Butopia Summer Calendar of Events 2012
Spring/Summer Events @ Butopia/SOMA
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A FULL SPECTRUM of Legendarily Effective Body-Mind Teachings in some of the most celebrated
Contemporary Embodied ART Lineages:
Contemporary Embodied ART Lineages:
~~SAT June 30 ~2-5pm : SUN Dancing on the LAND~ Butopia mini-retreat on PLANTS & ANIMALS in Nature with Maureen Freehill
Butopia mini-retreat on seashore & in sanctuary with “songstress & shamaness of sound” Ariana Saraha from Ojai, CA & butoh artist Maureen Freehill
~~Aug 23-27: SEA LEVEL: a WilderDance 3-5 Day Residential Retreat featuring Life Art Process & RSVP Dance Making Cycles with Melinda Harrison of NatureMoves in Boulder, CO
More info: www.naturemoves.com ~ scroll below for detailed description &
register HERE on Facebook!!
A 3 or 4 day weekend training exploring a path to Embodied Presence through excavating the full expanse of the Human Voice & Body.
click event title for link to detailed description of this amazing event~ register HERE on Facebook.
SEA LEVEL ~ 3-5 Day WilderDance Residential Retreat @ Butopia on Whidbey Island, WA
August 23-27, 2012
Butopia: Pacific Northwest Center for Embodied Arts in Nature presents master leader & founder of Boulder-based WilderDance & NatureMoves; Melinda Harrison (http://naturemoves.com). In her 20th year of leading WilderDance above 11K feet; this marks her first SEA LEVEL WilderDance Retreat based on Embodied Art principles and practices of her lifetime mentor Anna Halprin including RSVP Cycles of Dance Making in Nature, Daily Movement Rituals and the Life Art Process of Improvisational Performance Scores. We inhabit seaside & forest environments to co-create site specific dance/art works inspired by the ecology of a secluded natural sanctuary on beautiful Whidbey Island, WA. Organic meals, accommodations, instruction & performance all included. This retreat is for every BODY~no experience necessary. With space for only 15 participants~it will fill. For more information, to apply & register today: CONTACT Maureen Freehill at http://butopia.org or 206 855 5836 to discuss our wide variety of donation & work exchange options. EarlyBird special till July 25.
Butopia in the NEWs:
~~Visit BUTOPIA @ EarthDay in Bayview Hall SUN April 22~12-4pm … for free info/demos & yummy TASTES of what we offer~~ Come see us!!
~~See the Fall & Spring Issues of Conscious Dancer Magazine for article & info about Butopia and Occupy Movement.
~~Butopia and Living Green have partnered to offer healthy lifestyle coaching featuring a potent nutritional whole food called Body Balance with SeaNine blend of 9 Sea Vegetables & Aloe Vera along with other LifeForce products to support your peak fitness, ideal weight, restorative sleep, emotional well being & sustained energy.
Stop in for a FREE Wellness Tasting demo and Raffle entry at Living Green in Langley on SAT 4/21 @ 11-1pm.
~~Natural Human Contact LAB begins on Sunday April 29th 4-6pm.
Maureen “momo” Freehill, MFA CYI, CMH is available for private body-based therapeutic movement, counseling, coaching, nutritional support &/or hypnotherapy sessions. Contact her for a free 30 min initial consultation by phone, skype or in person to see if this might be appropriate support for your holistic wellness path. References from past clients are available upon request.
BUTOPIA IS SACRED SPACE AVAILABLE FOR YOUR EMBODIED ART RETREAT IN NATURE….solo or small group retreats/workshops/residencies…proposals now being accepted for remainder of 2012. We are also accepting applications for guest artists & teachers in residence. Contact us for details.
Immedieately following all of our events, we invite guests to stay for tea, a meal, a stroll, some connecting time with us and the place….Please allow time for a leisurely transition.
Our WildLife Sanctuary of Butopia Becons You….See you soon in the DANCE,