Changing The World One Dance At A Time

by Bodysurf Scotland

Social enterprise promoting and producing dance, movement and arts events.

Art Forres, United Kingdom
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Bodysurf Scotland is a Social Enterprise that promotes and produces dance, movement and related arts events that aim to make a positive difference in the world.  Our activities include producing high quality performances, workshops and training, cultural leadership services and, more broadly, community health and well-being projects.  The company’s vision is to be the international centre for dance in Scotland and to support change in our relationship to the planet and society 'one dance step at a time'. 

We are a small company staffed by Karl (artistic director), Deborah (associate producer), Liz (admin) and Simon (business development).

Bodysurf Scotland collaborates with a range of committed and passionate individuals, teachers, artists and organisations, internationally and locally, to produce a high quality programme. We are situated on a 2 mile long peninsula amongst beautiful beaches, sand dunes and woodlands, based in The Universal Hall Arts Centre, Findhorn, Morayshire, Scotland.

Having recently been given Social Enterprise status we aim to take our vision forward, expanding our work with people of all ages and all abilities across a wider geographical area; to support a sense of creativity, co-operation and community, through art, culture and sustainability awareness.

At Bodysurf Scotland we are always working on very tight budgets to produce our events and activities. A lot of the we do is unpaid and we are severely under-resourced in IT terms. We are in critical need of assistance to get new computers, software and accessories to support our ongoing programme and future development.

Please help us raise this money for essential equipment by contributing to our fund and join us in developing our future vision.

If you want to contact us and talk in more detail about our plans and activities for the next year or two then please feel free to call us or even come and visit us.

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This project will close on Tuesday Nov 27th, 00:00
Promise £10.00 + Roll of Honour

All backers' names will appear on our website and with this donation you'll also receive a 20% discount code for any one live performance event promoted by Bodysurf Scotland.

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Promise £25.00 + Limited Edition Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Limited edition 500ml stainless steel Bodysurf Scotland water bottle, created specially for our backers. No more will be produced like this ever!

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Promise £50.00 + Limited Edition Organic T-shirt

Limited edition organic Bodysurf Scotland T-shirt with logo on the front and secret message in Braille on the back.

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Promise £100.00 + VIP Tickets for Live Performances

Bodysurf promoted evenings of live contemporary dance take place throughout the year at the magnificent Universal Hall Arts Centre in the Findhorn EcoVillage Community, NE Scotland. This reward allows you access to these events for 1 year and enjoy special VIP treatment.

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Promise £300.00 + VIP place on Yoga Workshop

Internationally renowned teacher Sophie Hoare takes a 3 day Scaravelli Inspired Yoga workshop 12th,13th,14th April 2013. B&B Accommodation is included in this package along with VIP treatment. The venue for this is the magnificent Universal Hall Arts Centre in the Findhorn EcoVillage Community, NE Scotland. The community is a major international centre of personal and spiritual transformation and sustainable living. It is situated on a 2 mile long peninsula amongst beautiful beaches, sand dunes and woodland.

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Promise £500.00 + VIP place on Brand New - Hogmanay event

A place on a five day Contact Improvisation Jam based at the world-renowned Universal Hall Arts Centre and Findhorn eco-village. Open to all! 29 December - 2 January Included in the package is B&B accommodation, 1 meal per day, a T-shirt, Hogmanay party, hot tub, beach walks, new friends, live music, performances and dancing! Contact Improvisation is a dance form originally referred to as an art-sport in which the point of contact with another dancer provides the starting point for a movement exploration. It is most frequently performed as a duet, but can be danced by more people. A Contact Improvisation jam is a leaderless practice environment in which dancers practice the dance form with whoever gathers friends or strangers, old, young, experienced, novice. The venue for the event is the magnificent Universal Hall Arts Centre in the Findhorn EcoVillage Community, NE Scotland.

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Promise £1,000.00 + Company Patron

Donations of £1000 and over will entitle the donor company to a logo on all our event publicity for 1 year which is distributed locally in poster / flyer form and internationally to a mailing list of 1000 individuals The company will also get an endorsement on our Facebook page and other social media and a link to their company product or service website from the Bodysurf site. The website gets 10,000 unique visitors a year from all over the world with almost 100,000 page views annually.

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