Kristen Timchak has been practicing contact improvisation for the past 9 years. She began her dance exploration in Western Massachusetts at Earthdance Retreat Center. She has studied intensively with many different teachers on both east and west coasts. She has been teaching Contact Improvisation fundamentals for the past three years in the Nevada City community. For Kristen, CI is a practice involving finding the pathways to access deep listening, physical intelligence, and tuning into subtleties.