Spiral Camp

with Shira Yaziv & Sebastian Grubb

January 18-21, 2019

Santa Cruz Mountains, California


... a vibrant, supportive environment for significant learning, empowerment, and connected play through movement.

Spiral Camp is an affordable weekend retreat led by Sebastian Grubb and Shira Yaziv. It's a unique gathering and workshop, blending multiple physical modalities and training strategies. Improve your movement quality, learn new skills, study anatomy and biomechanics, and meet other awesome folks who see expressive, dynamic movement as essential to a good life.

Photo by David Papas for Scott Wells & Dancers

Sessions Include:

* Acrobatic Flow

* Movement Games

* Contact Improvisation

* Full-Body Dancing

* Handstand Training

* Biomechanics / Kinetic Anatomy

Sample Schedule:

8am Breakfast

9-10am Warm-Up Session

10:15-11:45am Morning Training

12pm Lunch

2-3:30pm Partnering Strategies

3:45-5:15pm Acrobatics

5:30pm Dinner

8-10pm Jam / Talk / Bodywork Session

Shira Yaziv

Shira Yaziv enjoys encouraging people to move in new ways while learning skills and being creative. Her background is in Capoeira, Circus Arts and Dance. Shira is the co-founder and owner of Athletic Playground, a dynamic indoor play-space, inspiring physical play through a wide variety of movement classes. For more information about Shira, including upcoming performances, workshops and retreats: shira.yaziv.com.

“Shira is a wonderful teacher skilled at teaching to all levels. Her classes combine acrobatics, tricks, improvisation, movement games and also more simple, meditative movements.”

Sebastian Grubb

Sebastian Grubb is an award-winning fitness trainer and dance artist in San Francisco. He has performed contemporary dance since 2007, touring throughout the Bay Area, across the U.S. and abroad, while also choreographing and teaching multiple dance forms. His parallel career in fitness coaching began in 2006 and he now runs Sebastian’s Functional Fitness, an outdoor movement training program. In 2011 he became certified to teach the Axis Syllabus, a healthy movement specialization based on biomechanics and anatomy. He holds multiple trainer and health coach certifications and in 2014 was crowned the Champion of the “Battle of the Best Trainers”. Learn more at sebastian.fit and bodywagging.dance

Registration and Payment, Cancellations

Cost for the Full Program: $575

Early Bird Discount:
$525 by January 6th

What is Included in the Price?3 Nights Lodging, 8 Meals, 12 Movement & Training Sessions
Refund Policy85% refund of total price 30+ days in advance50% refund of total price 7+ days in advanceNo refunds less than 7 days in advance of start date.

To Register:

1) Fill this Registration Form

2) Send full payment via PayPal to shira@tapgym.com

3) Join our Facebook Event and invite your friends!

More Details

Exact Location

Redwood Glen100 Wright Dr, Loma Mar, California

Arrival & Departure

Arrival: Friday, January 18th, 20193-5pm Arrival / Spiral In to Redwood Glen4-6pm Complete Registration6:30pm Dinner8-10pm Opening Session
Departure: Monday, January 21st, 20199-11am Warm-Up & Closing Session11-11:30am Spiral Out of Redwood Glen

Meals Included

Friday dinner (6:30 pm); Saturday breakfast (8:00 am), lunch (12:00 pm), dinner (5:30 pm); Sunday breakfast (8:00 am), lunch (12:00 pm), dinner (5:30 pm); and Monday breakfast (8:00 am)


Simple, mixed-gender shared cabins (bunk beds). Bring your own bedding (sheets, blanket, pillow / sleeping bag, towel, ear plugs..).OR your can set up your own tent or car camp.

Things to Know

- This is not a luxurious hotel resort - think camping!(potentially cold showers too!)- There is no cell phone coverage- There is limited Wi-Fi- No pets- January can be very cold - bring many layers!

If you have any questions, feel free to email shira@yaziv.com