Upcoming Event: 35th Annual Planetary Dance

Posted by – May 25, 2015
Categories: Event Info

What: A dance for peace among people and peace with the Earth
When: June 7, 2015, 5:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Where: Santos Meadow, Muir Woods Road (sunrise ceremony at Mount Tamalpais)
Cost: Free



with a special 95th birthday tribute to Anna Halprin


Join Anna Halprin and the Planetary Dance Association for the 35th Annual Planetary Dance—a dance for peace among people and peace with the Earth. Create a resonant call for FREEDOM, EQUALITY, and SOLIDARITY.


Sunrise Ceremony at 5:45 a.m.: Greet the day atop Mt. Tamalpais. Arrive by 5:20 a.m. at the peak’s parking lot, 45 minutes from Hwy 101 Stinson Beach exit. Climb to the peak takes 15–20 minutes. Bring cash for $8 parking fee and a flashlight.

Main Event at 11 a.m.: Gather at Santos Meadow on Muir Woods Rd. People of all ages and abilities, from children to adults, are invited to join this community ritual, declaring their commitment to a peaceful, healthy planet. “When enough people move together in a common pulse with a common purpose, an amazing force takes over . . . a power that can renew, inspire, teach, create and heal” (Anna Halprin).

Guest artists: Anna Halprin, Barbara Borden, Billy Cauley, Francesca Genco, Annie Hallatt, Jahan Khalighi, Dohee Lee, James Nixon, and others.

NEW FOOD SCORE: Please bring your own food, beverages, blankets, etc., to enjoy a picnic lunch after the dance. We’ll provide the cake for Anna’s birthday!!

Other Details: The event will take place rain or shine. Children are especially welcome, but please no dogs. Layered clothing is advised, and please wear black or white. The Planetary Dance is free, but donations are appreciated to cover costs.

Directions to Santos Meadow: Take Stinson Beach exit off Hwy 101. Follow signs to Hwy 1. Turn left at Tam Junction and follow Hwy 1 north. At road fork at park entrance, take lower (left) road toward Stinson Beach. Turn right on Muir Woods Rd., just past Pelican Inn. Look for colorful flags ½ mile on left. Please carpool.


For more information and maps go to www.planetarydance.org.

Sponsors: Anna Halprin, Planetary Dance Association, Tamalpa Institute, and Keeper of the Beat


About the Author

Marina is the Marketing & Digital Programs Coordinator at North Atlantic Books. After living in New Orleans and Amsterdam, and exploring a couple of continents, she returned to the San Francisco Bay Area to work at NAB. She's passionate about astrology, nonfiction books, and sustainable living, as well as all things metaphysical.