Spiral Camp

with Shira Yaziv & Sebastian Grubb

January 17-20, 2020

Santa Cruz Mountains, California


SAVE $200 by October 3rd!

... 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

7:30-10pm 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


$435 if you register by November 3rd

$485 if you register by December 3rd$535 if you register by January 3rd$585 if you register after January 3rd
To reserve your spot pay the $285 deposit / Registration Fee (non refundable) via Eventbrite.The remaining Class Fee will be due upon your arrival by cash/check.
We have 2 Work Exchange positions available this year for low-income individuals. All work exchange positions are already full for Spiral Camp 2020.
What is Included in the Price?3 Nights Lodging, 8 Meals, 12 Movement & Training Sessions
Refund PolicyNo refunds for the deposit/registration fee.

To Register:

1) Pay the deposit / registration fee via Eventbrite.

2) Fill this Registration Form.

3) Join our Facebook Event! (not required)

More Details

Exact Location

Redwood Glen100 Wright Dr, Loma Mar, California

Arrival & Departure

Arrival: Friday, January 17th, 20203-5pm Arrival / Spiral In to Redwood Glen4-6pm Complete Registration6:30pm Dinner8-10pm Opening Session
Departure: Monday, January 20th, 20209-11am 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)

Lodging Included

Dormitory Cabins: Simple, shared, mixed-gender, heated, bunk beds. Bring your own bedding (sheets, blanket, pillow / sleeping bag, towel, ear plugs..).Camping: bring a tent or car-camp
A few private rooms are available for an extra fee ($375 for single-occupancy and $275 per person for double-occupancy ).

Things to Know

- This is not a luxurious hotel resort - think camping!- There is no cell phone coverage- There is limited Wi-Fi- No pets- January can be very cold - bring layers, even though there are heaters!- Sessions with be indoors on wood floor

If you have any questions, feel free to email thespiralcamp@gmail.com