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.

 

Zouk Social Dance: Triangle Zouk’s 1st Birthday!

Zouk Social Dance: Triangle Zouk’s 1st Birthday!

Saturday, February 9th, 8p – 1a Come dance with us on this very special night, where we celebrate one year as Triangle Zouk, the Triangle's first organization dedicated to teaching, promoting, and dancing Zouk, run collectively by a team of 6 organizers. We'll have a fun lesson downstairs from 8-9 pm, with the social dance [...]

Red Tent Immersion for the Changing Woman

Red Tent Immersion for the Changing Woman

Saturday, February 9th, 2:30 – 8:30p A DAY OF SELF LOVE, FEMININE RITUALS, DANCE AND INTENTIONAL RITES OF PASSAGES for the Maiden, Mother and Sage Facilitators: Aylah Mayim, Rebecca Foster and Rebecca Lawson WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO ON THIS SPECIAL DAY: Womb wisdom, Ritual, CACAO, DANCE waves, CONTINUUM, PLANT TEACHINGS, Tactile integrations, AND MORE… [...]

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, 7:30–9:30p 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 freeform movement in community. The 90 minute practice takes us on a movement journey with musical [...]

Zouk Social Dance: Triangle Zouk’s 1st Birthday!

Saturday, February 9th, 8p – 1a Come dance with us on this very special night, where we celebrate one year as Triangle Zouk, the Triangle's first organization dedicated to teaching, promoting, and dancing Zouk, run collectively by a team of 6 organizers. We'll have a fun lesson downstairs from 8-9 pm, with the social dance [...]

Red Tent Immersion for the Changing Woman

Saturday, February 9th, 2:30 – 8:30p A DAY OF SELF LOVE, FEMININE RITUALS, DANCE AND INTENTIONAL RITES OF PASSAGES for the Maiden, Mother and Sage Facilitators: Aylah Mayim, Rebecca Foster and Rebecca Lawson WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO ON THIS SPECIAL DAY: Womb wisdom, Ritual, CACAO, DANCE waves, CONTINUUM, PLANT TEACHINGS, Tactile integrations, AND MORE… [...]

LAC Fusion Retreats: Ep.1 Aaron Hawkins and Amy Wildwood

Saturday, February 2nd, 5 – 7pm Living Arts is excited to announce a new fusion community workshop series - the LAC Fusion Retreat! We're bringing out the mega dance babes of the local fusion scene for a deep dive into their dance style! The goal is to unpack and share their unique approach, movement language, [...]

Moving the Solo Body

Tuesdays, February 5th, 12th, 19th and April, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 8 – 9p Moving the Solo Body is a low-impact, introductory class for movers of all skill levels who are interested in developing facility with learning movement sequences, transitioning into and out of the floor, and integrating a variety of movement qualities into their [...]

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: [...]

Nia Dance Jam 1Billion Rising DCRC Fundraiser at the LAC

Sunday, February 17th, 2:30 – 4:30p Celebrating the healing power of dance and community5th Annual 1 Billion Rising Nia Dance Jam Fundraiser3PM Sunday 2/17 * Doors open 2:30pm410 W Geer St, Durham, NC 27701-2114, United States$10 suggested donation supports the work of Durham Crisis Response Center DCRC One Billion Rising events bring people together the [...]

Living Arts SPACE

Sunday, February 17th, 6 – 9p Creativity is life. This monthly, third Sunday, event welcomes creators to hold an experimental, multi-creative space together. Bring your crafts, bring your talent, create your SPACE together! This container is a place to practice holding inclusive space, dive into Art, communicate through creativity by limiting verbal conversation and being [...]

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 [...]

Half-Day Intro-Sacred Sexual Awakening & Healing® for Women

Saturday, March 16th, 12 – 4p The need for healing feminine sexuality is greater than ever. Amrita Grace offers a safe, gentle, powerful, and effective fully-clothed modality that empowers women (and non-binary people in female bodies) to activate their next level of feminine presence, vitality, and aliveness. This event is open to cis and trans [...]

Songs for Drella

Saturday and Sunday, January 26th and 27th, 8 – 10p Lou Reed and John Cale's album honoring Andy Warhol performed to live animation by Jaclyn Bowie and Nyssa Collins.Starring William Dawson & Jaybird OBerski, featuring Louis Landry, and Dan Rucca.Living Arts Collective, DurhamJan. 26 & 278pm$10 Door Sales Only

Taiji: Structural Body Awareness for Dancers

Saturdays, 9:30 – 10:30a (see alternate location 2nd Saturdays starting in February !) Where: Living Arts CollectiveWhen: Saturdays 9:30 am to 10:30 amWho: Gregory LouieWhat: Taiji- 12 movement Wu style originally modified for Arthritis, now incorporating Yang, Chen and other elementsWhy: Taiji is a practice for deepening dynamic awareness through paying attention to the slightest [...]

One Love Concert with The Optimist Baldé

Sunday, February 10th, 8 – 11p One Love Album Release Concert at the Living Arts Collective! With Soliders of Touba –– Optimist Mamodou Baldé and King Daniel "Come and see us play our music with a spice of an amazing culture that you yourself have probably never heard of." $10 Tickets available through Eventbrite and [...]

Intro to Nonviolent Communication with Neal Caidin

Saturday, February 2nd, 12 – 4p 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 [...]

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.

Body Back HIIT

Saturdays in January and February, 9 – 10a, *movement studio* Body Back Boost is a drop-in, moms-only, full body high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout. Bring a water bottle, a yoga mat or towel and dress to exercise!

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 [...]

Bull City Swingout 2019

Friday, July 12th 7p –– Sunday, July 14th 10p Durham's inaugural Lindy Hop workshop weekend. Featuring instruction from Joshua Mclean, Dee Daniels Locke, Abigail Browning, and Adam Speen!Saturday night dance located at the Durham Armory, with our very own world famous Mint Julep Jazz Band. With classes being held at the near-by Living Arts Collective, [...]

Side Lying Position: A Flow-Based Approach

Friday, January 25th, 9a – 6p Enliven your massage practice with the possibilities of Side-lying position! Side-lying techniques as practiced in eastern modalities offer an underutilized way to build whole-body awareness with your clients, bringing attention to the entire skeletal scaffolding for more ease of movement, and greater access to grounding. With hips and shoulders [...]

Third Friday Durham Artwave

Friday, January, 18th, 6pm – Midnight Third Friday Durham ARTWAVEARTShowcase/HandmadeGIFTS + EcstaticDANCE + openMIC(Starting @ 6pm every Third Friday) Third Friday Durham ARTWAVEARTShowcase + EcstaticDANCE + openMIC(Starting @ 6pm every Third Friday) Join us for a beautiful evening of dancing, singing and exploring surrounded by cosmic art and talent! What you can expect to find: Nourishing [...]

OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series

NEXT SERIES COMING SOON ! OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Seriesou·sia: noun: true being: essence within Taught by Aubrey Griffith-ZillFounder/Curator of the Living Arts Collective “Desire to learn from the wisdom of the past, feel this wisdom in your body, and then use that wisdom as a frame for your creativity.” ~ Aubrey Griffith-Zill Learn the fundamentals of rhythm while developing techniques for [...]

Triangle Zouk Fundamentals 6-Week Series!

Wednesdays, January 9th – February 13th, 7:30 – 8:30p Whether you're curious about Brazilian zouk, or wanting to learn this beautiful partner dance that can be danced to almost any music, here's your chance to dive in with us! This six-week series covers the fundamentals of Brazilian zouk connection and movement. You don't need a [...]

Capoeira Angola (martial arts + dance) Beginner Dance Classes at LAC

Sundays, January 20 — February 24, 6:30 — 8pm Capoeira angola is an Afro-Brazilian art form that blends martial arts, dance, music, and ritual. All are welcome to join a six-week series of capoeira classes especially for beginners: SUNDAYS JAN 20 - FEB 24 6:30-8:00 PM Living Arts Collective (downstairs studio) $5-$15 Please wear comfortable [...]

Transformation Meditation

Tuesdays, 5:15 –– 6pm Transform your inner landscape through visualization meditation. Connect with your body & luminous being. Slow down time, transform your emotions, clear your mind, create movement in your energy body and discover the root of your heart beat. Each class is a new opportunity to deepen your mindfulness practice, awaken to new [...]

Storytelling from Around the World

Wednesdays, 4 – 6:30pm Storytelling from Around the World will be each Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:00 PM at the Living Arts Collective. Come hear stories from our world community. Would you like to share your story? Join us in this exciting space.