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Muse for Autumn

This beautiful Gita came back from Mali with me from the first trip there. It’s a beautiful instrument. For me, its all about the parts as well. Calabash, pyromancy, cowries, being hand made, acoustic… These alchemical things are among my current autumn muses.

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

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!

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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Wassa’s Savory Autumn Intensive at Madrona MindBody 2017!

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

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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