Workshops & Trainings

Earthdance provides a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training through year-round workshops with teachers from around the world.

Upcoming Events

Transnational Dance Immersion 2018 with Donna Mejia
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
After over 30 years of study, Donna Mejia has galvanized a teaching practice that defies categorization, highlighting dances of the North African/Arab rural communities, Yoga, Ballet, American hip hop, and Brazilian Silvestre Contemporary technique. Inventive fusion, hardcore rhythms, precision hip...
Dance Improvisation and Performance Intensive 2018
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
Dance Improvisation and Performance Intensive (DIPI) is an annual 6­-day residential workshop featuring the research and teaching of Chris Aiken and Angie Hauser.  Presented in August at Earthdance the intensive focuses on dance improvisation, performance, and related work. Time is spent tuning and...
Moving Arts Lab 2018: a festival meeting ground for interdisciplinary exploration
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
  Come investigate and experience the ways that movement, sound, image, and performance can inform human culture. With multiple workshops each day, teaching artists from the International Interdisciplinary Artists Consortium (IIAC) and participants from around the world create an embodied dialogue...
Delicious Movement Workshop with Eiko Otake
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
In this weekend workshop, we will Move to experience the body as landscape and landscape as body. Exploring how distance is malleable and how time is uneven, we strive to transcend everyday notions of our body and places. Move to rest, sleep, and dream. Move to pass time, bloom, and linger. Move...
Political Movement
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
Proceeds support Earthdance’s racial justice initiatives Join Political Movement teachers for a weekend of jams, discussions, and classes in Contact Improvisation, Body-Mind Centering®, Theatre of the Oppressed, Parcon, Witchcraft: A Corporeal Practice, and more!Deepen your capacity for renewal and...
The Gratitude Jam & Workshop Celebration 2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
A weekend of dynamic listening in Contact Improvisation. Discover the balance in falling, redirecting, composing, and soaring that allows us to risk the unknown more fully. Morning classes inspire focused afternoon jamming and evening Jams open to all. All levels and movement backgrounds welcome....