About Open Floor

Movement Practice

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Open Floor classes help you release tension and expand your ability to handle life's ups and downs. All you need is a body, breath, and willingness. No experience necessary, no steps to learn, no way to do it wrong. Join us!

Dance with Deb

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Deb Marois offers a mix of soul-stirring music along with guidance to invite exploration and discovery. She uniquely blends her experience as a professional facilitator with her passion for building a dance community.

What is Open Floor?

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Open Floor is a moving meditation that uses dance, music and inquiry to cultivate presence, vitality, and embodied leadership. Through practice, we develop skills to shift long-held patterns of relating. 

Want to Be Part of Our Movement Community?

Join our Facebook Group to get updates on weekly classes and communicate with other dance members. 

Events

Access Body Wisdom

Move, Dance, Connect

Sunday Jan 5, 2020

Awakening, with Kabba Anand

4:15 pm - 6 pm

Makawao Union Church, Maui, HI

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Sunday Jan 5, 2020

Awakening, with Kabba Anand

Open Floor Maui!

With this New Year just begun, it's story yet to be written. We welcome you to playfully explore and share, through dance, connection and community.

4:15 pm - 6 pm

Makawao Union Church, Maui, HI

Nov 12, 19 & 26

Closure

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Centered, 700 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816

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Nov 12, 19 & 26

Closure

  

“Closure, that impossible thing that no one had ever experienced in life, because there always seemed to be a little aperture, a slit of light.” ~ Meg Wolitzer


Closure

· Releasing what was

· Accepting what is

· Honoring the transition away from the past and towards new possibilities


As 2019 winds down, join Deb on the Open Floor to explore what it takes to make a satisfying ending. This will be the last Open Floor offering at Centered for the foreseeable future as Deb’s time in Sacramento is coming to a close. Each session will offer guidance to invite discovery and experimentation, both on your own and with the group. A wide range of soul-stirring music will create soundscapes to match our movement exploration.


Email Deb@OpenFloor.org to register & pay in advance. $40 for 3-class series, $15 drop-in. Cash or check at door. Enter on “G” St, across from McKinley Park. Free street parking.

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Centered, 700 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816

Sun Sept 29, 2019

Open Floor Movement Practice

4:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Makawao Union Church, 1445 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Hawaii

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Sun Sept 29, 2019

Open Floor Movement Practice

The start of the fall season is a perfect time to reflect, release and rebalance. Open Floor offers tools to explore what’s moving through us and expand our ability to stay fluid through the ups and downs of everyday life.  Deb will offer a mix of stirring music along with guidance to invite exploration and discovery, both on your own and with the group.

4:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Makawao Union Church, 1445 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Hawaii

Wed Sept 25, 2019

Maui Conscious Dance Collective

5:30 pm - 7:20 pm

Makawao Union Church, 1445 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Hawaii

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Wed Sept 25, 2019

Maui Conscious Dance Collective

MCDC’s conscious dances are a journey through two musical soundscapes, each offering a stimulating variety of styles and rhythms that steadily build into a crescendo and end in unity and peace. Deb will offer a mix of soul-stirring, expansive music inspired by the turn towards fall and the Open Floor  Movement Practice. 

5:30 pm - 7:20 pm

Makawao Union Church, 1445 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, Hawaii

Aug 22-23, 2019

National Network Assembly: Moving on Common Ground

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Boone, Iowa

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Aug 22-23, 2019

National Network Assembly: Moving on Common Ground

What can we learn from movement about collaboration, leadership and self-care?  Join this unique gathering of grassroots organizers working on civic engagement and voter mobilization.  Within the container of Open Floor movement practice, we will  tap into the wisdom of the body and explore how to creatively navigate the ups and downs of working together. By bringing attention to how we move, we can expand our choices beyond habitual patterns, connect with others in new ways, and cultivate more internal resources to handle stress – all critical skills for leaders of community change. A wide range of music will be used to facilitate this exploration of body wisdom. 

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Boone, Iowa

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