Inspired by a passion for African cultures and beyond

Wassa’s Savory Autumn Intensive

By Lara McIntosh | May 18, 2019

Madrona MindBody Institute Port Townsend, WA October 11-13, 2019 Come move in the heart of autumn rhythms for a delicious weekend  of  Wassa Dance with Lara McIntosh. This workshop is designed for folks who love to move in a nourishing, structured environment with some of the best music the world has to offer. Fee for…

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Wassa Dance – March Rhythms

By Lara McIntosh | November 13, 2018

Wassa Dance – March Rhythms Madrona MindBody Institute Port Townsend, WA  March 1-3, 2019 Come as you are and let the rhythms take you deeper. You are invited for a special weekend of dance and movement meditation as we tune into the transition from late Winter into early Spring with some of the best music the…

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Wassa’s Savory Autumn Residency 2018

By Lara McIntosh | July 19, 2018

This annual residency at MMI is a  favorite of mine. This year, I am especially excited to include Marie Chong’s offering in the mix. Her insight and expertise will be a beautiful component of this year’s creative exploration and inspiration. Wassa’s Savory Autumn Intensive Madrona MindBody Institute Port Townsend, WA October 5 – 7, 2018 You are invited…

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Wassa Dance & Village Volunteers’ 14th Annual Thanks-Giving Dance Fundraiser

By Lara McIntosh | November 12, 2017

Wassa Dance & Village Volunteers’ 14th Annual Thanks-Giving Dance by Donation is happening and you are invited! Thursday November 23, 2017 9-10:15 a.m. Crown Hill Community Building Gym 9250 14th Ave. NW Seattle WA 98117     This gathering has become a beloved event for many who enjoy community, fun and good works as part of…

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Our next Hawaii dance residency is happening! Feb 11-18, 2018

By Lara McIntosh | February 21, 2017

WASSA DANCES WITH ALOHA February 11-18, 2018 Kalani Oceanside Retreat Center Big Island, Hawaii Join us for a very special week of inspiration, ease and joyful vitality. Come as you are, let the rhythms dance you deeper. This sweet 7 night island style intensive features daily sessions of movement meditations and personal tuning leading into spirited…

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Thanks-Giving day our 13th Annual Dance by Donation!

By Lara McIntosh | November 9, 2016

I’m so pleased to invite you my favorite event of the Wassa year: WASSA DANCE AND VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS’ 13TH ANNUAL THANKS-GIVING DANCE BY DONATION Featuring some of Seattle’s finest percussionists. COME DANCE WITH US, EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Thursday, November 24th, 2016 9:00 -10:15 a.m. Crown Hill Gym 9250 14th Ave. NW Seattle WA 98117 (Ballard)…

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A beautiful new flier for Wassa Dance

By Lara McIntosh | July 31, 2016

I’m so pleased to share a beautiful piece of art created by Phillip Page as the cover for the new invitation to Wassa Dance classes. Come by and get some to share with your friends and communities. Its time to dance!!!!

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Wassa’s Savory Autumn Intensive at Madrona MindBody 2017!

By Lara McIntosh | May 12, 2016

Wassa’s Savory Autumn Intensive at Madrona MindBody Institute in Port Townsend, WA  September 29-October 1, 2017 Join us for a delicious weekend of extended dance sessions and inspiration at one of the Puget Sound’s most beautiful resources for movement studios, the Madrona MindBody Institute. Inspired by the elemental roots of Africa and beyond, we’ll immerse in…

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

By Lara McIntosh | April 12, 2016

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

By Lara McIntosh | December 24, 2015

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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