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The Dancing Cat, 702 E Julian St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA

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May 2018

Feline Photography: A Workshop for Enthusiasts!

May 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This hands-on workshop will teach you and provide the opportunity to practice portraiture under the gentle guidance of experienced pet photographer, Malcolm Bramwell. $40. http://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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A Cat-Centric Watercolor Workshop

May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Artist, illustrator, and local resident of San Jose, Frances Marin, will lead this hands-on watercolor workshop to connect you with your creative spirit. All levels of experience are welcome! $40 (includes materials and time with the cats). http://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Purr Yoga

May 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

This cat-on-mat event invites 12 lucky humans to treat themselves to a 75-minute vinyasa flow! Set your intention and practice focusing your attention amidst some adorable adoptable kitties. $40. http://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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February 2019

Mew~sic Night with Bruno Panuzio’s Classical Guitar

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

An evocative evening of strings will contribute to the month of love. Join the resident felines of The Dancing Cat as they welcome masterful Bay Area musician and teacher Bruno Panuzio, with a special accompaniment by Vivek Punn. Sit back and enjoy the charming, warm complexity of guitar in classical, flamenco, jazz, and contemporary musical styles in an intimate house concert amidst the adorable cats of The Dancing Cat. Tickets are $30 for this benefit performance. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration/

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A Cat-centric Watercolor Workshop with Roan Victor

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing and creative morning painting amidst the adorable, adoptable cats at The Dancing Cat. This special watercolor class will be led by San Jose artist, Roan Victor, co-creator of the dynamic paintings that brighten the interiors of The Dancing Cat! Roan will lead this hands-on workshop designed to cultivate imagination and creativity, during which you’ll have the chance to create unique artwork of your own. Bring an image of your feline family member for inspiration. Artists 12 to…

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Purr Yoga with Susan Love

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

This cat-on-mat event invites 12 lucky humans to treat themselves to a 75-minute vinyasa flow at The Dancing Cat! Set your intention and practice focusing your attention amidst our adorable adoptable kitties. After final OMs are offered to the divine abiding of all sentient beings, you are invited to enjoy chill time with the resident cats. Bring your own yoga mat. $40 donation. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration/

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March 2019

Community Cat Care Workshop

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join community cat experts Teri Monbureau and Christine Hernandez for a free workshop introducing Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), feral cat management practices, local resources for feral cat spay/neuter, and proper use of humane traps. This workshop will offer the knowledge and skills needed to help feral kittens and stray cats in your community. Workshop is free; donations appreciated. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration/

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April 2019

Mew-sic Night: Cellista’s Sirens, an Innovative Chamber Collective

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the resident felines of The Dancing Cat for a special evening of quixotic chamber music performed by the innovative “chamber collective” Sirens. Founded by acclaimed cellist, Cellista, Sirens also features eclectic violinist Ariel Wang and avant-garde pianist Anastasia Reshetikhin. Seating is limited. $30. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Mew~gic and Mew~illusion: with Magician David Martinez

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Local magician David Martinez comes to The Dancing Cat to perform two distinct sets of magic, each with a unique theme. It will be a comfortable, casual evening of wonder, and you'll get an intimate, front-row experience to see the magic up close... and even be a participant! $35 (includes time with the cats). https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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May 2019

Gratitude & Catitude: A Mindful Writing Workshop

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Bay Area writer, and frequent volunteer at The Dancing Cat, Malar Ganapathiappan will lead an introspective Mindfulness & Gratitude writing workshop for adults. Participants will have time to reflect, with opportunities to share, connect with others, and explore how gratitude can contribute to your everyday life. $30. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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From Whiskers to Tail: A Vet’s Perspective on Cat Health

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

For this National Pet Month, Dr. Hilary Wheeler of The Whole Pet Vet practice in Los Gatos, will discuss integrating medical science with other therapeutic methods to promote the best health and wellness for your cat. $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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A Cat-centric Watercolor Workshop with Roan Victor

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing and creative morning painting amidst the adorable, adoptable cats at The Dancing Cat. This special watercolor class will be led by San Jose artist, Roan Victor, co-creator of the dynamic paintings at The Dancing Cat! $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Purr Yoga with Heather Ding

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Enjoy a 75-minute session of Purr Yoga at The Dancing Cat. This is a restorative practice where you will be led into each pose with a conscious focus on foundational alignments in the midst of the adorable, adoptable cats. Your donation of $40 will go entirely to benefit The Dancing Cat. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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June 2019

Community Cat Care: A workshop supporting homeless cats and kittens

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join community cat experts Teri Monbureau and Christine Hernandez for a free workshop giving you the knowledge and skills needed to help feral kittens and stray cats in your community. Free (donations appreciated). https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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A Cat-centric Watercolor Workshop with Frances Marin

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Artist, illustrator, and San Jose local Frances Marin will lead this hands-on watercolor workshop, designed to connect you with your creativity. This workshop is for artists, and budding artists, 16 years of age and up; all levels of experience are welcome! $40 (includes materials and time with the cats!) https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Summer Cat Camp an Intro to Clicker Training

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Join The Cat Coach Marilyn Kriegerr as she introduces you to some powerful tools that are fun for everyone - cats and their humans! $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Zentangle: An Art-ful Meditation

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come for an introduction to the Zentangle Method, an easy-to-learn, relaxing, stress relieving and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well-being. $35. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Purr Yoga with Susan Love

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

This cat-on-mat event invites you to set your intention and practice focusing your attention amidst our adorable adoptable kitties. Your donation of $40 will benefit The Dancing Cat. All levels are welcome. Please bring your yoga mat. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Game Night – The Dancing Cat

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join The Dancing Cat for the second iteration of their BYO Game nights! The entrance charge of a $15 donation gets you two hours of fun and fur! Reserve with a group of your friends, or make new friends at The Dancing Cat. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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July 2019

Mew~sic Night: Classical Guitar with Glenn Staller

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the resident felines and Bay Area musician Glenn Staller for an evening of his guitar in traditional classical, flamenco, South American, and contemporary musical styles. $30 (includes time with the cats). https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Mew~sic Night: Classical Guitar with Glenn Staller

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy an evocative evening of strings with Bay Area musician Glenn Staller. Listen to contemporary interpretations and traditional classical, flamenco, South American, and contemporary musical styles. Bring a favorite beverage for a memorable date night, or come solo and meet new friends (two-legged and four-legged). $30 (includes time with the cats!). https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Origami: Paws on Paper Summer Edition!

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Come into The Dancing Cat and learn origami with Denise Wang of the South Bay Origami Group. Origami is the ancient paper folding art which has long roots in both Japan and China. $35. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Gentle Purr Yoga with Heather Ding

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Slow down, focus your attention, ground into stillness, and enjoy a 75-minute session of Purr Yoga at The Dancing Cat. $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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August 2019

Purr Yoga with Susan Love

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

This cat-on-mat event invites 12 lucky humans to treat themselves to a 75-minute vinyasa flow at The Dancing Cat! Set your intention and practice focusing your attention amidst the adorable adoptable kitties. $40. (Bring your own yoga mat). https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Feline First Aid, CPR, Emergency Action, & Disaster Preparation

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:45 pm

Peter Pay returns to The Dancing Cat, bringing knowledge and the skills for preparation. Learn how to prepare for a natural disaster, and potentially save your cat's life during an emergency. $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Kids Origami: Fold a Cat Fun!

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:50 am

Join the felines of The Dancing Cat for Fold a Cat Fun! Introduce your kids (and yourself) to Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding. $20 (includes materials and time with the cats). https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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September 2019

Meow~ful Meditation: An Intro to Reiki with Cats

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Get an introduction Reiki, an energetic meditation that is gentle, yet powerful, and that works on humans and animals alike. Learn how to quiet your mind, and cultivate patience, trust, gratitude, and compassion to more deeply connect with your cat! $25. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Reading to Cats with the San Jose Public Library

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The San Jose Public Library will return for a fourth year of story time and reading at The Dancing Cat, San Jose’s first creative space for people and cats! Children are invited to practice their reading skills with library books and the resident kitties. Free. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Mew~sic Night at The Dancing Cat: Kevin Kihara on the steel Halo

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this special concert, join the resident felines of The Dancing Cat and be enchanted by artist Kevin Kihara performing a ‘sound sculpture’ on the steel Halo. $35 (includes time with the cats!) https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Meow-y, Messy, Mandalas!

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am

With Andrea Chebeleu of A Work of Heart (art studio and learning space), come to The Dancing Cat and create a mini book out of your own abstract watercolor art! $35. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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October 2019

Crochet & Cats: Autumn Cozy!

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Local artist and cat lover, Aparna Costa, will lead a soft and sweet crochet workshop offering beginner basics. Play with yarn as you use your hands, get creative, and make new friends. $30 (includes all materials, plus time with the cats!) https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Meow~gic and Mew~llusion: Performance & Presentation with Magician David Martinez

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Local magician David Martinez comes to The Dancing Cat to astonish and amaze with his award-winning magic. $35 (includes time with the cats!) https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Gentle Purr Yoga with Heather Ding

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Focus your attention, ground into stillness and enjoy a session of Purr Yoga. This is a restorative practice where you will be led into each pose with a conscious focus on foundational alignments in the midst of the adorable, adoptable cats. $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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The Spirit of Zentangle: A Halloween-themed Art-ful Meditation

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Try an introduction to the Zentangle Method, this time with an autumnal, Halloween-themed twist! This easy-to-learn, relaxing, stress relieving, and fun activity is way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. $35. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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November 2019

Mew~sic Night: Cellista – An Etheric Evening of Music and Words

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For the Day of the Dead, enjoy an intimate evening of the music and words from renowned cellist, interdisciplinary artist and local creative Cellista. $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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From Whiskers to Tail: A Vet’s Perspective on Cat Health

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dr. Hilary Wheeler of The Whole Pet Vet practice in Los Gatos will discuss integrating medical science with other therapeutic methods to promote the best health and wellness for your cat. $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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Candlelight Purr Yoga with Susan Love

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Dancing Cat's unique evening Purr Yoga returns with cats and soothing candlelight. $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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A Cat-centric Watercolor Workshop with Roan Victor

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing and creative morning painting amidst the adorable, adoptable cats at The Dancing Cat. This special watercolor class will be led by San Jose artist Roan Victor, co-creator of the dynamic paintings that brighten the interiors of The Dancing Cat! $40. https://www.thedancingcat.org/events-registration

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