Essential part of the practice of Kohde Collective are movement workshops. Workshops are targeted for various participants for example inclusive groups. Kohde Collective underlines the importance to offer and share the power of movement with everyone.
FAVORING BODY - ACCEPTANCE AND AWARENESS TOWARDS BODY PERCEPTION 2020
Favouring Body is an improvisation based methodology that aims to offer a platform for participants to observe their own relationship to body and food.
It combines exercises that open awareness towards healthy and accepting body image.
The methodology consists of exercises where individual pain points in the body and in mind, are acknowledged and relieved through movement and written reflections. Movement improvisational exercises have a base in psycho-somatic techniques. Favouring Body has a base in individual observation, but consists also of group work, which offers permissive and open space for participants to reflect on these challenging topics. The aim is to create healthy trust and self-esteem that can be effective whole life quality.
Favouring Body -workshop in collaboration with Eating Disorder Association Finland SYLI ry.
MOVE & COMMUNICATE -WORKSHOP 2021
The purpose of this movement research group is to find communication and interconnection between participants through movement practices. The group attempts to open accept common ground for experimentation, regardless of background, skin colour, and religion. With the help of group exercises and pair exercises, the aim is to create trust between people from different backgrounds, as well as through individual exercises to increase body awareness and mental well-being.
Group is meanwhile a research group for the work of Bubble which also includes performers from this group.
Setlementti Puijola Kuopio
CHAIR TEEDANCES IN ELDERLY HOUSES 2021 & 2022
.A concept of music and dance in a communal manner. a 45-minute-long event, where a wide range of music is played including some favourites of the participants. Movement and rhythm exercises are planned to support the needs of the elderly and to bring them joy.
The City of Kuopio