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.


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Spring 2018

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Introduction to Contemplative Dance, Evening Workshop
Saint Paul, MN, St. Paul Yoga Center
Friday, April 6, 2018, TIME TBA

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, altonwasson-at-comcast.net or local host Michael Gardos Reid, gardosreid-at-gmail.com.


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Summer 2018

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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.