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Update #6

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Our National Team arrived yesterday and our extraordinary musician, Jesse Manno http://www.jessemanno.com/ arrives this morning! This creative force of people and Missoula are like long lost friends finding each other again. It is going to be ONE. BIG. EXPRESSIVE. FIESTA! 

We have been working with a local cast since February and to fold in 10 more people from around the country who do Turning the Wheel work in schools, nursing homes, community centers, dance studios and parks as a labor of love in their cities is an extraordinary fusion of love, creativity and community.

Our world right now: teens working to iron costumes and help with set installation, local tech, lighting and sound crew troubleshooting to install a huge grid from which hundreds of crystals will hang, team meeting to begin the day's rehearsal, Lulu hunched over her computer communicating with you, preparing housing for out of town guests, cast lists, and designing the program, and caffeine - most everyone has their hands wrapped around a warm cup - o - whatever their preference.

We want YOU to experience this community built on art and expression!

THREE. MORE. DAYS. Is it possible to get there? (of course it is and it's largely because of you).

Amore. -Lulu

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    APPRECIATION. An appreciation written to you from Artistic Director Lizzi Juda and Program Director Lulu Steinberg.

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    KIND SOUL. An appreciation + a list of morning practices to connect to the body and start your day in love.

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    GENEROUS YOU! An appreciation from every member of the cast + morning practices to connect to the body & start your day in love + a public shout out in our performance program and Facebook page that you (and your business, if you like) are someone who supports people finding their expressive voice!

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    *BLUSH* THANK YOU! All of the above + our book (chock full of movement and improvisational games you can try with groups), "Dancing Our Way Home" written by Turning the Wheel Founder Alana Shaw.

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    YOU SEND ME. All of the above + a birthday or holiday party ROMP! with live, improvised music given by Lizzi & Lulu (see website for details: http://turningthewheel.org/cities/59) If you are worlds away and cannot cash in on us being a guest at your party, we will send you a CD from one of our talented multi-instrumentalist musicians!

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    SWOON. All of the above + a customized three hour retreat given by Lizzi & Lulu. Not living anywhere near MT? Swap the retreat given by Lizzi & Lulu with a guide written by us (including product recommendations/how to prepare them) & a CD soundtrack for your OWN retreat with whomever you wish to invite!

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    CATCH ME, I'M FALLING! All of the above + an uber delicious selection of tasty, organic treats (with recipes!) + a walk through the Montana wilderness to discuss what really matters to you (with regular stops for stress relieving techniques, guided relaxation & art making). Not planning on being in the MT wilderness? We will send you a photo of our secret wilderness spot + a video copy of the excursion (on which we will ask each other & whomever we encounter on the trail "What really matters?")

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