Constanze Janssen (DE)

Main Guest Instructor - Classical Ballet & Modern

Constanze Janssen began her ballet studies at the ballet school Renoldi and the children’s ballet at the Aachen Stadttheater. In 1977 she was motivated by the ballet master Peter Schnitzler to make the entrance examination for Bühnentanz at the Rhineland University of Music in Cologne.

In 1980, she received a scholarship to the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hanover. Here she completed her final examinations in 1983. In the same year she moved to Paris to join Bruce Merrill at the Center de Danse du Marais in Paris. There she also worked as a teacher under his name.

Constanze Janssen danced at the Staatsoper in Hannover, at the Aachen Stadttheater, at the Wuppertaler stages at the Stadttheater in Freiburg and at the Modern Dance Company Ici in Paris in various productions, among others. in The Nutcracker; Coppelia; The Phoenix; Gymnopedie; The Wildschütz; The bat; My Fair Lady; Candide and West Side Story.

Her teachers and choreographers were Leonie Renoldi, Peter Schnitzler, Peter Sardoç, Alan Howard, Gundel Eplinius, Franz Ziegler, Dieter Klos, José Limon, Bruce Merrill, Lothar Höfgen, Sèrge Manguette, Joanna Jankowska, Hans Pop, Dick O’Swanborn and José de Udaeta.

In 1994, she founded Pas de Chat in Montecchio nell’Emilia, Italy. There she choreographed every year for the Summer Estates Festival. During this summer festival, Tchaikovsky’s nutcracker was performed under her direction and direction. In 2003 an invitation of this ballet evening followed at the theater Multisala900 in Cavriago, Italy.

In September 2002 Constanze Janssen moved to Germany to teach at the ballet school Tosca Dancing School in Memmingen, the ballet studio Gerda Buck in Mindelheim and at the First Stage Club in Augsburg. At the end of 2003 Leonie Renoldi asked her to return to the roots of her dance track to take over the management of the ballet school Renoldi in Aachen. Since 2008 she has worked regularly with Vladimir Gelvan and Sara Reddig in Berlin.

Constanze has been my ballet teacher since 2007, and she has taught ballet workshops for bellydancers as a guest instructor at our ‘BOOTCAMP’ event in 2012, as well as during the ‘DANCE INTENSIVE’ weekend in 2014 and the first 2 editions of the MoveSpiration Crosstraining Weekend for dancers in 2017, 2018 and 2019

During the MoveSpiration weekend she will be teaching Ballet

More info: www.ballettschule-renoldi.de

 

GrandMaster Chae, Seung-Eun (Kor/DE)

Main Guest Instructor - Korean Martial Arts

About GrandMaster Chae, Seung-Eun

8. Dan Taekwondo, 5. Dan Haidong Gumdo®

Achievements:

  • Koreanischer Mittelschulmeister 1970 und 1971 im Taekwondo
  • Koreanischer Polizeimeister 1976 im Taekwondo
  • Taekwondo Instructor since 1985
  • 2x Bronze at Haidong Gumdo World Championship 2006
  • 1x Gold & 1x Bronze at Haidong Gumdo World Championships 2010
  • 1x Silber at Haidong Gumdo World Championships 2012
  • Owner/founder of Sportschule Chae
  • Instructor at several sports schools and martial arts clubs

Master Chae has been my TaeKwonDo instructor since 2016, he has taught TaeKwonDo and Haidong Gumdo initiation workshops for dancers as a guest instructor at the first 2 editions of the MoveSpiration Crosstraining Weekend for Dancers (2017 and 2018)

During the MoveSpiration weekend Master Seung-Eun Chae will be teaching TaeKwonDo as well as HaiDong Gumdo (Korean Sword Art)

More info: www.sportschule-chae.com

 

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Chandra (NL/Indonesia)

Guest Instructor - Qi Gong/Taiji' Quan

Chandra (the Moon)

Sandra Van Frankfoort-Mamentu/Chandra was Born in South Celebes, Indonesia. She grew up in the Netherlands.

She is a professional bellydancer/instructor who loves to teach children and adults. In 2006 Chandra started taking Bellydance classes just for fun and because she felt inspired watching the beauty of professional bellydance performances and the art of Middle Eastern Dance. In February 2011 she completed Yamila’s 3,5 year training for Professional performers/teachers of Middle Eastern Dance in NL.

Throughout the years, she attended classes with professional instructors from the Netherlands and abroad, complementing with additional private coaching sessions by Khalida (DE), Queenie (BE), Bozenka (GR), Shujana (NL), Anasma (FR) and Rubina (NL).

She also attended several intensive dance weekends to deepen her dance studies even further.

Chandra’s dance experience goes beyond Middle Eastern dance. In the past she has passionately studied the following styles:

  • Ballroom and latin
  • Streetdance
  • Hiphop
  • Salsa

She loves combining elements of these styles and her dance background with Bellydance to create beautiful Fusion!

In addition Chandra has started studying several Martial Arts Styles since 2015:

  • Taiji Yang Style (Ancient Martial Art) (in 2008 she did the Chen style)
  • QiGong Ba Duan Jin (Health Exercise)

Chandra will be our guest teacher for Taiji/Qigong classes at MoveSpiration

See www.chandrabellydance.nl

 

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Kim (Khalida) Bech (DE/BE)

Organiser/Guest Instructor - Movement Preparation and Crosstraining Application

Khalida/Kim is a multi-award winning performer and international instructor, born in Belgium, living in Germany. She is an experienced workshop teacher who deeply enjoys collaborating with artists from different fields.

She is sought out internationally for her oriental dance instruction and stage performances as well as for infusing her classes and shows with experience from other movement disciplines, ranging from classical Ballet to Body mechanics, Performance theory and (Korean) Martial Arts.

Students and colleagues describe her as a gifted and generous teacher, and an engaging performer with a deep love for the art.

Her aim is to share her passion for movement, to support good causes through her work, and to help promote artists she admires.

At the moment she offers coaching for dancers, instructional videos/DVDs, workshops for different levels and performances.

Since 2019 she is also a member of Dance4Children, a Belgian nonprofit team that supports good causes for children via dance and movement related events and initiatives.

Hostess /organiser of the MoveSpiration weekend, as well as teacher for Movement Preparation and Crosstraining Applicationin BD.

See www.khalidadance.com

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