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Wellness Together

Welcome to your one stop shop to grow, reclaim and indulge in food, health, wellness, and community wholeness.

The Co-op at 1st offers a shared community spaces to empower the Barnum Community with economic opportunity and increase access to healthy food, holistic wellness, and physical activity . We offer affordable event spaces, offices for rent, year round farmers market, movement studio, coffee shop and a commissary kitchen. We have a wide array of services and classes in nutrition, cooking, massage, gardening, yoga, zumba, commissary kitchen and food truck training, herbal medicine and so much more.

Our Residents

Ceiba USA
Orenda & Sage
Jovial Concepts
Athmar Park Active Living Coalition
Cultivate Balance
Kyla’s Coffee
Veda Dave
Savitri Bien Estar y Salud
Jovial Bodyworks
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  • Contact Improvisation and Jam with Matthew Cavanna

    May 22, 2019  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Co-Op at 1st, 5045 W 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80219, USA

    The Co-Op will begin hosting re-occurring contact improvisation classes featuring Matthew Cavanna and occasional guest facilitators.

    Contact Improvisation is a partnered movement form that offers an open exploration of bodies moving together through space in and on the earth. It involves skills such as rolling and releasing, lifting and falling, giving and supporting weight. This constantly evolving movement form invites the energy of collaboration and healthy opposition to deepen and expand the possibilities of human connection with our bodies, the earth, and each other. The class and Jam provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for self-study and is open to dancers of all experience levels. Those new to Contact are encouraged to attend the pre-jam class and stay for the jam. All bodies are welcome in whatever form they take.

    The jam will feature a mix of silence and ambient and down-tempo music with occasional live musical accompaniment.


    6:30pm - Class -$15

    7:45pm - Jam- $5-$10 sliding scale

    *Every Wednesday*

    5045 W 1st Ave 80219
    Denver CO

    More About Matthew Cavanna:

    Matthew brings 20 years of experience dancing CI, having been exposed to the form in High School where he credits it with saving his life. He carries this deep gratitude for the healing potential of the dance in his teaching along with his passions for attachment theory, trauma resolution, childhood development and the Hakomi Method amongst others. He has been developing a curriculum rooted in attachment theory, mindfulness and CI for the last few years (and is finding ways to integrate his new love for jiu-jitsu into this work).

    For more on Matthew Cavanna and his services:

    In the future there will be guest teachers bringing their own diverse experiences and skills sets to the community.

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  • Ayurvedic Yoga

    May 23, 2019  8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Movement Space

    Sixty minutes of gently activating movement practice designed to enhance your awareness and integration of the living elements within and around you. Led by Ayurvedic Doctor and RYT-500 David McConaghay, the sequence of poses will reflect the current weather and accommodate all three doshas. Perfect preparation for Lub Dub Meditation!

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