Introduction to Speech Eurythmy – the Consonants

The workshops this spring term are all focused on elements of Speech Eurythmy and how we can make sound visible in movement. Following the Zodiac Workshop on the 20th January we will delve more into the sounds that are connected to the Zodiac signs in this workshop. We will therefore focus on the consonants and as well as experiencing and experimenting with each of the sounds, we will be working with a consonantal sequence that is called ‘the evolutionary sequence’, which can take us through all the stages of human life.

Eurythmy is called visible speech, because we always endeavour to make every poem/verse etc visible in movement. When movement and language really unite then we have really achieved this task and are really doing eurythmy. In the second half of the workshop we will work with a poem that will give an experience of how this can be achieved and experienced. We will literally be working up a storm – it is still winter after all!

It is not necessary to have attended other workshops to take part in this one or to have any experience with eurythmy or movement in general. All you need to bring is yourself!

Saturday 10th February 2018 ~ from 10am – 1pm

Venue: Orwell Arts, 17 Orwell Place, Edinburgh, EH11 2AD

Cost: £10 per person – refreshments for the tea/coffee break included.

To book a place or for more information: saraphir@movingpresence.co.uk or 07513541003

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