Acrobatics of the Heart

July 12, 2015 - 5:00pm - July 26, 2015 - 3:00pm

A two-week immersion in Grotowski-based physical acting training with master teacher Stephen Wangh (author of An Acrobat of the Heart and The Heart of Teaching) and co-teachers Erica Fae, Wendy vanden Heuvel and Raïna von Waldenburg. The Acrobatics of the Heart intensive offers training in an organic approach to acting using the body as source, initiated by Jerzy Grotowski in the 1960’s and further devel

Finding Strength through Ease: A Feldenkrais Workshop

with Fritha Pengelly and Sarah Young

May 30, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

“Correct posture is a matter of emotional growth and learning. It is not acquired by simple exercising or by repetition of the desired act or attitude. Learning is not purely a mental occupation, as many people believe, just as the acquisition of skill is not purely a physical process. Essentially, it consists in recognizing in the total situation – environment, mind, and body - a relationship in the form of sensation that in the long run becomes so distinct that we can almost describe it in sensible language."

Say NO to the Pipe|ine

How we can help support to keep the proposed pipeline out of our community?

4th Sunday CI Class & Jam with Jen Nugent

July 26, 2015 - 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Every fourth Sunday of the month, the dance floor becomes a learning lab for Contact Improvisation. Old- and new-timers discover the form together with a class that leads easefully into a jam. All dance levels and styles are welcome!

Class (open level): $10 | 3:30-5:00pm
Jam: $8-12 sliding scale | 5-7pm
Class & Jam: $15-20 sliding scale


Earthdance Spring Work Weekend & Annual Meeting

April 24, 2015 - 6:00pm - April 26, 2015 - 3:00pm

We welcome one and all to this bi-annual work party. From building to brainstorming, we create Earthdance's future. The weekend includes a range of projects to choose from: building garden beds, chopping wood, setting up tent cabins, washing windows, and more! Our growth is dependent upon YOUR participation; come leave your mark on Earthdance's legacy!

This year's annual meeting will focus on architectural plans for the Farmhouse with renovations scheduled to begin in Fall 2015.

Dancing, playing, and staying overnight are FREE with your labor of love!

E|MERGE: Lessons in Collaboration and Staying True to Oneself


E|MERGE participant Mara Mayer began her E|MERGE journey this year in a collaborative pool to finish in the new experimental group - the solos. She tells her story of how the experience has taught her mulitple lessons regarding collaboration and herself...



E|MERGE : I Remember You As...



Hey all,

Amii LeGendre

Amii LeGendre teaches in the Dance Program at Bard College as well as being the Wellness Coordinator there. Her approach to contact is informed  contemporary dance technique, mindfulness practices, inclusion and social justice work. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her partner and two daughters. She collaborates regularly with a group of improvisational dancers and musicians called Zamboni, who research and perform compositional improvisation. 

E|MERGE : Phototropia



Community SING & Potluck with Penny Schultz

April 19, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

One Sunday a month, Earthdance Co-Founder and community member, Penny Schultz, brings us together to raise our voices in joyful harmony. Songs from around the world celebrate the earth, love, and community. No singing expertise is required, and people of all ages are invited to join!

Sing 5:30-7pm ($5-10 suggested donation) | Potluck 7-8pm (bring a dish or pay $5)

Sauna will be hot & available after the Sing for $4/person! (please bring your own towel).


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