Saturday 23rd July 2016 – 2.30pm – 4pm
Content: The workshop will include the principles of i.flo Movement, a Capoeira inspired progressive bodyweight conditioning method developing ‘strength and flexibility in harmony’.
You will learn techniques in order to invert (handstand), walk on your hands, bridge, develop lasting flexibility quickly, mobilisation and isolations of the shoulder and hip an important tool in learning many other movement skills.
“Baris brings a boundless enthusiasm, patience, infectious passion and deep wisdom to teaching” – Ayanda Dlamini
Baris has been successfully teaching Capoeira for Over 15 years in London. His outstanding capacity and contribution as a teacher to the community has been recognised through the Lukas award for ‘Best Brazilian Dance Teacher of the year’ in both 2011 and 2012. In this time he has developed a fun, challenging and exhilarating Capoeira inspired bodyweight conditioning class called i.flo – filled with efficient exercise routines and techniques, designed to aid beginners into the art of Capoeria. In addition to teaching Capoeira, Baris has performed at many prestigious venues, including: The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena and the opening of the O2 Arena. He has also participated and hosted workshops in many dance companies, universities, schools, Gyms, yoga centers, events and festivals in London and across Europe. In the past years Baris has become a manual therapist specialising in sports massage and remedial therapy, which has broadened his approach to Capoeira as a holistic art, continuously experimenting and incorporating his own experiences and practices into his teaching giving his work a unique style and character. In addition to this he is also a principle dancer for Guarini, a contemporary dance company based in London (www.guarini.co.uk) and is a part of ‘Mojubá Capoeira’ formerly known as Cordáo de Ouro London the one of the most established and popular Capoeira schools in London.
‘My practice is to learn how embrace the constant change that is, this is why I move’ – Baris Yazar
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