Gliding Space Shanghai

Gliding Space – SHANGHAI






VDC gives several workshops under the philosophy of the founder and artistic director V. Legakis. His main expertise is the integration of dance, healing and spirituality for having a holistic approach in dance, performance and choreography.

He has developed different practices (Contact Beyond Contact, Gliding Space & Embodied Unity) that he is teaching in workshops as well as teachers training courses to spread this work across the world.

He continuous teaching internationally in Europe, USA, Australia, Latin America and Asia,

His work is focusing on interdisciplinary edifying workshops; Contact Beyond Contact, Gliding Space, Flying Low & Passing Through, Contact Improvisation Forsythe Improvisation Technologies, Release integrating the philosophies of Tai Chi, Qigong, Kundalini Yoga and healing modalities.

He has been teaching at the Joint Adventures – TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA, TanzFabrik Berlin, Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts HKAPA, Taipei University of the Arts, Taipei University, Beijing Dance LDTX, City Contemporary Dance Company, Kaunas Dance Theater AURA, Chunky Move Studios, Lucy Guerin Studios, PPY Sydney Dance Company, New Zealand School of Dance, Choreolab Wellington, Wellesley Studios Auckland, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University, University of Santiago of Chile, Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Istanbul University,  and many other dance studios, spaces and companies.


Legakis is a therapist internationally teaching and offering therapies across the globe. He studied at Morley College (London, UK) Reiki I, II, & Master’s levels, Reflexology, Neuro-skeletal Re-Alignment, Deep Tissue and Holistic Massage and he furthered his studies in Structural Energy Awakening Therapy – Thai Massage (Mike Tan), Divine Healing Therapy (Dr, Ahlmeirah Ariel Hallaire), Integrative Biodynamic CranioSacral Therapy, Thanatology (Rosemary Wallace), Abdominal Massage (Felicity Joy) and Tsi Nei Tsang (Khun Ni). He has also studied Kundalini Yoga and Chi Gong for many years with great masters including Mantak Chia, Tew Bunnag, Swami Vivekananda, Mahasattva Ananda Sarita, Marika Bolsfeldt and many others.


He has been studying, practicing and teaching Qigong, Hatha Yoga and Kundalini Yoga for many years which has enhanced and broaden his knowledge and experience on energy work and how to efficiently use it. He is now an instructor of Qigong credited by Grand Master Mantak Chia at Tao Garden. He has studied Kundalini Yoga with Karta Singh from who he gained deep knowledge of the energies of kundalini; how to awaken, channel and flow this blissful energy into the body and harmonise body and mind. Vangelis also holds a teachers training certification on Hatha Yoga by Arhanta Yoga in India where he deepen his knowledge on Hatha yoga and the lineage of Swami Sivananda. He has also trained is shamanic practices by different shamans in Bali and Chiang Mai.

Gliding Space – SHANGHAI