Earthdance is an artist-run workshop, residency, and retreat center located in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts.  We provide a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with a focus on sustainable living, social justice, and community.  Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming and maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups in the Pioneer Valley for over two decades.

Banish Ecological Boredom

Join Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad, certified teachers of Body-Mind Centering®, in this raw exploration of movement on the land. Register today for our Early Bird Special!

photo by BodyCartography Project

Minding the Physical

Examine numerous ways to meet the moment supported by a rigorous and intelligent curiosity in an encouraging atmosphere in this weekend workshop. Open to all levels!

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Marketing & Development Coordinator position open

Join us! We're hiring a Marketing & Development Coordinator, a live-on-site Core Staff position that supports marketing and fundraising for Earthdance.

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with Fritha Pengelly and Sarah Young

Explore ways of generating strength and power in movement without the use of excess muscular effort. Learn how to organize in a way that reduces tension and resistance of action within an environment that supports an availability towards new ways of moving.

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Support Earthdance today!

Invest in community, creativity, and improvisation by joining the Sugar Mama monthly giving club. Help us reach our goal of 25 new monthly donors by May 1!

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Earthdance Blog

Mar 16 2015 - 11:07am
  As the snow begins to melt and the creatures stir from their winter cocoons, Helen Goodrum...
Mar 10 2015 - 2:10pm
How we can help support to keep the proposed pipeline out of our community?
Mar 6 2015 - 10:42pm
  E|MERGE participant Mara Mayer began her E|MERGE journey this year in a collaborative pool...

Upcoming Events

April 30, 2015 - 5:00pm - May 3, 2015 - 3:00pm
Our energetic bodies convey deeper-rooted messages than any culture or identity can express.
May 1, 2015 - 5:00pm - May 3, 2015 - 3:00pm
In improvisation and in life, embodied experience opens doors into mindfulness, playfulness...
May 10, 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Every second Sunday of the month, our Umbrella Studio swells with improvised movement and music. A...
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