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.

 

Transformation Meditation

Transformation Meditation

Sunday, September 30, 1:30 – 2:30 PM Explore a guided healing meditation that awakens your inner vision, integrates the whole being, promote self awareness, and allows firsthand experience with the positive effects of meditation. We welcome all levels, encourage newcomers to meditation, and will foster a safe space for PRIDE celebrants! Join Me. $5 to [...]

Montly Zouk Fusion Social Dance: Rainbow PRIDE Edition!

Montly Zouk Fusion Social Dance: Rainbow PRIDE Edition!

Saturday, September 29th, 8pm – 1am This weekend is filled with unicorns! It's our "Zouk Weekender" featuring workshops by Zan on Sunday, and it's PRIDE festival in the Triangle! Our Saturday Zouk Fusion partner dance is Rainbow Pride themed, features dance demos, guest DJs highlighting tracks from queer musicians, snacks and drinks, local and out-of-town [...]

Lunch Break 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), [...]

Transformation Meditation

Sunday, September 30, 1:30 – 2:30 PM Explore a guided healing meditation that awakens your inner vision, integrates the whole being, promote self awareness, and allows firsthand experience with the positive effects of meditation. We welcome all levels, encourage newcomers to meditation, and will foster a safe space for PRIDE celebrants! Join Me. $5 to [...]

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 [...]

Montly Zouk Fusion Social Dance: Rainbow PRIDE Edition!

Saturday, September 29th, 8pm – 1am This weekend is filled with unicorns! It's our "Zouk Weekender" featuring workshops by Zan on Sunday, and it's PRIDE festival in the Triangle! Our Saturday Zouk Fusion partner dance is Rainbow Pride themed, features dance demos, guest DJs highlighting tracks from queer musicians, snacks and drinks, local and out-of-town [...]

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 [...]

First Saturday Fusion Dance at LAC *movement studio

Saturday, October 6th, 9 – 11:45pm Get Ready for Fusion! It's Time! When: First Saturday of each month! OCT 6th// Dance 9:00p - 11:30p First set DJ Candace Bae 2nd set DJ TBA NOV 3rd// 8pm Lesson w/ Aubrey Griffith-Zill - Rhythm and Connect DJs: Aaron Hawkins, Dave Warner (yum!) DEC 1st// DJs: (tbd) …… [...]

Contact Improv LAB & JAM on Tuesdays

Tuesdays in September, 7 – 9:30pm GENERAL: For the month of September we will LAB & JAM. Each Tuesday will follow the same basic structure: 7:00 - LAB and Open Space - Each week will have a structured exploration of Contact Improvisation. Focus will include topics like weight sharing, skeletal structure, expanding use of senses [...]

Plants, Ceremony, & Sound: Feat: Sound Vibration…

Thursday, October 11th, 7:30 – 10p Inner space Journeys and special guest Sound Vibration Healing will be back in the downstairs of the Living Arts Collective for our monthly Plant Ceremony and Sound Event. Sound Vibration Healing will feature his powerful gong collection accompanied with Inner Space Journeys organic sound tools. https://www.facebook.com/SoundVibrationHealing/?timeline_context_item_type=intro_card_work&timeline_context_item_source=1424416653&fref=tag https://www.soundvhealing.com/ Plant teacher’s [...]

Plants, Ceremony,& Sound: An Evening With Inner Space Journeys & XYLEM

Thursday, September 27th, 7:30 – 10pm Inner space Journeys and special guest XYLEM will be back in the downstairs of the Living Arts Collective for our monthly Plant Ceremony and Sound Event. XYLEM will feature his psychedelic electronic alchemy set accompanied with Inner space Journeys organic sound tools. https://soundcloud.com/xylem89 Plant teacher’s ha-pay tobacco snuff & [...]

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 [...]

Awareness Through Movement: A Weekly Feldenkrais Class!

Tuesdays, 6 – 7pm 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 like walking, turning, rock climbing, playing a musical instrument, and getting up and down off the floor. Rather than pushing to exceed, strain, and [...]

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 [...]

Triangle Zouk Fundamentals 6-Week Series!

Wednesdays, August 22nd – September 26th, 7:30 – 8:30pm 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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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!

Orquestra GarlDel Monthly Residency

Sunday, September 23rd, 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 salsa dancers, dancers of all backgrounds and skills, people who just want [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]