Movement Arts Events ~ Summer/ Fall 2012

Summer/Fall 2012 

Upcoming movement arts events (updated periodically)…


Alsea, OR

Aug 30-Sept 3: Martial Movement and Traditional Life Skills at the Ancient Arts Center with Mathewson and Bluhm Senseis:

Eugene, OR

Oct 5-7: Deena Drake Sensei, Aikido Weapons Seminar at Eugene Aikikai:
Oct 28: Feeting & Walking  at Eugene Yoga, Eugene OR, 1-4pm. Instructor: Kim Cottrell. The process of putting one foot in front of another to ambulate seems such a simple thing and yet the nuances of balance and forward motion can be refined and honed in such a way we can present our most nimble and deft self to all our activities. We can float through our lives and find pleasure in walking the path. For event registration details go to:

Portland metro area, OR

July 26-28: Friendly Pheromones Dance Co comes to Conduit Dance Studio:
Aug 3-5: Aikido seminar with  John Messores, 6th Dan at Budo Dojo, Beaverton:
Aug 9 and 12: Thursday evening and Sunday morning at Multnomah Aikikai, Portland
Aikido classes with special guest instructor Amnon Tzechovoy Sensei, Godan, Shidoin, from Birankai Israel:
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August 10-11The 2012 Galaxy Dance Festival at Portland’s Director Park. It’s an eclectic mix of dance performances, classes and demonstrations – all FREE to the public. Over 20 presenters including the Native American Education Program presenting traditional Native American dances:
Aug 19:Fluidity, Dexterity and elegance is the August theme at Vital Human,  Portland’s Community Feldenkrais® Clinic.  Easy introduction to the Feldenkrais Method®. Low-cost individual sessions:
Aug 31-Sept. 2: Aikido seminar with C. Mulligan/Y. Okamoto Senseis at Portland Aikikai (20th Anniversary!)


Seattle, WA

Sept. 7-8: Aikido seminar with Y. Okamoto Sensei at Puget Sound Aikikai, WA (15th Anniversary!)

Wednesdays: Awareness Through Movement® classes with Lila Hurwitz. Capitol Hill, Velocity Dance Center. Ongoing, drop-ins welcome:

Vancouver, BC

Aug 24-26: Aikido seminar with Senseis Ishiyama and Bluhm at Mountain Coast Aikikai, Vancouver BC:

Victoria, BC

Tuesdays: Awareness Through Movement® classes with Alice Friedman, 5:30-6:45 at Still Point Studio, Harbour House Hotel, Salt Spring Island: