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July 20-24 , 2017

JOIN US for NatureMoves ESSENTIAL EMBODIED ARTS TRAINING (EEAT) In the heART of the Colorado Rocky Mountains!
EEAT convenes for 5 days at a gorgeous retreat center on 15 wild + secluded acres @7000 ft altitude in Rocky Mountain foothills near Boulder, CO.
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EEAT is the foundation training for a full series of wilderness art programs sponsored by NatureMoves and Butopia..... Expressive Arts, Soul-guided Movement, Scoreography, Voice + Song, Performance Journeys on the LAND are all offered in this professional level intermodal embodied arts training.

Our EXPERT PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS in Leading Embodied Arts Lineages:
Melinda Harrison, Founder, Artistic Director of NatureMoves, Teacher of LifeArt Process of Tamalpa Institute and Anna Halprin.

Maureen Momo Freehill, MFA Founder, Artistic Director of Butopia and The Present Movementâ„¢ ; Teacher of Butoh of Kazuo Ohno and the Gene Keys of Richard Rudd.

Aimee Kelley, Founder of Soul Song Vocal Empowerment Courses, Facilitator in Grotowski and Roy Hart lineages.

We explore the full expanse of our bodies and voices, revealing our soul's purpose and celebrating our gifts with immersive rituals on the land!
OUR LOCATION: The stunningly beautiful VISTA CREEK SPACE for Dance, a retreat center on 15 wild + secluded acres @7000 ft altitude in Rocky Mountain foothills near Boulder, CO. Dance deck, creek, rock climbing, hot tub, dance studio, instruments, visual art supplies all included.

OUR TIMING + NOURISHMENT: July 20-24, 2016
Check in/Camp set up begins 2pm Thursday 7/20/16
Course starts at 5pm ~ Training ends 6pm Monday 7/24/16
5 days of group training, private sessions with facilitators, 4 nights camping, 3 dinners and 4 breakfasts included in fee.

We bring soulful art making into our daily living and the culinary nourishing arts as well, feeding our bodies and souls with delicious catered and group created meals.

Expressive Art Journeys through Essential Lineages:
We attend classes in each of the modalities, we have private sessions with each of the guides, we create personal performances ("scores") on the 15 stunning acres of secluded wild land, we journey into a variety of landscapes that engage the full range of our true nature and expressive capacity.
In addition to group classes and scores, each participant will have at least 2 one to one sessions with instructors for personalized support.
We embody and share our Unique Soul Essences with one another to experience the profound gift of community; being seen and heard with love, acceptance and celebration.
Participants share a love of self expression as a means of living and growing together.
We learn how to share the Embodied Arts on Land as healing modality.

SPACE LIMITED TO 12...this intimate intensive training fills fast!
Give us a call today!
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BIRTHING OUR ART: Giving our Gifts
Our EEAT modalities have powerful applications in the fields of arts, therapy, healthcare, performance projects, nature education, stress reduction, holistic coaching and more. The intention of EEAT is to offer intensive in-depth training that gives you a strong foundation upon which to integrate these expressive arts processes into your artistic +/or professional work as well as continue on to the advanced courses of NatureMoves.

NatureMoves Free Intro Sessions with Maureen on the EEAT Lands in Boulder Foothills:
DATES TBD in March & June/July 2016 @ Vista Creek Space for Dance - contact us to reserve your place!

Your investment for the EEAT:
$ 475 until May 1st, 2017
$ 525 thereafter
Limited to 12 participants by rolling applications - last year's training filled fast. A limited number of work exchange and partial scholarships are also available. Preference given for diversity and locality of applicants. Inquire and apply as needed.
Payment in full at time of acceptance.
Our Refund Policy:
Full refund minus $50 admin fee until May 15th
Half refund minus $50 admin fee until July 4th
No refund after July 13th

For those considering joining us, we are happy to provide testimonials and an extensive list of past participants who would be happy to share with you about their fabulous experiences with us and how this training informs and nourishes their life, art, work and day to day lives.

Maureen Momo Freehill on Facebook with questions and to apply , call 206 855 5836 or
to RSVP for Free Intros on Land

NatureMoves Wilderness Art

EEAT on The LAND is the foundation training in a series of wilderness art programs offered by NatureMoves (, including the WilderDance retreat in the high alpine regions of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

WilderDance Retreat (WDR) at High Altitude
~ July 27-31, 2017 for graduates of EEAT!!

Contact Maureen to apply for WDR