The great American dancer Martha
Graham(1894-1994) once said; " Dance is the hidden language of the soul,
of the body." Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're
here we should dance. There is that potential for a great moment whereby
movement you achieve an integration of
mind, body, and spirit which is truly transcendent.
These pages promote your active participation in the dance of life. You
can find many way here to develop your dance moves or an opportunity to
make plans to go to a festival and "just dance."
Carnival Spirit in Sonoma
Led by music director Kim Atkinson, Carnival Spirit is a well known favorite
on the Sonoma County music scene. They are well known for their parade groups at the Sebastopol Apple Blossom Fair and in the Sonoma Fourth of July parade. Carnaval Spirit is an annual favorite at the
Kim Atkinson is widely recognized as a highly effective percussion teacher. He has developed a unique, integrated understanding of traditional rhythms and has the innate ability to communicate their complexity to a wide range of students. He teaches workshops and classes throughout the country and leads drum circles at community events
Rhythm - GABRIELLE ROTH
Gabrielle Roth has taught at Sebastopol Community Center and is a global
figure in the world of ecstatic dance.
Dances of Universal
second and fourth Saturdays of the month at 7:15pm at the United
Methodist Church in Sebastopol, corner of Healdsburg Avenue and High
[Always confirm dates you find on web pages like these as the only
thing certain is change.}
Rhythm Games lighting a brushfire of drumming across
America, Drummer, percussionist, teacher, and facilitator--Janelle
Burdell is a major force in the new global rhythmaculture.
Center for the Arts (Formerly the LBC) 50 Mark West Springs
Road, Santa Rosa. 707. 546.3600
Sixth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.8277
Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.544.0909.
Airway Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.579.0100.
Morris St., Sebastopol. 707.824.8006.
Arts at sonoma.edu
find your unique voice as an artist in a supportive community that
nurtures and challenges. Traditional roots branching out into
experimentation and investigation
Kwaku Daddy percussionist teaches
at Sonoma State
Sebastopol Community Center.
To get to Sebastopol Community Center:
Take 101 north or south to the Hwy 12 Sebastopol/Sonoma Exit * Go west toward Sebastopol on Hwy 12 * Drive about seven miles and at Morris Street turn right * The Community Center is about 1 mile and on your right * Plenty of free parking in front.
Marin's Monthly Dancetribal Gathering!
Dance-alchemy legend Anna Halprin sometimes works her mighty magic
on Mt. Tamalpais in Mill Valley
Dance and Fitness
Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415.388.6786.
St., San Rafael. 415.453.6705.
Bay Wesy Dancesport Academy
Bay West DanceSport Academy is located on the second floor of
1122 Fourth Street in historic downtown San Rafael. The space is
2000 sq. ft. of Ballroom encased in architectural splendor of
1913 design. Turn of the century ambiance abounds.
Marin Dance Theatre
Marin Dance Theatre has become an internationally recognized
school for classical ballet and contemporary dance education.
Our mission at Marin Dance Theatre is to be Northern
California’s premier dance education center where children have
access to a world-class dance education.
City of Novato, Marin County in The San Francisco Bay Area.
Social Dancing, Competitive Dancing, International and American
Style, Argentine Tango, Salsa, West Coast Swing.
Osher Marin Jewish Community Center
venue for the North Bay is also the Osher Marin JCC's beautiful
11-acre campus encompasses a thriving and diverse world of culture,
education and physical well-being.
The Arts in Marin — Dance/Ballet by Marin.org
Find nearly 20 categories of listings including
Fairs & Festivals &
10 Avenue of
the Flags, San Rafael.
Regional Dance Co., Inc.
classical and contemporary ballet, jazz programs as well as a
competition jazz team. Napa Regional Dance Co., Inc. is located
at 1527 Polk Street, Napa, CA 94559, (707) 252-4615
Wilson St., Napa. 707.255.9233
Performing Arts Center
Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. 707.588.3400.
Main St., Napa. 707.226.7372.
California Drive, Yountville.