inkBoat trainings provide awareness practices to hone internal sensibilities and physical expression, stemming from improvisational training (Action Theater™) and Japanese performing arts (Body Weather Training, Butoh Dance). We refine the body and mind utilizing Daoist Internal Arts (Yang Sheng Gong, Dao Yin, Qi Gong, Nei Gong), as well as MovNat® and Noguchi Taiso.
Focus on the body, it’s connectivity, strength and integrity.
Allow the mind access to the connective tissues, release the tension that constricts the breath.
Dance with the unknown.
Mondays, September 12, 19, 26 (9am-11am): Dragon Dao Yin #3, Hergiswil, Switzerland
Wednesdays, September 14, 28 (9am-11am): Dragon Dao Yin #1, Hergiswil, Switzerland
Led by Shinichi and Dana Iova-Koga. In this intensive we move in relation to the quiet, reflective qualities of early winter, engaging with complex movement investigations that challenge the body…
Hone the sensing, mapping and moving of our body systems through an immersive dance workshop in Portugal October 7, 8, 9 2022 Dana and Shinichi Iova-Koga guide this workshop in…
Our ON DEMAND (pre-recorded) lessons are available to support your practice at home, focused on building a consistent and lasting physical practice to serve you in life, developing greater mobility, flexibility, circulation, alignment and strength.
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Private Sessions with Shinichi or Dana
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This training focuses on the interconnected nature of soft tissues (including fascia), muscle, bone and the various regions of the body to promote vitality and strength. Taught by Shinichi Iova-Koga Authorized Qi Gong – Level 1 Instructor with Lotus Nei Gong
Improvisational training for movers, musicians and theatrical performers. Taught by Shinichi Iova-Koga Authorized Action Theater™ Teacher by Ruth Zaporah.
Never fixed in culture or time, this dance remains a personal investigation. Taught by Shinichi Iova-Koga
Cultivate a body that is sensate, sensitive and dynamic, a body that, like the weather, is capable of shifting and transforming at any moment. Taught by Dana Iova-Koga
Find greater awareness of our inner state, bring the nervous system into balance, promote better circulation of fluids and energy in the body. Taught by Dana Iova-Koga Certified Qi Gong teacher by Holden Qi Gong.
From the foundational MovNat® curriculum we play with some of the most innate and essential movements for the human body. Taught by Dana Iova-Koga, authorized MovNat® Level 1 Instructor
A system of releasing unnecessary tension and developing a responsive and dynamic body for life, dance, performance and sports. Taught by Shinichi Iova-Koga
For artists exploring the structural development of the performative act. Taught by Shinichi Iova-Koga
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