5Rhythms – Em.bod.y

5Rhythms Committed Series: Tuesday mornings, 10:45am-12:30pm There are entry points into each of the 5rhythms through the body. In this series we will explore each rhythm and it’s gateway to connect with it’s medicine and power.  Em.bod.y – Each week... read more


Sweat Your Prayers First and Third Sunday @ 418 Project 12:45 – 2:30pm $15 Sweat Your Prayers™ is a gathering where we bring our individual 5Rhythms practice and move through the rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness with... read more

S Factor Santa Cruz – New Classes!

New Classes! S Factor is a movement practice designed for you! A place where you can connect with your body…the soft curves, the roundness, the strength, the emotion. The vast well of energy and emotions that lives within your... read more

Deepening Practice Series 2017/18

DEEPENING PRACTICE SERIES: A Weekly Movement Laboratory ✭ Somatic Practices – Embodied Self Expression – Community Ritual ✭ Produced and facilitated by Stephanie Meux, Shelly Adams, Brynne Flidais, Tom Truman and Autumn Orion. Sponsored by Women’s... read more

Soulscape, Dance and Ritual

Soulscape: a Sunday evening Ecstatic Dance, once named NEXUS which began with Johanna and Brian, who generously supported the creation of the dance. Sundays 7:30 – 10pm . More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/355560154901876/... read more

Afro-Brazilian Dance w/ Dandha

Mondays 6:00 – 7:25 Afro-Brazilian Dance with LIVE MUSIC Beginners and All Levels Welcome! Drop-in $15 Dandha’s Afro Brazilian Dance classes are an invitation to explore the rich world of Afro-Brazilian Dance traditions with a gifted and dedicated teacher. Her... read more

Aerial Dance and Bungee Moon Dancing for Adults

Wednesdays 6:15 – 7:15pm Who says gravity is limiting? Spend the afternoon with Lisa and climb, invert, dance, bounce, leap, orbit, spin and fly like you are on the moon! When you Bungee Moon Dance you wear a climbing harness... read more

Santa Cruz Contact Improv Jam

Tuesdays 7:00 – 10:00pm “Dance for pleasure, dance for health, dance full of art, of improvisation, of happiness and spontaneous play with space…” COST: $12.00 – $15.00 sliding scale FORMAT: 7:00 PM – 7:05 PM Arrival 7:05 PM – 7:25... read more

Advanced Improvisation Lab

Fridays 10:00 – 11:30am Dancers with improvisation experience are welcome to join us as we explore clearly guided structures that lead to freedom of expression. Although it may sound counter-intuitive, the more structure we have, the more freedom we have... read more

Samba – Dance of Brazil

Thursdays 6:00 – 7:30pm Dance of Brazil was founded by Marsea Marquis and has offered community dance classes in Santa Cruz, California since 1995. Classes are infused with music and dance elements drawing from Brazilian dance styles such as Samba... read more

Qi Gong

Tuesdays 9:00 – 10:25am In this class we move to cultivate a deep inner awareness that can influence multiple dimensions of our beings in ways that can bring us peace, inner stillness and a strong well-balanced center from which to... read more

Ecstatic Dance Monday Nights & Saturday Mornings

Mondays 8:00 – 10:00pm & Saturdays 10:00 – 12:00pm “Ecstatic Dance Monday night and Saturday morning is a place for dance and movement meditation with a rich, musical tapestry spun by DJ Daniel Mollner with occasional guest artists. The dance... read more

Kids Bungee Moon Dancing and Aerial Fabric Class

Wednesdays 5:15 – 6:10pm Who says gravity is limiting? Spend the afternoon with Lisa and climb, invert, dance, bounce, leap, orbit, spin and fly like you are on the moon! When you Bungee Moon Dance you wear a climbing harness... read more

Inner Rhythm

Thursdays 8:00 – 10:00pm Inner Rhythm is a DJ’d, lightly facilitated free-form ecstatic dance/movement meditation experience. It is a practice of surrendering to the moment and to our body’s wisdom. It is an opportunity for allowing, feeling, and expressing all... read more

Monthly Tango

Monthly Tango 4th & 5th Saturdays of the month. 9:00 to Midnight Milonga (dance party) $20 for Class & Milonga $12 for Milonga only. Join us! Even if you’re new to tango, come watch.  No partners required.  Leather sole shoes... read more

Dance Church

Sunday, 9:00 – 11:30am You are invited to dance yourself free every Sunday morning! The DJ is the minister, the music is the sermon, the dancers are the congregation. Since 2001, a spiritual dance jam has occurred every Sunday morning... read more