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Jo Woods (she/he/they) - Melbourne, Australia

Jo is a Catalytic ‘Open Floor’ Movement Teacher, DJ, Renegade Artist & Writer, Registered Nurse, and Activist with over 25 years of Mindfulness experience. They both teach & co-ordinate for ‘Dance in the Hills’ & 'Dance in the Valley’ and is a proud working member for Open Floor International on their ‘Art in Motion Circle’.


Jo is also a co-founder of 'Artful Awareness' with Sarah Winter. Jo’s rich sense of humor, beautifully crafted soundscapes, experiential wisdom & vibrant spirit become the backdrop for their inspiring classes & workshops. Jo both lives and works in the beautiful Yarra Ranges Melbourne, and acknowledge the traditional owners of that land, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, whose sovereignty was never ceded. 

Gender Bender


Join Jo Woods - Open Floor movement teacher, queer activist, and gender fluid humxn for a night of gender bending, playful RELEASE. Together we will step towards gender as we know it, and play with the edges of the the archetypes that potentially bind us. Utilising props and dress-ups (BYO) we will dance & play with the many different aspects of gender wait


Art In Motion

You are invited to join Jo Woods - Open Floor Art in Motion teacher (Melb AUST) - as they share their fusion of movement, creativity arts practice & music. Jo continues to be passionate about inspiring people reclaim their birthright as artists, dancers and writers. They are committed to dismantling the illusion of ‘professional & trained’ as being prerequisites for a rich, creative life. Jo’s wonderful sense of humour, experiential wisdom, creative intelligence & wild spirit become the backdrop for this inspiring 'Art in Motion' class.

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