cover letter explaining your motivation for attending to dishadancefestival@gmail.com.

For further information, please visit www.dishadance.in

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