Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th April 2024

This immersive weekend will celebrate the elements and the spring season through dance technique, dance creation and somatic movement, including working indoors and outdoors.

Following on from the strong foundation created last year with our seasonal day retreats we are looking forward to developing the experience further into a weekend of movement and dance.

Saturday 13 April 10am-5pm

Morning-Ballet and Contemporary Technique Classes

Afternoon-Ballet and Contemporary Dance Repertory and Dance Creation inspired by the Elements and the Spring Season

Sunday 14th April 10am-5pm

Morning-Somatic Movement Creative Workshops inspired by the Elements and the Spring Season

Afternoon-Authentic Movement Practice

Lunch and Venue

Lunch and refreshments provided from locally sourced organic produce, freshly prepared with ingredients and recipes to compliment the season and activity of the day.

The retreat will take place at Clare’s private studio space nestled deep in the Antrim glens.

Recent Participants of event said:

‘It was a really enjoyable, enriching, and interesting experience set in a truly beautiful location’

‘A full day of immersion in creativity, spontaneity and learning whilst sharing with others. In the hands of two very skilful facilitators, both Clare and Sandy are intuitive, attentive and just great to be around!

About the Facilitators

Sandy Cuthbert has worked in the professional dance industry for over forty years specialising in contemporary dance and somatic practice. RSME.

Clare enjoys the classical aesthetic values of alignment, purity and balance in ballet. She founded and runs Clare Novaes Ballet School for the last 25 years.


For one day £120 (early bird £108). For two days £240

(early bird £180).

Early bird closing date 31st January 2024.

Limited places available so book early!

To find out more information and book contact