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 for our Early Bird Special!

photo by BodyCartography Project

Minding the Physical

Examine numerous ways to meet the moment supported by a rigorous and intelligent curiosity in an encouraging atmosphere in this weekend workshop. Open to all levels!

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Marketing & Development Coordinator position open

Join us! We're hiring a Marketing & Development Coordinator, a live-on-site Core Staff position that supports marketing and fundraising for Earthdance.

Learn more and apply here>

Lend a hand at Earthdance's Spring Work Weekend!

Join us for gardening and a range of other projects and let your voice be heard at our Annual Meeting, which will focus on architectural plans for the Farmhouse.  The weekend is FREE for your labor of love.

Please RSVP here>>

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

April 19, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
One Sunday a month, Earthdance Co-Founder and community member, Penny Schultz, brings us together...
April 24, 2015 - 6:00pm - April 26, 2015 - 3:00pm
We welcome one and all to this bi-annual work party. From building to brainstorming, we create...
April 26, 2015 - 3:30pm - 7:00pm
Every fourth Sunday of the month, the dance floor becomes a learning lab for Contact Improvisation...
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