ONGOING GROUP

Online Dances during the week

Ongoing during the COVID crisis

Our local Open Floor Dance teachers

Online

We’re so happy to be holding our Community Dances on Zoom.
Whether in our living room or out in the forest, dance is a lifeline, health line and soul line. So is gathering with each other.

In July & August, our schedule changes somewhat. Tuesdays and Thursdays, we'll start our day at 8:45am Pacific Daylight Time with a morning movement and dance practice. Each session is one hour long. We ask you please to pre-register for each dance that you plan to attend. Click the REGISTER & JOIN button for the easy sign-up page.

On Saturday and Sunday, the Zoom Room opens at 10:00am Pacific Daylight Time. The dance will go until 11am and at the end, there will be a 15 minute time for socializing, if you choose to stay.

We’re asking a $5-$20+ payment for each dance. Your generosity is appreciated as many of our teachers’ sole support is our dances. We also realize the current crisis affects everyone differently. No one will be turned away for inability to pay. We’d rather you come no matter what.

Sliding scale, $5-$20+ per dance

Everyone is welcome

For more information and to register:

Leah leah@openfloor.org; 415-887-9399

ONLINE CLASS

My Word

6-week online writing groups

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays - click link below for complete info

Lori Saltzman

ONLINE

If anyone wrote the truth of their lives, they will have written a masterpiece. - Isadora Duncan

There’s something so magical about meeting regularly with a small group of friends and/or strangers to write together. For writers and non-writers alike, it’s easier to relax into a simple rhythm: writing, sharing, and listening. What comes through us is real, messy, touching, occasionally heartbreaking, and often hilarious. Over time I come to depend on the refuge of these brief, weekly gatherings.

​I know in my bones that writing awakens the mind and connects hearts. Together we’ll practice writing swiftly enough to outrun our habitual censor. I'll offer up a poem, a single word, a wild headline, a song – the doorways to falling into our own creative stream are endless. We start to know each other beyond our polished selves.

Then we do it again.

Check time in your part of the world
https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
Cost: $195 for the series
Class Size Limited to 9
If you would like to be waitlisted please email avril@openfloor.org

$195

No experience needed.

For more information and to register:

ONLINE CLASS

Moving Meditation - The Power of Paradox

Thursdays, 4-5:30pm California time

with Kathy Altman

Online

“The only one who truly knows me is my tailor. He takes my measurements every time I see him.” …. Victor Hugo

In this weekly class, when we move with open and curious minds, commit to staying present in our bodies for whatever arises, we find the capacity to say "Yes" or "No" to the enormity of it all. In other words, we make room for what matters. This is the gift of Moving Meditation.

Although this is a drop-in class where anyone is welcome, we will be building upon a sequential theme each week. This will be an online community of practice; devoted movers taking time to inquire into the nature of how we move in this uncharted world. Dancing, verbal inquiry and sitting meditation will be the lenses we use.

I hope you will join me as we examine the power in paradox.

With love,
kathy

Thursdays - Starts January 14 for 11 weeks
4pm-5:30pm PDT
Price per class: $15-25 (No one will be turned away for lack of funds)

$15-25 per class. (No one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Everyone is welcome.

For more information and to register:

Leah Brooks, leah@openfloor.org

COMMITTED SERIES

Energy Medicine

Committed Series

​Fridays starting January 15, 2021 for 11 Weeks

Kathy Altman

Online

​What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Energy Medicine is an ancient art form that helps balance our inner resources in order to manage our outer world. Especially at times like these, it’s lifesaving to have access to the support always waiting inside us.

Intuition and insight are learned skills, not special gifts. In this series we learn how to listen to and cooperate with unique, vital energy centers in our body. We focus on collecting intuitive data, discerning and interpreting our energetic patterns in order to make wise and clear choices.

Class practices will include:
-Mindful movement
-Focused instruction for accessing aspects of ourselves that create balance
-Sitting meditation
-Verbal inquiry practices

When we hone the art of mining our own physical and spiritual resources it benefits the collective pool. When we practice together, the pool widens and deepens.

Let’s support each other in this worthy endeavor.

$220

All are welcome

For more information and to register:

OPEN FLOOR DANCE

Open Floor Dance is a for-profit business. The teachers are members of Open Floor International (OFI) OFI is incorporated as a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status. OFI is a creative collaboration of seasoned movement teachers from all corners of the planet. We use the universal language of movement as a means of self-discovery and relationship building.

CONTACT

415-887-9399

 

PO BOX 2864

Sausalito, CA 94966

Marin County, California, USA

leah@openfloor.org

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