Join the 2018 LDF Dance Mob

Join our Dance Mob!
The Dance Mob (formerly known as the Flash Mob) is a fun and easy dance created by local artists and performed by the community. No dance experience is required and all ages and abilities are welcome. You can learn the moves from the instructional video (embedded below), or at one of our workshops (listed below). Then come down to our Community Showcase in Ivey Park on June 30 at 6pm and dance with us!

2018 Dance Mob Workshop Tour
The Dance Mob choreographers Samantha Sendas & Katharine McCormack will be touring the city in June teaching the dance to Londoners of all ages. Want them to stop at your school, business, or organization?
Email us at LondonDanceFestival@gmail.com to book a FREE workshop. No experience required, all welcome.

More dates will be added to the schedule as they are confirmed

June 16, 12-1pm Sound in Motion (1444 Glenora Drive) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June 26, 6:15-7pm North London Dance Centre (1055 Sarnia Road) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
June 30, 4:45pm Ivey Park (331 Thames St) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – and your LAST CHANCE!
PERFORMANCE: June 30, 6pm
Ivey Park

Learn the moves, then come dance with us in Ivey Park at 6pm on June 30!

Watch the 2017 Flash Mob, created by Greg Thane and Ken Pham. The rain didn’t dampen our enthusiasm!

Nature Walk Series begins May 26

Nature Walks with Nina

Explore London’s many walking tails while learning about the physical and mental health benefits of walking as a regular movement practice in this walk & talk series hosted by Nina Sampson and Bizz Varty. Walks will include a warm-up and cool-down.

All Together Now: May 26th at 3 pm
Join the Centre of Movement Arts to explore movement in nature! This gentle walk will take us through Springbank Park and explore how we can use nature to move more. We will focus on how to move at a pace that keeps the whole group together and strategies you can use when walking with people who have different movement needs. You’ll also learn more about nature in the city. All bodies welcome.

Location: Meet at Springbank Gardens, 205 Wonderland Road South
Time: 3-4:30 pm
Parking: Available and FREE, but limited. Please take transit/carpool where possible
Terrain: paved paths, human powered wheels welcome! Flat to gentle uphill/downhill
Trail stats:  Approximately 2 km  (approx 30 mins of walking)
Dogs: Well-behaved, low-stress dogs welcome. All pets must be on leash at all times
Kids: All ages welcome, at your own discretion
Moved by Nature: June 12 at 7:00 pm
Join the Centre of Movement Arts to explore movement where the cityscape and nature meet. This gentle walk will take us through Gibbons Park and along the Thames Valley Parkway. We will explore how we can use nature to move more, how we can become more comfortable moving in nature, and why we might want to. All bodies welcome.
Location: Meet at Gibbons Park parking lot (2A Grosvenor St), east of pool/splashpad
Time: 7-8:30 pm
Parking: FREE! Please take transit/carpool where possible
Terrain: Paved paths and grassed fields. Flat to gentle uphill/downhill
Trail stats: Approximately 2 km (approx 30 mins of walking)
Dogs: Well-behaved, low-stress dogs welcome. All pets must be on a leash at all times
Kids: all ages welcome, at your own discretion