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The Sacredness of Nature and Dance

Dance can be a profoundly personal experience of transformation. But when we dance for others, it is important that we become vessel for the prayer or healing to move through us and touch others. We start by remembering that indeed we are in ritual to illuminate for others.

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LIVING ART

The dance that evolves from my practice is a Sacred dance that embodies all the struggles and empowerments of selfhood and identity as well as the liberation of transcendence. These experiences are all interwoven and are integral to my divine journey.

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AN ECOLOGY OF THE BODY

Our bodies are the earth. The earth is our body. In my practice of walking, dancing and writing in connection to the landscape and seascape is where I keep living these words.

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Laban, Butoh, and the Christian Movement Choir

Utilizing Marilyn Green’s knowledge of Laban terminology and Butoh technique, the choir presents a unique contribution to a Christian dance concert.

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Posted in Art, Christian dance, Dance, Dance festival, Drama, Historic Notes, Liturgical dance, modern dance, Movement Choir, Sacred Dance, World Dance

“Revel in the Light” and “Dance in the Shadow” By: Susan Beayni

Rebecca Beayni, a differently abled dancer, painter and an inspirational presenter in the education field. Her life’s work is aimed at inviting people to dream of a more compassionate society where everyone’s gifts are recognized and welcomed.

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Mystical Dance Experiences and Consumption By Carla Stalling Walter, PhD

Many have acknowledged that humans originated from the region we call Egypt, Earth’s Motherland. Today, we reach into a time period five thousand years before the Common Era, so that we can know how connected we are to the ancient

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Religious Dance and Drama Incarnating Compassion by Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D

Religious Dance and Drama INCARNATING COMPASSION by Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D. ​When Jesus wanted to teach service, he dramatized the message taking a towel and washing feet. When Mariam wanted to claim and thank God for freedom from slavery,

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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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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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