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Ecstatic Dance Silicon Valley Palo Alto Sunday morning's weekly, sacred space
Bring a water bottle (metal or glass preferred). Dress to sweat and move. Please no hard accessories, belts, zippers, buttons, hair clips, use soft hair accessories, etc. No perfumes/colognes. Dress in layers for temperature shifts. Come as you are, be with what is. Weekly Sunday Morning's, Ecstatic Dance Silicon Valley @ Lucie Stern Community Center, Historical Ballroom 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto A global music and movement family. Music is medicine, movement is transformational, community is supportive. 9a - 10a Class/Warm Contact Improv with Karin Moriarty (class included in cost of dance donations welcome please gift to teacher for their time, skills and teaching.) 10a - 12p Ecstatic Dance a conscious freeform dance and movement meditation with live DJ'd music. GUIDELINES This is a sacred and intentional conscious dance space for a movement meditation and embodied journey. No talking • no drugs • remove your shoes • turn off phones • no cameras/video • no perfumes/colognes. COST $20 Drop in Quantity discount passes available at the door. Cash or credit card accepted. Kids under 14 free and must be attended by a guardian at all times. Scholarships available limited and must be reserved in advance email you request to [masked]. Subject: Scholarship. ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE Tax deductible monthly auto-pay memberships available online: Become a steward of this dance space, when you are dancing or when you are not dancing your support is appreciated. WHAT IS CONTACT DANCE? ECSTATIC DANCE LIVE DJ'S + NO TALKING + NO SHOES + NO BOOZE Please sign in at the door take a deep conscious breath begin your embodied journey now; remove your shoes and turn off all phones before entering this dance space. No talking in the dance space, this is a sacred movement meditation space for introspection and full embodied expression inspired by the music. Use Namaste prayer hands if you would rather not dance with others, or to complete your dance with others. Quiet area in the lobby for whispering. Kids must be attended at all times. CLOSING CIRCLE Closing Circle after dance is a facilitated intentional circle, a sacred space. We come together to complete our dance experience and to practice expressing with words our embodied experience. This space is not here to discuss what happened before the dance or what you think might happen after the dance. Please honor this dance practice and the medicine it is here to provide for the community.

Lucie Stern Community Center

1305 Middlefield Road · Palo Alto, CA

What we're about

We are all about the joy of dancing and moving together easily, playfully and expressively in the dance spaces that we frequent.

This group is intended for any and all who are interested in ecstatic dance and curious to learn more about what is available in the greater bay area. Whether you are a first timer or a seasoned regular, this group is a great place to connect with others, ask questions, learn about the dances and knowledge-share.

We meet at a variety of different locations throughout the bay area with each venue having its own unique character and chemistry. All ecstatic dances are freestyle although some of them offer other engaging activities such as yoga, movement classes and contact improv.

Our top priority is to promote a fun and safe environment for you to come as you are, enjoy being present with those around you, loving dance and loving life.

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