Summer Movement Arts Events

Summer 2010

Sensory-motor experiences in the Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education:

Portland, Oregon:

Self-regulating Aug 12, for more information visit:

Vital Human Community Clinic,  Aug 15. Low-fee introduction to the Feldenkrais Method®  Learn more at Also see:

Bend Oregon:

Awareness Through Movement® classes on Thursdays at noon in June/July,  at Massage & Movement Therapies, 605 N.E. Savannah Drive, Suite 3, Bend, Oregon 97701. To register contact instructor: Teresa Sabo,  541.815.5292. Also see

Seattle Washington:

Fitness for Living – Perspectives on Moving, Aug 16-20. Taught by Jeff Haller, GCFP, PhD. Contact Bob at or 206-979-6297

Vancouver BC:

Awareness Through Movement® Classes in June/July with
Amanda Lynn Halldorson,,
Wednesdays 6-7pm at
Sacred Space Studio, 604.307.5739
3574 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6R 1N8

Aikido and Iaido Seminars

Portland, Oregon:

Didier, Boyet Sensei, Birankai Shihan, from Tokyo Japan teaches aikido and iaido, June 18-20, at Portland Aikikai. Learn more:

View the flyer here:

Bend, Oregon:

Mitsuo Tasaka Shihan from Kumano Juku dojo , Shingu, Japan teaches aikido  August 7 & 8. Co-hosted. For more information call 541.306.8711 or visit:

Seattle, WA:

Aikido and Jiu-jitsu camps for kids in August; Aikido intensive with Yahe Solomon Sensei for adults September 24-26. Learn more:

Aikido introductory series for Adults at Emerald City Aikidoi:

Vancouver BC:

Y. Yamada Shihan, 8th Dan,  teaches aikido in Vancouve, B.C., Canada – October 8th, 9th and 10th, 2010, hosted by Vancouver West Aikikai. Seminar location  is Coal Harbor Community Centre, 480 Broughton Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada. For more information visit:

Dance and Play

Portland Oregon:

Pendulum Aerial Arts performance: High Art at the Portland Art Museum Aug 19-22.

Aerial without limits! Dance classes for adults and teens at A-Wol in NE Portland. Ongoing classes, Summer camp.

Bodyvox dance classes. Kids: Dance classes June 19- Aug 26 and dance camp June 21- July 2 .  Adults: Jazz, Ballet, Stretch Appeal:

Play After Play at the Brooklyn Bay, June 5-20:

Momentum: Conscious Movement, Soul Motion. Wheeler and Chavez offer weekly classes, workshops. Learn more:

Contemporary dance, contact improv. Ongoing classes and special workshops at Conduit:

Seattle Washington:

August 1-8, 2010 is the annual Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI), featuring classes, jams, performances and discussions with local, national and international dance artists. The event supports innovative dance research, education and performance. For more information about Dance Art Group/ Movement Arts Research visit:

Multiple arts and cross pollination

July 1-4: Retreat at Ancient Arts Center: Explore the practice of Aikido, Tai Chi Chuan and Feldenkrais Method® Awareness Through Movement® lessons in combination with some of the skills our ancestors used to survive including wild foods, natural building methods, basic fire-making, fiber and stone technologies. Taught by Darrell Bluhm and Margaret Mathewson. Held in Alsea Oregon. Learn more:

Sept. 23-26 : Art Moves
Re-Invent yourself with Fiber Artist and Feldenkrais® practitioner Sheila Filan of Ashland. Invigorate your artistic mind and get those creative juices flowing with many projects designed to open the flow of new ideas and inspirations. At the same time, we will use the Feldenkrais method to relax, realign, and strengthen our connection to our bodies. This is a retreat for all levels and body types. It is not strenuous. Location: Ancient Arts Center in Alsea Oregon

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