• SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 - JUNE 2, 2019
  • Amherst, MA, Amherst
  • Every third Friday between
    September 28, 2018 and June 2, 2019
  • Categories: Performance, Dance, Classes/Workshops

Event Details

  • Every third Friday between
    September 28, 2018 and June 2, 2019
  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • $500
  • Financial assistance is available for this program. Please inquire fore further details.


  • Amherst, MA
  • Amherst, MA 01002

Event Description

Schedule: Immersion Meet-Ups will occur one Friday per month, 4pm-8pm, beginning Sept. 28, 2018 @ the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst: Sept 28, Oct 12, Dec. 14, Jan 25, 2019, Feb 8, March 29, April 27*, May 10 with performances on Saturday June 1 & Sunday June 2. *April 27 is a Saturday. All the other dates, except 4/27 and the performance weekend are Friday evenings. The April 27 meet up will take place @ The Center Dance in Amherst from 11am-2pm. There will be 3 other, optional meet ups taking place @ The Center Dance on Saturdays throughout the academic year. There will also be 3 rehearsals scheduled before the June performances. We’ll post those dates on our FB page and also send them out to our email list before October 12th. The Format: The company will meet, warm up, drum, dance, have dinner, enjoy a themed talk, discuss ideas, inspirations, activism and plan for the next meet up. At every meet up there will be group classes taught with an emphasis on personal development, well-being, and collective rapport. Rehearsals and creative process will be directed with a focus on artistic integrity, technical development and freedom to explore. Multi-level classes will complement scheduled time for creative content geared toward individual drummers’ and dancers’ skill sets. Classes feature guest drummers, choreographers and community leaders. There will be group/Zoom calls in between monthly meet ups to connect on artistic creations, community building and goals. The immersion will culminate on June 1 and 2, 2019 with 2 performances for family, friends and community! Cost: For Friday night immersions throughout the academic year, dinner included, 2 June performances with 3 added rehearsals, 4 optional Saturday Drum Dance classes at The Center Dance, classes and instruction with guest drummers and dancers, optional Zoom conference calls between meet ups, drums provided and more: $500 for the program. A $75 deposit is due @ registration and the remaining $425 is due by 10/12/2018, unless payment arrangements are made. Some scholarship monies are available! The September meet-up is an optional orientation meeting. Enrollment closes on October 12th. Sponsored by HeARTbeat Collective: The place for Unifier Festival, Forestdance, One Earth Co and more events that bring people together. www.heARTbeatcollective.org

Artist/Group Info:

  • Kalpana Devi
  • OneEarthCo@gmail.com