MOVE ACROSS – Residency Program

MA Residency Lyon, Miribel, France

Atelier Muse and Defne Erdur partnered up to present a special residency program in Lyon, France. Sharing common ground of mobility, we invite artists who are eager to MOVE ACROSS in their practice either individually or with mentors in the rich nature of Miribel, a small town 10 mins by train out of Lyon in France. If you are a movement based researcher, artist, creative professional who seeks a peaceful, inspiring atmosphere for your research and production, and want to […]

Multidirectional and Multilayer Attention

Jam in Lyon 11 Rue Mazagran Lyon Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 69007, Lyon, France

Attention multidirectionnelle et multicouche Suivre et jouer avec les forces qui informent nos danses. Ce que nous sentons, ce que nous voyons, ce que nous entendons, ce que nous imaginons... Comment composons-nous notre attention pour composer nos danses avec le sol, avec nos partenaires, avec les espaces dans et autour de nos corps ? Defne Erdur Rabuel : artiste du mouvement, facilitatrice, chercheuse et thérapeute. Multidirectional and multilayer attention Attending to the forces that inform our dances. What we sense, what […]

Getting to the Core of Sexuality Trauma–an experiential workshop with Ariel Giarretto” in İstanbul


Assisting and articulating movement practices during "Getting to the Core of Sexuality Trauma--an experiential workshop" with Ariel Giarretto MS, LMFT, SEP The program is aimed at increasing awareness, aliveness and pleasure in our whole bodies. It looks at developmental imprints and other formative influences that interrupt a clear, stress-free relationship with ourselves as fully embodied sexual/sensual beings. It offers transformative experiential practices for all levels of interest—for self-exploration and personal enhancement, healing sexual abuse, as well as providing useful strategies […]

Contact Improvisation Workshop in Ankara

Atölye Yoga Güvenlik st. 125/3, Ankara, Turkey

Contact Improvisation - Communication on the Limits 4-5 June 2022/ 15:00-19:00 Atölye Yoga/ Ankara In this meeting, we will be acting and playing together with Defne Erdur within the framework of the basic principles of Contact Improvisation, and we will be exploring the limits of our body and communication skills. We would be exploring ways to open mutual physical communication channels, establish contacts and play together; we will focus on feeling the center of gravity of our own bodies and […]

Every Body Knows

Arsenal Wien, Austria

Find your own resources for resilience! There is nothing new under the sun! And yet what is already there invites us to dive deeper into the layers of our presence; to seek a conscious yet liberated and sovereign place to dance from. Together we will be zooming into our physical, emotional and mental foundation. We will be working with the sensations and anatomical make up of our bodies, directing our awareness to responses for inner and outer stimuli. With the […]

Embodying Consent

Arsenal Wien, Austria

gently getting back to touch, reclaiming contact with care After a long, precarious period of witnessing our own inner movements and surviving in small, confined spaces for moving, maybe witnessing others via online platforms we will now meet in opening bodies in open spaces! As always, we will all be coming from different places and shades of sensitivity. Maybe some of us already moved in open spaces and in festivals during the summer. But now, more than ever, calls for […]

Impro & Shells 2022 – Brittany – france

Trévou Tréguignec , France

A week of dance improvisation and research by the sea! (French version is here) With Sarah Konner, Emma Bigé, Defne Erdur, Céline Robineau, Catherine Kych & Bradley T Ellis From August 20 to 26, 2022 in Trévou Tréguignec There will be early days to enjoy the joys of Brittany in the summer (beach, walking, visiting, lazing around, picnicking …), early afternoons to unfold and weave together our curiosities, afternoons to meet the universes of the invited teachers and evenings to […]

Regulation and Self- Care with Somatic Experiencing (Turkish)


Our work will include Somatic Experiencing, regulation and self-care practices. You can apply these practices primarily to yourself, or you can apply them with the groups you will work with in the field. On Thursday, February 16, 2023, between 19:00 - 21:00, we hope to be together with you. This online lecture would be live via YouTube Çalışmamız Somatik Deneyimleme ile regülasyon ve öz bakım pratiklerini içerecektir. Bu pratikleri öncelikli olarak kendinize uygulayabileceğiniz gibi, sahada çalışacağınız gruplarla uygulamanız da mümkündür. […]