Tag Archives: Natasha Blank

Some thoughts about last weekend’s MDMA-related deaths at Electric Zoo: EDM + MDMA

Text By Natasha Blank

Drugs are a touchy subject.  But last weekend’s MDMA-related deaths at Electric Zoo, and the festival’s subsequent cancellation, have forced the issue back into the national conversation.  And thank God for that:  the fact that practical discussions focusing on harm reduction never make it into the public dialogue is part of the reason why uninformed kids who get their hands on unregulated substances keep dying.

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Recommended events: DANCE CLASS with Natasha Blank & CRAZY WISDOM film screening

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2012
Time: 7-9pm
Venue: Laughing Lotus Yoga NY (59 West 19th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011)
Ticket: $15
Genre: dance and music

DANCE CLASS is a movement meditation that feels like the best dance party EVER. 2 hours of nonstop grooves in the Dance Hall at Laughing Lotus: bangin system, floors built for bare feet, and an arsenal of beats from dance maven/bass freak Natasha Blank.

This is your invitation to LET GO, surrender your head to the intelligence of your breath, shake out everything that holds you back, and sweat out your week with a family of crazy dancers.

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Dance & music event: “Get Your Dance On” at Urban Zen!

Date: Saturday, January 29

Time: 6:30pm til 12am

6:30pm – Doors
7:00 – Evolver Activation: Yoga with Elena Brower, featuring Garth Stevenson and Laraaji
8:00 – 5Rhythms with Jonathan Horan
9:00 – Downstairs: DJ Dhundee, live drumming, live art, body painting, complimentary food & drink
Upstairs: Chill space featuring the Didge Project and guest artists, Healing Space featuring Brooklyn Acupuncture Project, Double Diamond Wellness, and Urban Zen’s Integrative Therapists
11:45 – Closing Ceremony with Parashakti and Wakia

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