Vangelis Legakis (GR) – (UK/HK/AUS)
CBC, ISA & GS Founder / Teacher
Vangelis is an international Dance Artist, Choreographer, Producer and Therapist. He has been leading educational, cultural, arts and healing projects across the world for over 17 years. He studied BA (Hons) Dance Theatre and MA Choreography at Trinity Laban (London, UK) and thereafter furthered his studies by acquiring a Masters in Buddhist Studies from the Hong Kong University.
He is a yoga and qigong accredited practitioner and a therapist of different modalities (Craniosacral, Thai and Tsi Nei Tsang Massage, Deep Tissue and Holistic Massage, Neuroskeletal Re-Alignment Therapy, Reiki I, II and Master’s Level, Reflexology, and Cosmic Healing Qigong).
Legakis, having two distinctive paths in his life, the one of dance and choreography, and the other of healing and spirituality, has formed the philosophy Embodied Unity and the practices Contact Beyond Contact and Gliding Space. Embodied Unity is an integration of diverse Dance Languages, Yoga and QiGong, Meditation and Mindfulness. This integration is intended to enhance dance education, performance, dance technique and the choreographic process, and as a whole, improve the living standards and relationships we build in our lives.
Van is the founder and artistic director of Unity Space and The Van – L Dance Company, under which he spreads interdisciplinary art and healing festivals, projects and workshops.
UNITY SPACE | www.unityspace.org
The Van-L Dance Company | www.thevanldancecompany.com
CBC & Gliding Space
Gliding Space & CBC are movement practices that have been developed after many years of research and development in diverse movement, healing and spiritual practices. Its aim is to offer a profound embodied practice and at the same time to acknowledge and integrate all the bodies human kind is comprised by: physical, psychological, emotional, and energy bodies. The practices integrate the profound dance languages of Flying Low (FL), Passing Through (PT), Contact Improvisation (CI), Release Technique (RT), movement coordination of Somatics and Forsythe Improvisation Technologies (FIT) together with spiritual and healing modalities Yoga, Qigong, Thai & Abdominal Massage, Craniosacral, meditation as well as philosophies of Buddhism, Hinduism and Taoism.
CBC is more improvisation based and open to all and GS is more sequence based and open only to professional dancers.
Vangelis’s Upcoming Courses & Workshops
CBC|FTC Level 1
10 – 15 October, 2020
CBC|FTC Level 2
16 – 21 October, 2020
CBC|FTC Level 3
23 – 31 October, 2020
Gliding Space | TTC
1 September – 2 October, 2021
Gliding Space – Athens @ Cumana
21 – 27 September 2020
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