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Ammi Brooks


26270 SW Parkway CT #61
Wilsonville, OR, 97970,

Ashland Contact Jam


Contact: Nando Raynolds

1136 Anderson Creek Rd
Talent, OR, 97540,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

CI Jams in Ashland Oregon typically occur every Saturday. Visit our website: or our facebook page:
for current information.
Come dance with us!

Carolyn Stuart


Contact: Carolyn Stuart

4920 NE 55th
Portland, OR,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

This member can host out-of-town jammers.

Christine Maxwell


Contact: Peninsula Park Community Center

700 N Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR, 97217,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

Jam every Tuesday night


$10-15 sliding

Live music 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month.
We start with a mini class on 2nd Tuesday
We practice underscore on 4th Tuesdays

Christine Maxwell and Brandon Stewart

503.236.3691 / 503.505.0022

918 SW Yamhill
4th floor
Portland, OR, 97205,

I am a Contact Jam/Event Organizer.

Every Tuesday night, 8-10pm.

Circle starts soon after 8 and then the music begins...
If you're new to contact, come play! Instruction is available.

$5-$10 sliding scale
918 SW Yamhill St, 97205, downtown Portland
Walk up the stairs to the 4th floor.

Coalessence Dance

1 (503) 869-8721

Contact: Paul Deering

81868 Lost Valley Lane
Dexter, OR, 97431,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

This member can host out-of-town jammers.

HI Dancers, Coalessence is a Contact Improv friendly ecstatic dance held twice weekly in Eugene. Please see our website for details.

Also, Eugene has a dedicated contact improv jam. Please check out our website:

InSync Party


Contact: Malcolm Keeler

OR, 97203,

InSync: the art of being in time with others.
Please call or e-mail to announce or be notified of parties in your area and let us know if you would like to become or hire a coach. Thanks

InSync is a party game for a team of players to have fun trusting body languages ability to spontaneously respond without time for words or thoughts of consequences.

InSync is a team diving through
waves of thoughts with balloon
ideas tied to everyone.

Team knows
the touch of acceptance
melts balloon strings
so everyone can sink
into the darkness,
that focuses light
on the changing
frames of time
to clearly show
the perfection
of creations

Memories and fantasies are mirror shadows
of spontaneous emotion and sensation
of physically being in time as a team.

Jacqueline Rubinstein


Contact: SomaSpace

4050 NE Broadway St
Portland, OR, 97232,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

Jacqueline Rubinstein is dedicated to creative, powerful, healing movement that makes you feel good. She has been a mover and a shaker in the Improvisational Dance and Feldenkrais Method scenes since 2004. She is the proud Owner and Director of SomaSpace, a Creative Arts Movement Studio, and Move With Ease, her Chronic Pain & Repetitive Injury Recovery Practice. After 20 years of traditional dance training, she fell deeply in love with the innovative and life-affirming world of Improvisational Movement. Since completing a degree in improvisational choreography from Wesleyan University, she has led hundreds of creative and somatic movement classes. Jacqueline now hosts Contact Improv jams and classes in Portland, Oregon.

Jane Burch-Pesses


Contact: Phoenix Acupuncture

Forest Grove, OR, 97116,


Jaye Marolla


Contact: Ashland Contact Improvisation

Ashland, OR,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

This member can host out-of-town jammers.

Keren Ganin-Pinto


Portland, OR,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher.

Hello CI Community

After over 10 years of dancing in this amazing form, I am teaching a combination of contact improvisation and body-mind centering® in Portland, Oregon. I am excited to bring this combination of things to my community, and also hope to bridge my teaching out in the US as well as abroad. I facilitate an experience through play and experimentation, where we dive into the unknown and the re-membering of our wise bodies to inhabit the spaces in between ourselves, others, and the earth.



Contact: Mango Kat Hernandez and Leland Hull

8371 N Interstate Ave #4
Portland, OR, 97217,


I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

This member can host out-of-town jammers.

Every 1st and 3rd Mondays 7-10PM
Every 2nd and 4th Thursdays 9-11PM
@ FLOCK Movement Studios

This event is only open to the LGBTQ+ and BIPOC community. This container is currently hosted and held by Leland Hull, a trans white queer, and Mango Kat Hernandez, a queer white passing latinx. We offer a vision of solidarity rooted in safer CI spaces. This jam is intended to provide a practice space for communities that are under represented in the mainstream CI world. If any facilitators are interested in joining this journey, please feel free to inquire.

Each jam opens with a short class lead by rotating facilitators and transitions into open jamming. Extra instruction available. Beginners welcome.

Lizzi LoPresti


Contact: Deep Fun Movement Arts, Bodywork, Counseling

520 Fordyce St.
Ashland, OR, 97520,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

In beautiful Ashland, OR, I teach CI classes & workshops, organize events for visiting teachers, started and continue to be a member of Ashland Community Contact Jam Organizer Group and facilitate & DJ Community Dances while maintaining a private bodywork and counseling practice. Come visit, dance and teach in our friendly town!



1021 se 33rd
portland, OR, 97214,

This member can host out-of-town jammers.

Paula Byrne


Contact: SomaSpace

4050 NE Broadway
Portland, OR, 97232,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

This member can host out-of-town jammers.

Contact Improv All-Night Jam

An evening of contact improv, play, relaxation and community. We come together to explore the worlds of touch, deep listening, intuitive expression and conscious connection. The studio is ours for the entire evening. We dance as long as we like and go home in sweet exhaustion.

$15 pre-registered space is limited and usually fills to capacity of 35 people.

Paula Byrne's SomaSpace


Contact: Paula Byrne

4050 NE Broadway St.
Portland, OR, 97232,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher and Jam/Event Organizer.

Paula Byrne has been hosting an all-night jam called InTouch since 1999. She leads classes and workshops in Soul Motion, Contact Improv, Authentic Movement and Blindfolded Trance Dance. She is Owner and Director of SomaSpace, offering her studio to artists, dancers, writers, musicians and creatives as place to practice and present their craft.

sara wiseman


Salem, OR, 97302,

Shannon Hallberg

(503) 880-6671

Contact: SMART

PO Box 1505
North Plains, OR, 97133,

I am a Contact Improv Teacher.

This member can host out-of-town jammers.

I am a Dancer/Improviser/Movement Educator & Laban Movement Analyst finishing the SME Training through the School for Body-Mind Centering.

I would so love to hear from anyone wanting a facilitator for Somatic practice in any of the following subjects: Embodied Laban Movement Studies; Embodied Anatomy & Embryology; Developmental Movement Patterns/Ontogenetic Development/ Basic Neurocellular Patterns and Senses & Perception.

Hoping to practice, research and dance with you soon!

Susan Grace


Contact: Grace In Motion


I am a Contact Jam/Event Organizer.

I am a body and soul movement coach facilitating dances in southeastern Ohio. I am also a passionate participant in the Ashland, Oregon dance community. Drop me a line...let's play together!

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