Sunday, January 20th

1st Wave is cancelled due to weather conditions.  We will decide about 2nd wave no later than 9:30am.
Thank you for your patience!

Asheville Movement Collective envisions a world that moves in harmony where all are free to be their authentic selves within a loving community. Our mission and aim are to inspire authenticity and healthy community through free-form dance by hosting dance waves for personal and community transformation.

Visit the guidelines page to learn more about our dances. AMC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Special Events

warren wilson gym

Friday, February 8th
at Warren Wilson's Bryson Gym

Asheville Movement Collective's Ecstatic Dance wave in collaboration with Warren Wilson College Wellness Department.

Free for Warren Wilson College Students and Staff.
Though childcare will not be provided, children are welcome.

Warm up 7 pm
Opening Circle 7:30 pm

Flex: $10 – 25

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701 Warren Wilson Rd
Swannanoa, NC 28778

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Sultry Southern Serenade Handbill

Friday, February 15th

Sultry Southern Serenade with DJ TaiShan
an evening AMC Dance Wave

at Evergreen Community Charter School's Gym

Sun-kissed global south sounds from DJ泰山 (TaiShan) serenade us for AMC's first Friday Night Wave at Evergreen!

Warm up 7 pm
Opening Circle 7:30 pm

Flex: $8 – 20+
Suggested $15

A 90min wave live mixed wave with DJ TaiShan.


Sunday Dances

AMC 2015 Annual Community Meeting

Dances are every Sunday Morning

1st wave is cancelled.
We'll decide about 2nd wave no later than 9:30am.
Stay tuned...

Weather Cancellations →

First Dance
8:30 am warm up
9:00 circle

Second Dance (new time)
10:30 am warm up
11:00 am circle

Childcare is available during 2nd wave.

Suggested: $10
Flex Ticket: $8 – 20

Regular Sunday Dances are at the Evergreen Community Charter School's Gym until the end of April
50 Bell Rd, Asheville, NC 28805

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Weather/Emergency Cancellations

Friday  Dance 

Dances are every
Friday evening

Weather Cancellations →

Venue Changes:

  • Friday, Feb 8th at Warren Wilson Bryson Gym
  • Friday, Feb 15th at Evergreen Community Charter School (ECCS)
  • We are moving our Friday night dances to ECCS starting on February 15th


7:15 pm warm up, 7:30 circle

Suggested: $10
Flex Ticket: $8 – 20

1501 Patton Avenue,
Asheville, NC 28806
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From I-240 bridge, head west on Patton Ave. Go 2.1 miles and the location is on the right.
On Patton going West, Terpsicorps is on your right, just past Sky Lanes and Domino's Pizza. We're in Studio 1 -- Look for our signs!
Weather/Emergency Cancellations

Dance Studio

In Search of a New Home!

We are currently seeking leads on both short/medium term rental options for our Sunday morning dances and long term whole building lease or ownership opportunities.

If you have any information or would like to aid the space search, please contact  

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Asheville Movement Collective was founded on a tradition of volunteerism. If you've been to any of our events, you've encountered a volunteer. From the very beginning, dancers have aligned their passions with service to create space for what has become our burgeoning community. Read more about volunteering at AMC.

Volunteer Sign-Up

AMC's aim is to host dance waves for personal and community transformation. Transformation doesn't only result from dance—it can also be found in how we relate to community.

— Marilyn Gaunt, Volunteer Coordinator (2016)


Support Your Dance Community: Give Today

Asheville Movement Collective is a dancer-supported community. Every time you give, you directly support our dances and ensure that your dance community has a space to dance in every week.


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Facilitator Schedule

  • Sunday, Jan 20
    Marilyn Joy Gaunt

  • Friday, Jan 25
    Ted Riskin

  • Sunday, Jan 27
    Marta Martín

  • Friday, Feb 1
    Marilyn Joy Gaunt

  • Sunday, Feb 3
    CJ O'Reilly

  • Friday, Feb 8
    Michael Hurd

  • Friday, Feb 8
    Michael Hurd

AMC Gatherings

Nothing from Sunday, Jan 20 to Friday, Apr 19.

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