Dance allows us to experience ourselves in a fluid, soulful and connected state. In dance, we connect to our source of power, the source of life itself.

However, for many of us, it is a challenge to transfer those qualities into our day-to-day lives.
It is a challenge for us to share with the world our authenticity, our uniqueness, and our undeniable Self.

We lose connection with ourselves amidst the demands and expectations of daily life. Yet we long to show up and be real, truthful and honest in our relationships, our careers, and our lifestyles. We often miss the structure and support that might help us transfer those skills that we discover on the dance floor into our lives.

Open Floor is an embodied movement practice bringing self-awareness, mindfulness, and purpose to life.
People who dance regularly are healthier, have keener minds and a calmer presence.
Self-expression, community, creativity and fun – this is why we dance. 

 

For Beginners – Open Floor classes

Weekly Open Floor classes are open to all.

During the practice, you will learn about simple movement vocabulary for the way human bodies are born to move, relate, work, play, give, receive, and rest. By becoming more aware, you will increase your ability to deal with life challenges in a fluid, connected and soulful way.

We invite authenticity whatever our physical or emotional state. We build tolerance to allow whatever shows up in the moment to move and express itself. On the Open Floor we move and include it all.

Open Floor is designed to support us in moving from habit to creative possibility, from fixed ideas to fluid curiosity, and back again. Range, flexibility and choice are life skills, and the touchstones of our embodied practice.

There are no steps to learn and no way to do it wrong.
The invitation is to come regardless of how you are today. Solo or with a partner. Come as you are.

 

Upcoming Open Floor classes. Check the calendar here:

Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm Somatische Akademie Berlin
  Let’s dive in into ease and flow. It’s a summer time. This cycle of 4 Open Floor classes (from June 15th till August 26th) is designed to explore more ease and flow in every day life. Dance allows us to experience ourselves in a fluid, soulful and connected state. In dance, we connect to our source of power, the source of life itself. However, for many of us, it is a challenge to transfer those qualities into our day-to-day lives. It is a challenge for us to share with the world our authenticity, our uniqueness, and our undeniable Self. We lose connection with ourselves amidst the demands and expectations of daily life. Yet we long to show up and be real, truthful and honest in our relationships, our careers, and our lifestyles. We often miss the structure and support that might help us transfer those skills that we discover on the dance floor into our lives. Open Floor is a somatic movement practice that builds muscular and emotional intelligence.  During the practice, you will learn about simple movement vocabulary for the way human bodies are born to move, relate, work, play, give, receive, and rest. By becoming more aware, you will increase your ability to deal with life challenges in a fluid, connected and soulful way. We invite authenticity whatever our physical or emotional state. We build tolerance to allow whatever shows up in the moment to move and express itself. On the Open Floor we move and include it all. Open Floor is designed to support us in moving from habit to creative possibility, from fixed ideas to fluid curiosity, and back again. Range, flexibility and choice are life skills, and the touchstones of our embodied practice. There are no steps to learn and no way to do it wrong. The invitation is to come just as you are, all parts are welcome, sometimes solo, coming together in partnership and gathering as a circle. Bring comfortable clothes and the will to move.   Every second Monday at 20.15 Time:  20.00 – 21.45 Doors open at: 20.00, time to come in, change your clothes and settle down Session starts: 20.15 – 21.45 Place: Somatische Akademie Berlin  Paul-Lincke-Ufer 30 (entreance in the yeard) 10999 Berlin Verkehrsverbindungen: U-Bahn (U1, U2, U8): Kottbusser Tor, Görlitzer Bahnhof, Schönleinstraße Buslinien: M29, 140, 171, 194, N1, N8, N47 First and the second (in the yeard) entrance:   Contribution is on a sliding scale between 15-25 euro (12€ reduced price for students and unemployed) CYCLE OF 4 SESSIONS with the DISCOUNT: Cycle of four sessions, if paid fully till July 15th: 50 euro REGISTER HERE
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm Somatische Akademie Berlin
  Let’s dive in into ease and flow. It’s a summer time. This cycle of 4 Open Floor classes (from June 15th till August 26th) is designed to explore more ease and flow in every day life. Dance allows us to experience ourselves in a fluid, soulful and connected state. In dance, we connect to our source of power, the source of life itself. However, for many of us, it is a challenge to transfer those qualities into our day-to-day lives. It is a challenge for us to share with the world our authenticity, our uniqueness, and our undeniable Self. We lose connection with ourselves amidst the demands and expectations of daily life. Yet we long to show up and be real, truthful and honest in our relationships, our careers, and our lifestyles. We often miss the structure and support that might help us transfer those skills that we discover on the dance floor into our lives. Open Floor is a somatic movement practice that builds muscular and emotional intelligence.  During the practice, you will learn about simple movement vocabulary for the way human bodies are born to move, relate, work, play, give, receive, and rest. By becoming more aware, you will increase your ability to deal with life challenges in a fluid, connected and soulful way. We invite authenticity whatever our physical or emotional state. We build tolerance to allow whatever shows up in the moment to move and express itself. On the Open Floor we move and include it all. Open Floor is designed to support us in moving from habit to creative possibility, from fixed ideas to fluid curiosity, and back again. Range, flexibility and choice are life skills, and the touchstones of our embodied practice. There are no steps to learn and no way to do it wrong. The invitation is to come just as you are, all parts are welcome, sometimes solo, coming together in partnership and gathering as a circle. Bring comfortable clothes and the will to move.   Every second Monday at 20.15 Time:  20.00 – 21.45 Doors open at: 20.00, time to come in, change your clothes and settle down Session starts: 20.15 – 21.45 Place: Somatische Akademie Berlin  Paul-Lincke-Ufer 30 (entreance in the yeard) 10999 Berlin Verkehrsverbindungen: U-Bahn (U1, U2, U8): Kottbusser Tor, Görlitzer Bahnhof, Schönleinstraße Buslinien: M29, 140, 171, 194, N1, N8, N47 First and the second (in the yeard) entrance:   Contribution is on a sliding scale between 15-25 euro (12€ reduced price for students and unemployed) CYCLE OF 4 SESSIONS with the DISCOUNT: Cycle of four sessions, if paid fully till July 15th: 50 euro REGISTER HERE
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm Somatische Akademie Berlin
  Let’s dive in into ease and flow. It’s a summer time. This cycle of 4 Open Floor classes (from June 15th till August 26th) is designed to explore more ease and flow in every day life. Dance allows us to experience ourselves in a fluid, soulful and connected state. In dance, we connect to our source of power, the source of life itself. However, for many of us, it is a challenge to transfer those qualities into our day-to-day lives. It is a challenge for us to share with the world our authenticity, our uniqueness, and our undeniable Self. We lose connection with ourselves amidst the demands and expectations of daily life. Yet we long to show up and be real, truthful and honest in our relationships, our careers, and our lifestyles. We often miss the structure and support that might help us transfer those skills that we discover on the dance floor into our lives. Open Floor is a somatic movement practice that builds muscular and emotional intelligence.  During the practice, you will learn about simple movement vocabulary for the way human bodies are born to move, relate, work, play, give, receive, and rest. By becoming more aware, you will increase your ability to deal with life challenges in a fluid, connected and soulful way. We invite authenticity whatever our physical or emotional state. We build tolerance to allow whatever shows up in the moment to move and express itself. On the Open Floor we move and include it all. Open Floor is designed to support us in moving from habit to creative possibility, from fixed ideas to fluid curiosity, and back again. Range, flexibility and choice are life skills, and the touchstones of our embodied practice. There are no steps to learn and no way to do it wrong. The invitation is to come just as you are, all parts are welcome, sometimes solo, coming together in partnership and gathering as a circle. Bring comfortable clothes and the will to move.   Every second Monday at 20.15 Time:  20.00 – 21.45 Doors open at: 20.00, time to come in, change your clothes and settle down Session starts: 20.15 – 21.45 Place: Somatische Akademie Berlin  Paul-Lincke-Ufer 30 (entreance in the yeard) 10999 Berlin Verkehrsverbindungen: U-Bahn (U1, U2, U8): Kottbusser Tor, Görlitzer Bahnhof, Schönleinstraße Buslinien: M29, 140, 171, 194, N1, N8, N47 First and the second (in the yeard) entrance:   Contribution is on a sliding scale between 15-25 euro (12€ reduced price for students and unemployed) CYCLE OF 4 SESSIONS with the DISCOUNT: Cycle of four sessions, if paid fully till July 15th: 50 euro REGISTER HERE
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm Somatische Akademie Berlin
  Let’s dive in into ease and flow. It’s a summer time. This cycle of 4 Open Floor classes (from June 15th till August 26th) is designed to explore more ease and flow in every day life. Dance allows us to experience ourselves in a fluid, soulful and connected state. In dance, we connect to our source of power, the source of life itself. However, for many of us, it is a challenge to transfer those qualities into our day-to-day lives. It is a challenge for us to share with the world our authenticity, our uniqueness, and our undeniable Self. We lose connection with ourselves amidst the demands and expectations of daily life. Yet we long to show up and be real, truthful and honest in our relationships, our careers, and our lifestyles. We often miss the structure and support that might help us transfer those skills that we discover on the dance floor into our lives. Open Floor is a somatic movement practice that builds muscular and emotional intelligence.  During the practice, you will learn about simple movement vocabulary for the way human bodies are born to move, relate, work, play, give, receive, and rest. By becoming more aware, you will increase your ability to deal with life challenges in a fluid, connected and soulful way. We invite authenticity whatever our physical or emotional state. We build tolerance to allow whatever shows up in the moment to move and express itself. On the Open Floor we move and include it all. Open Floor is designed to support us in moving from habit to creative possibility, from fixed ideas to fluid curiosity, and back again. Range, flexibility and choice are life skills, and the touchstones of our embodied practice. There are no steps to learn and no way to do it wrong. The invitation is to come just as you are, all parts are welcome, sometimes solo, coming together in partnership and gathering as a circle. Bring comfortable clothes and the will to move.   Every second Monday at 20.15 Time:  20.00 – 21.45 Doors open at: 20.00, time to come in, change your clothes and settle down Session starts: 20.15 – 21.45 Place: Somatische Akademie Berlin  Paul-Lincke-Ufer 30 (entreance in the yeard) 10999 Berlin Verkehrsverbindungen: U-Bahn (U1, U2, U8): Kottbusser Tor, Görlitzer Bahnhof, Schönleinstraße Buslinien: M29, 140, 171, 194, N1, N8, N47 First and the second (in the yeard) entrance:   Contribution is on a sliding scale between 15-25 euro (12€ reduced price for students and unemployed) CYCLE OF 4 SESSIONS with the DISCOUNT: Cycle of four sessions, if paid fully till July 15th: 50 euro REGISTER HERE