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UFO Movement Hip Hop Dance Workshop

From Olivia Ford ’13:

Experience fresh choreography from the “Thrash & Groove” authentic duo Algin Sterling & Tati Larot, aka “UFO Movement,” in a FREE hip hop workshop to feed your body and brain. This Sunday at Fayerweather 108.


UFO originally started in the Bay Area, California, and are currently teaching & performing out of New York City. These two have choreographed and danced with many dance crews (The Company (Camp), Shero’s, Culture Shock) and performed with many artists such as Zion I, Los Rakas, Noriega, etc. They have also worked with industry choreographer Roland (Aaliyah, Usher) and trained each other through freestyle movement.

Facebook event here.

Date: Sunday, April 28
Time: 1 – 4pm
Place: Fayerweather 108, Dance Studio
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Yoga and Mythology Workshop with Alanna Kaivalya

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Shira Engel ’14 wants you to get flexible:

A free yoga workshop with world-renowned yoga teacher Alanna Kaivalya who will lead Wesleyan students in a challenging, yet accessible vigorous yoga class this Sunday night. Bring your friends! Get ready to rock! Also, you are more than welcome to come for the last half of the workshop or just the first – yogi’s choice! Myths of the Asanas Workshop, 6-7:45pmThe myths of yoga’s spiritual tradition have the power to change old patterns of behavior,providing us with enlightened insight that brings us closer to who we really are. All of these myths and more will be explored in this Kaivalya Yoga Method workshop which will include some lecture, lots of asana, a little chanting and a lot of insight.Kirtan with Alanna Kaivalya and Chris Grosso, 8-9pm

Music is an essential component of yoga practice, and kirtan is the beloved practice of call-and-response chanting where the audience becomes part of the band. As accomplished musicians and recording artists, Alanna and Chris lead a jubilant kirtan including sacred sanskrit mantras as well as uplifting english chants that help to integrate the audience, and offer an experience of down-home bliss.

Date: Sunday, April 7
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Place: Beckham Hall
Facebook: Event

Flamenco Workshop/Performance


Courtesy of Scarlett Perry ’15:

The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures cordially invites you to a Flamenco workshop-performance on MONDAY, FEB. 25, from 4pm to 6pm in the Crowell Concert Hall. The event is organized in conjunction with Spanish 257 (“Performing Ethnicity”), but all students of Spanish are encouraged to attend.

Rebeca Tomás, one of New York City’s up and coming Flamenco artists, will speak about Flamenco as an art form and will coordinate certain “hands on” exercises to help students gain a better appreciation for this unique cultural expression. She and her company will also perform a selection of pieces from their repertory.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Thomas and Catharine McMahon Fund.

Date: Monday, February, 25th
Time: 4 PM – 6 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: Free

Italian Improv Workshop

Courtesy of Andrea Ballanti:

Directly from the Italian stages, bars and basements: the first Improvisational Theatre Workshop at Wesleyan all in Italian!

All levels of improvisation and Italian language are welcome. You’ll have the opportunity to try, take risks and have fun.

For any questions please contact Andrea Ballanti at aballanti(at)wes(dot)edu. Send a confirmation of your participation if possible, or just show up.

Date: February 23rd
Time: 1PM-3PM
Place: Usdan B25 (Multipurpose Room)
Cost: Gratis!!!

Christine Sun Kim: Self Notary Public

Holly Everett ’15 writes in with an amazing opportunity to take part in a workshop with and experience a conceptual project by deaf sound artist and composer Christine Sun Kim.  Just looking at the event’s sponsors (Sign House and the Music Department, among many others), you can tell that this is not something you’ll want to miss:

This Saturday join us for a two part event featuring Christine Sun Kim, a deaf sound artist and composer. Miss Kim investigates the visual manifestations of sound as an expression of her agency and ownership of it. In this new work, Self Notary Public, Christine presents “a conceptual attempt to legitimatize [her] presence through vocalizing.”

Workshop: 12 pm 41 Wyllys Room 114. Bring your brunch and your

Performance: 8 pm World Music Hall. FREE. Open to the public.

Government By and For Millennial America Workshop

Event post by and for Amy Davis ’13:

Do you believe our government reflects values of democracy, efficiency, equality, and flexibility? Do you think we need to change
how we govern ourselves in the 21st century? On Inauguration Day 2013 the Roosevelt Institute will submit to the White House a report compiled from campuses around the country on what we, the Millennials, think the role of our government should be. Make sure Wesleyan’s voice is heard! By participating in a Government By and For workshop you will provide invaluable data and new ideas for the final report. Help us get the conversation started about what our generation wants to see from our leadership! For more information, watch the video, click here, or contact Amy (aedavis@wes) or Joel (jhochman@wes).

Date: Tuesday, November 27
Time: 8:00 pm
Place: PAC 107
Cost: Free

We Speak We Stand: Sexual Assault Workshop

Ali Patrick ’13 and the Sexual Violence Action Committee invite you to Speak Up and Stand Up:

Empowered bystanders create a safer community by standing up and speaking out when they witness situations that could potentially harm the health and safety of others. This workshop will provide you with the skills to move from inaction to action and intervene safely and effectively. Participants will leave with a basic understanding of the dynamics of sexual assault and demonstrate and practice effective ways to intervene with friends, fellow students and community members. This is a supplemental workshop that covers the basics of sexual assault and bystander intervention and is not the full WE Speak WE Stand training.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 1
Time: 7-8 pm
Location: Alpha Delt
Check out the Facebook event here

From Hook-ups to Relationships: Keeping it Consensual Workshop

Students for Consent and Communication invites you to a conversation about enthusiastic consent, sexual assault, and rape culture:

Through this workshop, we will provide a space to discuss and reflect on these important issues and build skills on how to obtain consent in relationships and discern whether a person is able to provide consent. We will also discuss bystander intervention strategies, develop personal definitions of consent and examine Wesleyan’s policies dealing with consent and sexual misconduct.

Location: Downey House Lounge
Date: Wednesday, October 10
Time: 7 – 8:30 pm

RVSP to rverner(at)wesleyan(dot)edu and bring your friends! Check out the Facebook event here.

Case Interview Workshop

Whether you’re a n00b frosh or a seasoned senior, a question still looms overhead: what should I do after my time at Wes? If you’ve already answered this question, there’s another one: how am I going to make it happen? Alex Atamanchuk ’12 presents a solution:

So you may have figured out what you want to do after college, but there’s still a few steps you have to take get to that point.
If you happen to want to do consulting, you are going to be faced with a case interview (or 5).

This Sunday, Deloitte Consulting and Wesleyan Business Society will be hosting a workshop led by Wesleyan Alums at Deloitte on how to ace the case!

And as always, free snacks and coffee!

Date: Sunday, October 7
Time: 3 pm – 5 pm
Location: PAC 125

Wanna Learn How To Dougie? A Workshop

Kwaku Akoi ’14 wants to teach you the moves behind the popular song:

Blow off some steam during midterms and learn how to dougie and other modern hip hop dance moves.

Date: October 4, 2012
Time: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Place: Schonberg Dance Studio
Cost: Free