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5 Fridays, July 3 – July 31, 10-11:30am PDT

We are living in an unprecedented historical moment, from the Covid-19 pandemic to the worldwide uprising for racial justice, to climate change.

How do we move as individuals within the larger world dance?
What art do we need to create for a meaningful response to these times?

In this 5-class series, we will use the expressive arts (somatic-based movement, dance, drawing, and creative writing) to support us in discovering how current world events live in and through our own bodies; to resource ourselves through embodiment and artmaking; and to explore new possibilities within our own somatic and creative experiences that can guide us in how we want to relate to and dance with the larger global body.

Moving in the World aims to open creative bridges between the thread of our personal lives and the social fabric of which we are a part.

To get the most out of this online class, please prepare a comfortable space to move in with access to your online device. Also, have art supplies ready at hand for the drawing activity.

Natan Daskal’s background in theater, dance, design and fine arts combine with his love of nature, dedication to social justice, and commitment to personal development under Tamalpa Institute’s approach to learning and living artfully. He has taught movement and the expressive arts to children, youth, and adults in diverse settings. Natan is a member of Tamalpa’s core faculty, and has extensive teaching experience working directly with Anna Halprin as her teaching assistant in public workshops and classes. Natan studied ballet at the Joffrey School in New York City, received his BFA in Communication Design at Parsons the New School for Design, and received his MA in Education at Goddard College where he studied the intersection of somatics, creativity, and community education. natandaskal.com