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         CI on the road

" The Circle of creation"

 weekend at Vertigo

 eco-village  9-11.1.2020

Weekend CI on the Road at the Vertigo Eco Village/ 9-11 Jan 2020

A chance to take part in the legendary dancing road trip at the beautiful vertigo studio.

Intensive class with Dafna Hemdinger and Noa Dar

Bodywork sessions, open Friday Jam and hike through the valley of Emek Ha Ellah

We will have delicious food and beautiful views!
price for the weekend is only 500 nis

TO register to the Vertigo weekend or the ON THE ROAD:


Dafna Hemdinger​

Dafna Hemmendinger
Dafna has been playing (since ever..:) and working with touch and
movement for over 10 years, dancing, performing and teaching Contact,
Improvisation, and Yoga. She studied with Danya Elraz, Michael Shachrur
and Orly Portal. She is a certified Speech therapist working with young
children, and a certified Biodynamic craniosacral therapist, working with
adults and babies. She loves movement and stillness, how they exist one
within the other, and is in great appreciation of the combination of both.

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Noa Dar


Visual Artist. Performer. Movement Researcher and Dance Teacher.


Since an early age, Noa studied and practiced various methods of dance. She met CI in 2003 and has been living the improvisation ever since - practicing and exploring.


Noa has been teaching dance for over 10 years focusing on improvisation, CI, movement research, as well as the creative process. Her teaching is influenced by Feldenkrais Method. She graduated from the Visual Theater School, has a B.A in Dance and is a current M.A student in Choreography and Dance at the Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem.  She’s a practitioner of Ilan lev Method and Feldenkrais Method.


Since 2002, Noa has created as well as performed in dance and performance projects in Israel and around the world. For the past 3 years, Noa has organized and produced CI workshops and annual events in an ecological community- “Shdemama”. Since 2014, she is a member of the Israeli Contact Association, and participates in producing the Israeli International Contact Festival. 


Noa is interested in engaging with the environment through dance and how to be delicate, efficient, and diverse.  She explores the crossroads between the community organism, nature, and movement research.

Eldar Baruch, Contact Improvisation Musician.


This is the third year I've been accompanying the Contact on the road as a musician.
And for the last 15 years every year, I've been part of it…
It is my privilege to be the musician of this unique journeys that take place in my native country.
As a musician who works all over the world, I am excited every year to see the whole world come on a few rare days thanks to the contact tour, thanks to the festival.
Looking forward to the upcoming trip, see you.

A little about me:

Composer, a live musician-performer and a musical editor for contemporary choreographed dance; 

Creates and improvises live music for improvised dance performances and Contact Improvisation dance. 

Composer and a sound designer for Dance Films and Video-Art 

Has been performing and creating live music for contemporary dance performances in Israel, USA, Germany, China, Armenia, South Africa & Zimbabwe.

Plays in an indie rock band (with Mika Doari).Dancing Contact Improvisation and moving in Gaga.

Love taking photos. Getting nourished by the human creation in the city and by the great nature. Vegan.






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