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Book Review: Jane Wellford’s “Moving Liturgy: Dance in Christian Worship, a Step by Step Guide” Reviewed by Karen Josephson

The book begins with what liturgical dance entails in terms of its background and scope. It covers practical considerations of preparations, working with worship leaders, space, costumes, fees, and creating your own group.

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Posted in Choreography, Dance, Liturgical dance, Religious dance, Sacred Dance

Liturgical Dance Lifts the Spirit

Read the Las Vegas Review article on Liturgical Dance featuring the Agape Dancers with SDG Board Member Ann Pomeroy.http://www.reviewjournal.com/…/liturgical-dance-lifts-spirit

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Bishops Won Hearts with Joy

http://ncronline.org//news/art-media/wisdom-dances-then-does-good-bishops-joined-winning-hearts-joy-world-youth-day Sister Martha Ann Kirk, a member of the Sacred Dance Guild, has written about the Brazilian bishops dancing a flash mob with youth at World Youth Day.  See the article in National Catholic Reporter,  September 13, 2013, “Bishops Won Hearts

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Historic Notes by Toni’ Intrvaia Fall 2013

From the Sacred Dance Guild Journal, Winter 1982-1983 Volume XXV, Number 2 The Jewish Dance Mystique by Evelyn Helper “..In the secular, as well as the religious regimen of the Chassidic community, dance became an indispensable part of any gathering.

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Historic Notes by Toni’ Intrvaia Fall 2013

Historic Notes by Toni’ Intrvaia Fall 2013

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LIGHT FROM THE SUPER EARTH VIDEO – by Debbie Danbrook for the Global Water Dance event

I play the Shakuhachi – an ancient, Japanese flute that was originally played by monks as a type of Zen called ‘Suizen‘ or blowing Zen. I combine this haunting sounding instrument with my voice to create music that is ethereal,

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Dancing Your Body Temple by Lisa Michaels

A temple is a structure reserved for spiritual activities; such as prayer and the worship of a divinity. Often seen as the dwelling place of the Divine, a temple provides sacred containment for reverence, devotion, and connecting one’s soul to Spirit. The body

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