dance, music, body wisdom from egypt


october 5-9


claudia heinle
caroline chevat

Join us for an unforgettable experience at tanz raum's intimate movement, dance, and rhythm retreat at Le Ginkgo, our French studio. This is your opportunity to slow down, let go of the hustle and bustle of daily life, and allow yourself to fully immerse in the transformative power of silence, rhythm, movement, trance, meditation, and dance. Our retreat is designed to help you re-establish your center and focus, so you can take the next step in your movement and dance development.

time table

Every day from 17.00 - 21.00

17.00 - 17.50   percussion I rhythm I drums
18.00 - 18.50   breath I yoga I integration 

19.00 -  20.30  movement patterns in dance & music

20.30 - 21.00   individual dance support  

Our timetable offers a variety of activities every day from 17.00 to 21.00. The rhythm and percussion class from 17.00 to 17.50 will have you tapping your feet and drumming to the beat. The breath, voice, yoga, and integration class from 18.00 to 18.50 will help you connect with your inner self, so you can move with intention and purpose. From 19.00 to 20.30, we will explore movement patterns in dance, allowing you to discover new ways of expressing yourself through movement. And finally, from 20.30 to 21.00, we will offer individual dance support, so you can receive personalized feedback and guidance on your dance technique.

Join us for a rejuvenating and inspiring retreat.

Caroline Chevat and Claudia Heinle are looking forward to share with you their wealth of knowledge in different fields: Egyptian Dance, Egyptian Yoga, Egyptian Percussion, Egyptian Sufi Dance, Sufi Meditation, Dance History, Ritual Dance, Combat Dance, Egyptian Movement Concepts, Sufi Meditation, Anatomy, Hands On, Global Strech, Agile Methods, Creative Processes, and more.

le ginkgo

October Dance, takes place in the charming setting of Le Ginkgo in Belley (FR). Our retreat is nestled in the heart of the old town, surrounded by coffee shops, restaurants, and small shops. The old Cathedral adds to the atmosphere. Le Ginkgo is the perfect and safe place to learn and explore. Our indoor studio offers a cozy and inviting space to practice your dance moves, while our outdoor dance terrace lets you dance under the trees, surrounded by nature. Accommodation in Le Ginkgo and private houses close by are available.


Geneva Airport (CH) or Lyon Airport (FR)

Virieux Le Grand or Culoz station (FR) 


1 day:  150.- 

2 days: 300.- / early bird 260.- (if you pay by Sept 15)
3 days: 450.- / early bird 375.- (if you pay by Sept 15)

4 days: 600.- early bird 480.- (if you pay by Sept 15)
5 days: 750.- / early bird 550.- (if you pay by Sept 15)

open to everybody!