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The Practice of Sacred Dance By Heather Burcham

The Sacred Dance Experience is all about connecting with one another from places all over the world in a shared love for sacred dance, moving together at the same time, on the same day, in the same movement, from the

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Archives at the Graduate Theological Union, A Growing Resource for Those Interested in Sacred Dance By Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D.

  Scholars, dancers, pastors, and anyone interested in arts, worship, spirituality, or history can delight in the growing Sacred Dance Archives at the Graduate Theological Union Library in Berkeley, CA. Those doing articles, thesis, or dissertations will find quality primary

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A Plague of Lies by Judith Rock

Reviewed by Karen Josephson A fan of historical mysteries would not usually be a description that would fit me.  But Judith Rock’s Charles Du Luc novels are definitely worth every word.  Judith Rock has been a major part of the

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Culture Fest – 2012 A Multi-Cultural Dance Concert

A Benefit Concert for “Dancers ” in Armenia & Croatia Sponsored by The Sacred Dance Guild & the North East Dance Retailers Association We did it again! Seven different dance groups from the Boston area gathered to perform in the

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Sacred Dance Gives the Sole – A Flash Mob Benefit for Women in Transition

From The Sacred Dance Journal – Spring 2012 Volume 56 Number 1 SDG’s first benefit Flash Mob was held July 2010 on the pier, in New London, CT, partnering with the Women’s Center of Southeastern Connecticut. The SD-GO (Sacred Dance

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If you can move, You can dance by Lisa Michaels

Dancing the Body Divine There’s a tribal saying, “If you can move, you can dance.” Dance is something we all have in common, like a heartbeat. And like a heartbeat, dance can help us come alive and activate our dreams,

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Come Holy Spirit by JoyBeth Lufty

Body Prayers, throughout the centuries and from many varied traditions, have been both simple and complex. They just have to combine physical movement, meditation, rhythm and repetition as a way of integrating Divine energy into our lives. Body Prayers include

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A Letter from Your President by JoyBeth Lufty

We’re now ready to dance into the EXPANSION necessary for our SDG to continue its special task of educating, resourcing, and networking all types of global Sacred Dance in these modern technological times. It will take two to four times

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Dancing the Sacred, Moving the World – “Moving Mysteries”

For our Sacred Dance Guild’s 50th Anniversary in 2008, Emmalyn Moreno, a SDG Lifetime Member from San Luis Rey, California, wrote, choreographed and recorded our 50th Anniversary Festival Song, “MOVING MYSTERIES.” Going on three years later, our SDG Board of

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Posted in American Sign Language, Art, Body Prayer, Choreography, Dance, Flash Mob, Global OutReach, Liturgical dance, Religious dance, Sacred Dance, World Dance

Come And Dance With Me… By Lillian Herg

I may not have dancing feet, but I do dance: I dance with my eyes. I dance with my arms. I dance with my heart. I dance with my memories. My non-dancing feet guide me to a studio where I

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