If you don’t know much about dance, seeing contact improvisation might be a little puzzling.
There's people tumbling and moving seemingly at random, without music, while touching each other at almost all times. It’s a dance form that's been around for over 30 years, and it's beloved by all kinds of people - even those who don’t participate in other kinds of dance.
Cathie Caraker and Rajendra Serber are helping to organize this year’s West Coast Contact Improvisation Jam. where everyone from experienced dancers to beginners can come and dance together for over five days.
The West Coast Contact Improvisation Jam starts on June 29th and runs through July 4 on the UC Berkeley campus.