qualifications    =  art .  dance .  education


=  dance . Movement 

journeys, music compilation & facilitation -

 
 

    Present & prior events designed & facilitated by  -  bonnie fireUrchin lambourn  
  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
      ~ BioLUMINosity “UNdance - mindful movement exploration                       @ The White Barn Studio, Amherst, MA                2014 -  present
      

        ~ fire Urchin flow  ® ~ “UNdance - deep movement exploration                                  @ Studio rEvolution, Florence, MA                        2012 -  2014

        
                                          - Intentional Contemplative Dance Process & Journeys                      @ Nia Moves Studio, Houston, TX                         2008 -  2013


        ~ ”firefly” middle - intro to fire Urchin dance experience process                   @  DANCE FRIDAY , Brookline, MA                  summer 2009



        ~  ”Magical Metaphysical Mystery Tour” multimedia dance journeys                 @ Nia Moves, Studio Houston, TX                     2008 - 2009* 
                                                                                                                            
        ~ “ fire Urchin” - CONTEMPLATIVE DANCE JOURNEY SPECIAL EVENTS  
                           @ EARTHDANCE RETREAT CENTER - Plainfield, MA [ Western Mass in the Berkshires] - summers 2008 - 2014
                           @ SPIRIT FIRE FESTIVAL - New Lebanon NY, Home of the Abode [Sufi camp]  - summer 2008
                           @ LIFE SPECTRUMS CONFERENCE - PA,  - summer 2008 


      ~ ”HOT DANCE” - SPECIAL EVENT ecstatic & contact dance with a fun & sexy twist 
                                            for ECSTATIC HUGGERS  GROUP CAMP @  BURNING FLIPSIDE FESTIVAL, TX  2007



       ~ “SOUND BEGINNINGS” - BABY & PARENT BONDING DANCE JOURNEYS   [series held @ Nia Moves, Houston]

                promoting parent awareness of baby’s communication means to deepen the connection of both  summer 2006


        = Recorded music flows for PRIVATE events such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries. 


Core facilitator with these group dances - 

DANCE SPREE                                                                                                @  VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Northampton/ AMHERST, MA                       2017 -  

DANCE SPIRIT http://dancespirit.org/schedule/music-leaders                                  @  VARIOUS LOCATIONS, Northampton, MA                                           2014 -  


ECSTATIC DANCE HOUSTON                                                                           @  Planet Funk Studio  & @ Nia Moves Studio, Houston, TX                  2004 -  2008 

included  =  

=  planning & coordinating dance structures, musical direction, promotion

= night journey “chakra” dances:  “Saturday Night Live Community Dance”  
                                        
= experimental night journey experiences / slideshows: “DANCEPORTATION “ 

= Sunday morning spiritual “chakra” dances: “ URBAN GROOVE TRIBE” 

= GIVE PEACE A DANCE WORKSHOPS

= “What the Bleep is Ecstatic Dance? - Quantum Physics & ED -Workshop” 






= EARTHDANCE  HOUSTON = annual event for peace =  core production team 2005 - 2009 = which included =

. ecstatic dance flows,  graphic designs, original painting for poster, art auction coordinator, promotion.



  my experiences & trainings in dance process & related-

 =  HOUSTON, TX  =
   
                                                                                                                               
= DANCE  EVOLUTION        ~  Sydney Strahan  creative director   .                                                                              2004 - 2013         
        [prior  - various  names / always under umbrella name  ECSTATIC DANCE HOUSTON                                                  [NiaMoves Studio / Planet Funk Academy]         
       core founding co-directors / facilitators     Nadine Morandi aka MorninGlory
                                                                          ~ Bonnie fireUrchin Lambourn ~  2004 - 2008 ~

=  ECSTATIC DANCE FACILITATION TRAINING                    ~ Oscar Madera  - facilitator/dj - Body Choir & creator /facilitator -El Sol Dance       2004              NiaMoves Studio
= Contact Improvisation                                                                       ~ Leslie Scates                                                                   2008  - 2013                                     NiaMoves Studio
= Release Your Inner Child                                                                  ~ Ivan Espinosa  [and Snail Sutton ]                                  2011 -2013                                        NiaMoves Studio
= BODY Of MOVEMENT   dancing with chakras 1-5                         ~ Bruce Carloye                                                                2011 & 2012   Nov -May                 NiaMoves Studio
= SILENT LANGUAGE OF THE BODY   dancing with energies          ~ Pablo Bobbio                                                                 2010   April -May                               NiaMoves Studio
= SWEAT YOUR PRAYERS                                                                  ~ Rebecca Stephens-Pate                                                   2001  - 2005                Metropolitan Dance Academy
    aligned with Gabrielle Roth’s 5 Rhythms  
= IMPRESSIONS                                                                                   ~ Nadine Morandi                                                             2001  - 2005                                                   B Studio 
= EXPRESSIONS                                                                                    ~ Beth Hollingsworth, Brian Herod                                 2001  - 2005                Metropolitan Dance Academy
= TRANCE DANCE   [Wilbert Alix trained]                                          ~ Cambrey Lindsay Baccus, MA, LPC                             2005 - 2008                                       NiaMoves Studio
= Contact Improvisation Workshop                                                      ~ Brandon Gonzalez                                                       2012                                                  NiaMoves Studio
= ART IN MOTION - meditation, trance dance, drawing                    ~ Cheryl Milller, hypnotherapist                                     2010                    WaterShed Studio /NiaMoves Studio
= MOVING MEDITATION workshop   [2004]                                     ~ DUNYA                                                                        2006                                          Private Heights Studio
= FORREST YOGA  *[2007 - ongoing]                                                ~ Kosen:  Brian Burrell                                                      2007 - 2013                                           Vitality Center
= SHAMANTRA Workshop   *Sounding  & movement play.              ~SAFFIRE Bouchelion                                                        2006                                                  NiaMoves Studio
=  Qi Gong                                                                                           ~Darryl Pierre                                                                    2012                                                   NiaMoves Studio
=  Tai Chi &  Qi Gong intro                                                                                                                                                            2006                                          Houston Peace Festival
= Feldenkrais Workshop : Fit Body/Fit Brain                                        ~MaryBeth Smith                                                             2011                                                   NiaMoves Studio
= Continuum Movement Workshop                                                      ~Patty Adamik                                                                 2011                                                   NiaMoves Studio
= Sufi Moving Meditation                                                                    ~Sufi Master ADNAN SARHAN                                         2010                              Barnevelder Movement Center
= Drumming Dances & Ceremony                                                     ~ Baba Ifaalade                                                                    2006 - 10                                            Various locations
= Reiki Level 1 Certificate - [2008]                                                      ~ Reiki Master : Juliett Jade Chi                                         2006                                                Bamboo Bodyworks

= Houston Swing Dance Society      * I was a founding member .                                                                                 1996- 2001                             HSDS.org

PERFORMANCES & Political Performance Art =
= Dancer on The Free Radicals’ Art Car flatbed... “boogying” while rolling through the Art Car Parade!
= RADICAL DANCERS - street dancing for peace , Houston  [2004] 

=  AUSTIN, TX  =

= WAVES retreat workshop                                                                    ~ GABRIELLE ROTH                                                             2004          OMEGA  CENTER at the Crossings      
=  AUSTIN BODY CHOIR *                                              
    ~ Ecstatic Dance Sundays                                                                  ~ various facilitators                                                               2004 - 2012 

= Intensive Long weekend dance retreats =                                       ~ various facilitators                                                              2004 - 2007                Wimberley  [Austin  area]
    Ecstatic dance circles   
    Movement & Sounding “Playshops” 
    Contact dance   
   Trance Dance                                                                                   ~ Christian Current

   ECSTATIC DANCE FACILITATION TRAINING                              ~ Carola Marashi  - founder of Body Choir  [Austin]            2004                                Urban Retreat , Austin 
                            
=  DANCING TOGETHER         Ecstatic Dance Sundays                        ~ various facilitators                                                              2009 - 2012                    Galaxy Studio, Austin 
=  BODY-SHIFT, MIXED-ABILITY CONTACT IMPROV DANCE INTENSIVE          ~ Allison Orr , Tom Giebink                                2008               


=   MASSACHUSETTS  =

=   EARTHDANCE  Creative Living Workshop & Retreat Center                                                                                                             PLAINFIELD, MA                                                                           *~  Monthly Sunday Contact Jams                                                               ~ various facilitators                                                          2008 - 2015
    *~  Contact Jam “New Years Eve” Week                                                 ~ various facilitators                                                          2010 - 2014
    *~  Contact Jam “4th of July” Week                                                         ~ various facilitators                                                          2008 - 2013                  
    *~  Body Cartography = Micro Macro SEEDS workshop /Body-Mind-Centering      ~ Olive Bieringa                                                            2008   

=   NORTHAMPTON                                                                                                                                                                          2008 - 2015 =
*~  DANCE SPIRIT                                                                                           ~ various facilitators                                                         Wednesday pm / Sunday am
*~  DANCE SPREE                                                                                           ~ various facilitators                                                          Friday pm
*~  POLLINATE                                                                                               ~ various facilitators                                                          monthly
*~  VIDAM                                                                                                       ~ various facilitators                                                         bi-monthly
                                                                                          
=   GREENFIELD                                                                                                                                                                               
*~  CONTACT IMPROV                                                                                   ~  Moti Mark Zemelman                                               2012 - 2015       Tuesday  pm       

=   FLORENCE
= AUTHENTIC MOVEMENT / C I workshop                                                     ~ Isa Leal                                                                       2011                          Wild Life Sanctuary Studio

=   BOSTON AREA, MA                                                                                                                                                                     summer  2009
*~  DANCE FREEDOM                                                                                     ~ various facilitators                                                            Wednesday pm                              Cambridge
*~  DANCE FRIDAY                                                                                         ~ various facilitators                                                            Friday pm                                         Brookline
*~ CONTACT IMPROV                                                                                    ~ various facilitators                                                            Sunday am           Arlington Center- Arlington
~  DANCE NEW ENGLAND DANCE CAMP 2013   =   held in FREEDOM, NEW HAMPSHIRE  =


=   SEATTLE, WA =
= Flying Turtle  Dance                                                                                         ~   Scot Robinson   & Bruce Carloye                               2006   [Seattle]
= 5 Rhythms  Dance                                                                                            ~ Mary Anderson                                                              2006   [Seattle]
= Contact Improv Dance class                                                                                                                                                                       2006   [Seattle]

=   NEW YORK =
= 5 Rhythms  Dance                ~ Tammy Burstein   ~  Peter Fedora    ~ Jonathon Horan  ~   Gabrielle Roth                          occasional 2005- 2010]       NYC
= Barefoot Boogie  .......[2 different NY dances with the same name]                                                                                           1980, 1990, 2009             NYC                                                                                           
= CONTACT IMPROV Mondays                                                            occasional 2005- 2010               The Children’s Aid Society -Greenwich Village], NYC
= SpiritFire Festival  [SpiritFireFestival.org]                           RITUAL, MOVEMENT, SOUND, SEVA                      SUMMER INTENSIVE     2008 - 2011         New Lebanon, NY

= TRAINING & PERFORMANCE =                                                                performance  & choreography                          =1972-1973            New School for Social Research, NYC
LAURA FOREMAN EXPERIMENTAL DANCE COMPANY =                            Performance spaces included The Cubiculo 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
=   PENNSYLVANIA =
= Qi Gong   [2008]                                                                                                             ~ Brian Kunsman                                                                        Life Spectrum Conference
= Native American Ritual Training [2008]                                                                          ~ Dr. Jane Ely                                                                             Life Spectrum Conference
= Laughter & Toning Workshop [2008]                                                                               ~ Laraaji NadaBrahmAnanda                                                   Life Spectrum Conference

=   CALIFORNIA =
= Dance  Home - dance & contact Jam                                                                                                                                                                                                   Santa Monica
= BODY PRAYER - 5 Rhythms  Dance                                                                           ~ Michael Skelton & David Taurek                                                    Electric Lodge, Venice

=   AUSTRALIA =

=Traditional Yolngu Tribal Dances  [immersion week  ]                                                ~Yolngu women of Gulkula                   2007                GARMA FEST, NE Arnhem Land, NT
= Tai Chi  Classes                                                                                                                                                                             1994                  Penrith neighborhood Centre, NSW




    i also create specifically aligned music “soundscapes” for your
        WORKSHOPS 
        CELEBRATORY DANCES
        RITUALS 
        WEDDINGS

 * for more details.
    Please email any questions to me.  ..............fireUrchin@mac.com



   *   I continue to explore many resources of SOMATICS, MOVEMENT, EXPANSION, CEREMONY, RITUAL, COMMUNITY  BUILDING  
   to integrate into my offerings & my own life transformations. 
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