MICHAEL LOEHR'S NEWS

Here’s what happened lately and what’s coming up soon. Pics, vids, interviews, reviews, announcements and random bits of inspiration. Remember we are all migrants! Bless the mad!

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Back to the Gym

I can't stress enough how happy I am that the gyms in Berlin are finally open again and that I can actually get back to physical work after half a year of dealing theoretically with the connections between sports science and dance...
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Science and Practice of Strength Training

Simultaneously to my teaching activities with the Ballet de Lorraine in Nancy and the Cie. Paracosm in Blagnac, I've spent the last two weeks working my way through SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF STRENGTH TRAINING by Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky...
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A revised training for dancers

One of the many objectives of my DIS-TANZ-SOLO endeavor is to integrate sports science approaches into my classes so that even dancers who do not have the means and resources to acquire such knowledge on their own can benefit hands-on from my research...
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Muscles of the lower limb

After examining the different types of movement at our joints in DIS-TANZ DIARY #18, this time we'll take a closer look at the muscles of the lower limb and their function in relation to these different types of movement...
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Types of Body Movements

This article looks at the anatomical terms of movement, which are used to describe the actions of muscles upon the skeleton. Our muscles contract to produce movement at joints, and the subsequent movements can be precisely described using this terminology...
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DIS-TANZ-SOLO RESEARCH

DIS-TANZ-SOLO
Sports science as a tool for movement optimisation, injury prevention & performance enhancement in the work practice of contemporary dancers

ABOUT

PERFORMING

Michael Loehr is a contemporary dancer who is collaborating with a number of international choreographers and companies. Enjoying the challenge to adapt to different surroundings and to switch between styles, his way of moving is characterised by both an emphasis on clarity and the joy of embracing the awkward. 

CREATING

Michael Loehr is a choreographer with a big interest in autonomous choreographic structures and a focus on discovering rather than executing. His creative skills are channelled in his own choreographies, a variety of projects that he accompanies as choreographic assistant as well as in numerous collaborations as a performer in works that require a choreographic vision.

    TEACHING

    Michael Loehr is teaching contemporary dance classes and workshops for professional dancers and beginners alike. Passionately believing in the potential of sharing knowledge and ideas, he considers teaching an essential part of his artistic practice.