The Art & Magic of Contact Improvisation

Dance with us in one of the most artful places in the region. We will engage in both open jams and facilitated movement spaces, with one full da yat CoSM, the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, where we will have the opportunity to explore dance as art within art. The rest of our time we will delight in the beauty of WildHeart.

Myofascial Release in Voice and Contact Improvisation

This Body-Mind Centering® retreat will offer an introduction to the fascial system through the practices of vocalization and contact improvisation. We will explore the principles and qualities of fascia, celebrate the connectivity in our bodies, and unwind myofascial tension.

Contact Improv + SOTAI Ancestral Body

This Contact Improvisation retreat is infused with Ryuta’s life research, SOTAI(祖体), “Ancestral Body” where you will be guided through embodiment practices of sensing, moving and resting of your body as well as journaling, drawing, and vocalization.

Tree Dancing Retreat

Join Marisa at WildHeart in upstate New York for a 5 night/6 day immersion into voice, movement and spirit.

Rejuvenate – a creative women’s retreat to refresh body, mind, and spirit

A women’s weekend of journal making, meditation, movement, connection, and creativity. Over the course of the retreat, we will make our own paper and create hand-bound journals in which to write and paint, incorporating natural objects found in the forest! This reflective process will be supported by guided meditation, movement sessions, delicious food, good community, and plenty of time to follow your own inspiration.

lush & whole: welcoming our fat as an embodied resource

Description: Two fat light blue bellies have roses emerging from the belly button and a hand holds the rose in place. The background is purple with green lush cells floatingDescription: Two fat light blue bellies have roses emerging from the belly button and a hand holds the rose in place. The background is purple with green lush cells floating

Your fat is pulsating with more energy density than any other tissue in your body but most of us haven’t been invited to connect with it. What becomes possible when you have more of your body to feel and move with? In “Lush & Whole: Welcoming our Fat as an Embodied Resource” you will spend 3 nights exploring your fat somatically and creatively, to discover what emerges when you let your fat be felt and known.

The Winter Arist with Hanna Satterlee

The Winter Artist” retreat invites your full artistry to awaken and create within a structured group cohort. Amongst still snow, vast skies, and quiet earth, this three day journey of activity, rest, connection and play will include an arrangement of modalities to help you connect to your inner creative fire. A retreat of contemplative, creative and community practices with interdisciplinary rituals of making, moving, sharing, and discovering. Treat yourself with ease, and see what arises!

Practice Weekend

Practice Weekend With Neva and Raffles January 12-14 ***ONLY COMMUTER SPOTS LEFT*** Start your New Year in meditation, movement and song with Neva and Raffles! This will be a silent […]

Infant Developmental Movement Education

Infant Developmental Movement Education offered by Sonder Movement Project taught by Amy Matthews, Sarah Barnaby and guests July 10-21, 2024 The Infant Developmental Movement Education program is a child-centered and […]

Elements of Contact with Moti and Taina

Moving with the energies of Earth, Water, Air, Fire, and Ether we will cultivate these qualities in ourselves and our Contact Improvisation dances. Join us to deepen, in connection with self, other, and the living environment.

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