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Glory Brighter Than Burning Napalm: Dance in the Face of Violence By Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D

Glory Brighter Than Burning Napalm: Dance in the Face of Violence By Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D. As the world mourns the death of Father Daniel Berrigan, SJ, priest, poet, and prophet of peace, let us remember that Carla De

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Sacred Dance Global OutReach — Dance Supplies to Croatia

“A Gift Has Arrived From The USA, And It All Started From Rebecca Davis Dance Company“ Osijek, Croatia Croatian News Source: Glas Slavonije by Reporter Tomislav Levak The management and the members of the dance group of Osijek’s National Theatre had their hands

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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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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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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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Posted in Art, Body Prayer, Circle Dance, Dance, Liturgical dance, Religious dance, Sacred Dance, World Dance

Catholics Can’t Dance? By Kathryn Mihelick

Some of you may recall my effort to get the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to affirm the use of dance as an appropriate, desirable, and affective form for worship. This effort began in 2001 and is still

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No Black Swans Here! By Elaine Herg Sisler

The recent film “Black Swan” brings back memories of the many years I was privileged to study, perform and teach ballet. In the film, the dying words of the self-inflicted wounded ballerina are, “I was perfect.” This haunting scene evokes

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