If we could learn how to balance rest against effort, calmness against strain, quiet against turmoil, we would assure ourselves of joy in living and psychological health for life.
– JOSEPHINE RATHBONE
“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”
– Chinese Proverb
PILATES IN MUIZENBERG VILLAGE:
Join her for the next 2 weeks @ ALIVE DANCE STUDIO on Palmer Rd. (MAY 29 & JUNE 5)
- WEDNESDAYS AT 8:30-9:30 AM
R160 for both classes
*We will pick up class again as of next term, aka: July 24 & onwards!
I am now hosting AIRBNB EXPERIENCES!
Come SUP PILATES with me @ remote, local tidal pools!! (or, tell your friends traveling to Cape Town to do so!). 🙂
***BOOK THROUGH THE LINK!***
Kelly has been deeply immersed & mentored in the work of a somatic pilates approach for the past several years through Bodies Mind, in Marin County, California. The work implements movement sequencing from Joe Pilates, approached through a somatic lens. In both dance & pilates, Kelly focuses on gravity & bones.
In addition, Kelly has been moving her whole life, be it in gymnastics, skiing, swimming, hiking, surfing, etc. She got her Bachelors of Interior Architecture & nearly minored in dance at the University of Oregon, with a focus mainly on modern (release technique) & African dance. She then took years of release classes in the San Francisco Bay Area, primarily at ODC & ROCO.
Her thesis project in 2000 was designing a “movement therapy center”, which she realizes, has continued to deeply permeate her life & work to this day.
She is a conceptual artist, focusing on large-scale public art & mixed media (be it installation, photography, dance, poetry, &/or video). She has often tangoed the above with the gathering of people together for experiential events, as a type of “experiential curator” or “creative midwife”.
The cumulative years of influence around movement & the use of + perception of space via dance, architecture, art, pilates, & life have inspired & led her to teach.
*Image of Terence Lewis Contemporary Dance Company dancers.