Wednesday, December 12 • 6:15pm – 7:15pm
Bringing Freedom to Your Higher Self with Helen Goodrum
Explore your relationship with yourself, others and the world around you in a holistic movement modality that focuses on a sensory-motor approach to movement education. Enhance your kinesthetic and proprioceptive awareness through group and individual exploration of movement, habits and patterns. This class draws upon Rolf Movement®, Contact Improvisation dance and Axis Syllabus Research to guide movers to become more integrated in their bodies, befriend gravity, reduce pain, evolve movement, and trust and connect with their higher selves. Expect to strengthen your connection with yourself and others as we move together, bringing increased support to our nervous systems and integrating our mind – body connection.
COST: $15 drop in / $10 advance payment
REGISTER TODAY: Call: +1 510.543.4994
Helen Goodrum is a certified Rolfer™ & Rolf Movement® Practitioner completing her studies at Boulder Rolf Institute® & Sao Paulo Associacao Brasileira de Rolfing. Her journey of three decades as a dancer & theater performer enriches her embodiment practice. Helen graduated with a Dance Bachelor of Arts (Honors) from Roehampton University London, UK & is a global leading artist in the field of acrobatic stilts, contributing to its growth & forging innovative development through her teachings & performances with The Carpetbag Brigade Physical Theater Company, USA. Helen has performed and collaborated with many international companies as a dancer, aerialist, gymnast, trampolinist and stilter. Helen’s ongoing research of the human body, movement education, perception & coordination are supported by her certifications in dance movement, Structural Integration & Reiki Master. She finds additional inspiration in the work of the Axis Syllabus International Research Community, Contact Improvisation dance and Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement.
Wednesday, January 9 • 7:30pm
Stretch Club with Joanna Lynne Smith
Train your body to become more bendy by using elements of contortion, yin yoga, and circus conditioning in this hour and a half class.
Join Joanna (and a movie for distraction!) to work on passive and active flexibility with solo and partner stretches, props, and techniques to work you past your edge!
** Super excited to be bringing back the monthly movie stretch club, ya'll! thanks to Cirque Roots for hosting! ♥ **
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12 • 10AM – 1:30PM
Secrets of Burlesque Revealed With Vixen DeVille
10AM – 12PM • Unleash Your Inner Vixen: $35
12PM – 1:30PM • The Art Of Tease: $25
Advance purchase of Gloves: $9
Advance purchase of Stockings: $13
Advance purchases of Gloves AND Stockings $20
International burlesque star Vixen DeVille comes to Tucson for ONE DAY ONLY to share her unique introduction to the basics of Burlesque.
10am - 12pm Unleash Your Inner Vixen: Burlesque & Body Confidence
An interactive 2hr workshop allowing you to find a new sense of fun in unleashing the part of you that never gets a chance to come out and play!
Rediscover and take ownership of your true physical self. Gain the freedom and confidence to step into your unique body, and to fully utilize this vehicle you have been given for this journey through life.
This Introductory session will cover:
Basic Burlesque Moves
Confidence in ‘Being Seen’
Vixen DeVille’s “Core Concepts” of Magnetic Charisma
Alter-Ego and Character Exploration.
Presentation & Play: Rapport with your audience.
Discover what unique qualities you as an individual naturally bring to the stage/into a room and how to manipulate these to your advantage both as a performer and in everyday life.
FEEL EXHILARATED about presenting your TRUE SELF…
…the amazing you, the one you didn’t realize existed, or are too scared to let out.
Shed your skin of past identities and explore who you are NOW.
Break down your mental barriers of being judged, not being accepted, not feeling good enough.
Learn to accept, own, and ultimately celebrate what you have, and who you are!
Enable yourself to fully embrace your alter-ego with the addition of some costume pieces, which are then yours to continue your exploration outside of class.
12pm - 1:30pm The Art Of Tease - Glove and Stocking Peel Technique
A perfect blend of Peel Technique and Performance Technique so that you, too, can master, 'The Art Of Tease'.
This step-by-step workshop will cover:
Vixen DeVille’s “Core Concepts” in prop manipulation
Character & Story
Bonus Nifty Tricks
Techniques covered in this class can also be applied to the handling of props and the removal of other costume pieces, giving you the perfect foundation for your own performance exploration and development.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 • 1:30PM – 3PM
Learn To Fire Eat with Vixen DeVille (& Other Nifty Tricks)
1.5 Hour Class including use of Equipment - $45
1.5 Hour Class plus purchase of TWO Vixen DeVille Fire Torches & Saftey Blanket - $80
International burlesque star and variety performer Vixen DeVille brings her workshop "SECRETS TO FIRE EATING AND BODY BURNING" to Cirque Roots for ONE DAY ONLY as part of her Solo Show tour to Tucson.
Vixen DeVille is an accomplished, multi-talented, international Variety Burlesque performer, and live event Host, specializing in fire-eating, glass-walking, aerial hoop, and magic. In addition to multiple appearances on TV's, 'Masters Of Illusion’, her stage show "Vixen DeVille Revealed" was awarded Winner of the Best International Show, Winner of the Soaring Solo Artist, Winner of the Encore Producers Award, and Nominated Best of Cabaret & Variety.
Starting her career in London, England she has since relocated to Los Angeles and has just returned from performing as an International Guest Artist at the Australian Burlesque Festival performing in both Canberra and Sydney.
Vixen has been teaching beginners to eat fire since 2011 and is currently a experience host teaching fire eating to travellers for AirBnb Experiences as featured on CBS This Morning.
Learn Vixen’s technique for Fire Eating, Body Burning, Flame Transfers and Fire Trails.
Gain knowledge of the ideal equipment and materials to use, along with comprehensive information on fire safety and risk reduction.
Discover ways to transfer this skill to the stage and practical information to incorporate this skill into your performance repertoire.
All equipment included in the class.
Equipment available to purchase during class for personal and professional use.
"This experience was phenomenal. A real professional who will make you feel safe during the process!"
"Vixen is an AMAZING instructor and didn’t give up on me when I couldn’t get the technique right the first few times. She made me feel like I was capable of anything and was genuinely interested in hearing my reasons for taking the class. She actually worked that into the lesson, turning it into a moment of triumph for me over a lot of fears and doubts I’ve been facing lately. Can’t recommend this class more."
"Vixen is funny and witty and extremely professional. She makes you feel extremely comfortable and confident. I started the night certain I wouldn't go through with it.. But she didn't pressure anyone. At our own pace we found out how far we'd go. By the end...I ATE FIRE. My new motto is "I ate fire...I can do anything!" Facing fears and having a blast.. an exceptional experience I highly recommend!"
Check out more on Vixen on instagram @VixenCatVixen
Check out her students on instagram @BurlesqueVixen
While in town Vixen will also be performing her award-winning solo show "Vixen DeVille Revealed" - VIP tickets available at: