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Klein Technique™ Stretch and Placement

with A de la Fe

BookING OPENS 15 AUG


In the Stretch and Placement classes, we will work slowly, thoughtfully and deliberately; we will work in order to find and improve the body’s connections on the level of the bone; and we will learn to use the deep muscles of postural support (the psoas, the hamstrings, the external hip rotators and the pelvic floor) to integrate our bodies and improve our dynamic posture thus finding more effective ways of moving, dancing and choreographing.

“The purpose of Klein Technique™ is education, not on the superficial level of mimicking form, but on a profoundly deep level of understanding the full use of the body as an integral whole to maximize full function of each individual’s unique movement potential. Working from the bones allows one to work from their unique identity, to dance and choreograph from their unique essential self.” (Susan Klein, 2018)

The best way to understand what is Klein Technique™ is to experience it first hand. If you’d like to read more about it you can check what Susan Klein says about the technique at the Klein Technique™ website.

For more info please contact adelafe@kleintechnique.com.

Timetable

Sundays
18 Sep – 11 Dec 2022
11am – 1pm

* There is no class on 2 Oct and 13 Noc

Prices

£15/£13 concessions, Pre-booked drop in classes
£65/£50 concessions, Block of 5 classes*
£130/£100 concessions, Full course (11 weeks)

* This block will be valid for the Autumn Term course only, 18 Sep – 11 Dec 2022. Attendances during the term need to be pre-booked by contacting adelafe@kleintechnique.com and if unable to attend, bookings can be moved to a different date within the same course, subject to availability.


Teacher

A De Le Fe

A is a London-based choreographer and performer with a background in physiotherapy and Pilates. A took their first Klein Technique™ workshop with Susan Klein in 2010 and since then they have studied regularly with her. A joined the fourth Klein Technique™ Teacher Certification Program in March 2016, taking place between New York and Europe, and in June 2019 they became certified as a Klein Technique™ teacher.

A has been influenced by this work since their first encounter with it. They have applied the concepts and principles of Klein Technique to their own practice and to teaching dance. Since the summer of 2018, A has been teaching regular Stretch and Placement classes in London.

Website / adelafe@kleintechnique.com


Access and Amenities at SDS

Siobhan Davies Studios is mostly accessible to wheelchair users, with lifts to all floors. There are two accessible parking spaces available on site which can be booked in advance. Blue Badge parking is also available nearby on West Square and Garden Row (for a full map visit the Southwark Council website). Our main door is not power assisted.

Amenities include: 

  • Changing facilities* 
  • Communal showers* 
  • Lockers
  • Toilets / wheelchair accessible toilets 
  • Kitchen: tea and coffee making, fridge, and microwave (not fully accessible) 

* Our changing facilities and showers are not fully accessible. Our closest publicly available and fully accessible changing facility is at The Castle Centre, a leisure centre 0.3 miles away from the studios. You can find full details of their features here.