09/04/2021 11/04/2021
Linz - Austria
Venue: Dervish In Progress Workshop

(Physical Endurance, Mental Enhancement & Emotional Ranging)

Anybody who is willing can attend this workshop, in any age (+16) and with any professional background, including professional dancers/musicians, choreographers/composers, as well as people with no prior dance/musical experience. Ziya will be paying individual attention to each person, considering his or her limits, knowledge and interests.

It is proposed to wear comfortable clothing and not to eat as much as feeling sluggish or out of place. For your comfort, it is also recommended to bring your reserve t-shirt, socks, towel, blanket (and pillow, if you wish).—
It suggests a space for the participants to challenge their limits through whirling in single, couple or group forms; to stimulate their ability for the thrift of bodily energy; and through these abilities to reach their goal movement within their own genre, spending less energy, with a higher level of awareness.

Whirling is not the main objective of this workshop. The greater goal is to improve one’s physical, emotional and mental awareness through whirling and the exercises prior to that. It leads the participants to perceive and accept what is befalling throughout whirling, and reach an innovative movement by means of whirling.
Spinning with partner or group is absolutely an unique opportunity to discover about the reflexes and behaviors of the daily-self. Reaching the blurry state of spinning world means having an abstract adventure in physical, mental & emotional levels which causes enormous realizations and discoveries about the real-self. Understanding and implementing of all sensations leads to a healthier body, smarter mind and more intuitive spirit!