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.

 

OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series

OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series

Thursday 7:30-9:30pm Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Dec. 13 & Jan. 10 OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series ou·sia: noun: true being: essence within   Taught by Aubrey Griffith-Zill Founder/Curator of the Living Arts Collective 4-week Series on Thursdays once a month from 7:30-9:30pm (we will meet twice a month - every 2nd & 4th thursday - come spring) [...]

PracticeSPACE

PracticeSPACE

Sunday, November 18th, 2:30 – 4:30pm PracticeSPACE is an opportunity for Black, Indigenous, and all People of Color to gather together for one purpose: to get more FREE! Come join us for MOVEMENT, MEDITATION, ALTARS, and SOMATICS and go deeper into your healing, restoration and resistance! You can take the whole series or just one [...]

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.

CI Practitioners Lab

Tuesdays in November and December, 7:15 – 9:15pm CI Practitioners Lab - a place to explore and grow your Contact Improvisation practice within a structured lab setting of intermediate to advanced peers. Each week, we will hone in on different skills, dance with multiple partners and practice holding the attention of our shared dance. When: [...]

OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series

Thursday 7:30-9:30pm Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Dec. 13 & Jan. 10 OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series ou·sia: noun: true being: essence within   Taught by Aubrey Griffith-Zill Founder/Curator of the Living Arts Collective 4-week Series on Thursdays once a month from 7:30-9:30pm (we will meet twice a month - every 2nd & 4th thursday - come spring) [...]

Buti Yoga at Living Arts Collective

Wednesdays starting in November, 5:45 – 6:45pm *downstairs studio* Come Buti with us! Every week, donation-based Buti yoga class with proceeds going to good local causes. Buti yoga is a combination of yoga, dance and plyometrics designed to break a sweat and build connection. Suggested donation $10

Bulgarika Bulgarian dance band concert

Wednesday, November 14th, 7 – 10pm Bulgarika is coming to Durham! Join us for an evening of dancing, listening, or just meeting up with old friends! Requested Donation: $10 Bulgarika is a group of exceptional artists who perform traditional Bulgarian music on traditional instruments: Donka Koleva : Vocals Nikolay Kolev: Gadulka Stoyan Kostov: Vocals and [...]

Swag Moves: NCZoukFest PreParty Workshop w/Rachel Meth!

Wednesday, November 28th, 7 – 9pm We are so excited to welcome Rachel Meth back as we gear up for NCZoukFest! As part of our pre-party for NCZoukFest, we'll be learning some swag moves along with a breeze through some Rio fundamentals for any newcomers! Tickets include entrance into our Zouk Social, which runs from [...]

PracticeSPACE

Sunday, November 18th, 2:30 – 4:30pm PracticeSPACE is an opportunity for Black, Indigenous, and all People of Color to gather together for one purpose: to get more FREE! Come join us for MOVEMENT, MEDITATION, ALTARS, and SOMATICS and go deeper into your healing, restoration and resistance! You can take the whole series or just one [...]

The Science & Practice of Moving From Pain to Comfort

Saturday, December 1st, 10 – 11:30a An experience of integrating the latest brain/pain science with the Feldenkrais Method You will experience a 30 minute Brain/Pain Science presentation with Caitlin Schmitt DPT. Then Paul will apply that brain science by teaching a Feldenkrais “Awareness Through Movement: Bending & Lifting with Ease & Power” lesson. $20; All [...]

Lamba Love Workshop with Rachel Meth

Wednesday, November 14th, 7 – 9pm *downstairs studio* We are so excited to welcome Rachel Meth back as we gear up for NCZoukFest! In this two hour workshop, we'll dive into Lamba Zouk. Lamba is characterized by flowy movements and high energy - if you love watching Ry'El and Jessica dance, then you will love [...]

First Saturday Fusion Dance

First Saturdays, 8pm - midnight Get Ready for Fusion! It's Time! **EVERY FIRST SATURDAY**When: First Saturday of each month! $7-15 sliding scale NOV 3rd// 8pm Lesson w/ Aubrey Griffith-Zill & Aaron Hawkins - Rhythm & connection! DJs: Aaron Hawkins, Dave Warner! Save these Dates on your calendar! DEC 1st// 8pm Lesson Robert DJs: (tbd) …… ? maybe you? What [...]

Third Friday Artwave + Acoustic Open Mic

Friday November 16, 6pm - Midnight We will have an open house highlighting: 🌀THIRD FRIDAY ARTWAVE: Come at 6pm to enjoy LIVE music by special guest: TBA! 🌀DURHAM DANCE WAVE (7:30-9:00pm) Ecstatic Dance in Durham 🌀THE LIVING ROOM - ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC (9:30-11:30pm) This is a chance to bring something to share. When you arrive [...]

SHAGA Community Class

Thursdays, October 18th - December 13th, 6-7pm Back by popular demand, our Weekly Community Shaga Class kicks off Thursday, October 18th, 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 [...]

Contact Improv JAM – Second Sundays & Last Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 30th, 7:15 – 9:15pm Sunday, November 11th, 2 – 4pm *Monthly Second Sunday Jams are open to all skill levels while specifically catering to those wishing to develop or review basic skills. GENERAL: Each Sunday with operate on the same timeline: 1:00 - LAC Community Potluck (bring food to share) 2:00 - Opening [...]

Contact Improvisation Fundamentals

Tuesdays - 5:30-7pm When: Tuesdays 5:30-7pm (Final Tuesday, Oct. 30 & Nov. 27 will be followed up with an open-level CI jam) Instructor: Aubrey Griffith-Zill Cost: $7-20 sliding scale Contact Improvisation (CI) Fundamentals - a place to explore and grow your Contact Improvisation practice within a structured lab setting. Holding a goal of creating familiarity [...]

CI Practitioners October Class Series, Int-Adv

Tuesdays in October, 7:15 – 9:15pm CI Practitioners October Class Series - a place to explore and grow your Contact Improvisation practice within a structured lab setting of intermediate to advanced peers. Each week, we will hone in on different skills, dance with multiple partners and practice holding the attention of our shared dance. You: [...]

Kundalini Yoga (8-week) Series

Tuesdays, October 2nd – November 20th, 12 – 12:45pm This is an open level-class, all are welcome! Join the whole series or drop in for one session. Kundalini Yoga is the ancient art and science of personal transformation. Kundalini Yoga systematically works on the mind, body and spirit through the practice of Kriyas (exercise sets), [...]

Djembe FUNdamentals for Adults & Mature Youth *downstairs studio*

Sundays, September 23rd – November 4th (skipping October 14th), 5 – 6:30pm *downstairs studio* Welcome to Djembe FUNdamentals In Africa life moves to the beat. Make rhythm the soundtrack of YOUR life. Together with Teli Shabu students will explore the rich legacy of this versatile instrument. Using the music of Guinea, West Africa, we will [...]

Wednesday Zouk Practica and Social with Triangle Zouk

Wednesdays, 8:30 – 11pm *movement studio* Come zouk with us! The Wednesday Brazilian Zouk socials are now hosted by Triangle Zouk. The price for the event is $7 and we will be dancing in the downstairs studio of the Living Arts Collective. Starting at 8:30 we will have a practica, where you can work on [...]

Acro & Handstand Conditioning at Living Arts Collective

Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30pm Join us for a fun pre-jam class on partner conditioning and handstand training! Katie Veleta, certified AcroYoga instructor, and Aimee Kresica, certified Lift Acrobatics instructor, will offer partner and group exercises and drills which increase strength, alignment, grip, balance, and dynamic movements fundamental to the practice of acro. No experience needed [...]

Partners Massage Techniques

Saturday, February 16th, 2 – 4:30pm For couples, friends, or partners. In this workshop you will receive basic instruction in massage techniques that you and your partner can do at home without a massage table. We will use yoga mats, chairs and props. As most of the work will be done on the floor, please [...]

Transformation Meditation

Mondays in July 12:15 – 1:15pm Come explore this guided healing technology to awaken your inner vision, integrate the whole being, reduce stress, make peace with your body, promote self awareness, and experience firsthand, the positive effects you carry with you to enrich your daily life. This is a transformative meditation experience.

International Folk Dancing

Wednesdays, 7 – 9:30pm The Durham/Chapel Hill International Folk Dance Club is a fun social group for international folk dancing. Newcomers welcome! Schedule 7:00 - Easy dancing 8:00 - Teaching of a new dance 8:30 - Announcements 8:40-9:30 - More dancing See website for more information: http://www.trianglefolkdancers.org/chifdc/chifd.html

NCZoukFest 2018

Saturday, December 1st – Sunday, December 2nd We are so excited to announce the 2nd annual NCZoukFest in Durham, NC November 30th-December 2nd, 2018!! LIMITED EARLY BIRD PASSES ON SALE NOW for just $99 at https://nczoukfest2018.brownpapertickets.com/ The vision of this festival is to create a quality Zouk-learning and social dancing experience that embodies a warm, inviting, [...]

Durham Bodywork Monthly Community Massage Clinic

Second Saturday of every month, 10 – 2pm Connect to a sense of comfort in your body and freedom in your being through our unique combination of massage therapy and guided group rest. We delight in caring for you from the moment you arrive, until you walk out feeling relaxed and connected and ready to [...]

First Saturday Salsa Social

First Saturdays, 7:30 – 10:30pm Cost $10 Doors open 7:30 Beginners Lesson 7:40 - 8 Dancing 8 -10:30 Come join us at the Living Arts Collective for the 1st Saturday salsa Social. It's a beautiful space and great atmosphere to dance, smile, and share an evening with friends!

Orquestra GarlDel Monthly Residency

Sunday, October 28th, 3:30 – 5:30pm Sunday, December 2nd, 3:30 – 5:30pm Sunday, December 30th, 3:30 – 5:30pm Orquesta GarDel & the Living Arts Collective are thrilled to present an exciting collaboration for 2018 - GarDel is the salsa-band-in-residence at LAC. Every fourth Sunday we will perform in this intimate, inviting dance studio. All are welcome - social [...]

Sound Journey Breathing Meditation Series

Tuesdays 7:30 – 9pm *downstairs studio* What if you could experience some of the benefits that meditation has to offer immediately, and in a single session? This is exactly what we are offering in our workshop: a tiny peak into what meditation is like. Through conscious breathing you can silence your mind and feel what it [...]

AcroYoga Jam

Thursdays at 8:30 PM Join us for the Triangle Acro Yoga Jam in downtown Durham at the Living Arts Collective EVERY Thursday (except the 4th of the month) and enjoy our new sprung bamboo floor! The jam is free if you attend the class (rotating themes) beforehand at 7:30 PM. Make sure to follow Triangle AcroYoga [...]

BollyX Dance Fitness with Lara

Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30 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. Your First Class = $5 Drop-In = $10 5-Class Card = $40 https://bollyx.com/instructor/lara-ezor/

Ecstatic Dance Wave

Fridays, 7:30pm-9pm  Sundays, 11:30am-1:00pm   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 texture and [...]