Category Archives: Workshops

OSF Beyond Beginnings Online, Jan – June, 2021

with Susanna Hood

2 separate series of 10 classes of Intermediate-level OSF material + improvisation (possible as drop-in for those who have experienced OSF basics)
Wednesdays, 1pm-3:30pm EST
First series: Jan 20 – March 24
Second series: April 7 – June 16 (April 23 replaces April 21; no class May 19)
Each class: full price – $30; un/underemployed price: $15
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OSF Basics Online, JAN-June, 2021

with Susanna Hood

4 separate series of 5 classes of the early introductory OSF material 
Thursdays, 1pm-3pm EST
First series: Jan 21-Feb 18
Second series: Feb 25-March 25
Third series: April 8-May 6 (April 13 replaces April 15)
Fourth series: May 13- June 17 (no class on May 20)
Each series: full price – $125; un/underemployed price: $50
Info, registration, and payment:

Practice & Process Montreal Oct 30-Nov 1, 2020

Weekend Intensive co-facilitated by Sarah Bild & Susanna Hood (bilingual Eng/Fr)

La Poêle studio, Montreal

Oct 30 – Nov 1, 2020

Friday, 7pm-9:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 10am – 4pm (with 1hr lunch break)

*COVID alternative dates: Dec 4 – 6, 2020, same hours

Full workshop: $125

Fri night, Sat & Sun 10am-12pm: $65

8-person max, preference given to full workshop participants

Info, registration and payment:

Pulling from their practices of Open Source Forms and Action Theater™, Susanna Hood and Sarah Bild will guide us through physical and sensory awakening of the body/mind to prepare us for creative practice. Inviting breath and imagery into the physical self, we will open ourselves to our physical and metaphorical environment and practice noticing, tending to and following creative impulses as they arise, opening a dialogue between inner experience and outer awareness. How does one impulse invite another? How do we give shape to those impulses? How do we embody them for full expression? How do we frame them in space and time? These are questions we will investigate and experience in the afternoon hours.

OSF Advanced Practice Weekly Online Sessions

18 October – 20 December 2020
Sundays 10 AM – 12 PM Seattle time [zoom]

[In your own time zone:]

Rotating Facilitators: Nate Dryden, Susanna Hood, Keely Isaak Meehan, Stephanie Skura

Following our surprisingly rewarding experiences offering Open Source Forms programs ONLINE VIA ZOOM in July and September, we’re excitedly following up with two-hour weekly online Advanced Practice OSF Sessions beginning October 18, 2020. 

Designed for those who’ve experienced the full spectrum (3 weeks) of Introductory OSF or SRT
, and want to deepen their practice and/or pursue OSF Teacher Certification. 

We discovered we can indeed feel in-community with each other despite inhabiting separate far-flung environments. That we can experience rewarding levels of intimacy, adventure, trust and compassion. And that with a playful approach to screens, we’re able to find new forms while avoiding the dreaded ‘zoom fatigue.’

Advanced OSF material is deeply rooted in & fluidly expanded from advanced Skinner Releasing practice. It’s where OSF/SRT Introductory work is headed! New alignment insights, new depths, more & deeper deep-states, transporting imagery.  Joan Skinner did not intend Advanced Level SRT to be codified or limited to the 12 ‘Ongoing’ SRT classes.  She left us with a wealth of material not included in those 12 classes. Our advanced sessions are culled from decades of notes, explorations, and advanced material created and passed on by Joan and other veterans, integrated with improvisation experiments — material developed and augmented by Stephanie and other experienced OSF & SRT teachers during the past 25 years.

We’re the only SRT or OSF teachers on the planet, that we know of, currently creating classes at this advanced level! 

To ensure responsible facilitation, participant numbers are limited. Hold your place by registering for the whole series at a significant discount, or register in advance for single sessions.

Once again, we offer three payment options: full price, online price, and out-of-work price. Full price participants help subsidize those in our field who are, sadly, out of work for the duration — THANK YOU!

A way of moving toward wholeness, sanity, & creative empowerment in our increasingly challenging political climate. 

“Brought me back into a place of great buoyancy & creativity…Such a profoundly empowering, healing & creative body of work.”  Gillian McGinty, California

“It was very important for me to engage in this creative practice, awaken new pathways of my imaginative & physical self, & to be held with such care even in the virtual medium.”

“What a delightful time to spend by the screen that normally just brings tense body & stressed mind — but now what a releasing, healing, creative, touching & funny time it has brought. Thank you for your courage,efforts & generosity to realize this.”  Titta Court, SRT teacher, Finland

Trova la tua danza con open source forms – October 2020

Il 2 ottobre 2020 dalle 18:30 alle 20:30 comincia questo corso breve fatto di 9 classi da 2 ore presso lo Spazio Teatro IDRA in via Moretto, 78 a Brescia. Il corso prevede la prima lezione di prova gratuita che sarà parte delle 9 classi. Per iscriversi alla prova contattare – tel. 030 291592 – per chi ha già esperienza nel percorso sarà possibile iscriversi ad una sola delle classi (o più) sempre contattando Spazio Teatro IDRA.

Open Source Forms è basato su Skinner Realising Technique. Si tratta di un percorso guidato, una pratica esperienziale e orientata al processo individuale che affonda le sue radici nella danza contemporanea d’avanguardia, Alexander Technique e altre discipline.

These 9 classes of Open Source Forms start on the 2nd of October from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in Brescia (via Moretto, 78 – Spazio Teatro IDRA) – ITALY. This path offers a free starting class. To subscribe please contact: – tel. 030 291592. For those experienced in the work, drop-in classes are available: – tel. 030 291592.