Join us for Deep Play!

International Contemplative Dance Practice Day Tuesday March 13, 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Leaven Community, 5431 NE 20th Avenue, Portland, OR  97211   Facilitated by Damaris Webb and members of the Portland Play Pod from Be Space Open to all interested in creative physical expression, this workshop is intended to support a wholesome way of being an artist in the world while strengthening our internal compositional eye. Yielding to deep play, we evoke our individual kinesthetic delight with an awareness of the group, showing us a path to manifesting spacious, confident and balanced improvisational performance.   This event is FREE (donations gratefully accepted) and open to the public, PLEASE email to register so we know you plan to attend!

Elegant Structures

from Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water We play like kids making up games in the backyard. We jump off of the solid knowns into the discovery of this moment and this moment and this…

Your bright powers of imagination

2018 is the year to engage our imaginative powers in a fierce and practical way. It's time to harness the power to create and wield symbol & story as tools of deep and wholesome transformation.

Embodying Our Evolutionary Intelligence

from Donnella Wood for Life.Art.Being From the air we breathe to the gravity field that informs our movement, we sense that the earth and the body are in a dynamic relationship that affects our very way of being and experiencing ourselves in the world.  

The Hostess I Couldn’t Find

from Beth Lorio for A Teaspoon of Water: Sometimes the Salon slips past us, only to be found in the living lives of those who were there.