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.




July 14-19. 2019   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.


FALL 2019


Introduction to Contemplative Dance, Evening Workshop

Portland, ME,  Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave.
Friday, September 27, 2019, 7-9:30pm

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, September 28 - Sunday, September 29. (Attending Friday evening qualifies you to attend the weekend workshop.)

For more information, contact local host Caroline Loupe,, or Alton Wasson, 413-268-3294,

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