Using the fundamental skills of contact improvisation partners engage in the play of fluid resistance and define together directions of action.
Partners follow a through-line of momentum and use support structures to engage in lifts that can be described as outright flying.
The workshop takes participants through a handful of dynamic, momentum-based lifts that allow them to soar and land safely.
Mr.Cowart was extremely responsive towards solo and ensemble situations as well as in sophisticated partnering sequences. his sensitive approach and clear kinetic understanding of my Elevation Techniques and Contact Improvisation Dance make it possible for him to offer an impressive range of physical/psychological/theatrical suggestions within my movement style.
I have repeatedly drawn upon Tim's expertise in my role as co-director of the Lehigh Valley Dance Exchange . . . Tim has taught masterclasses on partnering . . . Tim is certified to teach Kaeja Elevations, a dynamic partnering style that uses momentum to take people into flight . . . His initially quiet demeanor masks a wry sense of humor that is surprising and fun.
And Director of Dance at Cedar Crest College