Introductory Contemplative Dance/Authentic Movement Workshops

These workshops will gently guide people with no previous experience in Contemplative Dance / Authentic Movement into this accessible yet powerful form of moving meditation.

The workshops will include guided movement meditations, Contemplative Dance / Authentic Movement and time outside. The workshops are restful and enlivening, meaningful and fun, welcoming and inclusive.


Spring 2018


Introduction to Contemplative Dance, Evening Workshop
Saint Paul, MN, St. Paul Yoga Center
Friday, April 6, 2018, 6:30-9:00pm

Faculty: Alton Wasson
Tuition: $50 or Free*

This workshop gently guides people with or without previous experience into this accessible yet powerful form of moving meditation and embodied imagination. It includes guided movement meditations and Contemplative Dance / Authentic Movement.

*Free tuition is extended to Friday evening participants, who attend the subsequent Experienced Contemplative Dance WorkshopsSaturday, April 7 - Sunday, April 8. (Attending Friday evening qualifies you to attend the weekend workshop.)

For more information, contact Alton Wasson, 413-268-3294, or local host Michael Gardos Reid,

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Summer 2018


July 8-13, 2018    Week I - Introduction to Contemplative Dance/Authentic Movement 

A six-day progression of daily practice. Move or be still in a community of respect, compassion and support. Practice attention and acceptance, inner and outer witnessing. Daily warm-ups with live music to enliven consciousness in the body. Sessions using imagination in other media. Time in nature. 

No prerequisites.

For more information, including tuition & housing fees, see week-long page for more info.