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Improv as Mindfulness at Fort Mason with Ted DesMaisons (#19-04-2938)

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BATS Improv

Marina Blvd & Buchanan St

Fort Mason Center, Building B; 3rd Floor

San Francisco, 94123

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Schedule: 4 sessions; once a week for four weeks
Class Time/Dates: 7-10pm on Thursdays, April 18, 25, May 2, and 9
Class size: 16 students maximum
Class length: 3 hours (12 hours total)
Prerequisite: Foundation 3 and above. For eligibility questions, please contact dave@improv.org.


Confident, Calm and Connected: Improv as a Mindfulness Practice

To do your best on stage—and in life—you need nimble flexibility, well-tuned focus, and an open-hearted presence. Making improv a mindfulness practice—paying attention to the present moment with curiosity and kindness—develops these qualities even further.

In this four-week course, you’ll learn to:

· train the “puppy mind”

· turn off autopilot and turn on a fuller range of expression

· transform your relationship to thoughts and feelings—from hardened facts to ever-changing events

· choose from a range of nuanced responses rather than relying on hair-trigger reactions

Traditional and non-traditional mindfulness practices will build this awareness. Improv exercises and scene work will let us experience firsthand the skills we’re exploring—and to laugh while doing it.

Please note: requires F3 level training or permission of the instructor.

Ted DesMaisons has performed and taught improvisation internationally. He is a trained mindfulness instructor whose first book, “Playful Mindfulness” will come out in Spring of 2019. Ted also co-hosts the “Monster Baby” podcast, “a curious romp through the worlds of mindfulness and improvisation.”


BATS Improv Class Refund Policy:

Class cancellation policy:

  • If you cancel more than 96 hours (4 days) before a class begins, we will refund your tuition less a 15% processing fee.
  • If you cancel within 96 hours (4 days) of your first class, or any time after your first class session, your tuition will be forfeit.


Summer Youth and Adult Sessions cancellation policy:

  • If you cancel more than 14 days (2 weeks) before your first class, we will refund your tuition less a 15% processing fee.
  • If you cancel within 14 days (2 weeks) of your first class, or any time after your first class session, your tuition will be forfeit.

All cancellation and refund requests must be emailed to registrar@improv.org, and include the title and start date of your class.


In the event that we cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment, we’ll refund your tuition in full.


Please note: In the past, we have offered class credit in lieu of refunds. We are no longer able to offer this option. Each class tuition payment will stand on its own, and is non-transferable.



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Marina Blvd & Buchanan St

Fort Mason Center, Building B; 3rd Floor

San Francisco, 94123

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