DanceMode Movement Studios

Community Arts and Healing Spaces

Oak Street Building
232 SE Oak St.
Portland, OR 97214

Ground Studio 104, Star Studio 404, & Cloud Studio 403

About the spaces

DanceMode Movement Studios has joined Portland Dance Studio to bring you more options for affordable creative space!!! As of May 2019 DanceMode Movement Studios has joined Portland Dance Studio. We now have 5 spaces to meet your movement and creative needs. All bookings and payments will be processed through the new booking and payment system on

DanceMode Movement Studios offers a wide variety of movement and educational classes, as well as affordable spaces for healers, artists, and movers to explore and express in. Connect Mind-Body-Spirit in spaces that offer a haven from the bustling world around to delve within, to be.Our spaces are available for solo and small group work and events. 1-30 people is ideal in the spaces, possibly more for a concert, dance, or practica.

Great for Movement, Photography, Videography, Body Work, Meditation, Yoga, Dance, Martial Arts, Concerts, Educational Classes, Acting, etc.Contact Brenda Russell 503-998-7417 (text preferred), or at scale and usage based rates from $10-50 per hour.For studio availability view the calendars for Dancemode’s Star Studio 404 and Ground Studio 104.

Studio Specs

Hard Wood, Cork, and Laminate Flooring
We have 20 Yoga mats, additional movement equipment such as blocks, balls, bands, blankets, etc.
Anatomical Models and Posters
Massage Table
Essencial Oils
Photography/Video Lights
Stage for two performers
Bose Speakers
Turn Table
4 channel mixer
12-16 chairs
Several Tables
Tea Service
Various lighting options from office to meditation

Tips for free event exposure:
1. There are 8x11 spaces to post an advertisement outside of studio 104, cork boards outside of 404, and cork boards inside of 104 and 404 to post cards and flyers.
2. On your public event make DanceMode movement studios a co-host and your event will automatically be posted to our events and seen by our followers.
3. Dance Wire is a great resource for posting events.

DanceMode Movement Studios Rental Fee Schedule

Consistent Prime-Time Rental* (6pm-10pm, Mon-Fri) $20 per hour
Consistent Day-Time Group Rental* (5am-6pm, Mon -Fri) $15 per hour
Consistent Day-Time Private Lesson/Practice Rental* (5am-6pm, Mon -Fri) $12 per hour, 10/ month for $100
Drop-in Prime-Time (6pm-10pm, Mon-Fri)/Weekend (Sat-Sun) Private Lesson/Practice Rental $15 per hour, 10/ month for $100, subject to availability
Consistent Weekend Rental** (Sat-Sun) $22 per hour, 10/month for $200
One-Time Workshop/Weekend Rental*** (Sat-Sun) $25 per hour
One-Time Prime**** (6pm-10pm, Mon-Fri) $25 per hour
One-Time Day-Time**** (5am-6pm, Mon -Fri) $15 per hour

Private Lesson/Practice is defined as an individual or pair of artists developing or practicing on their own. or an individual or pair of teachers working with an individual or pair of students in a Private Lesson.

* Defined as a minimum of 2 consistent day & time uses, at least 2 weeks per month

**Defined as at least one use per month at any consistent time on a Saturday/Sunday [Note: consistent weekend renters subject to displacement from their timeslot w/ at least 2 wks notice, not to exceed one occurrence per month]

***Returning workshop hosts may receive priority and potential discounted rates

****Subject to management availability and generally only available to renters with a prior rental history at DanceMode

DanceMode Movement Studios Rental and Cancellation Policies

In order to run sustainably we strive to keep the spaces in use whenever possible. We love providing space for consistent renters, project based renters, and drop-in users.

Rental Policies:

Consistent rentals must be paid 1st of each month.Drop-in users can book 2-4 weeks in advance, rentals are only guaranteed 2 weeks out. Please allow ample time for group classes to exit and next group to enter between events. 15-30 minute grace period is suggested, however not required, for back to back group classes. It is common for group classes to take 10-15 minutes to clear out.

Cancellation Policies:

Cancellations must be made at least 24 hrs in advance, and preferably 48 hrs or more.Consistent renters must provide 2-4 weeks notice of schedule changes or cancellations to avoid charges.Project Based renters also must provide 2-4 weeks notice of schedule changes or cancellations.Payment is required for Drop-In bookings cancelled within 24 hrs of scheduled usage.

Weekly Mind/Body Sessions

Mondays 5:30pm – 7pm – Warm-up and exercise or forms followed by closing meditation or jing retrieval for the last 30 minutes. We will start on time. Doors will be open from 5pm for people to come in and settle after work and prepare in any way they like.

Mondays 7:15pm – 8:30 pm – Jim and Brenda Social Dance Class

Wednesdays 5:30pm – 6:45pm  –  Slower paced exploration of targeted body parts each week.

Wednesdays 7pm – 8pm – Spirit Alive. Continuous movement class. Wake up every part of your body, build endurance, and enliven your system.

Fridays 4pm – 5:30pm – Spirit alive. Continuous movement class. Wake up every part of your body, build endurance, and enliven your system.

Select Saturdays and Sundays 1:30-4:30pm – DanceMode Social Dance Workshops