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For the winter solstice the DANCEmandala team will be offering this special intimate event in place of our usual weekly class. You are invited to join us in this sacred space to celebrate the longest hours of darkness and the rebirth of the sun. This time is believed to hold a powerful energy for regeneration, renewal and self-reflection. We will begin with a cacao ceremony, connecting our intentions with this raw "chocolate" used for it's medicinal, spiritual and energetic properties. We will then move into dance, allowing the process to unfold through conscious freeform movement, awareness and reflection. Cacao is a powerful heart-opener, with the ability to increase your connection to your inner self and your heart wisdom, it aids in any transformational shift you are working towards. TICKETS: $20 Early Bird Online - Only 5 tickets available (Until midday on Friday, June 14th 2019) $25 Advance Booking Online - Only 7 tickets available (Until midday on Friday, June[masked]) Bookings must be made in advance through eventbrite or by calling Katy on[masked] (Electronic Funds Transfer is possible). If there are spaces left, there will be limited tickets on the door for $30.
DANCEmandala is a transformational practice that integrates movement meditation and ecstatic freeform dance. It originates in Chiang Mai, Thailand but is growing throughout the world and is built around a community of heart-centred facilitators and dancers. It's a method for Self-discovery which takes us through different layers of our being. The dance will moves us from the gross physical body into the realm of emotion, heart space, inner wisdom, interconnection, Spirit, joy, bliss, clarity and focused mindfulness. We call this practice a dynamic moving mandala spiraling in and out of the world of forms and the boundless of our imagination and consciousness. We dance between soft and dynamic rhythms and sounds, breath, movement and stillness, and we always flow towards greater balance. DANCEmandala provides opportunities for us to look at old patterns, blockages, stagnation both in our body, our mental space and also in the plane of our spirit if we are aware. It invites us to move freely with wisdom and intelligence which then help release, ground, heal and balance. The result is the sense of more space, more lightness playfulness and freshness. DANCEmandala a space to just be, be your self, be at ease with your free-form movement and dance your unique creativity, your sadness, joy, peace and other emotions that may arise. It’s powerful and liberating to step into a DANCEmandala space - where there’s no judgment or a set of movements you must follow. It’s a safe contained space that encourage you to be true to your self in each moment. TESTIMONIALS: "DANCEmandala is ‘Freedom of expression’. I feel far more grounded and can express who I really am… to have space where I can just get it out, I feel stronger in the rest of my life because of that." - Kimberly Bryant, Photographer and Visual Artist, Canada "The only activity where I can have not a single thought, connect deeply with the earth and sweat with friends. I love it!" - Gaston Schmitz – Entrepreneur, Netherlands " I can see myself every time. It’s a nice way of learning about myself also, like coming back, of course it’s a dance meditation, it’s about turning our eyes inside and going deeper in ourselves. Through expressing, I’m learning about myself." - Sachie Tsuyuki, Qi-Gong Teacher, Japan "It’s very uplifting, I feel joy. I also feel like a little child. Playful, mischievous, but also cocooned, safe. The energy I feel of other people dancing around me feels tribal for me, a community. When I’m dancing through DANCEmandala I can go through lots of different emotions, I can feel really high, bliss, a state of being quite connected, with God. Then on the other hand I can feel quite grounded, I can feel quite a nurturing person that’s connected to the earth. It’s a real spiritual experience for me." - Parveen Baig, UK INVESTMENT & BOOKINGS: $10 for new dancers Weekly Sessions - $20 on the door Class Pass - $65 for 4 sessions paid in advance (4 week expiry) Payment can be made on the door. You can also make advanced bookings by calling Katy on[masked] or sending a private message. Any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch. See you on the dance floor! :) ♥ Website: www.dancemandala.com Watch the films: https://www.youtube.com/user/DANCEmandala