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 over two decades.

Banish Ecological Boredom

Join Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad, certified teachers of Body-Mind Centering®, in this raw exploration of movement on the land. Register today!

photo by BodyCartography Project

Core Staff positions open

Join us! We're hiring two live-on-site Core Staff positions; Building & Grounds Manager and  Marketing & Development Coordinator. 

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with Fritha Pengelly and Sarah Young

Explore ways of generating strength and power in movement without the use of excess muscular effort. Learn how to organize in a way that reduces tension and resistance of action within an environment that supports an availability towards new ways of moving.

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Support Earthdance today!

Invest in community, creativity, and improvisation by joining the Sugar Mama monthly giving club. We're 2/3 of the way there...help us reach our goal of 25 new monthly donors!

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Dancing, watching, talking, performing, and composing will be a part of the daily practice and research in this 6-day intensive with Chris Aiken and Angie Hauser August 9-15th. Application is currently open.

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Take the Earthdance Annual Survey!

Help Earthdance gain a deeper understanding of our impact and influence by completing our annual survey. We'd love to hear from you! To thank you for your time, you'll receive a $10 coupon for workshops and jams upon completion of the survey.

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Earthdance Blog

Mar 16 2015 - 11:07am
  As the snow begins to melt and the creatures stir from their winter cocoons, Helen Goodrum...
Mar 10 2015 - 2:10pm
How we can help support to keep the proposed pipeline out of our community?
Mar 6 2015 - 10:42pm
  E|MERGE participant Mara Mayer began her E|MERGE journey this year in a collaborative pool...

Upcoming Events

May 22, 2015 - 5:00pm - May 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
Revive your life and banish your ecological boredom.
May 24, 2015 - 3:30pm - 7:00pm
Every fourth Sunday of the month, the dance floor becomes a learning lab for Contact Improvisation...
May 30, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
“Correct posture is a matter of emotional growth and learning. It is not acquired by simple...
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