Earthdance is an artist-run workshop, residency, and retreat center located in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts.  We provide a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with a focus on sustainable living, social justice, and community.  Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming and maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups in the Pioneer Valley for three decades.

Apply by September 7th!

The Diversity Scholarship aims to encourage a diverse environment in CI through inspiring participation of individuals who self-identify as belonging to an under-represented group in CI. This scholarship applies to the Earthdance Falling Leaves Jam this October 20-23. 

Apply for the Diversity Scholarship by September 7th or donate to support the scholarship.

 

SEEDS Festival 2016

Join us at SEEDS, a 10-day festival exploring the potent space of art, allyship, movement practice, and ecology. SEEDS gathers artists, community activists, scientists, spiritual leaders, permaculture practitioners, and more.

Take part in workshops led by BenoƮt Lachambre, Sherwood Chen, Kay Cafasso + Will Shields, Emily Johnson, Marbles Jumbo Radio, Festival Curators + Residency Participants.

Learn more and register here>>

Upcoming Workshops & Trainings

September 2, 2016 - 5:00pm - September 7, 2016 - 2:00pm
This is a 6 day residential conscious movement retreat with Amara Pagano.   The Six Doorways to Love covers six core values that when embodied awaken love: Honesty, Self-responsibility, Kindness...
September 16, 2016 - 5:00pm - September 25, 2016 - 3:00pm
SEEDS 2016 is an interdisciplinary arts and ecology festival gathering artists, community activists, scientists, spiritual leaders, permaculture practitioners, and more for ten days at Earthdance....
October 13, 2016 - 5:00pm - October 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
For those unafraid of new possibilities in human expression, this workshop zooms in on various dance genres to excavate the most efficient tools for unleashing the intelligence of the body in dance.

Upcoming Contact Improvisation Jams

September 11, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Every 2nd Sunday of the month, our Umbrella Studio swells with improvised movement and music. A live soundscape for dancing is provided by a local musician. Dance and music dialogue together. All...
September 25, 2016 - 3:30pm - 7:00pm
Every 4th Sunday of the month, the dance floor becomes a learning lab for Contact Improvisation. Old- and new-timers discover the form together with a class that leads easefully into a jam. All...
October 9, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Every 2nd Sunday of the month, our Umbrella Studio swells with improvised movement and music. A live soundscape for dancing is provided by a local musician. Dance and music dialogue together. All...
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