Alba Raventós (ES) – Classes & Bodywork
Bmc into movement: Spiral Heart
Posture vs Expression. Support & Function. From the flow that spirals all around, in and out, here we are with our hearts. Oppening anatomy to see inside and fisiology to move the space around.
Filling in the dance with all of this inspirations and pulses. How is the movement a curve, a spiral, a push of life?
From principles of Body Mind Centeringo, it’s propose a critic body and a time for investigation.
A very detailed organic session, less is more. Patience, openness and a lot of listening.
Bmc bodywork: Thymus
A somatic reflexion through movement.
Knowledge takes time. The body is time. Let’s cultivate it. “Thymós” means in the ancient Greek spirit, soul and courage, above the heart accompanies us. An investigation is proposed to understand the vibrating body of this gland and its expressions. Everything is movement, how movement and vibration change us?
A guide through the bases of anatomy will explore this gland, and the connections with the rest of the body.
In Body Mind Centering we open up the sistems and areas of the body to find different qualities of expresions and movement of ourselves.
Artist,Somatic Movement Educator
She was born in Tarragona (Catalunya). She graduated in Occupational Therapy from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2008 – 2011), did a Postgraduate in Integrative Bodywork at the National Institute of Physical Education of Catalonia (INEFC) in 2013 and then graduated form in Basal Stimulation® (2013 – 2014). Subsequently, she graduated as a Somatic Educator in Body Mind Centering® in Germany in 2016.(BMC®) That same year, together with Uma Maraval and Marina Fernández de Haro, she founded the association Ara En Moviment from which the first international festival for the arts of movement (Barcelona New Year Dance Festival) is organized. In 2017 the first edition of the summer festival (Barcelona Dance in Summer) is presented. Both events are
held annually to date. Since the beginning of the association, together with Uma Maraval and Adrià Sonet, she has facilitated the residential training program, co-financed by Erasmus +, focused on somatic practices, movement and dance for educators who work with adult and youth-adolescent groups. To date, it has been held in Catalonia and in various European countries (Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, Estonia and France). As a member of the Deria Rectificadora Collective, she co-creates the piece Topless America (2017), a performance of a poetic-feminist nature, shown at L’Estruch, Antic Teatre, Soma, Contemporanis de la Barceloneta, Asturias Contact Festival and MoveFest ( Slovakia). From a very young age, she explores and studies the voice in lyrical choirs and solo events. In 2021 she creates El Timo, a performance and thought piece, a hybrid reflection on culture, history and the body in which she combines singing, philosophy and movement. Currently, she continues to explore dance and the body in creation laboratories as well as in Contact Improvisation and contemporary dance intensives, while she works as a Body Mind Centering® teacher offering weekly intensives and classes.