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More Ecstatic Dancing at The Barefoot Boogie NYC!
• What we'll do We'll continue spinning everything from tight, upbeat, in-the-pocket grooves, eclectic and innovative instrumentals to smooth lyrical flow from around the globe, spanning genres across the board. See you on the dance floor! And join us early for a special open community organizational meeting at 6pm. ***As always, we welcome verbal communication in the vestibule as you enter the center, reserving the dance space for music and non-verbal communication.*** ***SCHEDULE*** 7:30-8:00 Setup 8:00-8:30 Warm-Up Music 8:30-10:00 Freestyle Dancing 10:00-10:15 Community announcement circle 10:15-11:30 Freestyle dancing continues ***WE LOVE VOLUNTEERS*** Pitch in to run the dance! Help with set-up, do a door shift, or help with take-down, and get $5 off admission - do two of the above and get in free. Suggested donation for entry - $10-15. ***EASY TO GET TO*** Nearby trains: 1, 6, F, M, R, N Map & Directions: ***FOR THOSE COMING IN BY CAR*** There's on-street parking for those coming in from out of town. Just a short ride in from the Lincoln Tunnel. Spread the word! • What to bring Covered water bottle, comfortable dance attire and the desire to move! • Important to know

New York Insight Meditation Center

28 West 27th Street, 10th Floor · New York, NY

What we're about

Are you totally psyched to dance? We are too. We're especially psyched to dance in a beautiful space to a really eclectic but integrated mix of music, without shoes, and without any drinking or drugs to get in the way of the real fun. You'll find a range of ages, and a friendly environment where you can dance in your own space, or interact playfully with others. It's a truly fun dance party!

The Barefoot Boogie is a freestyle dance which happens twice a month in New York City, on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. If you've enjoyed any kind of conscious dance, ecstatic dance, 5 Rhythms, JourneyDance, contact improv, or any other kind of freeform dance, you'll enjoy the Boogie too. ( And if you've never been to any of these things but just love to move and dance, you'll probably love the Boogie too!) Come alone or bring your friends.

At every Boogie you'll hear a wide variety of music: R&B, funk, tribal groove, ambient, world beat, electronica, disco, dub-step, swing-hop, you name it. The Barefoot Boogie is held at the New York Insight Meditation Center, at 28 West 27th Street, 10th Floor (Buzzer #27).

Admission is a sliding scale from $10 to $15. (If this cost is too much for you, please consider volunteering! Door shift volunteers will receive $5 off for one door shift and a free dance for 2 door shifts.) Kids are welcome, and 12 and under are free. However, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

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