Archive of Dance Classes

COVID-19 Message: All in-person dance classes are canceled as of March 2020, until further notice.

This page is a pre-pandemic archive of what used to happen mostly around San Francisco Bay Area. For the current classes, see the main Dance page.

Classes (pre-COVID-19, March 2020)


Contact Improv Jam in Placerville (Facebook group), Placerville Natural Foods Co-op 535 Placerville Dr Placerville, CA 95667

  • 3-5pm – Contact Improv Jam


No contact improv classes that we know of 🙁


Athletic Playground – 4770 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville, CA 94608

  • 5:45-6:45 – Contact Improv with Shira Yaziv

CounterPulse Events – new location at 80 Turk Street, San Francisco.

Check their calendar, classes are not every week.

  • 6:30-8:00pm – beginning / intermediate contact improv class

  • 8-11:30pm – jam

The 418 Project, 418 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Tuesday Contact Improv Jam in Berkeley – Spring Fall Dance Studio 2547 8th Street, Berkeley, CA

Not sure if it’s still happening…

  • 8-10:30pm – Contact Jam


Playful Contact Improvisation Jam at Emeryville’s Athletic PlayGround, 4770 San Pablo Ave. Emeryville, CA 94608

  • 9:30 am-10:30 am: Skills, Exercises, and Explorations – with rotating teachers

  • 10:30 am-noon: Playful Contact Improvisation Jam

Oakland Wednesday nights, 1933 Broadway, Oakland CA

  • 7-8 pm: Movement class – usually contact improv (main floor), yoga class (Mezzanine)

  • 8-11 pm: Ecstatic dance


Berkeley Thursday Jam, Finnish Hall Auditorium, 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley, CA 94702


Dance Odyssey, Yoga Center Santa Cruz, 428 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 USA

  • 6:30-7:30pm – contact improv class

  • 7:30–9:30pm – contact improv jam


Berkeley Saturday Contact Improv Jam, 2525 8th Street, Berkeley, CA 94110 USA.

  • 1:30 – 3:30pm – contact improv class for all levels (beginners are welcome)

  • 3:30 – 6:15pm – contact improv jam

More dance classes – calendar by Soul Sanctuary Dance