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.

 

Shaga Community Class at LAC

Shaga Community Class at LAC

Saturday, August 11th, 4 – 6pm 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 interested in liberating their body & their mind. In this 2 hour workshop we begin with an hour Shaga [...]

Feldenkrais Workshop with Paul McAndrew

Feldenkrais Workshop with Paul McAndrew

Saturday, July 21st, 10 – 11:30am AWAKENING THE SPINE: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FELDENKRAIS METHOD with Paul J McAndrew, PT and Feldenkrais practioner. Learn fluid, stable movement patterns, increasing control and suppleness, vertabrae by vertebrae. Feldenkrais classes emphasize learning to develop more refined movement patterns, designed to bring you more grace, flow, and power - [...]

Shaga Community Class at LAC

Saturday, August 11th, 4 – 6pm 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 interested in liberating their body & their mind. In this 2 hour workshop we begin with an hour Shaga [...]

Feldenkrais Workshop with Paul McAndrew

Saturday, July 21st, 10 – 11:30am AWAKENING THE SPINE: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FELDENKRAIS METHOD with Paul J McAndrew, PT and Feldenkrais practioner. Learn fluid, stable movement patterns, increasing control and suppleness, vertabrae by vertebrae. Feldenkrais classes emphasize learning to develop more refined movement patterns, designed to bring you more grace, flow, and power - [...]

Brazilian Zouk Level 2: Traveling and Shaping!

Wednesdays, July 11th – August 1st, 7:30 – 8:30pm *downstairs studio* In this four-week series, you will explore ways of traveling in zouk and how to use shaping to add dynamics and expression to your dance. This series is suitable for anyone who has completed an introductory series in Brazilian zouk or has comparable experience. [...]

Jammin’ July at LAC – CI Jams on Tuesdays

Tuesdays, July 10th – July 31st, 7 – 9pm 6:45 - Space Opens 7:00 - Beginners Orientation and Open Space - Toni Craige will lead an informal mini-class/ orientation for those who are new to contact improvisation or want a refresher in the form. Others are welcome to come and warm up/socialize (as long as [...]

Summer Swing Dance Class + Ragweed Brass Band LIVE at the LAC !

Sunday, July 22nd, 5 – 9pm Come out to the LAC for a special live music performance by our extra talented friends of the Ragweed Brass Band! Come early (5pm) for a special East Coast Swing/Charleston Mash Up dance class taught by LAC space curator/founder and master of contagious dance energy Aubrey Griffith-Zill –– class [...]

The After Wave

Last Fridays, 9:30pm June 29th / July 27th / August 24th This is a safe space to explore creative evolution. PS !! SUPERFREE food will be available for sale to replenish your body and mind. fully charged plant based superfood goodness to fuel your whole being. nom.

Transformation Meditation

Mondays in July 12:15 – 1:15pm Join me for a lunch time meditation practice to awaken your inner landscape, connect with your body & transform the way you experience being. This meditation isn't about sitting like a statue or struggling to arrest your thoughts. You will move into a peace filled release of stagnant emotions, [...]

CBDC Salsa 2nd & 4th Thursday at LAC

Thursday, June 28th, 9:30pm – 12am Join us for CoboBrothers Salsa Thursdays at LAC!!! Beautiful spacious dance floor for a night of Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba to get the weekend started!! LOCATION: - Living Arts Collective Center (LAC): 410W Geer St, Durham ( 5 minute drive from DPAC) EVENING ITINERARY (21 and Over): - 9:30p [...]

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 [...]

1st 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!

DRUM OR DIE: Djembe FUNdamentals for Adults & Mature Youth

Sundays through July 15th (skipping June 17th) 5 – 6:30pm 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 begin to hone the [...]

Orquestra GarlDel Monthly Residency

Sunday, June 24th, 3:30 – 6:00pm Both Orquesta GarDel and Living Arts Collective are thrilled to announce 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 salsa dancers, dancers of all backgrounds and skills, people who just want to [...]

Melodic 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/

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!

Zouk Nights

Every Wednesday 9:00-11:30pm Embodied Dance brings you a weekly Zouk party experience EVERY Wednesday night at the Living Arts Collective from 9-11pm! We will be mixing the best Zoukable music from neozouk and ghetto zouk to hip-hop, R&B, kizomba, and your favorite zouk remixes and cover songs!! We can zouk to it all! Cover $7 or [...]

Durham Dance Wave

Fridays, 7:30pm-9pm  Sundays, 11:15am-12:45pm   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 [...]