Presented by the Pomona College Dance Program
Friday and Saturday, January 23, 24, 2015

Dr. Joan Vickers, Professor of Kinesiology, University of Calgary. Developer of Quiet Eye Training, she has worked with athletes, coaches, law enforcement professionals, and surgeons to hone motor skills for heightened responsiveness in the moment of performance. Her work has been featured in Golf Digest, the New York Times, Scientific American Frontiers, and the Discovery Channel.

Jessica Wolf, Assistant Professor, Yale School of Drama. Internationally recognized Alexander Technique teacher and developer of The Art of Breathing, she has worked with actors on the unforced coordination of respiratory mechanics to improve stamina, vocal range, and freedom of movement.

Erik Bendix, acclaimed teacher of Body Mind Centering® and the Alexander Technique,
works on principles of movement coordination in sports, daily life, and the arts. He returns to Pomona to continue his work in Embodied Awareness of Performance Readiness, first presented in the Spring of 2014.

All events are free, but advanced registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/presence-in-performance-strategies-for-enhancing-skill-in-athletics-the-performing-arts-and-daily-tickets-14052157381

Friday, January 23:
12:15-1:05: Presentation: Quiet Eye Training ~ Joan Vickers
Rose Hills Theatre, Smith Campus Center
feel free to bring lunch

1:30-3:30: Workshop: The Art of Breathing ~ Jessica Wolf
Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio

4:00-6:00: Workshop: Motion in Stillness ~ Erik Bendix
Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio

Saturday, January 24:
10:00-12:00: Workshop: Quiet Eye Training ~ Joan Vickers
Rains Center Gymnasium

1:00-3:00: Workshop: Stillness in Motion ~ Erik Bendix
Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio

3:30-5:30: Workshop: The Art of Breathing – Jessica Wolf
Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio

5:30-6:00: Wrap-up Discussion with the Presenters
Pendleton Dance Center, Upper Studio