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

Body Ecology (FREE) — Part of Dynamic Alignment
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
The living human body is an ecosystem that mirrors planet earth, like a pool of water reflecting the intricate composition and interdependent systems of our planet. Can we hold, nurture, respect and journey in exploration of our body as nature and nature as our body? 
A Gentle Entry (FREE) — Part of Dynamic Alignment
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
This workshop offers a gentle entry into central understandings of The Axis Syllabus, and gentle entries into and out of the ground. We will use improvisation and choreographed motifs to build informed and kind relation to our anatomy while gradually expanding our movement possibilities. We seek...
Dynamic Alignment: Dancing the Axis Syllabus
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 3:00pm
This weekend workshop finds inspiration in the beauty of natural forms—from the winding forest and fertile gardens to our own rich anatomical landscapes. We turn to our design, inherited from thousands of years of evolution, to seek movement in kind coherence with our physical structures. Through...
Rooted Essence Dance Retreat
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 3:00pm
Hosted by Rooted Essence: Featuring Guest Artists and Choreographers A 5-day residency and retreat hosted by Rooted Essence on Earthdance's serene & sacred grounds. For women of color ages 15-35, yet is open to others who wish to attend.
Transnational Dance Immersion 2019 with Donna Mejia
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 5:00pm to Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 3:00pm
Proceeds support Earthdance’s Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship.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...
Moving Arts Lab 2019: a festival meeting ground for interdisciplinary exploration
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 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 at...