"Everyone carries with them at least one piece to someone else's puzzle." -Lawrence Kushner
I love working with groups in a relaxed and mindful environment. When we connect authentically for a focused period of time, a collective field of intelligence emerges. Participants learn from one another as well as from the material and structure that I provide, and multiple layers of insight take the learning experience to a deeper level.
My work encourages a balanced, creative quality of life through the harmonizing of mind, body, and spirit. With a varied background in movement improvisation, Argentine Tango, hatha yoga, meditation, and empowerment coaching, I'm able to customize workshops by integrating multiple complimentary disciplines.
One of my specialties is designing events for women that combine movement, mindfulness, and empowerment techniques. Different from a workshop or festival, these immersive retreats offer a wholly unique way to experience dance and connection. Playful, creative, and liberating are some words that participants have used to describe the atmosphere. Participants leave not only with new skills but with new project ideas and inspired ways of being that they infuse into their home communities.
Whether a compact, two-hour session, a weekend intensive, or a residential retreat, I would love to talk with you about designing a program that will have a positive, lasting impact on your community. Just fill out the form to the right and I'll be in touch within 48 hours.
July 29-30, 2017 - San Francisco, CA
Aug. 19-20, 2017 - Long Beach, CA - Speaking Tango II
Sept. 7-8, 2017 - Raleigh, NC - Hopscotch Design Fest
Sept. 10, 2017 - Saxapahaw, NC - Mini-Retreat for Tango Women
Nov. 2-5, 2017 - Prescott, AZ - Skull Valley Retreat
Dec. 9-10, 2017 - Charleston, SC
"Sharna Fabiano brought magic to our community! She has transformed not only our dance skills, but also our views of the tango experience as a whole." - Laila Qudsi Stewart, Speech Therapist, Charleston, SC
“This retreat was unique because of the holistic focus. It gave all kinds of experiences that encourage tango to be connected to real life. Because of this all female group I felt more relaxed in some ways and more challenged in others. It gave me different ways to experience myself and tango, which I found invigorating. I found that spending extended time in the lead role began to give me a sense of ownership and responsibility for creating the dance in the way I want." - Delisa Miles, Creative Director, Flying Nest Movement Arts, Prescott, AZ
Whenever I tell someone that Sharna Fabiano was my teacher they nod knowingly. Sharna brings a precision to her teaching and her students' technique that is tailored and personal, even in group instruction. We learn a lot in tango from our varied dancing partners, but it's so valuable to have a teacher like Sharna to make sure the habits we develop are actually the ones that will make us the best dancers. -Kate Davidson, Public Radio Host, Portland, OR
"My dancing has improved tremendously since taking Sharna's classes. She has designed a curriculum with a clear and methodical approach to learning Tango. Sharna has become more than my teacher and mentor in my pursuit of the exquisite art of the Tango. She is my guide, illuminating, with wisdom, humor, and patience, the perils and joys of my journey." - Jaime Montemayor, Software Engineer, Washington, D.C.