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Global Water Dances: Concord, Massachusetts June 15, 2013 By Elaine Herg Sisler

On a perfect New England almost summer day, Skyloom Sacred Dance Group hosted and participated in “Global Water Dances”.  This bold visionary artistic initiative focuses on the critical need for safe drinking water.  The program was founded by award winning

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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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Festival 2012 “Flash Mob Dance” by Elaine Sisler

On Thursday, July 26,
2012, Mary Kamp 
and I led one hundred festival dancers 
in a flash mob dance in downtown Holland Michigan.
 This spirited event was a benefit
 for the “Center for Women in Transition” and the Sacred Dance Guild.  
As we milled

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Magical Moments by JoyBeth Lufty

What I love most about SDG’s Festivals are the magical moments when the movement and the community create deep connections of all kinds that wouldn’t have been made on their own. There were plenty of magical moments at Festival 2012 “Dance A World Of

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The Power of Sacred Dance By Kathryn Mihelick

The following is an excerpt from my chapter in the book, Dancing on the Earth The capacity for dances of the spirit to impact those who witness it was revealed in a recent experience of our Leaven Dance Company. It

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Body Prayer: We are the Hope by JoyBeth Lufty

BODY PRAYER: PRAYING WITH YOUR WHOLE BEING by JoyBeth Lufty We Are The HOPE…” Body Prayers often have themes or focused intentions, as well has having a common form of movement, rhythm and repetition all oriented towards connecting with 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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