Amii LeGendre

Amii LeGendre lives in the Hudson Valley, NY where she teaches Contact
Improvisation at Bard College in the Dance Department; Amii is an
active member of the Earthdance and Dance New England communities.
She's been performing and teaching modern dance, improvisation, and
choreography in colleges, communities and residencies nationally for
20 years. She received her MFA from UWMilwaukee in 2011. Currently

1st Sunday Music and Movement Jam with Jane Wang

November 4, 2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Once a month the Umbrella Studio fills with a celebration of movement and music!  A live soundscape is provided by a local musican.  Bring your own instruments to join in after 10pm.

All dance levels and styles are welcome.

Jam: $10-$15

1st Sunday Music and Movement Jam with John Hughes

October 7, 2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Once a month the Umbrella Studio fills with a celebration of movement and music!  A live soundscape is provided by a local musican.  Bring your own instruments to join in after 10pm.

All dance levels and styles are welcome.

Jam: $10-$15

1st Sunday Music and Movement Jam with John Hughes

Once a month the Umbrella Studio fills with a celebration of movement and music!  A live soundscape is provided by a local musican.  Bring your own instruments to join in after 10pm.

All dance levels and styles are welcome.

Jam: $10-$15

This week's musican is John Hughes

3rd Sunday Contact Class and Jam with Jeff Bliss

October 21, 2012 - 3:30pm - 7:00pm

An opportunity to learn and practice the form of Contact Improvisation. Come join us for an exciting afternoon of dancing!   

Open Level CI Class | 3:30 -5:00pm | Class only: $10
Contact Jam | 5 - 7pm |  Jam only: $8-12
Class & Jam: $15-20

1st Sunday Music and Movement Jam with John Hughes

Once a month the Umbrella Studio fills with a celebration of movement and music!  A live soundscape is provided by a local musican.  Bring your own instruments to join in after 10pm.

All dance levels and styles are welcome.

John Hughes

John Hughes is an innovative composer, kora player, percussionist and vocalist whose style ranges from traditional west African rhythms and melodies to quirky and original hypnotic grooves that cross cultural  boundaries and fuse disparate influences.

Avoiding Practitioner Burnout

May 20, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:30pm

What turns our initial yearning to alleviate the suffering of others into a pressure cooker of overwhelm, resentment and self-doubt? Every practitioner faces this challenge sooner or later. Vicarious trauma and somatic transference are ever-present yet often overlooked and underestimated. This workshop addresses the cultivation of somatic awareness,  personal energy conservation and emotional management as the practitioner in relation to your clients. You’ll learn to:

1. Spot the signs of overwhelm, somatically, as they occur

Talia Shafir, MA, C.C.Ht., RSMT/ME (PhD(c) in Somatic & Spiritual Psychology)

Talia Shafir is a practicing Dynamic Embodiment Somatic Movement Therapist™ as well as a Psycho-Physical Therapist specializing in trauma, PTSD and adult developmental & attachment/bonding issues. Her training includes Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Trauma & PTSD, Psycho-Physical Therapy (Bill Bowen), Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy (Dr. Ruella Frank),  Deep Memory Process (somatic-based past life-Dr.

Embodying the Other in You with Carol Swann

May 19, 2012 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Using somatic psychology to work with the polarities we get stuck in. Learn to take on the different parts of ourselves and each other, switching roles dynamically and with authenticity. Apply this to yourself, relationships, or in groups.

Cost of Workshop: $115

TAKE ONE DAY OR TAKE THEM ALL (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) FOR A 25% DISCOUNTED RATE OF $225!

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