Play-Fight Bratislava
Workshop by Formless Arts

14 - 15 December 2019

Formless Arts offers the ground for a Play-Fight workshop facilitated by Ester with the direct support of Francesca. A chance to dive into the practice through the personal understanding and elaboration of two dedicated students and collaborators in the Team.

About the workshop:
THE CLASS will weave a journey through different exercises, eventually flowing into the free play. Focusing on reawakening awareness upon stored unnecessary tensions and dysfunctional patterns of reactions, we will gradually move beyond the field of mere physicality to embrace all aspects of the being. Only when able to recognise how much tension we accumulate in our system, by releasing, we can transform the tension into real power.
"Stop doing" allows the body to re-function organically and efficiently, while the mind starts interfering less and less at each step we take. Through the other, with the other, we can flow, embrace the challenge, discover further about who we are not; eventually embodying a state of non-resistance, towards ourselves first.

- falling as a state of being
- gravity practice
- non-resistance quality
- preserving structural integrity
- doing without doing
- connection, with or without the physical contact
- work with and through fears
- confrontation & collaboration
- play as inherent fundamental quality

Ester Braga - Her background of experiences and interests mainly interconnects intensive training in contemporary dance and floor-work, contact improvisation, instant composition, with her later studies into yoga, postural and somatic practices. The first encounter with Bruno Caverna happened in 2014, first through Liquid Body, later through Play-Fight. These practices gave her the ground for the fascinating integration of the movement experiences had until that moment, gradually acquiring important tools for the application of the core principles into everyday life. Ester currently works as manager in the Formless Arts Team while following consistently workshops and events, aware of navigating through a life-long journey of challenging, yet revealing body-mind explorations and uplifting interactions. Since 2 years she started facilitating Play-Fight practice supported by Formless Arts structure and through the direct guidance of Bruno Caverna.

Francesca Romano - Started her studies in dance and movement since she was a child. Over the years she went through Artistic Gymnastics, modern and contemporary dance, contact improvisation, dance theater, performing arts. Now she works as dance and movement teacher, performer and choreographer. In the last five years she expanded her research in movement approaching yoga and martial arts having so far a deeper experience and knowledge about connection between body, mind and inner space. In 2015 for the first time she approached the work of Bruno Caverna during a Play Fight workshop in Italy and from that moment she follows this practice constantly, finding in its tools important points of inspiration for rediscovering new ways to approach life, the others and ourselves. As member of Formless Arts team she supports the realization of specific projects, she helps in communication and internal administration. In this occasion she will be directly supporting Ester in the facilitation of the workshop, stepping into the role of facilitator of the practice for the first time.


The Tribe, Prešovská 45 – inside the area, 821 02, Bratislava

14 - 15 December 2019
Saturday: 11am - 6.30pm (1 hour and 30 min break)
Sunday: 11am - 6pm (1 hour break) & 6.30 - 8.30pm JAM

8 Early Bird spots: 75€
Regular Fee: 90€
Limited places!

To book the spots is necessary to send a Deposit of 50€* to:
Martin Duris
SK20 8360 5207 0042 0287 4302
Description: Play-Fight workshop Name & Surname

Info about the registration:
Martin: / 00421 949 141 025
Info about the practice:

*booking & cancellation policy:
Only through the Deposit we can consider your place booked.
In case of cancellation the Deposit cannot be refunded but a replacement can be arranged or the amount can be reinvested in another event by Formless Arts.


Martin: / 00421 949 141 025