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.


Energy Gym with Amelia

Energy Gym with Amelia

Thursday October 17, 5:45pm - 6:50pm The intention of the Energy Gym is to provide energy healing and education in a low-cost, community model to support your self-care, renewal and freedom in a safe and FUN format. Gym topic: Healing Intergenerational and Family Issues (9th/10th Chakras and Etheric Mirror) $15 preorder $20 door The Energy [...]

Bull City Yoga Festival

Bull City Yoga Festival

Saturday October 12, 8:00am - 5:00pm Seeds for the Bull City Yoga Festival were planted three years ago with the Durham-based event Yoga, Body & Soul, which highlighted African American yoga teachers in the Triangle and created an inclusive day of yoga in the historic Ark Dance Studio on Duke’s East Campus.  Some core members of the Yoga, Body & [...]

Bull City Yoga Festival

Saturday October 12, 8:00am - 5:00pm Seeds for the Bull City Yoga Festival were planted three years ago with the Durham-based event Yoga, Body & Soul, which highlighted African American yoga teachers in the Triangle and created an inclusive day of yoga in the historic Ark Dance Studio on Duke’s East Campus.  Some core members of the Yoga, Body & [...]

Discovering the field of Love through Movement, Sound and Breath

Saturday September 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm In this introductory session of Continuum we explore innovative combinations of movement, sound and breath. The somatic practice of layering sacred sound and breath with spiraling, undulating, and pulsing movement liberates us from habituated patterns that inhibit the expression of our deepest nature. The unfolding process, of continuum harmonizes [...]

MBCY Wisdom Circles for Transforming Trauma

Wednesday September 18 - October 30, 2019, 10:30am - 12:30pm Wisdom Circles create a critical container for healing fragmented, shamed, bullied, numbed and silenced parts of ourselves. Yoga therapist nina be (certified mental health therapist with a specialization in somatic embodiment), feels that it is critical to empower everyone to break through stigmas around mental [...]

Women Leading Salsa Workshop

Saturday September 21, 11am - 1pm ✨A new era for Salsa Social dancing has arrived !!!💃🏻🎉🙌🏼 😉Want to add to your dance skill set? 🙄Tired of having to wait because there are not enough Leads? 💪🏼Want to learn something new and challenging? 💃🏻Ladies !! Come and learn how to dance Salsa as a Lead. It [...]

Acupuncture & Toning: Tune-In for the Equinox

Saturday September 28, 4:15pm - 5:30pm Join Amira Glaser and Carrie Wise at Living Arts Collective for a seasonal tune-in for the Equinox. This community acupuncture and sound healing experience holds the intention to ease our transition from late-summer to autumn, helping us individually and collectively tune in to what is shifting at this potent [...]

Fusion Beginner Series

Tuesdays September 17-October 15, 8:15pm - 9:15pm Are you… ….dance-curious but you don't know where to start? …a social dancer searching for a new way to express yourself? …hoping to meet new people in a fun, safe space?This five-week Beginner series will introduce you to the basics of connection and dancing with a partner - [...]

Smudge Stick Workshop

Sunday - Sep 22, Oct 20, Nov 17 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm This workshop is a 3-part series that explores the cultural and historical origins of smudge sticks, herb bundles that are burned for spiritual and ritual practice. Attendees will learn the process for making their own smudge sticks and how they can be used [...]

Flower Yogis – 4 week Kids Yoga Session

TUESDAYS  SEPT 10th – OCT 1st  10:00am – 10:35am Join us for a fun filled 4 week Kids YOGA classes at Living Arts Collective. These classes will capture the imagination of your toddler through yoga adventures, animated poses, and magical relaxing journeys. Our silly yoga sequences enhance children’s concentration skills while improving their motor coordination. [...]

Durham Dance Classes w/ Megan Yankee and John Osburn

Saturday August 24 3:30pm - 5:00pm / Wednesday September 4 5:15pm - 6:45pm / Saturday September 7 3:30pm - 5:00pm ALL CLASSES FEATURE LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT WITH JOHN OSBURN! See various times, dates and details below! Costs: $20 per class w/ pre-registration (Please kindly note that average class costs across the US is $15 w/o a [...]

Hip-Hop Basics

Third Saturdays: July 20 4:30 - 6:00pm, August 17 3:00 - 4:30pm, September 21 3:00 - 4:30pm Learn Hip-hop basics while also learning freestyle tactics with Jett Sett Third Saturdays: July 20 4:30 - 6:00pm August 17 3:00 - 4:30pm September 21 3:00 - 4:30pm All Ages & Abilities Welcome $5 per class Presented by [...]

Tarot Study

Fridays, May 10th, June 14th, July 12th, 6 – 7p We will gather monthly to discuss, contemplate and learn techniques for intuitive tarot reading. All levels of experience are welcome. We will explore the archetypes, use of symbolism in the tarot, and get to know the arcanas, four suits, court cards, & numerology embedded in [...]

Djembe FUNdamentals for Adults & Mature Youth

Sundays through August 4th, 5:30 – 7p Welcome to Djembe FUNdamentals In Africa life moves to the beat. Make rhythm the soundtrack of YOUR life. This Summer Teli Shabu teams up with Atiba Rorie of Africa Unplugged! Atiba, a Durham favorite has honed his musical skill from a life of studying, performing, and teaching the [...]

Community Dance Wave

Last Saturdays 9 – 10:30a DURHAM FARMER'S MARKET Monthly community dance wave is a FREE event hosted by the Living Arts Collective (and friends) at the Durham Central Park in collaboration with the Durham Farmers' Market and the Durham Ecstatic Dance (LAC) community on last Saturdays. This conscious dance experience creates a space to put [...]

Triangle Zouk Fundamentals Level 1 Series!

Wednesdays in May, 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 five-week series covers the fundamentals of Brazilian zouk connection and movement. You don't need a partner, but feel [...]

Living Room Open Mic

First Fridays 10:00pm - 11:30pm The Living Room is a monthly - First Fridays - open stage for performing and sharing un-amplified music and spoken word presented by Living Arts Collective. Come at 9:30pm at the close of the Friday night dance wave to put your name in the hat if you have something to [...]

Queer Ecstatic Dance at Living Arts Collective

Saturday, September 21st, 7:30 – 9:30pm Queer Ecstatic Dance at Living Arts Collective 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 dance "should look" to access creative expression, inner [...]

Feldenkrais: Back in Control

Saturday, Sept. 14 - Oct. 19 - Nov. 9 - Dec. 14, 11:30a – 1:00p Learn how to integrate your hips and lumbar spine so that they move with power, comfort, and ease. You will understand why so much back pain is due to the standard "core strengthening" exercises. Come and experience your spine moving [...]

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 [...]

Contact Improv CI – Summer 2019

Tuesdays, 6 – 7:50p Cost: $7-20 (sliding scale) **No one turned away for lack of funds. Please reach out if you need a sliding scale rate.** Dates/Times: Tuesdays, 6 - 7:50 pm Location: Living Arts Collective Check out our collaborative CI Summer Schedule: ______________ Schedule for month of JULY: July 2nd --- Dave Hamilton - [...]

2nd Sunday Contact Improvisation Jam

Every second Sunday of the month, 2 – 4pm 2nd Sunday Contact Improvisation Jam Cost: $10 Sustainable Rate (Sliding scale $7-$20) *no one turned away for lack of funds Jam Description: An open level contact improvisation jam. In the opening and closing circles, we will introduce ourselves and participants to each other and standard guidelines [...]

ShaGa Community Class

Thursday (Monthly), Aug 8, Sep 26, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19, 7 – 9p We are excited to announce that due to high demand, a second donation-only Community ShaGa Class has been added one Thursday a month at our beloved Living Arts Collective! This gorgeous space provides a sprung floor and a beautiful, accessible [...]

OUSIA (oo-see-ahh) Flow Map

Monthly on FIRST Fridays, 6:15 – 7:15 pm This is a welcoming and informative way to enter and deepen into your creative dance experience. Embark on a journey of Self-Discovery through movement. In this workshop we will: - Explore the process of continual Introspection into our "lived body” - Build a vocabulary of improvisational possibilities [...]

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 [...]

Durham Ecstatic Dance Wave

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 scale8pm Lesson: Alix WickerDJs: Candace Bae, others TBDWhere: In the LAC Movement Studio (downstairs). This studio has a yummy sprung cork floor, powerful sound system, good vibes and new lighting!Enter: *down the ramp next to Cocoa CinnamonPost below [...]

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.

Triangle Acro Jam

Thursdays 8:30pm - 10:30pm Come play with us at LAC!Acro jams are non-structured gatherings where we train together 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. Knowledge/use of effective spotting technique as well as accurate self-assessment are expected [...]

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 [...]