Calendar of Events

Earthdance welcomes guests from around the world to engage in events that center movement and embodied practice, Contact Improvisation, and collaborative art making.

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Second Sunday Jam

Bring your movement gifts to share along with a yummy dish to nom on after class. Let’s commune and practice during our sweet jam. And, relax together in the sauna while we rest our bones. Registration not required. Continue reading
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Monthly Contact Tango Fusion with Daniel Trenner and Erica Roper – Sunday, July 28th

Contact Improvisation and the Argentine Tango are two improvisational forms and emerging dance vocabularies gaining worldwide popularity. They have vastly different roots, and yet have many interesting intersections which offer opportunities for dancers of each form to expand their social consciousness and movement skill sets. They are both forms which have performing arts and social trajectories, offering their dancers a wide range of explorations in which to build dance as both an art form and a social container. Continue reading
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Touch&Play: Lucidity

This a call to radical lovers,  magical creatures & imaginative dreamers!
We invite you to join this journey of collectively awakening our sensuous awareness through intimate & emergent discoveries. Continue reading
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Earthdance Summer BBQ Fundraiser

Summer is with us! What better way to celebrate community and the bounty of sun-season than to gather together for BBQ, games, dance and song! As our mid-year fundraiser, we invite everyone to join us for a play-day and to just revel in the joy of being alive, and being together. Feel free to bring frisbees, balls, games of all kinds — whatever brings out Summer in you. Continue reading
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Embodied Personal Storytelling with Mandy Snyder – Register Now!

ALL of us, no matter what kind of lives that we have lived, have tales to tell that are compelling to others. Sometimes these are stories of our peak highs and other times, our heartbreaks. They may be stories of the mundane, a funny anecdote or a frustrating family gathering. No matter what the topic, when we share our stories with each other, we find a sense of shared humanity that is deeply satisfying. Continue reading
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Femina Kinetica: The Female Body in the Motion of Contact Improvisation

Femina Kinetica: The Female Body in the Motion of Contact-Improvisation is an intensive workshop tailored to explore the nuances of the female body through the practice of Contact-Improvisation. This immersive experience is ideal for those looking to enrich their understanding of movement and connectivity, emphasizing the expressive potential of the female form in motion.  Continue reading
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EarthSing! hosted by Emmett deBeer Charno, Leela Kelley, and Marie Ebacher

Join us for EarthSing, a co-creative gathering of song, ritual, and embodiment. Our workshops  and shared practices include improvisational singing, somatic practices, folk songs, song circles,  invocations, and musical embodiment. Singing together in this way can open the heart, the voice,  and get the creative channels flowing!   Continue reading
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Dancing The Landscape with Frieda Kipar Bay and Dana Iova-Koga

We reside in a living world shaped by reciprocity.  Nature responds to every single thing we do. In this 4-day, immersive workshop, we will center these deep connections between how we move and how we relate to the ecologies we are a part of. Continue reading
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Radical Resonance: A Workshop in Butoh Dance hosted by Julie Becton Gillum – Register Now!

During this workshop, participants will investigate the possibilities of their bodies in their natural form, including floating, hanging, and various qualities of movement or stillness. Continue reading
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Queer CoCo Jam! hosted by Leela Kelley and Skins

Queering CI & Embodying Queer Joy In this year’s Queer CoCo Jam, we’ll explore what it’s like to center Queer Joy, liberate ourselves, our bodies, and our relationships from supremacist narratives, and investigate what it means to queer contact improvisation.  Let us infuse queer joy into our bodies and our… Continue reading
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An Introduction to Authentic Movement with Carolyn Shakti Sadeh

Authentic Movement, is a practice grounded in the relationship between a mover and a witness, was developed by Adler in the early 1980s, evolving from her studies with Mary Whitehouse and John Weir, as well as her early work with children diagnosed with severe autism. Different teachers of this early form of Authentic Movement offer their evolving perspectives in unique and diverse ways. Continue reading
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Nomadic College! October 1st – 14th – Register Now!

The NC is an itinerant school for the principle study and application of The Axis Syllabusⓒ. Rather than a festival, or celebration, The NC is what it’s title suggests, an intensive study context. The study of the AS is meant to empower the individual to defend and promote their own health and the health of those they might be responsible for, in other words to sponsor responsible autonomy. Continue reading
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Fall Jam! with hosts Yun Lee and Jonah Leslie – Registration Coming Soon!

Jam Details Arrival, Onsite Check-In, Opening Circle, and Departures Our Fees Explained Earthdance offers a sliding scale payment for participation in this event, please take a moment to reflect as you decide on where you best fit.  Your level of contribution is self selected and does not need to be… Continue reading
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SAVE THE DATE – Winter Jam!

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Spiral & Root: Earthdance Professional CI Training – APPLY NOW

For those who are longing for a deep and durational dive into CI research, pedagogy, and professional training, you’re invited to gather with us for three weeks from January 6th through 26th, 2025. Continue reading
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