Thoughts from the Garden by Shaina Cantino

Planting mustard greens and arugula last week, I thought about how incredible seeds are.  They appear to be not much more than little pebbles, or dried flecks of straw.  And yet because we've learned from experience, we trust them—if we put them in the ground, they'll do something.  That, with our love and a decision of timing—a decision based on hundreds of years of observation—we tuck them in.  We support them with what we think they'll eat (and not all at once, a slow digestion).

Create your own rejuvenating retreat

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Friends, colleagues, collaborators...come rest, relax & rejuvenate, alone or with a group. This Fall find peace & inspiration in the trails, garden, sauna, studios and community of Earthdance. Dates are available throughout Oct. & Nov. Click here for details.  

Catherine Lessard

Catherine Lessard transmits with passion and coherence the key principles of dance improvisation, contact improviation and Authentic Movement since 2001. She has studied and performed with masters such as Nancy Stark Smith, Daniel Lepkoff, Nita Little, Zoe Avstreih, David Zambrano, Andrew Harwood, Kirstie Simpson, Patricia Kuypers and Ray Chung. She has experience in Body-Mind Centering and Butoh, and has professional training in music and communications. She also received a 300 hours training in gestalt practice.

Philip Shinnick

Philip Shinnick is a visual artist and a dancer. He feels grateful for being able for the last 12 years to learn and move with the Northampton/Earthdance contact improv community. Phil lived in Northampton from 2000-2004.

From the Director's Loft: Tran·si·tion

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Surrender Dance in Prison by Amii Legendre

We'd like to share this article by Amii Legendre that first appeared in CQ vol 37 no 1 Winter/Spring 2012.

Making Flavored Oils and Vinegars

Bring your improvisation and sense of intuition into the kitchen this Fall with Leslie Cerier and Stephen Katz.  They will be leading a Food Jam September 21-23.  In the meantime  check out this video that Leslie made about making flavored oils and vinegars.

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Sustainability at Earthdance

 

By Kalyan Uprichard, Buildings and Grounds Manager

Some of us have asked the question: Where is the Earth in Earthdance?  It is under our feet right?

As an organization that holds space for exploration in the many expressions of dance but still largely takes part in the common consumer culture.  Is it enough to enjoy the dance and talk about art even though we still have a really big carbon footprint?

E|MERGE 2013 OPEN CALL

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CALLING ALL CREATIVES: your skills and creative practice are invited to E|MERGE at Earthdance! E|MERGE is a two-week residency for cross-disciplinary collaboration.  DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 5th. APPLY TODAY

 

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