Antoinette’s teaching unfolds in a broad field of contexts ranging from professional training at both companies and open classes at dance houses, in the frame of dance and theatre education and open workshops in which she shares her laughter practice.
In her teaching she employs a series of dynamic body scans, guiding the participants' awareness through a diverse set of movements. Aiming to lead the participants towards a state of physical and mental availability and readiness.
Her approach to movement is shaped by the Feldenkrais method, as Antoinette is currently training to become a Feldenkrais practitioner. She constantly expands her research on how to incorporate the method into her teaching practice. It’s her desire to foster playfulness, joy, imagination, curiosity, ease and freedom. The movement material that she chooses for her teaching facilitates confusion, making mistakes, meeting the place of not knowing and the unstable – as places of learning and finding new ways of being with the body in movement.
Given its basis in the Feldenkrais method, her classes often offer fixed movement material. More than being creative in the choice of movement she’s interested in creativity in the execution of the movement. Using simple movement patterns to explore the process of making movements pleasurable, light and curious. Short phrases serve as reference movements – to give a common base on reflection through movement. The phrases are interrupted by short Feldenkrais explorations. After those explorative moments the short phrases are revisited applying the information gained through the practice.
You can catch her at Dansehallerne Copenhagen, Danish Dance Theatre, The Danish National School of Performing Arts, Danscentrum Syd, Skånes Dansteater, Danscentrum Stockholm, Norrdans, Akademiet and Forsøgsstationen