Intention: connecting, play, making the audience move.
The initial step involves being fully present and establishing a connection with the breath. Then, the clown begins by mirroring one of the resident’s movements.
As the game progresses and the concept becomes clearer, the residents can suggest new movements to mirror or, alternatively, mirror the actions of the clown’s .
As the connection deepens, the activity becomes a source of increasing joy through the mutual mirroring of movements.
Mirroring is a sensitive activity, initially utilised to establish connections, with playful elements introduced later on.
It requires a substantial amount of time and a mindful approach to truly hear and see the resident’s reactions.