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Yumiko Yoshioka’s Fall Schedule

Yumiko Yoshioka curled as a supine seed, her body a dark silhouette in
luminescent light, soft and blurred.

Nov 26 – 28
Workshop in Vienna
contact: office@butoh-danimayu.com

Dec 9 – 12
Workship in Marseille
contact: Aude Fondard oddinmotion@lilo.org

Dec 16 -19, 2021
Winter Workshop in Berlin Eden Studio, Pankow
contact : yumiko-mizelle@gmx.de

April 28 – May 1 , 2022
Workshop in Puglia (near Bari) in Italy
contact : New Butoh School mimma.divittorio@newbutohschool.com

May 6 – 8, 2022
Workshop in St.Cergue (near Geneva) in Switzerland
contact : Joseph Viatte viattejoseph@gmail.com

Nov 19 and 20 at 8pm
Dance Theater at Tanz Tangente in Berlin Steglitz (3G rule)
HIROs Lied (Hiro´s Songs)
About an immigrant Japanese mother with dementia

Dance: Asuka J. Riedl, Yumiko Yoshioka
Choreography: Yoriko Maeno,
Stage design: Mikako Kura

Reservation: Yoriko Maeno yorikomaeno@outlook.com

May 20-22, 2022
“KILLA” (moon in Quechua language)
About a cycle of life in femininity in Biel / Switzerland

Dance and Idea: Andrea Casallas
Choreography: Yumiko Yoshioka

Contact: ANDREA CASALLAS <yuravida@hotmail.com>

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Bob’s list (reprise)

Inkboat

http://www.inkboat.com/practice/

April Weekly Class Schedule (Swiss/Central European Summer Time)**:

Mondays: 9:00-10:15am: Yang Sheng Gong (circulation & mobility) Shinichi Iova-Koga

Mondays: 10:30 – 11:30am: Performance Skills Shinichi Iova-Koga

Tuesdays: 6:00-7:00pm: Tinkering with movement Dana Iova-Koga

Thursdays: 7:00-8:30pm: Jing Jin (elasticate the sinews) Shinichi Iova-Koga

Fridays: 6:00-7:30pm: 5 Elements (balance your nature) Shinichi Iova-Koga

**Please check the class times against your local time zone

Ren Gyo Soh

Jordan Rosin and Yokko

Spring Weekly Class: Butoh, Movement & Physical Theatre Led by Yokko & Jordan Rosin
April 5- May 10, 2021
Mondays 8-9:30pm (EDT) *NYC time

https://www.rengyosoh.com/weekly-class.html

Yumiko Yoshioka. A face with a hand like a claw above it. Her torso in front of a brick wall, in a black tuxedo jacket, bright pink/red lips, her chin and cheekbones jutting up and forward, slightly cross-eyed, she has a look of defiance, a bit smug, with a tight smile.

Vangeline

BOOK LAUNCH
Butoh: Cradling Empty Space 

Thursday, April 15- Sunday, April 18, 2021

Ongoing Sundays from 4-6pm *NYC time

Hosting Yumiko Yoshioka on May 11.

See website for details: https://www.vangeline.com/calendar

MARGHERITA TISATO

Butoh-Somatics 
STARTS ON 4/13
Tuesday 3:30pm 

http://www.margheritatisato.com/

Meshi Chavez

Butoh Foundations
Mondays 6pm – 7:15pm Pacific Time

Email meshichavez@icloud.com for more information or an audio class option.
http://ecstaticdancers.com/index.php#classlist

Juju Alishina

Every Wednesdays 11:00am-12:30pm (Paris Time UTC+ 1)Every Saturdays 3:00-4:30pm (Paris Time UTC+ 1)

90 minutes of well-balanced training on body condition, Butoh basics, improvisational techniques. http://www.dansenuba.fr/html/englzoom.html

Motimaru Dance Company

Motoya Kondo, Tiziana Longo, Hoshiko Yamane

Weekly Online Classes by Zoom:

* Butoh Training: Every Monday 18.30-19:45, Thursday 17:15-18:30 (Berlin time)

* Stretching and Awakening the Body: Every Monday 9:00 – 10:15 (Berlin Time)

* Cultivating Physical Health -Body Toning and Crafting-: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00-10:30 (Berlin Time)

* 17th 18th April 2021 (Online, Zoom event): 2days Workshop “Empowering the Pelvis, Empowering Life and Dance”
10:00 -13:00 pause 14:00-17:00

ALL info & registration visit: http://www.motimaru.net

or email:: info@motimaru.net

https://www.gofundme.com/f/motimarutiziana-longoamp-motoya-kondo-online-class

Shinichi Iova-Koga

5-day Intensive Workshop: “Performing Life”
Apr 7 at 8 AM UTC+01 – Apr 11 at 11 AM UTC+01

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/inkboat-437925167

Gustavo Collini Sartor

WORKSHOP INTENSIVO DE BUTOH HOME LAB

Dance / Class by Butoh Danza and Butoh Kazuo Ohno
Group · TALLER REGULAR DE TEATRO FISICO BUTOH

Zoom online Argentina:
Apr 16 at 10 PM UTC+01 – Apr 18 at 9 PM UTC+01
Butoh: ′′ BU ′′ = Burying Your Feet. ′′ TOH ′′ = To fly with arms.

Kea Tonetti

EVERYTHING IS VIBRATION

ONLINE WORKSHOP OF BUTOH DANCE & SENSITIVE DANCE

WITH KEA TONETTI LIVE-MUSIC BY TIVITAVI

– Rome time –
Friday 16 of April from 7pm to 10,30 pm 
Saturday and Sunday 17/18 of April from 4pm to 8pm

It is possible to participate in only one  day. English and Italian.

http://www.compagniakha.it

Atsushi Takenouchi and Hiroko Komiya

JINEN Butoh workshop: Life of Flower 2021 -Wind Earth Water Fire, Life – WIND 

30,Apr, 1, 2 May 2021 (Fri, Sat, Sun)

 *one session 3hours x 3days
 11:30-14:45 and 19:00-22:00 (Italy time)

More information and register

In-person Classes:

Ezio Tangini

Workshop led by Ezio Tangini in Lisbon 
21st-23th May 2021

The workshop is addressed to everybody.

Info and registration: eziotangini@gmail.com or riofrio.sara@gmail.com

Location: Palácio Pancas Palha, Rua do Forte de Santa Apolónia, 12-16 Lisboa, Estudio Jardim

10 PARTICIPANTS MAXIMUM
http://www.inbetweenbutoh.com/

Marlène Jöbstl Butō and Jonathan Martineau

Intensivos de danza butō por Marlène Jöbstl, en La Sala De Las Bestias  ( R1 Ocata – Barcelona )

19, 20, 21 de marzo   Activismo & Tabúes o El cuerpo político social en la danza

9, 10, 11 de abríl  Erotismo & Gore o Explorar la insolencia en la danza
17 y 18 de abríl   El Arte De Nacer seminario intensivo de butosofia por Jonathan Martineau

Leer más sobre las temáticas y pedagogías enunciadas:

https://marlenecomp.wixsite.com/jobstlmarlenebuto/agenda

Inscripciones:

para los seminarios en Barcelona

reserva con Marlène por email marlenejoebstl@yahoo.fr

o tlf 633 922 043

Intensivo de Marlène Jöbstl en MADRID

23, 24, 25 de abríl  Erotismo & Gore o Explorar la insolencia

Inscripciones con Jonathan Martineau  butosofia@gmail.com

Other butoh teachers to look into:

These didn’t have anything currently scheduled but have taught online and in person in the past and likely will again.

Yuko Koseki
http://www.cokaseki.com/

Minako Seki
http://minakoseki.com/calendar/

Daipan Butoh
http://www.daipanbutoh.com/

Mizu Desierto
https://www.witd.org/online-classes

Nobonke Van Tonder
http://theimageofyourperfection.co.za/news/

Marlène Jöbstl Butoh

Maruska Ronchi 

Roberta Colombano

Jordin Rosin
http://jordanrosin.com/home/aboutjordan/

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April 9-11 Secret Rivers

3 days of Body Resonance
with Yumiko Yoshioka

APRIL 9-10-11, 2021
FRIDAY-SATURDAY-SUNDAY

On Zoom (listed below in Chicago, Honolulu, Tokyo time)
Friday in Chicago 8-9:30pm; Honolulu 3-4:30pm; Tokyo 10-11:30am
Saturday in Chicago 8-9:30pm; Honolulu 3-4:30pm; Tokyo 10-11:30am
Sunday in Chicago 8-9:30pm; Honolulu 3-4:30pm; Tokyo 10-11:30am
**MAKE SURE TO FIND TIMES ACCORDING TO YOUR TIME ZONE. USE THE WORLD CLOCK**

Register in advance using this link

Workshop Content:
*Release exercises, inspired by Noguchi Taiso (Gymnastics), Taichi and Yoga
*Breathing exercises
*Dynamic training for the flow of energy
*Butoh-related work to activate our universal memories (sensitization, combination of image and movement with antenna exercises such as figure of 8, water ball, animal, insect, snake, witch and fairy, the creatures inside us, hanging body, walking, dialogue with a partner etc)
*Structured improvisation, free association

Yumiko Yoshioka, somewhat crouched, yet reaching toward us, the viewer, in a vibrant red dress, her hands splayed palms facing down and out in front of her. Her mouth is open and her eyes wide in surprised or terrible or wonderful thing. Her black hair whirs forward, stirred by the wind of her movements.

A Message from Yumiko:
“I call my dance approach (or my body work) “Body Resonance.”

The world, including our body and soul, consists of vibrational waves that create constant resonances like echoes. When we tune our body to a certain frequency, we consequently get a resonance, and according to the frequency, we get different resonances. In order for this to happen, we need to first get rid of unnecessary tension.

Butoh (dance) for me activates divergent body energies that are usually not seen or permitted in our daily life. In other words, as our body is a receptacle of time, we can evoke its forgotten memories through dance.

Butoh has the intensity to trigger that process, because it creates heat through friction and cold through stillness. The transformations and concentrations of dancing break up the eggshell of form, melt down our armor of ego, as our stiff cells and sealed memories float in the primal liquid of time. Through a dialogue with our body, we learn not how to move, but to be moved. Consequently we realize that we are a part of the Universal, the wholeness.

My workshop, hopefully, can offer a help to enjoy that transformative /transcendental process of our entire presence.”

Contact sara@saratonin.com if you have questions about this workshop.

Take a trip on the way back machine to:

Read Scapi Mag’s online review by Danielle Levsky. Bridge Dance Festival on April 25, 2018 at Links Hall in Chicago.

Yumiko Yoshioka
Dancer, choreographer, teacher, art director.


Yumiko Yoshioka is a Japanese Butoh dancer and choreographer from Tokyo. Since 1988 she has been based in Germany. Yumiko is a former member of Ariadone, the first female Butoh company, which was founded by Ko Murobushi and Carlotta Ikeda in 1974. In 1978, she performed with Ko and Carolotta in Paris, LE DERNIER EDEN – PORTE DE L’AU-DELA, the very first Butoh performance to be presented in a public theatre outside Japan. In 1988 she met Minako Seki and delta RA’i in Berlin, with whom she founded tatoeba THÉÂTRE DANCE GROTESQUE. This experience, along with work with the Butoh dancer Kim-Itoh, encouraged Yumiko to start to unfold her own personal style of dancing and choreography.

In 1989 she also started to develop and teach her own form of bodywork. The approach became a pillar of her career as a reflection of her profound understanding of the importance of deepening consciousness of the body, not only in order to dance and express, but also to illuminate our daily life, opening ourselves to the deeper layers of our inner world and rediscovering a subtle beauty in each moment. The strength of this perception led her to create her own method of bodywork, called “Body Resonance”

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Desert Turtle

Mitsu Salmon
Butoh Workshop Series

February 27th – March 20th, Saturdays at 11am PST
Visit Rogers Art Loft to Register

Mitsu Salmon will lead a Butoh, Japanese contemporary dance, workshop. We will work with guided imagery, movement and structured improvisation. The workshop draws from aspects and the trainings of Butoh and interweaves them with visions and textures of the desert from cacti to fission. The class will start with Noguchi exercises, which foster an experience of the body as water with the goal of encountering and releasing the body. Once our bodies and imaginations are opened, we will go into movement prompts. We will roll around in the sand, embody turtles and eat sour plums. Our bodies will become water seeping into cracks of rocks and ice creating ancient land formations. We will pull from imagery connected to animism, geology and physics. Students are welcome to modify exercises based on their comfort and inventiveness. The series works well together but also fine do drop-in. All levels welcome and please wear comfortable clothing.

Week 1

In week one, we will have a quick introduction to Butoh and Noguchi, looking at the history of the dance form and learning warm-ups. From there we will imagine rolling through various landscapes such as desert, ice and rock to embody land formations. We will explore various energies as connected to sensation and movement such as electric, nuclear and fission. We will then be introduced to brush walking (suri ashi), a meditative form of traditional butoh walking.

Week 2

In week two, we will start off again with the Noguchi warm-up. Looking at the writing of Kazuo Ohno, one of the founders of Butoh, we will dive into plant (desert and other) improvisation. We will explore ideas of ancestors and the environment. We will then be guided through layered imagery starting with a grandma eating plums to becoming a turtle. 

Week 3

In week three, we will build upon the Noguchi warm up. We will then work with Kazuo Ohno prompt connected to family, the desert landscape and rain. We will then review brush walking. From there we will look at explosive energy and physical and emotional release.

Week 4

In week three, we will build about the Noguchi warm-up. I will then introduce examples and ideas of mythical creatures. From there we will be guided through one’s own imagery of mythical creatures. There creatures will then interact with one another whether through battle, dance or dream.

+++ CHECK THESE OUT TOO +++

Artist Talk February 12th at 6pm PST

Performance March 26th at 6pm PST

For more information, visit Rogers Art Loft

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Body Resonance with Yumiko Yoshioka

Belonging to a third generation of Butoh artists, Yumiko has developed a personal style of bodywork called Body Resonance, which integrates Butoh practice with features of Noguchi Taiso gymnastics and various other Asian training methods to help prepare the body to receive and transmit dance and inspirations.

July 10-12

Butoh/Curios/Chi hosts 3 days of Body Resonance
On Zoom (listed below in US Central Time)

Friday 10-11:30am
Saturday 10-11:3oam
Sunday 10-11:30am

*(5-6:30pm Central European Time aka Berlin Time)
Please check your time zone when you register!

Register in advance using this link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pcu-srjotHNENTpTqYEeHLqjhdL2NmKvR

Contact sara@saratonin.com if you have questions.

June 5-7

Earthdance hosts 3 days of Body Resonance
On Zoom (these times in Central Daylight Time):
Friday 11–12pm & 12:30–1:30pm
Saturday 11–12pm & 12:30–1:30pm
Sunday 11–12pm & 12:30–1:30pm
More information and registration here.

May 30-31

WITD hosts 2 days of Body Resonance
On Zoom (these times in Central Daylight Time):
Saturday & Sunday 12-1:30pm
More information and registration link here.

May 8 – 10

Bob Lyness from Hawaii will host a class especially for those in that part of the world!
5:00 – 6:30pm Hawaii time
10:00-11:00pm Chicago time
Register here or contact : Bob Lynness @rhb11@hotmail.com

Yumiko’s words: “Body Resonance starts from the idea that the world, including our body and soul, consists of vibrational waves that create constant resonances like echoes. When we tune our body to that frequency, we receive images, feelings and sensations accordingly. For this to happen, we need first to shake off unnecessary tension. In effect, we make a white canvas of our body to paint new colour on it. I teach this as neutralization, encouraging a close-to-zero state, scouring off rust and polishing antenna to catch waves from profound layers of the body. The transformations and concentrations of dancing break up the eggshell of form. They melt down the armour of our ego, allowing resonant memories to emerge from our cells that are floating in the primal liquid of time.”

Yumiko Yoshioka: dancer, choreographer, teacher, art director is a Japanese Butoh dancer and choreographer originally from Tokyo. Since 1988 she has been based in Berlin. Yumiko was a former member of Ariadone in 1974, the first female Butoh company, founded by Carlotta Ikeda and Ko Murobushi. In 1978, she performed with Carlotta and Ko in Paris ”Le Dernier Eden- Porte de L’Au-Dela,“ the very first Butoh performance to be presented in a public theatre outside Japan. In 1988 she founded tatoeba THÉÂTRE DANCE GROTESQUE with Minako Seki and delta RA’i in Berlin (1988–1996). Between 1995–2015 she was a core member of TEN PEN CHii art labor, an interdisciplinary and experimental art formation, as a dancer and a choreographer along with JoaXhim Manger (visual artist) and Zam Johnson (composer and musician). Since 1995 she has also set up various collaborative projects across Europe such as  “eX…it!, Dance eXchange Festival” at Schloss Bröllin in Germany, dance projects with Gest-Azione, with Annalisa Maggiani from Italy, and dance creations with Rena Konstantaki from Greece. Many other collaborations with international artists and dancers encouraged Yumiko to unfold her own personal style of dancing and choreography. www.yumiko-yoshioka.com