Past Events in Movement Arts

Portland Oregon, Oct 29 – An evening of music, movements and ideas reflecting and dedicated to the ongoing work of G.I. Gurdjieff presented by Two Rivers Farm, Aurora, OR. -A study group striving to carry on his teaching.

This will be the first time the movements will have been demonstrated publicly in ten years.

Admission: FREE
When: 7:30 P.M. Thursday October 29th
Where: The Old Church
SW. 11th and Clay
Portland, OR.

Seattle October 30-31, 2009-
Sonic Tales at the Moore Theatre, Seattle Washington. Performance by the Degenerate Art Ensemble. For more info please visit their website:

Portland, Fridays starting Nov 6 –

Learn to Swing dance. Series begins Friday November 6th:

Seattle area, Nov 6,7-8:

Perspectives on Walking

Public Workshop November 7 & 8, 2009
Free Intro evening November 6, 2009

The Path To Mastery with Jeff Haller

Moving smoothly from one foot to another without placing stress on our body is an art form. Learning or rediscovering how to walk with elegance, lightness and ease takes study. Utilizing our skeleton and musculature efficiently means we learn to move from “good enough” to get around to gaining real expertise with our own ability to support our self moving through space. Most of us have been injured and maintain habits of movement and compensation that work against us. We want to live and move with the support that makes walking a joyful activity.

In this public workshop Jeff Haller will lead you in explorations using Feldenkrais Method® Awareness Through Movement® lessons and live demonstrations to help make walking an art and a pleasure for you. No prior experience necessary. Two-day workshop, total fee $195 per person.

FREE Evening Introduction
Meet Jeff and learn about the Path to Mastery
Friday November 6th, 2009 from 7 – 8:30pm
Greenwood Masonic Lodge
7910 Greenwood Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98103

Contact LeeAnn at FeldenStar (at) yahoo (dot) com or 206-372-8822 to register for the workshop.

Directions and information about what to bring will be emailed once you have registered.

Kent Washington November 21, 2009

The 35th PNKF Invitational Kendo Tournament will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21st at Kent Commons. The opening ceremonies will begin at 9:30am. Doors open at 8.

Portland, November 20- 22,  2009

Melanya Helene performs her one-woman show “Hopeless,” inspired by the writings of Pema Chodron, at Brooklyn Bay in Portland.  Helene co-founded The Brooklyn Bay with Scott Kelman, creator of “Mindfulness-Based Improvisation.” Keep up with events at The Brooklyn Bay here:

Portland Oregon November 23, 2009

Japan Night 2009 at Portland State University. The event will include demonstrations of Aikido, Kendo, Taiko  and Yosaikoi, traditional Japanese dance form. Monday Nov 23, 6-9:30pm at Smith Union Ballroom.


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