The JIM (Joy in Moving) Intensive

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The JIM (Joy in Moving Intensive) is back for 2018!  

The JIM, Jun 25-Jul 13, is 3 weeks of day-long dance and movement experiences in classes, technique, somatic study, creative practices, performance, meditation, gatherings, and more. Led by 20+ notable artists from Chicago and beyond, including Michelle Boule, Kristina Fluty, Katharine Kaufman, Lisa Gonzales, Melinda Jean Meyers, and many, many more.  You pay one membership price and have access to all events (as drop-in to whichever you like) daily Mon-Fri. Full memberships only $140 early bird by 6/4; $160 after 6/4.

"thank you all for creating such as lovely place to move, explore, and just BE . .    it felt so good to allow myself to honor my joy in moving alongside so many cool, open and kind people"

- Emily Anderson, JIM participant 2017

Complete info:  full class, program, event descriptions, schedule, and faculty bios at

Weekly memberships only $80 available here; Week 1:  Jun 25-29; Week 2:  Jul 2-6 (no events 7/4); Week 3:  Jul 9 -13

Guest artists weekend workshops. $50 (for JIMi's and $120 general public) available here 

Weekend Workout Workshops are:

Katharine Kaufman - "Contemplative Moving", Sat/Sun, Jun 30 and Jul 1. 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

Michelle Boule - "Art Healing Making Doing Being", Sat/Sun, Jul 7 & 8.  9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Please join us for this joy in moving!

Curated by Jessica Marasa, the JIM is a collaboration between The Watering Can Dance and CMC.

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary
Traditional/Indigenous Dance


Hamlin Park Fieldhouse Theater

Hamlin Park Theater, Hamlin Park Fieldhouse 3035 N. Hoyne
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 880-5402