Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Dancing in the Streets
to Celebrate the First Anniversary of
Marriage Equality in Minnesota
WHAT:         Participatory public dance Don’t You Feel it Too? celebrates marriage equality
WHEN:         August 1, 2014, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
WHERE:      Meet in lower level of Peavey Plaza, 12th St. and Nicollet Ave. S.
WHO:            FREE and open to the public
HOW:            Bring headphones and an MP3 player with your favorite songs. Wear safe, comfortable shoes and leave everything else behind. Instructions and group warm-up begin at 5:30 p.m. in Peavey Plaza. Dancing on the Mall follows, with a cool-down and discussion closing the practice. Rain or shine.
In addition to the special August 1 session, DYFIT? meets at Peavey Plaza on the following Fridays at 5:30 p.m.: July 25; Aug 1, 8 and 22; Sept 5 and 19; and Thursdays Aug 7 and 14 at 4:30 p.m. People seeking to get more exercise, make personal discoveries, relieve stress, protest boredom, or experience guerrilla art—all may find a place in Don’t You Feel It Too?
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Leila Awadallah, Ananya Dance Theater; Photo by Kaamil Haider

Two recent articles about Don't You Feel It Too?

Two recent articles about Don't You Feel It Too?:

Photo by Kaamil Haider

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Don't You Feel it Too? Summer Practice !

Do something daring to restore the spirit. Anyone can do it.
Free and open to the public. It’s ridiculously fun!

Since 2008 Marcus Young and Grace Minnesota have developed this form of public dance for inner-life exploration called Don’t You Feel It Too? Bring headphones and an mp3 player and meet at Peavey Plaza, rain or shine.

Join us for any of these sessions:
Thursdays, 4:30-6:00pm: Aug 7, 14
Fridays, 5:30-7:00pm: June 13, 27   July 11, 25   Aug 8, 22   Sept 5, 19
How to Prepare for a DYFIT Session  [download]

Photo by Zoe Prinds-Flash

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Don't You Feel it Too? on You Tube

For those who aren't yet familiar with Don't You Feel It Too?, here are a few videos to show you how it can go. You don't need to be a "dancer" to participate; you just need to have some tunes and a temporary dose of moxie. (The right shoes help, too.)

Kulture Klub Collaborative Embraces DYFIT

Marcus on Nicollet Mall

DYFIT: We Are Dancing in September

Season delayed but spirits undaunted, we once again prepare to ask: DON'T YOU FEEL IT TOO?

We have set four dancing dates in September (and probably more to come in October).

WHERE: Start at Peavey Plaza, 11th and Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

Thurs, 9/6
Tues, 9/11
Tues, 9/18
Fri, 9/21

5 p.m. (early-ish due to the waning light) 

Feel free to join late; we will most likely be dancing till approx. 6:30, when we'll rest and close back in Peavey Plaza. If you need to leave early, we understand. Wrap up by 7 p.m. (sunset!)

Mp3 player and headphones/buds
Dance-able shoes and clothes
Not much else--you want your arms, body and mind free to move

Questions, email me, Diane, or call my cell: 651-253-2489.

Remember how good this feels (or find out). Spread the word.