Movement & Healing Workshop


With Sharon Marroquin

- Saturday, July 26, 11am-1:30pm

Sharon Marroquin

Join us for a healing workshop being offered in partnership with We Will Survive Cancer.

How can movement heal? Dance, the language of the body, allows us to go beyond our regular cognitive capacities and find a deep and wordless understanding.

In this workshop, Sharon will lead us through a series of gentle warm-up exercises, followed by a guided movement improvisation. She will also share the process that led to the creation of The Materiality of Impermanence, a dance performance based on her experience with Breast Cancer.

No dance experience is necessary. Wear comfortable clothes. We will work with bare feet or socks. Registration is limited, please RSVP to help us plan.

About Sharon Marroquin
A four-year breast cancer survivor, Sharon has been listed several times as one of the top ten dance events by the Austin Chronicle, and is a three-time winner of the Austin Critic’s Table Award for Outstanding Choreographer. Her most recent production, The Materiality of Impermanence, garnered awards for Best Dance Concert and Best Dancer. Sharon is a firm believer in the power of art to transform lives. Learn more about Sharon in this interview.

Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are acccessible to everyone.

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