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Historic Notes Fall 2012 by Toní Intravaia

Historic Notes by Toní Intravaia From the Sacred Dance Guild Newsletter Fall 1957, Volume 9, Number 1 Praise the Lord with Dance by Pixie Hamond  “Praise the Lord with the dance” is more than a scripture verse to many dance

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Historical Note Fall 2011

From the Sacred Dance Guild’s Newsletter Winter 1978, Volume XV, No 2   “Calling” from Lotus Light by Ruth St. Denis The Gods have meant That I should dance, And by the Gods I will! For in some mystic hour

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Toni’ Intravaia, Founding Member of the Sacred Dance Guild, Named Honorary Member February 2011 by: Linda Telesco

Toni’ Intravaia, a founding member of the Sacred Dance Guild, was named Honorary Member in February 2011 by the Sacred Dance Guild Executive Board. SDG President JoyBeth Lufty offered this tribute, “For more than three decades, Toni’ has supported Sacred

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Historic Notes by Toní Intravaia May 1958

Ted Shawn says: ”the duty of the artist is to shed light into the darkness of men’s souls. Feel always that a charge is laid upon you—to send your audience away uplifted, joyous, stimulated to create, given courage to face burdens daily. And

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Spiritual and Cultural Exploration Through Dance By Jo Anne Combs.

Sacred Dance Journal – Volume 25‐3 1982 At the turn of the century, Isadora Duncan startled many Western viewers by her unorthodox burst into the dance scene in America and Europe with exhortations to all people, but especially to dancers,

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