Salt Spring Island Contact Improvisation Dance Festival 2022

29 Jul 2022 -  7 Aug 2022
29 Jul 2022 @ 9.00 am 7 Aug 2022 @ 9.00 am
Private Land - , Salt Spring Island, Canada - Show map

We are excited to announce the 5th annual Contact Improvisation Dance Festival will take place on Salt Spring Island in 2022.

We will be gathering for 10 days of dance with a medley of classes, jams, silent jams, music jams, authentic relating sessions, performance night, & nature exploration.

A place where dance, community, art, nature and self discovery all meet in a space of investigation, a time of play.


Andrew Harwood (Montreal)
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Manuel Rochette (SSI)
Selena La Brooy (SSI)
Sashah Klapkew (SSI)
Tanner Graburn (SSI)


All food is included in the tuition.
We source from local and organic foods as much as possible.
Meals are wholesome, diverse, fresh, yummy and abundant.
We consider every food restrictions.
We care for your health and aim at the impossible fart free diet.

For this edition, we are moving up into the hills on a private property.
An off grid situation where everyone can camp and live together for the duration of the event.
The views are incredible, the lakes and oceans just a short drive away.
The property is 20 min on a logging road which can be driven by regular cars.
It’s located 25 min from Fulford Ferry terminal and 40 min from Ganges.


Camping is included in the tuition.
We are on a 40 acre property and there is tons of camping spots to chose from.
Showers will be limited but Spirit lake and the ocean are a short distance away and we’ll be making daily trips.
We use compostable toilets.
We are on a sensitive ecosystem and count on you to respect and honour this land by cleaning up after yourself, preserving water, being fauna and flora aware and embody the animal this land asks for.


We have them accessible for you to sell your artful goods. Bring em along! Set your price and manage them.
A great way to cut your cost while sharing what you make and find beautiful.



Schedule TBA
9am to late evening everyday
Classes, Jams, Performances, Labs, Nature, and other synergistic practices


Festival runs from July 28th to August 7th 2022
Plan to arrive on July 27th or before with prior arrangement.



Please note that spaces are limited to 50 dancers. Register and send deposit to save your spot.

$988 if you are economically constrained, students and underemployed.
$1,111 if you are economically balanced, artists, farmers etc..
$1,234 if you are economically abundant, happily sustained, supports the art.
In Canadian dollar. Any amount in between is welcomed. 

Deposit of 300$ upon registration required to save your spot.
Paid by email transfer to
International student can use Paypal at the same address.
We can also take cryptocurrencies, please inquire.

Payment to be completed by July 1st.
Deposit refundable (-$30 admin fee) until May 20th
Non-Refundable after May 20th
In case of cancelation of this gathering, all deposits will be refunded minus $30 for admin fee.

We value inclusivity & transparency.

This event is for all experience levels, genders, sexual orientation, skin colour, ages and other physical differences.
-We acknowledge and are thankful for the lands and waters of Salt Spring Island which have been and continue to be home to Coast Salish First Nations and Metis peoples. We are grateful to the Cowichan Tribes, Saanich Nation, Tsawwassen First Nation, Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group, and the Hwlitsum Claim for this land to be danced on, in utter respect for it’s inhabitant and the ecosystem that nourishes us.



Come, slide, roll, tumble, leap, pivot, fall, run, rest, reach, touch… be here & book your time off NOW!


Registrations and Questions:

Private Land

Salt Spring Island
British Columbia