Hampden St School Hall
Ngatiawa St, Nelson South
$15.00 Unwaged / $20.00 Waged.
SURRENDER YOUR FEET TO THE BEAT FRIDAYS
Occasional Friday nights throughout the year (see www.hester.nz for dates)
$20 (unwaged) / $25 (waged) .
Hester is dedicated to liberating the creative spirit in others and is passionate about how creativity and most especially dance can support and empower people and communities.
Hester holds a Master of Arts in Art Therapy and is a professional Arts Therapist. Hester has a busy private practice where she specialises in working with clients living with Trauma using a wide range of embodied practices evolving from the field of Somatic Psychology. Hester is an accredited Open Floor movement meditation teacher and co-founder and director of Conscious Dance Aotearoa. Since 2005, she has facilitated regular conscious dance classes and workshops. Hester has a passion for Social Justice and has an enduring interest in how collective spaces facilitate or not personal liberation. Hester holds a degree in Political Science and facilitates Conscious Dance spaces that embody the liberation she longs to see in the wider world. Hester is a mother and in her spare time she likes to DJ.
What a treat. After years of wanting to be in the right place at the right time for an open floor (or 5 rhythms) dance opportunity, I found myself in Hester's delicious Sunday morning world in Nelson. I'm a visitor to Nelson from the deep south, and sadly, here for only one Sunday open floor encounter with Hester and the generous, safe, courageous, loving community she leads. Sweetness abound, I fought my fear and feelings to run, and leant into the invitations Hester's guidance offered. There are no rules, no demands on for ability, style or pace. I bravely trusted in Hester's knowing and allowed the collective love to hold me. Thank you all for the opportunity to connect. My favourite thing in Nelson! - Lisa B.
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