Our parking is in front of and behind the Living Arts Collective, as well as in the small lot directly across the street from Blue Point Yoga, but there are many other lots which you can park in.

Referencing the map below, the green areas have all been approved with owners of buildings for after hours parking only. There is also street parking all over the Central Park district and two hour parking in some residential areas to the south west.

 

PRSM Season3.PARTY

PRSM Season3.PARTY

Friday, March 22nd, 10p – 2a Come celebrate all our wonderful performers and party with us after PRSM Season3.SHOWCASE at the Living Arts Collective!! More info to come!! Much love, PRSM #PRSMdance #0E0516 Big thank you to our co-hosts, Living Arts Collective! TICKET PRICES With showcase wristband: $5 Without showcase wristband $8 Follow PRSM on [...]

Pop Up Shop Block Party

Pop Up Shop Block Party

Saturday, March 23rd, 3p – 12a Calling all Creatives!!!! Capo Vintage presents: Pop-up Shop Block Party! From 3-8pm there will be vendors, performances, food trucks, dancing, producers, video games and more! The After (dance) party will start immediately afterwards at 8:00pm at the Living Arts Collective across the street! $7 cover charge! DJ line-up :: [...]

Queer Ecstatic Dance at Living Arts Collective

Sunday, April 21st and May 19th, 7 – 8:30p Queer Ecstatic Dance at Living Arts Collective Sunday April 21, 7-8:30 pm Living Arts Collective presents a new space for LGBTQIA+ MOVEment! Queer Ecstatic Dance creates a space to put your body in motion, in whatever way feels best. We focus on letting go of how [...]

Music of the Heart, Gentle Yoga and Massage

Thursday, April 25th, 7 – 9p ~An interactive, inward journey of music and movement; combining deep listening, healing touch and collaborative sound There is indeed a Music of the Heart; a subtle, ever changing tapestry of feelings and emotions flowing through our inner world, that is often drowned out by the hubbub of everyday life. [...]

Nonviolent Communication – A demo session

Saturday, April 6th, 12 – 2p NVC can be seen as a technique, a tool, a process, a language, or a set of principles. Most powerfully it is a consciousness which inspires compassion and mutuality and helps us to connect in a way that makes natural giving possible. NVC provides practical, concrete skills for daily living [...]

PRSM Season3.PARTY

Friday, March 22nd, 10p – 2a Come celebrate all our wonderful performers and party with us after PRSM Season3.SHOWCASE at the Living Arts Collective!! More info to come!! Much love, PRSM #PRSMdance #0E0516 Big thank you to our co-hosts, Living Arts Collective! TICKET PRICES With showcase wristband: $5 Without showcase wristband $8 Follow PRSM on [...]

Applicable Permaculture

Saturday, March 30th, April 27th, and May 25th, 6 – 9p Gardeners, Wild Ones, Dancers, Plant People, Troublemakers, Earth Grievers, & All Eternal Beginners: let us root in the deep soil of Living Arts Collective and together become a forest dark and kind enough for endangered questions waiting too long at the margins to enter [...]

Emergent Inquiry Monthly Practice Group at LAC

Thursday, April 11th, 7 – 8:30p This contemplative, somatic, and soul-oriented monthly class invites participants into an ongoing inner exploration featuring guided individual inquiries, paired processes, and optional opportunities for working directly with the class facilitator. Drawing on meditative traditions, depth psychology, understandings of soul-centric human development, and Focusing—a mindfulness-based, embodied approach to growth and [...]

Strong, Supple, & Savvy- The Feldenkrais Way

Saturday, March 30th, 11a – 12:30p Feldenkrais classes emphasize learning to develop more refined movement patterns, designed to bring you more grace, flow, and power in your dancing, athletics, and everyday activities. Replacing excess effort, Feldenkrais engages the neuroplasticity of the brain to learn how to move and function with more ease and efficiency. As [...]

Mettlesome Kids

Thursdays, April 11th through May 16th, 4 – 6p Spirited! Courageous! Willing to face the unexpected! To be a Mettlesome Kid is to be willing to express yourself and share your creative spirit. Our program puts young people in the director’s chair. Over the course of six weeks, the Mettlesome Kids work in small teams [...]

Pop Up Shop Block Party

Saturday, March 23rd, 3p – 12a Calling all Creatives!!!! Capo Vintage presents: Pop-up Shop Block Party! From 3-8pm there will be vendors, performances, food trucks, dancing, producers, video games and more! The After (dance) party will start immediately afterwards at 8:00pm at the Living Arts Collective across the street! $7 cover charge! DJ line-up :: [...]

International Meetup – CUBA

Saturday, March 23rd, 1 – 3:30p *downstairs lobby* International Meet Up – Cuba Presentation, Culture Food and Opportunity to Learn Dance

Triangle Zouk Series: Level 2!

Wednesdays in April, 7:30 – 8:30p *movement studio* In this four-week series, we will build on concepts learned in Level 1, adding vocabulary and expression to enrich our zouk! To take this series, you must have completed a Level 1 Series with us or equivalent. Please contact us with any questions. Tickets include entrance to [...]

Sacred Sound Ceremony at Living Arts Collective

Thursday, March 28th, 7 – 8:30p Greetings! I invite you to join me while we traverse and transcend these corporal bodies as we are guided into a deep meditation with ancient sounds from around the globe including guitar, overtone singing, chimes, Tibetan Bowls, flute, gong, frame drum, Shurti Box, tuning forks and didgeridoo. We open [...]

Shamanic Qi Gong-Dance w/ Chi!

Thursdays, 6:15 – 7:15p *movement studio* Kick off the New Year with the powerful self-healing practice of Qi Gong! Qi Gong is a powerful yet gentle dynamic movement exercise from China. This class involves 45m of Gift of the Tao movement sets with 15m of warm up and explanations. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Qi Gong is [...]

Contact Improvisation: Sharing Centre

Tuesdays, 6 – 8p We will build a practice of Contact Improvisation over the course of a semester. Christopher, Aubrey and Megan will rotate in as lead teachers. Each month builds to take us from beginner to life-long student, honing our skills of embodiment, listening, and presence. Contact Improvisation is a movement practice focused on: [...]

2nd Sunday Contact Improvisation Jam

Every second Sunday of the month, 2 – 4pm *movement studio* 2nd Sunday Contact Improvisation Jam Facilitated by Megan Yankee Sound Design by John Osburn Cost: Sliding scale $10-20 Jam Description: Megan and John facilitate an open level contact improvisation jam. In the opening and closing circles, we will introduce ourselves and participants to each [...]

Candleight Qoya

Sunday, March 31st, 6 – 8p Qoya, which means "Queen," in Quechua, is a unique movement practice which blends dance, yoga and sensual movement. Through movement we remember: we remember our essence is Wise, Wild, and Free. Wise draws upon the ancient wisdom of yoga. Wild represents the wild nature you feel when dancing for [...]

Women’s Medicine Circle : Shamanic Journeying for Guidance and Healing

Saturday, March 23rd, 11a – 2p Join us for this powerful gathering of women who come together to brew powerful healing for ourselves and our community. We will hold a container to support each other in entering expanded states of consciousness to access spiritual allies, healers, and teachers in the unseen transcendent realms.The focus of [...]

AfroCuban music and dance with Vladimir Espinosa

Saturday, March 23rd, 3:30 – 6:30p Africa Unplugged and Living Arts Collective present AfroCuban Music and Dance Workshops with Vladimir Espinosa. These classes are for all levels. Drumming will be from 3:30-4:45 and dance from 5-6:15. Classes with be held at Living Arts Collective on 410 W. Geer St. in Durham NC. For more info [...]

SHAGA Community Class!

Wednesdays, starting February 20th, 6 – 7p Back by popular demand, our Weekly Community Shaga Class kicks off Wednesday, February 20th, at Living Arts Collective! Shaga is inspired by the movement language of Gaga, developed by Ohad Naharin. Durham-based Shaleigh Comerford, who trained with Ohad, has created an accessible, empowering and fun practice for anyone [...]

Essence of Ecstatic Dance

Fridays, 6:30 – 7:15p Whether this is your first dance or your 32133rd, this is a welcoming way to enter into the Ecstatic Dance experience. Explore the framework of improvisational possibilities within this creative arts container. Gain communication & interaction skills while navigating a "wordfree" space. Bring to light our individual and group dynamics by [...]

Contact Improv – Last Tuesday CI JAM

Last Tuesdays of the month, 6 – 7:50p Join us for our monthly CI Jam at the Living Arts, part of our semester of Contact Improvisation! On the last Tuesday of each month, the class opens up to a jam where we invite in the larger community to dance, play, and move with us. **This [...]

Djembe FUNdamentals for Adults & Mature Youth: Feb 3rd – Mar 6th

Sunday, February 3rd – March 17th, 5 – 6:30p *downstairs lobby* (skipping February 24th) Welcome to Djembe FUNdamentals In Africa life moves to the beat. Make rhythm the soundtrack of YOUR life. This winter, Teli Shabu teams up with Atiba Rorie of Africa Unplugged! Atiba, a Durham favorite has honed his musical skill from a [...]

Living Arts Ecstatic Dance

Fridays 7:30p – 9:30p, Sundays 11:11a –1:11p Experience authentic self-expression in a safe space free of judgment & instruction. This weekly ecstatic dance event offers an opportunity to explore delicious states of being from stillness to unfettered wildness through self-directed free form movement in community. The 90 minute practice takes us on a movement journey [...]

First Saturday Fusion Dance

First Saturdays of every month, 8p – 12a **EVERY FIRST SATURDAY** When: First Saturday of each month!$7-15 sliding scale Feb 2nd// 8pm Lesson: Amanda MarronDJs: Alan S Best, Aaron Hawkins, Candace Bae Where: In the LAC Movement Studio (downstairs). This studio has a yummy sprung cork floor, powerful sound system, good vibes and new lighting!Enter: [...]

Fully Clothed Sacred Sexual Awakening & Healing® for Women

Saturday and Sunday, June 1st and 2nd, 10a – 5p *movement studio* Your sexual energy is your most potent untapped resource. When you heal and celebrate your sexuality, you revitalize your entire LIFE! ♥ Reignite your innate sensuality♥ Heal personal, lineage, & cultural trauma♥ Reclaim your juicy vitality and passionate aliveness♥ Activate your next level [...]

BollyX with Lara

Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30p Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world.  Come dressed to sweat and ready to dance! All levels welcome.

Acro Jam at Living Arts Collective

Come play with us every 1st and 3rd Thursdays in Durham!  Acro jams are non-structured gatherings where we train together, share skills, and learn from one another. Attendees can be safest and most active at jams if they have participated in at least one structured acro class. Cost is $7-15 sliding fee at the door.

Wednesday Zouk Social w/ Triangle Zouk!

Wednesdays, 8:30 – 11pCome zouk with us! Every Wednesday, you can come to the Living Arts Collective in downtown Durham to dance Brazilian zouk. This is a great opportunity for you to meet new people, get some exercise, and work your brain and body in new ways!  Most weeks we have either a class or a practica [...]

Sound Journey Breathing Meditation ~ Upstairs LAC!

Tuesdays, 8 – 9:30p DEEP GRATITUDE AND LOVE to everyone that helped shape this first year of magic.  We are excited to announce that we will be bringing the Sound Journey Breathing Meditation to the beautiful upstairs floors of the Living Arts Collective. We are pushing back the original start time 30 minutes! This past [...]