Let’s Get Moving! with Eric Franklin

Portraits by Keiko Guest

On Thursday March 19th, Eric Franklin will host a community workshop at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center. Mr.Franklin is being brought to Ashe by invitation of Ms. Kehinde-Ishangi to share his work with Sistahs Making A Change and our community. Ms. Ishangi was a classical ballet soloist with Ballethnic Dance Company, a principal dancer with the world renowned Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, a guest artist with the international Ishangi African Dancers, principal dancer with Compagnie James Carlès and the leading African Contemporary dance company in Paris, Compagnie Georges Momboye. Presently, she is on faculty with Tulane University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and is the CEO of The Ishangi Institute of Dance and Movement Science.

The Ishangi Institute for Dance and Movement Science in collaboration with Tulane’s Newcomb Dance Program are hosting Eric Franklin, a 25 year world renown movement educator. In order to give back to the New Orleans community he will be having a FREE workshop.


Eric Franklin is the director and founder of the Franklin Method Institute in Switzerland. He has more than 25 years experience as a movement educator and has incorporated shared mental imagery and mind body exercise in his teaching since 1986. Eric is a guest speaker and lecturer at several universities, including: The Julliard School, New York University, and the University of Vienna. He has also taught extensively in the United States, Europe, and in Asia in esteemed organizations such as Scala in Milano, the Royal Ballet School, the Pilates Method Alliance, the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, the World Congress for Lower Back and Pelvic Pain, the American Physiotherapy Association, the Trinity Laban Conservatory in London, the American Dance Festival, and the Sao Paulo City Ballet and the Institute for Psychomotor Therapy in Zurich.

The Franklin Method is beneficial to all persons with a desire to improve their physical function as well as movement professionals wanting to improve their skill set.

Please come out and be apart of this great learning experience and by all means share this information with persons in your network (i.e. email lists, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) so that others might learn about this wonderful opportunity.

Thanks for coming here (and sharing this link) to learn more and register. http://franklinmethod.com/workshops/two-days-workshop-with-eric-franklin-in-new-orleans-032015

And just in case you want to know more about Eric Franklin visit his site at http://franklinmethod.com.

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