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Marya’s Fall Yoga Schedule

FALL YOGA 2018:  DRAGON’S EGG and Connecticut College The schedule will also be posted on our website:  www.dragonseggstudio.org Pre registration for the session is requested. Dragon’s Egg 401 Shewville Rd., Ledyard, Ct.  (exit 89, or 90 from I 95) Monday evenings at 5 pm (4:45 optional meditation) session: 8/27 = 12/17 (no class 9/10,  nor […]


Steven Meeker/Sarah Flaim and Co at the Egg!

 Yay!   Upcoming – at the Dragon’s Egg, from August 2-5, and 16-19.   SMJ (Steven Meeker Jr.) – Book & Lyrics / Sarah Flaim – Music / Allison Acuff – Director   The creative team of At the Barre will be coming to the Dragon’s Egg for eight days to develop brand-new songs, overhaul […]


Beasts as Pollinators!

Pequotsepos Nature center had a wonderful evening fundraiser, celebrating Pollinators! on the evening of the Summer Solstice. The Mystic Paper Beasts had a wonderful time romping and flitting and fluttering mongst the guests and festivities.   Performers were Dan Potter, Shannon, Marya Ursin, Jeannie Williams. Thank you to the nature center. Do visit them.  They have […]


Intro to Belly Dance! July 16

  Wednesday, July 11 5:30pm-7pm   Bellydance with Erzulie erzuliedancer@gmail.com   This is the fifth class of the  Summer Dance Sampler at the Dragon’s Egg:   Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 (unless otherwise noted, as in this case)   June 6 – August 8;  @$15   Each class is a separate registration, and pre registration […]


Jane Jane Yay Jane!

Yay! This year’s (15th!  annual) Narrative Project, conceived and assembled by Marya Ursin, was a great success!   It explored the story  and themes of the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte,  with reflections in dance,  theatre,  monologue poetry music   and with Beastie Bits tossed in to entice a story line through our minds. […]


the Nadine Project – 6/30 at 4

On June 30 at 4 PM, the NADINE Project will present an informal showing of works-in-progress at the Dragon’s Egg. Dance artists returning for this residency are Cristin Cawley-Gill, Daniel Fetecua, Christy Williams and Jennifer Yackel, working under the direction of directors Libby Nye and Janet Soares. Newcomer, and former Mystic resident Megan Flynn is […]


Jane Eyre Project

Jane Eyre – this year’s Summer Narrative Project at the Dragon’s Egg This Saturday!!!    June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm.  This […]


Jane Eyre at the Dragon’s Egg

Summer Narrative Project! June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm! This year’s theme will be Jane Eyre.   Woman writer, woman protagonist, good story arc, – enjoy the […]


Lena Poitras returns with Yoga

Yoga found Lena early on in high school. After watching her mom do yoga videos she tried them herself. The experience was so physically different from any other “workout” and so mentally challenging that she immediately knew this was a powerful discipline. Since then, yoga is practice Lena turns to that guides her ability to […]


Upcoming Acro Yoga on July 18 – two months to go!

Summer Sampler at The Dragon’s Egg! Acro Yoga combines breath, movement and play! Expand your yoga practice! Increase your strength, stamina and confidence!   Hone body awareness Strengthen the core Improve your balance   Learn to go upside down with inversions like handstands and headstands. Fly your partner and be flown with Acro Yoga! A […]


Marya Summer Yoga at the Egg

SUMMER YOGA 2018:  DRAGON’S EGG   The schedule will also be posted on our website:  www.dragonseggstudio.org Pre registration for the session is requested, and will determine whether or not the class is a “go”.    Dragon’s Egg 401 Shewville Rd., Ledyard, Ct.  (exit 89, or 90 from I 95)   Monday evenings at 5 pm […]


TAPA Providence at the Egg

  TAPA: DIVERSITY IN ARTS EDUCATION On March 15th & 16th, the Arts Educators at TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts gathered for professional development work around Diversity in Arts Education. While TAPA students have been coming to the Egg as Artists in Residence for several years now, this was the first time the […]


The Hygienic Egg Breathed, and well.

It was a wonderful event today at the Hygienic Art Gallery. My heart was wide, and my eyes full of tears and laughter, by turn, in the presence of the performers’ many ways of entering this, the Poetry of Death. I thank them for their poetry, honesty, generosity, their ways of being, here, and now, in […]


Hygienic Egg!

Come join us this Sunday for the Hygienic Egg, a performance that moves through all the galleries of the Hygienic Arts in New London, Ct.    The performers come from far and near, and all are associated with the Dragon’s Egg.  Here is our programme! I hope to see you there! March 18 at 12:30. xox […]


Stress, Fatigue, Nutrition – Free Workshop

Free Workshop on Stress and Fatigue Would you like to have more energy?  Do you feel stressed and off balance?  How would your life change if you had more energy? Come learn about how nutrition is linked to stress and fatigue and how to start improving your health today. March 29th 5:00-6:00 Dragon’s Egg 401 […]


The Hygienic Egg!

Sunday, March 18, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London – yay!! Our annual promenade performance, by a number of artists who have been in residence at the Dragon’s Egg, – at the Hygienic Galleries  in New London – is coming up!There will be music, dance, puppetry, theatre, hooping, poetry, with the audience moving through […]


Long Dance Offerings/Showings in Contact Improv

I hope you can come!  This Sunday will be the final contact improv class from 4 – 6 pm (scroll down for more information and to sign up), and on Saturday the 17th, there will be a Community “Underscore” during the day, and a performance in the late afternoon – again, scroll down for the […]


TAPAS at the Egg!

THE TAPA DANCE DEPARTMENT The Dance Department at Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts (TAPA) created and performed a series of original devised pieces this January 2018. These pieces were conceptualized and imagined by students, both in class and during an artist residency at the Dragon’s Egg Studio. “As Creative Director of the Dance Company […]


Hooping is a Closed Circle

The Hooping Collective continues to meet on Mondays at 6:30, and is now a closed circle, as they find this supports their explorations.  There will be public hooping events, tba, in the future, so watch for posts!  and be well!  spinning in this gorgeous world of ours.  


Belly Dance Classes at the Egg

Contact Erzulie and join her – class begins in less than two weeks!  Her email is below for questions and registration.  xo m Belly Dance with Erzulie @ The Dragon’s Egg401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT 06339Wednesday nights, 6:30 to 7:30pmWed, Jan 17Wed, Jan 24Wed, Feb 7Wed, Feb 21Wed, Feb 28Wed, March 7Wed, March 14Wed, March 21$15 […]


Cultivating Creativity in Communities

  Dance Workshop: Cultivating Creativity in Communities (CCC) Date: Wed. January 10th 2018 Time 5-7pm Cost: $20  Instructors: Linalynn Schmelzer and Marisa Valdiserra Student discount $15 (with college ID)  All movers and dancers welcome ages 18+ both male and female   Description:  Cultivating Creativity in Communities workshop by River Valley Dance Project, a modern dance company, […]


CANCELLED! Holiday Sale is on December 3rd

CANCELLED alas, due to various illnesses and such like.  We shall have a bazaar Next Year, instead!!  Be well, and enjoy your days!  namaste, marya We have a Holiday Sale every year at the Dragon’s Egg, and this year’s will be on Sunday, December 3rd, from 1 – 4 pm.  Please come and join us!  […]


Kaeshi Chai showing

WHAT: Be the first to get a glimpse of a brand new work-in-progress theatrical dance show called “Red Ocean Blue Ocean” that NY based artist Kaeshi Chai and her friends from around the world are crafting with love and delight. Movement styles represented include Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, African, Belly Dance and Physical Theatre. There […]


tellabration!

Storytelling at the Egg the Egg the Egg! on Sunday, November 19, at 4 pm, with two wonderful tellers from the Ct. Storytelling Center, plus the Beasts, and Morning Glory, and Carl Peruzzotti! 4 pm. All Ages!  Come join us.  Donations welcome. This is a part of the month long celebration of storytelling in Connecticut, […]