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CORE is a brand new package of workshops led by trained CORE practitioners in a safe environment and are offered at an affordable rate. 

We get it.

 

Balancing all the plates you are spinning right now is stressful.

Living up to the expectations of you is hard work.

Shifting between the multiple roles you play daily is exhausting.

Do you ever wonder, 'When do I ever get time to just be me?''

 

If so, you are not alone. 

 

Sometimes we simply need to pause so that we can realign with our core, our inner being, and feel better connected to the bodies we inhabit.

 

Levy Little Theatre's CORE:WOMEN workshops will give you the pause you deserve whilst opening up new ways of connecting with yourself.

"Pay attention to the timeless core of your being."

Deepak Chopra

WHAT ARE CORE:WOMEN WORKSHOPS?

CORE:Women workshops aim to improve core strength both emotionally and physically by using professional acting techniques and exercises.

By connecting more deeply with your core you can; 

  • gain confidence in who you are as a truly unique person,

  • respect yourself more and appreciate your strength and accomplishments,

  • improve relationships with friends and family by being more grounded and true to yourself,

  • build your physical core, helping with posture, poise, presence and well-being,

  • feel more in control of your own body and more connected to the body you inhabit,

  • explore the many roles you play in life; how you change and adapt to given circumstances

and

  • help you explore living authentically in your day-to-day life.

HOW DO WE DO THAT?

We use acting techniques such as,

 

  • diaphragmatic breathing,

  • physicality and character work,

  • vocal projection, resonance and articulation

We explore,

  • the importance of eye contact,

  • your presence and power in a space,

  • your natural energies and rhythms and the messages they send out to others,

  • empathy and

  • how our environment and other peoples' energies affect us.

Workshops by experts from other disciplines are woven into the sessions to help you to connect with your physical core more affectively.​ These disciplines include,

  • yoga,

  • Pilates and

  • dance. 

"Be yourself, not an imitation of what you think you should be."

Diane Mottl, MSW

The CORE:WOMEN course is tailored to you; so that each participant leaves the course feeling stronger, empowered and better in touch with their CORE self.

WHEN AND WHERE DO THE CORE:WOMEN COURSES TAKE PLACE?

There are two CORE:WOMEN courses per year in October and May.

Places are limited to 8 participants per course to ensure a safe working environment and so that each participant is given the time and attention they deserve. 

The courses take place at Levenshulme Old Library, Cromwell Grove, M19 3QE.

HOW MUCH DO THE CORE:WOMEN COURSES COST?

The course is spread over four weeks. There is one session lasting two hours per week so you have eight contact hours in total.​

The cost is £100 in total.

 

Refreshments during the sessions are provided and you will receive a take-home pack for you to continue your work which is included in the cost.

Anyone who identifies as a woman is welcome on the CORE:WOMEN course.

 

No acting experience is necessary, just an open mind and a willingness to explore your core.

core [kˈɔː] : the part of something that is central to its existence or character.

©2018 by Levy Little Theatre.

Photographs by Giulia Zonza Photography