Zen Void Fill

This exercise works best when the participants have never done the exercise.

(Jo) The group is to be gathered into a circle. Then give no further instruction for five or ten minutes. People might feel an awkward space and begin fidgeting or moving out of boredom or habit.

(Ha) When the five or ten minutes are over,  everybody is told that the movements they unknowingly generated will be their movement research. Utilizing the whole space, they research various aspects of the specific movements.

(Kyu/Kyu to New Jo) The participants break out of the specific movement research and dance their discoveries.

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