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Impro is home

Impro feels like home for the little girl in me. She breaks free from the rules and boundaries and gets to use her imagination to play, have fun and be spontaneous in a supportive environment. As adults, we forget how important it is to create space for these things. Spontaneity and play is actually a core emotional need that leads to rigidity and unrelenting standards when we don’t get to experience them as a child and don’t give it to ourselves as an adult.

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Are you Awake - Back nine!

Ep 22 - Are you Awake - Back Nine! Is it time to step aside? Performed by Tim Redmond and Jenny Lovell. Original music played by Panfred Reed. Are You Awake? an improvised podcast.

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Are you Awake - It's Time!

Ep 21 - Are you Awake - It's Time! It's time to go! Performed by Brenna Dixon and Amy Moule. Original music played by Panfred Reed. Are You Awake? an improvised podcast.

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Love is in the Impro!

In today's blog, we're doing something a little bit different for Valentine's Day! We all know that impro brings people together. It's a great way to make a new best friend or simply widen your social circle. But did you know that a number of IM performers and students have met their long term partners through impro? Today's guest bloggers are two long-time IM performers who turned "Yes And" into "I Do"...

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Are you Awake - Lighthouse

Ep 20 - Are you Awake - Lighthouse Working in the lighthouse Performed by Rik Brown and Amy Moule. Original music played by Panfred Reed. Are You Awake? an improvised podcast.

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Are you Awake - Motel

Ep 19 - Are you Awake - Motel Away for the night with your best friend. Performed by Brenna Dixon and Sophie Power. Original music played by Panfred Reed. Are You Awake? an improvised podcast.

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Are you Awake - Dawn

Ep 18 - Are you Awake - Dawn Away for the night in an Airbnb. Performed by Jenny Lovell and Tim Redmond. Original music played by Panfred Reed. Are You Awake? an improvised podcast.

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How impro makes me a better personal trainer

"The Arts and Fitness - not a common pairing. When I started coaching, I watched other coaches to learn. Coaches with no background in the arts or performance explain and demo their classes and how members just kind of went through the motions rather than being actually present in the room and watching and listening to them, excited to jump in. I knew there had to be a better way."

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Are you Awake - Ferris wheel

Ep 17 - Are you Awake - Ferris Wheel. Stuck on a Ferris Wheel in the middle of the night with unfulfilled wishes. Performed by Rhys Auteri and Jillian Healy. Original music played by Panfred Reed. Are You Awake? an improvised podcast.

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Are you Awake - Tepid Soup

Ep 16 - Are you Awake - Tepid Soup. Anger and blanket Performed by Rik Brown and Brenna Dixon. Original music played by Panfred Reed. Are You Awake? an improvised podcast.

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