Essential Embodied Arts Training on the LAND ~ NatureMoves with Melinda Harrison + Maureen Momo Freehill ~ July 20-24, 2017

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JOIN US us for our annual  ESSENTIAL EMBODIED ARTS TRAINING (EEAT) July 20-24, 2017

IMG_1379_1024In the heART of the Colorado Rocky Mountains!    
 Summer 2017 EEAT on the Land registration is now open!!
Are you called to immerse in the wild beauty of the Rocky Mountains?
Does dancing, singing, drawing and being intimately supported to create new myths to live by quicken your heart?

EEAT is the foundation training for the full series of wilderness art programs sponsored by NatureMoves and Butopia; offered by Artistic Directors Melinda Harrison and Maureen Momo Freehill. 

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Expressive Arts, Soul-guided Movement, Scoreography, Voice + Drumming, Performance Journeys on the LAND with our Expert Professional Instructors in Leading Embodied Arts Lineages: 

~~Melinda Harrison, Founder, Artistic Director of NatureMoves, Teacher of LifeArt Process of Tamalpa Institute and Anna Halprin.

~~Maureen Momo Freehill, MFA  Founder, Artistic Director of Butopia and The Present Movement™ ; Teacher of Butoh of Kazuo Ohno and the Gene Keys of Richard Rudd.

~~Aimee Kelley, Founder of Soul Song Vocal Empowerment Courses, Facilitator in Grotowski and Roy Hart lineages.

We will explore the full expanse of our bodies and voices, revealing our soul’s purpose and celebrating our gifts with immersive rituals on the land!
At the beautiful VISTA CREEK SPACE for Dance, a retreat center on 15 wild + secluded acres @7000 ft altitude in Rocky Mountain foothills near Boulder, CO.

OUR TIMING:    July 20-24,  2017
5 days of group training, private sessions with facilitators, 4 nights camping, 3 dinners and 4 breakfasts included in fee.

Expressive Art Journeys through Leading Embodied Art Lineages:
We attend classes in each of the modalities,
We create personal performances (“scores”) on the 15 stunning acres of secluded wild land,
We journey into a variety of landscapes that LeebyBrookeSmallengage the full range of our true nature and expressive capacity.
We have private sessions in addition to group classes and scores, each participant has at least 2 one to one sessions with instructors for personalized support.
We embody and share our Unique Soul Essences with one another to experience the profound gift of community; being seen and heard with love, acceptance and celebration.
(photo by Lee Atwell)

Participants share a love of self expression as a means of living and growing together.IMG_1166_1024

We bring our art making into our daily living and the culinary nourishing arts as well, feeding our bodies and souls with delicious group created meals.

Give us a call today to Apply!
or email

BIRTHING OUR ART: Giving our Gifts ~~~~~~      Our EEAT modalities have powerful applications in the fields of arts, therapy, healthcare, performance projects, nature education, stress reduction, holistic coaching and more.
The intention of EEAT is to offer intensive in-depth training that gives you a strong foundation upon which to integrate these expressive arts processes into your artistic +/or professional work as well as continue on to the advanced courses of NatureMoves.


Our Gift to You–Your first SCORING session free:
NatureMoves Intro SCORING on Land Sessions in Boulder Foothills:
1st and 4th Sunday afternoons Feb-June @ Vista Creek Space for Dance where EEAT convenes – contact us to reserve your place!
SPACE LIMITED TO 12…this intimate intensive training fills fast!
Give us a call today!
Your investment for the EEAT:
         $ 475 until May 1st, 2017
         $ 525 thereafter
Limited to 12 participants by rolling applications – last year’s training filled fast. Some work exchange and partial scholarships. Inquire as needed.
Pre-registration required.
Payment in full at time of acceptance.
Check in/Camp set up begins 2pm Thursday 7/20/17
Course starts at 5pm
Training ends 6pm Monday 7/24/17
Our Refund Policy: Full refund minus $50 admin fee until May 15th
                Half refund minus $50 admin fee until July 4th
                   No refunds after July 13th
Maureen Freehill with questions and to apply 
206 855 5836 
RSVP for Free Intros on Land
NatureMoves Wilderness Art
EEAT on The LAND is the foundation training in a series of wilderness art programs offered by NatureMoves, including the WilderDance retreat in the high alpine regions of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

WilderDance Retreat at High Altitude LodgeIMG_1135
~ July 27-30, 2017 for graduates of EEAT!!

EEAT participants contact Maureen to apply for WDR. You can do BOTH EEAT and WDR in 2017.


For those considering joining us, we are happy to provide testimonials and an extensive list of past participants who would be happy to share with you about their fabulous experiences with us and how this training informs and nourishes their life, art, work and day to day lives.


$475 until May 1,
$525 thereafter. Pre-Registration is Required.
Intimate group limited to 12 participants. Check-in/Camp set up begins at 2pm on Thursday, 7/20/17. Course starts at 5pm. Training ends 6pm on Monday, 7/24/17
Give us a call today to Apply!
or email

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