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'When we listen to the body we tune, and when others see us tuning they tune too, like flowers opening to the sunlight.' ~ Inspired by Stephen Nachmanovitch

Leela offers improvised-dance classes for adults of all ages and children where specified. Classes run on a drop-in basis unless otherwise stated and are open to all levels of experience.  

She is grateful to lead groups on behalf of community groups, Movement for Life, Totnes Dance Collective, Barefoot Dance Exeter, and also her private practice. 

Friday Movement Lab – ongoing group with Leela

A welcoming committed group series running for over a decade. You’re welcome as you are. No steps to learn.
We gather together community who love to dance, including beginners who feel tempted to step in & try.
£72 for the 6 fortnightly Fridays:
6 sessions fortnightly: January 21st, Feb 4th, Feb 18th, March 4th, March 18th, April 1st
at Harberton Hall, 6.30-8.30pm

Barefoot Exeter

The peer group, Barefoot Dancers, invites Leela to lead sessions.
Join the newsletter for updates of when Leela will visit.
You can find the group every Wednesday. 7.45-9.45pm. St Matthew’s Church Hall, Clifton Road, Newtown, Exeter EX1 2BS, £6-10. All welcome to this warm open group.

Totnes Dance Collective

Leela is one of the leaders within Totnes Dance Collective, a Monday night improvised dance space at the Civic Hall with decades of history.
The Collective runs weekly, you can just pay on the door. £12.
Leela usually leads every 6 or so weeks. Please look at the calendar here:

Family Dance

Book here:
Hurray, Family Dance is thriving again. All families are welcome – whether new-to-dance or kitchen-dancing-pros.
You can now join us on the 1st Sunday each month in general, all the way until May 2022 (except in January when we dance on the 9th)
Led by Leela & Asher Levin.
An open space to communicate in movement and enjoy our physicality as children so easily do. All ages welcome. We begin with structured movement play and then dance freeform to music.

Mothers & Female carers autumn 2021

Our in-person movement sessions re-open to new participants for the next series.
Tuesday mornings fortnightly from January 11th – March 29th, 10-11.45am
through which we build connection in community of women.
Booking link will be here when it’s ready:
Full series £60. Discounts & free spaces for those in need – contact us.
All made possible by National Lottery funding.
We will listen & respond to your needs around Covid

Movement for Wellbeing – for Women Online

A supportive group to connect with women & be guided in body awareness & freeform playful movement to music.
This is going to be especially good for those of you who suspect a movement practice might be a way to get out of your head and nourish your soul but haven’t made the leap. Women anywhere can now join our south-west based online group. Part-funded by the National Lottery.

Wednesday mornings book here:

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