Welcome to Summer Love-In Online! We are excited at the Toronto Dance Community Love-In to be hosting our 11th edition. From July 5 - 17, 2021, join us for our festival of dance, performance, conversation, and LOVE, all digital but with full hearts. We will be busting into summer, with all our sweat, smiles, and curiosity, to dancing, thoughtful making, magic, togetherness!

Michelle Olson (she/her) | What we carry forward - Moving Reflections

Times & Dates:
Tuesday July 13, 2pm - 3:30pm EDT
Thursday July 15, 2pm - 3:30pm EDT

Pricing: Pay-What-You-Can

No one will be turned away for a lack of funds. 


Location: On Zoom

You will receive an email with the Zoom link and details in the Simplyk thank-you email. If you have any questions or difficulties registering, please reach us at info@tolovein.com!

Accessibility: ASL Interpretation & Live Transcript offered by Zoom

Our Community Access Program (CAP) invites participants to access our programs with any support they need. We are committed to making events and workshops available to everyone. If you experience barriers to accessing any of our events, please contact us as soon as possible by sending an email to: info@tolovein.com. Please note that any arrangements are subject to availability.

Additional Support: "Pay It Forward"

Supporters can "Pay It Forward" to subsidize our Community Access Program by adding to their own fee through Simplyk's donation feature. Thank you! We are a registered non-profit organization and we are grateful for your support. (We are not a registered charity and cannot issue official tax receipts, but we do work with our supporters to show our gratitude!)

ABOUT THE SESSION

We have all been asked to sit in a deeper way in our body and soul this past year. What has emerged, what has been confronted and what continues to emerge and to be confronted? How do we dance from this profound perspective we have been given? Through yin yoga poses, developmental movement patterning and moving reflections, we will connect in with ourselves and with others to soften into our hearts and discover what we carry as we move forward in this world.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Michelle Olson is a member of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation and the Artistic Director of Raven Spirit Dance. She studied dance and performance at the University of New Mexico, the Aboriginal Arts Program at the Banff Centre and was an Ensemble Member of Full Circle First Nations Performance.  Michelle works in areas of dance, theatre and opera as a choreographer, performer and movement coach and her work has been seen on stages across Canada. She was the recipient of the inaugural Vancouver International Dance Festival Choreographic Award.  She graduated as a Certified Movement Analyst from Laban/Bartenieff and Somatic Studies Canada, received her yoga teacher training from Lana Maree at Rizze Yoga Teacher Training and yin yoga training from Bernie Clarke.  She is currently teaching at Langara’s Studio 58.

Photo Credit Andi Mcleish

Image Description: Two people laying on the ground with their hands lifted and curled. They are wearing white clothing, and laying down in a forest.