Rhythm and Moves Festival

Rhythm & Moves is a concept between movement training and a festival. The idea is for students to experiment or go deeper in any of these disciplines, being able to explore more in any area. You will get to choose your own itinerary, there will be a minimum of two simultaneous workshops and some classes with all the group together.

Next Event: 27-31 May 2021 at Cortijo Casería del Mercado-Granada, Spain.

Meet the Organizing Team

Emily Baxter

She cofounded PartnerAcrobatics.com and runs teacher trainings, intensives and workshops worldwide. Born in Canada but living abroad for the last ten years, Emily happily travels, teaching, learning, laughing, playing.

Alongside acro she also teaches slackline retreats and anatomy on various Yoga Teacher Trainings. Trained as a postural therapist Emily also works with corrective exercises and functional movement.

Emily has always had a passion for movement and body awareness. This coupled with her strong background in anatomy manifests in her teachings as clear, precise, thoughtful instruction. She is known for her never-ending energy and contagious enthusiasm.

Carú Gonzalez

“The Acro helped him to discover himself better, to improve as a human being, to understand other people better, to connect in a very fun and pleasant way with people from all over the world”

He founded Acrology with two other good friends and them love organizing acro events in wonderful and magic places.

Since 2014 he has been organizing and participating in workshops, classes, retreats, conventions and festivals in different parts of the world. He is one of the cofounder of Acrology and one of the organizers of the “Harakati Movement Festival”, The “Granada Acrobatics Convention” and “Rhythm & Moves Festival.”


Disciplines

Dance
Dancing is the secret language of your soul. If you dance with your heart, your body will follow you. There will be different kinds of dance in the festival, Contemporary, African urban dance, Locking, Popping …they all have something in common: enjoy music through movement or enjoy movement through music.

Partner Acrobatics /Acroyoga
Partners acrobatics and Acroyoga are disciplines full of beauty where two or more people move their bodies together to do an infinite combination of movements. Mixing balance, strength, softness, techniques with a playful approach, acro it’s a practise who help people to connect and create honest and deep connections through positive communication that help us to grow and develop as human beings while relating with others. Classes will be for different levels and will be tools for beginners and intermediate practitioners. 

Parkour
Parkour is a physical activity primarily focused on the driving ability of the individual. Developed from the natural method, seeks to convert that practice into a strong and useful person to develop his ability to move with the sole help of his body in the middle or land in which you are adapting to the demands of it. It should also say that parkour born as a noncompetitive activity. This activity is suitable for all kinds of people regardless of their age, gender, physical form or any other handicap created by society. Each works with your body, with your chances, and takes your training as far as you want to wear it. If you feel older, parkour can help you rejuvenate by becoming more dynamic, agile person looking back at a child who sees any field and a playground. If you’re not in shape, parkour can be and help you maintain a consistent and fully functional physical training.

Capoeira
Capoeira is a Brazilian cultural expression with African roots that combines martial arts with dance, music and acrobatics with a philosophy of life and ancestral popular culture. It was created by black slaves in the struggle for freedom. Capoeira is so beautiful and rich that has spread worldwide, works many aspects of individual and community life.

Body Percussion
Body Percussion is one of the oldest and cheapest ways to make music. The human body is the original musical instrument and the only instrument that every student possesses. Long used in tribal forms of learning this style of making body music is fun, challenging and rewarding with solo and grupal rhythms,exercise and games and that will make you fall in love with this practise
and MORE!