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JUN 10-14

Portland's first-ever PDX CI +/- FEST ignites passion for movement. Deepen your practice in Contact Improvisation & explore somatic movement forms. Don't miss this chance to:
~ attend 24 different classes & jams ~ build dance community
Sliding scale drop-in $15-30 per jam; all in pass $170-270

JUL 2-6

~ Relax, Blend, Surrender, Melt, Ignite, Emerge ~
Come to summer camp! Dance classes all day; ample opportunity for community offerings; delicious, healthy meals; and a variety of evening events and jams well into the night!

$200-400 sliding scale

JUL 21-23

Ecstatic Community Immersion

Breitenbush Hot Springs, Detroit, OR

~ 6th annual summer Ecstatic Dance retreat at Breitenbush
~ Details + reg:



• 7000sf ballroom with vintage hardwood floors
• All-ages; children dance for free
Sliding scale (click for details)
• Volunteer opportunities available

Fernhill Ecstatic Dance

Every Sunday, 11AM-1PM

Wintertime: The Den, 116 SE Yamhill St., Portland, OR
Summertime: Fernhill Park, Portland, OR
Please see our Facebook page for current location and DJs.

~ Dance However you Wish ~ Find your Flow.
~ Respect the Space, and the space between you and others.

~ Mind your self, your needs, your boundaries.
~ Care for and respect the expressed needs of others.
~ $12-$30 entry requested.

Soul Revival

Ecstatic Dance for BIPOC
First Sundays, 3:30-5:30PM and 3rd Fridays 7-9PM

• This dance is solely for Black, Indigenous and People of Color
• Sliding scale $5 to $20

Contact Improv LAB

Sundays 6:30-9PM (New series 3/31-5/19/2024)

Lajja Yoga, 10851 SE Main St, Milwaukie, OR

• Led by Carolyn Stuart (
• Pre-registration required
Sliding scale $120 to $240 for the series
• Drop-in option $20-30



Mar 4, 11, 18; Apr 1, 8, 15, 22

SomaSpace, 4050 NE Broadway Street, Portland, OR

~ Self-guided dance event combined with music, experiential prompts, and physio-movement cues.
~ All genres of somatic practice, previous dance experience, and intentions for dancing welcomed with reverence and joy.
~ Drop-in: sliding scale $10-$20

Lajja Mondays - All Gender Temple

First Mondays, 7:30-9:30PM

Lajja Yoga, 10851 SE Main St, Milwaukie, OR
Text Jillian to claim your seat: 218-409-9449

~ An inclusive and warm monthly gathering for people of all genders, ages, and stories to commune, move and explore together in the current of the Feminine Divine
~ A sweet love offering from Saffire and Jillian
~ Suggested donation $20

Lajja Mondays - Dance into Being

Second Mondays, 7:30-9:30PM

Lajja Yoga, 10851 SE Main St, Milwaukie, OR
Text Saffire to register: 971-331-3956

~ Saffire's signature creative movement, dance, rhythm, and music exploration
~ A fully embodied deep dive into the Pulse of Life that connects us

~ Suggested donation $20


• Sacred dance space for the middle of your week
• Lovely hardwood floors
• Sliding scale $15-20
• Volunteer opportunities available

Mt. Tabor Dance Community

Wednesdays an hour before Sunset - 5PM-9:30PM.
Usually on Tabor but check Instagram in questionable weather.

• Volunteer-run outdoor dance
• Free. Donations accepted

• Pre-dance Embodiment Workshop, World Class Ecstatic Dance Dj's, & Sound Healing
• Professional Sound, Lighting, with a soft Studio Dance Floor
• $20 ($12 bipoc) or $15/dance w/ 10 pass card for $150
• Childcare Available for $10 per child (ages 5 and up)

Lajja Wednesdays Ecstatic Dance

Wednesdays EXCEPT first Wed of the month 7:30-9PM
Lajja Yoga, 10851 SE Main St, Milwaukie, OR

• Music by Saffire Bouchelion + space hosted by Jillian Nelson. We are in our 3rd year of weekly dances together. This is a cozier dance of 15-25 people which is perfect when you want something a bit more loose and intimate! Feel free to contact Saffire with any questions at 971-331-3956.


Soma Dance

Thursdays 8-11:30PM (check webpage for dates)

JaJa PDX, 819 SE Taylor St, Portland, OR

• Movement and elixers
• Cost: $15-25
• All ages, no one turned away
• Flow props welcome

• Led by Autumn Amor + Kris Young
• The jam is an open, informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to other bodies.
• Cost: $12


Queer Movement Collective is a monthly accessible, brave space for queer and trans folx to express themselves and experiment with embodiment through movement and dance in community. Inspired by 5Rhythms created by Gabrielle Roth, QMC is expanding and queering what community dance spaces can be.