Fall into Movement Arts: classes and performances

Movement Arts events in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia Canada. Fall 2011

Portland, Oregon:

Sep 30- Oct 2, 2011: Portland Juggling Festival! Workshops and performances at Reed College, Portland OR. Hosted by Portland Jugglers.org. Festival website:  http://www.portlandjugglers.org/festival2011

Oct 1st: Juggling Festival’s extravaganza performance, 7pm, Kaul Auditorium, Reed College Campus, Portland Oregon. Details and tickets: http://portlandjugglers.org/node/136

Oct 3: Qi Gong, Monday 6:30pm class series begins. “One Thousand Hands Buddha” form is done seated. It combines graceful arm movements and hand mudras with quiet breathing. Held at Cypress Beauty and Wellness: http://nourishingmedicine.com/services/qi-gong-meditation-classes/

Oct 14-15: New Now Wow! Dance performance. Northwest Dance Project presents new work from  Didy Veldman (Netherlands),  one of the hottest names in European dance; Noam Gagnon (Canada),  co-founder of the world-renowned The Holy Body Tattoo; Pedro Dias (Portugal),  2011 Pretty Creatives choreographic residency winner. Information and tickets: http://www.nwpdp.com/shows.html

Oct 15-16: Aikido seminar with Frank Doran Sensei at Aikido Northwest: http://www.ai-ki-do.org/

Oct 16, Nov 20, Dec 18 (third Sundays): Vital Human is a monthly Community Clinic to introduce the Feldenkrais Method® of somatic education. Low-fee individual sessions offered, held in NE Portland, third Sunday of each month. Learn more at http://www.vitalhuman.org/ Also see: http://wp.me/PlSfg-2r

October 2011: New dance class series at Viscount Studios. Classes available in Tango, Burlesque, Bollywood, Belly dancing, Swing, Salsa, more. See full schedule: http://viscountstudios.com/schedule-new

Fall Dance class schedule, Northwest Dance Project: http://www.nwpdp.com/classes.html

Ongoing Portland classes:

T’aichi classes with Chung So, Saturdays 8:30-9:30am, at Cypress: http://www.cypresswellbeing.com/

Qi Gong classes with Elie Cole, Mondays 6:30pm at Cypress Beauty and Wellness: http://nourishingmedicine.com/services/qi-gong-meditation-classes/

Contact Improv Jam Tuesday nights at Conduit: http://www.conduit-pdx.org/schedule.html

Juggling Wednesdays: The Portland Juggling Club meets on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Reed College Sports Center in Southeast Portland (Map). The club is open to the public and all ages are welcome: Portland Jugglers.org

Viscount Dance Studios newest class schedule: http://viscountstudios.com/schedule-new

British Columbia, Canada:

October 1-2: Victoria Aikikai is pleased to invite you to a weekend Aikido seminar with Ishiyama Sensei, 6th Dan, hosted by Victoria Aikikai, to be held at the University of Victoria. Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=259607737396553

Tuesdays, October 4–November 29: Pelvic Health for Women. Class series in the Feldenkrais Method®, 7:30 pm–8:45 pm  at  The Nature of Movement: #6–2020 Douglas Street, Victoria. Learn more:  http://thenatureofmovement.com/

Oct 4- Dec 8: Awareness Through Movement® Classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays,  Victoria. Details: http://thenatureofmovement.com/

Seattle, Washington:

Oct 28-29: Velocity’s 2011 Artist in Residence Amy O’Neal and San Francisco dance luminary Kathleen Hermesdorf pair-up for a week of classes and collaboration culminating in an evening of new works in this special co-production between Velocity and Amy O/tinyrage. Saturday nights performance is followed by a dance party! Velocity’s Founders Theatre in Capitol Hill: http://velocitydancecenter.org/events/guest-artist-series/ 

Sep 12-Dec 12: Hulu Gong Qi Gong series with Carrie Lafferty, Mondays 6pm, Chen School of Taiji, drop-in rate available: http://www.FeldenkraisTeachersInSeattle.com/Index.html

Ongoing in Seattle area:

Feldenkrais classes and workshops in the Seattle area. Schedule updated regularly: http://www.FeldenkraisTeachersInSeattle.com/Index.html

Every other Tuesday: West Seattle Feldenkrais Community Clinic: http://westseattlefeldenkraisclinic.blogspot.com/

Velocity Dance Center offers classes in ballet, modern, hip hop, and Movement Arts Research. See all their classes: http://www.velocitydancecenter.org/classes.htm


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One Response to “Fall into Movement Arts: classes and performances”

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