WASSA DANCE – SPRING TUNING March 28 – April 2, 2015 Kalani Oceanside Retreat Center – Big Island, Hawaii Join us in seeding a new season of our potential for ease and joyful vitality. Come as you are, let the rhythms dance you deeper. We will be – cultivating fresh vibrancy in our physical wit…

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This week Geoffrey Holder passed away. He was a true Renaissance man.   Our legacy of arts and culture are  greatly enhanced by his time on earth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Holder Here are splendid tidbits from him :   Here’s a letter Leo Holder wrote about the last days with his father. A little more than a week after…

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This past week I had the rare pleasure of being part of an interim intensive week for theater and choral students at Seattle University.  I was invited by the organizer and chair of the theater department,  Ki Gottberg, to be the “dance deep queen” leading the first hour warm up for their five day intensive…

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    WASSA DANCE’S SAVORY AUTUMN INTENSIVE with Lara McIntosh Madrona MindBody Institute Fort Warden in Port Townsend, WA. Friday Oct. 10 – Sunday Oct. 12th, 2013 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…

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Night time is the right time. Come dance on Thursdays!           February 19,26 March 5, 12,19, 2o15. 6:15-7:15 p.m. Balance Studio 418 North 35th Street Seattle, WA 98103 $50 for the series* Drop-ins are welcome: $15 at the door. The Thursday night series is designed for those who want to go…

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It’s rare that I get this sort of thing but today I received this really lovely piece from one of my beloved long time students. Darryl is a wonderful human being with a large heart and a wicked fun sense of playful adventure.  I am honored by what he has to say here: About Wassa…

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“I believe that Lara a marvelous leader, visionary for African dance in America, and powerful instructor.  I was thrilled to see that our dance group was “my” age group. I have enthusiastically shared my wonderful Wassa Dance experience with many family and friends.” Bettina M- Alaska Participant in “Spring Tuning” at Kalani Oceanside Retreat Center, …

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INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ORIENTATION with Janelle Campoverde and Lara McIntosh SATURDAY MAY 31, 2014 2:30-4:30 P.M. BALANCE STUDIO 418 North 35th St. Seattle, WA 98103 $50           The intricacy of our human design hard-wires our brains to be continually learning throughout our lives. Orientation involves awareness of three dimensions: time, place…

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