Fighting Monkey Practice – Open Workshops

Linda Kapetanea and Jozef Frucek

Festival

Malta International Arts Festival 2022

Workshop Dates

24th June 2022 | 10AM - 1PM

Venue

Johanne Casabene Dance Conservatoire Studios 113, Il Mithna, Qormi, Malta

Class Description

Fighting Monkey Practice was founded by Linda Kapetanea and Jozef Frucek. They are both professionally involved in art, athletics and movement research. Since 2002 Linda and Jozef have been developing the Fighting Monkey Practice through a deep study on cross motion analysis with the aim to understand the principles of the human movement, communication and the aging process. Linda has a professional Gymnastics and Contemporary Dance background and has been invited to join most of the dance institutions across Europe and North America. She is the Artistic Director of Kalamata Dance Festival. Jozef Frucek has been studying under the guidance of Master Ming Wong C.Y., also a doctor of Chinese Medicine, the internal principles of movement and their relation to health and aging. Jozef got his ArtD degree on Voice and Movement in 2002 under the supervision of Ludmila Machatsova, who is considered as one of the most influential communication trainers.


Class Description


Teachers: Linda Kapetanea and Jozef Frucek


Which games do you play to stay young?


This workshop is an introduction to the qualities and ideas that we have developed over the last 15 years of our Fighting Monkey research. The workshop addresses dancers, movers, martial artists and people who are interested in human development. You will experience mainly “movement situations”, irregular training methods to provoke and increase the adaptive value of your behavioral traits and strategic planning. We will work on complex and most of the time improvised structures to improve your movement qualities and increase your creative variability. We will help you understand the underlying principles of human motion and how stress and pressure affects our perception, behavior and actions and how creatively adaptive you are in complex situations.


Foster improvisation, imagination and creativity.

The above are vital to problem solving.

Which is vital to adaptability, longevity and sustainability.

Play games.

Expose yourself to difficulties.


Price: €15

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