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Posts by Lara McIntosh

Our next Big Island Residency! Come dance with us at Kalani in 2017

Wassa Dances with Aloha February 5-11, 2017 Kalani Oceanside Reatreat Center Big Island, Hawaii Join us this winter for a new season of inspiration, ease and joyful vitality. Come as you are, let the rhythms dance you deeper. This sweet 6 night island style intensive features daily sessions of movement meditations and personal tuning leading…

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Wassa at Night – New Thursday series

Join us for the end of an era. I have loved these sessions and yet the time has come to say goodbye to this incarnation of WASSA at NIGHT Last two sessions – 12/1 & 12/8/16 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Balance Studio 418 N. 35th St  $15 at the door or use your dance card.…

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Wassa’s Savory Autumn Retreat Oct. 9-11, 2015

WASSA DANCE’S SAVORY AUTUMN INTENSIVE with Lara McIntosh Madrona MindBody Institute Fort Warden in Port Townsend, WA. Friday Oct. 9 – Sunday Oct. 11th, 2015 Join us for a delicious autumn weekend of inspiration and concentrated experiences of Wassa Dance’s joyful African-infused offerings at one of the Puget Sound’s most beautiful resources for movement studies.…

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Wassa Dance Clips- Thanks-Giving 2014

Here’s the first of the sweet bits from Wassa Dance and Village Volunteers‘ 11th Annual Dance by Donation Fundraiser. We had a most wonderful time with 70+ dancers raising $3,600 in an hour’s class for this year’s micro lending partner SISI FUND in Kenya.

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WASSA DANCE with ALOHA #15

Yes indeed! We will be returning for our 15th beautiful year of dancing at Kalani Oceanside Retreat Center on the Big Island, Hawaii.The dates are February 7-13, 2016 Lodging options are limited this round. Please contact Lara at lara@wassa.realbasicsbuilder.com Join us this winter in seeding a new season of our potential for ease and joyful vitality.…

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Wassa at Night- Accelerated Series

Night time is the right time for fun-fun dancing.               Thursdays Oct. 22 – November 19, 2015 6:15-7:15 p.m. Balance Studio 418 North 35th Street Seattle, WA 98103 $ 50 for the series* or use your 10 class card. Drop-ins are welcome: $15 at the door. This series offers…

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Restorative Movement session 12-4-14

I hope you can join us for a special session of restorative movement on Thursday December 4. 6:15-7:15 p.m. at Balance Studio. This will be our last Thursday evening session of 2014 and it seems a very good time to slow down and nourish our bodies as we head into this busy winter season. Use…

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Report from the Accelerated series 11-20-14

We had a blast tonight putting together two pieces of movement that have been cultivated separately over the past 3 months or so! The movement keeps being informed by different pieces of music. Tonight we danced with MC Solaar’s HIJO de AFRICA and Lala Njava’s VOATSE. Fun fun fun. Next session in Dec. 4 and that…

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