The Living Arts Collective (LAC) aims to cultivate community through conscious living and creative movement.

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Special Events

The Living Arts Dancer Exchange

The Living Arts Dancer Exchange

Saturday, July 8th
6 PM – 9 PM

The Raleigh Rockers Crew are proud to present the Living Arts Dancer Exchange, an all-styles session for dancers of all backgrounds.

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Rumba Drumming with Atiba Rorie

Rumba Drumming with Atiba Rorie

Sunday, July 9th
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Come and get a better understanding of Afro Cuban Rumba music! Atiba Rorie will be teaching this all-levels class on Rumba drumming. Vaya!

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The Resonant Voice Workshop with Odeya Nini

The Resonant Voice Workshop with Odeya Nini

Saturday, July 15th
2:00 – 5:00 pm

This workshop with visiting artist Odeya Nini is dedicated to sensing the voice, understanding our instruments, and realizing the healing effects we have on ourselves and others when we use our voice with intention and love.

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The Living Arts Dancer Exchange

The Living Arts Dancer Exchange

Saturday, July 8th
6 PM – 9 PM

The Raleigh Rockers Crew are proud to present the Living Arts Dancer Exchange, an all-styles session for dancers of all backgrounds.

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Rumba Drumming with Atiba Rorie

Rumba Drumming with Atiba Rorie

Sunday, July 9th
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Come and get a better understanding of Afro Cuban Rumba music! Atiba Rorie will be teaching this all-levels class on Rumba drumming. Vaya!

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The Resonant Voice Workshop with Odeya Nini

The Resonant Voice Workshop with Odeya Nini

Saturday, July 15th
2:00 – 5:00 pm

This workshop with visiting artist Odeya Nini is dedicated to sensing the voice, understanding our instruments, and realizing the healing effects we have on ourselves and others when we use our voice with intention and love.

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About the Living Arts Collective

The Living Arts Collective supports local artists and promotes community engagement by offering accessible space and resources for socially progressive arts, culture, conscious living, and wellness practices.

We host regular movement classes, workshops and retreats; community socials, dances and jams; providing creative space for artists to create, rehearse, teach and perform; as well as a special event space for organizations and communities. Forms of Art that we and our community of artists practice include African dance, modern dance, partner dance (fusion, blues, salsa, bachata, zouk, kizomba, swing and more), ecstatic dance, contact improvisation, culinary arts, massage, yoga, martial arts, theatre and acroyoga.

We are located at 410 W. Geer St, Durham, NC.

Events

Classes, Workshops, Dance Socials, Live Music, Dance and Theater shows and performances, Community Gatherings and more!

Weekends

These events repeat monthly or bi-weekly, so they're different week to week

BollyX Dance Fitness with Lara

BollyX Dance Fitness with Lara

Date: Sunday, May 7  Time: 3:45 - 4:45 Tickets: Special first class offer of only $5     Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world! The class is taught by Lara Ezor, a certified BollyX instructor. Come dressed to sweat and ready to [...]

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Triangle AcroYoga

Triangle AcroYoga

The Living Arts Collective occasionally hosts AcroYoga Jams, classes or Workshops, often at least one per month. Check out our calendar or the Triangle AcroYoga website to find out about the next workshop!

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Triangle Contact Improvisation

Triangle Contact Improvisation

The Living Arts Collectives often hosts Triangle CI events such as workshops, classes, jams, and underscores. Often at least one Contact Improv  event per month. See the LAC calendar or Triangle CI website to find out more!

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The Westie Party

The Westie Party

Date: Every third Saturday of the month On 3rd Saturdays, the Westie Party offers top notch West Coast Swing events with national and international instructors for their afternoon workshops and evening dances. Find the next Westie Party Event on our Calendar and learn more about Westie Parties on their Facebook Page.

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Durham Bodywork

Durham Bodywork

Durham Bodywork group clinics offer personalized treatments within a supportive community on certain Saturdays at the Living Arts Collective. Durham Bodywork honors the importance of individual health and personal sustainability as part of a greater vision of community wellness. You must schedule a session to attend! Schedule a session here: http://www.durhambodywork.com/schedule/ YOUR SESSION 60 minutes in session [...]

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Calendar

June 2017

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  • Open Heart Meditatio…
  • *Moved to Thursday D…
  • RAD | Renay Aumiller…
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  • Fundamentals of Arge…
  • Grooves Movement Ser…
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  • Shaga Community Danc…
  • Brazilian Zouk with …
  • Zouk Nights Social
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  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
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  • Durham Bodywork
  • Tonal Agility in Con…
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  • BollyX with Lara
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  • Modern Dance Techniq…
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  • Fundamentals of Arge…
  • Grooves Movement Ser…
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  • Aikido with Frank Ap…
  • Brazilian Zouk with …
  • Zouk Nights Social
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  • Acro Yoga and Handst…
  • AcroYoga Jam!
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  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
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  • The Westie Party
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  • Beginning/Intermedia…
  • Sacred Sound Bath wi…
  • BollyX with Lara
  • African Drumming and…
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  • Modern Dance Techniq…
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  • Fundamentals of Arge…
  • Grooves Movement Ser…
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  • Aikido with Frank Ap…
  • Brazilian Zouk with …
  • Zouk Nights Social
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  • Later Rain
  • AcroYoga Jam! - Down…
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  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • **Cancelled this wee…
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  • Clock that Mug or Du…
  • Clock that Mug or Du…
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  • Clock that Mug or Du…
  • Clock that Mug or Du…
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  • Clock that Mug or Du…
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  • **Cancelled** Fundam…
  • Clock that Mug or Du…
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  • Aikido with Frank Ap…
  • Brazilian Zouk with …
  • Zouk Nights Social
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  • Acroyoga & Hands…
  • Acroyoga Jam
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  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
Live Music Durham Dance Wave @ Shared Vision Retreat Center

Live Music Durham Dance Wave @ Shared Vision Retreat Center

Friday June 23rd @ Shared Visions Retreat Center (special location!)

Will Ridenour and Gabriel Pelli will be plucking, stringing, strumming, and jamming on the kora, guitar, fiddle and percussion to craft a powerful wave of uplifting passion, beauty, strength and power!

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CherDonna – ADF Performance

CherDonna – ADF Performance

June 24th to June 27th
Performance times vary

ADF, in association with Living Arts Collective, presents Clock that Mug or Dusted, part two of a three-part suite and brought to you by beloved drag/dance bio-fem icon Cherdonna Shinatra.

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The Living Arts Dancer Exchange

The Living Arts Dancer Exchange

Saturday, July 8th
6 PM – 9 PM

The Raleigh Rockers Crew are proud to present the Living Arts Dancer Exchange, an all-styles session for dancers of all backgrounds.

read more
Rumba Drumming with Atiba Rorie

Rumba Drumming with Atiba Rorie

Sunday, July 9th
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Come and get a better understanding of Afro Cuban Rumba music! Atiba Rorie will be teaching this all-levels class on Rumba drumming. Vaya!

read more
The Resonant Voice Workshop with Odeya Nini

The Resonant Voice Workshop with Odeya Nini

Saturday, July 15th
2:00 – 5:00 pm

This workshop with visiting artist Odeya Nini is dedicated to sensing the voice, understanding our instruments, and realizing the healing effects we have on ourselves and others when we use our voice with intention and love.

read more
Acroyoga & Handstand Conditioning

Acroyoga & Handstand Conditioning

2nd and 4th Thursdays at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Join us for a class on partner conditioning for acroyoga and handstands! Aimee Kresica, with the assistance of CJ O'Reilly, will offer partner and group exercises and drills which increase strength, alignment, grip, balance, and dynamic movements fundamental to the practice of acroyoga. No experience needed for [...]

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Acro Yoga Jam

Acro Yoga Jam

2nd and 4th Thursdays at 8:30 PM $5-10 Suggested Donation The Triangle Acro Yoga Jam alternates between Carrboro (FlowJo) and Durham at the Living Arts Collective. Join us on second and fourth Thursdays and enjoy the new sprung bamboo floor! The jam is free if you attend the partner conditioning class beforehand at 7:30 PM. RSVP on [...]

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Aikido for Movers

Aikido for Movers

Wednesdays 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to develop your coordination, strength, flexibility and situational awareness through Aikido with master level instructor Frank Apodaca.

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