Devotional Dance 11-30-13

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Date(s) – 11/30/2013
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Temecula Yoga Collective


In all tribal cultures, Dance/Movement is used in ritual to mark a rite of passage or to connect with or embody the Greater Something. In modern society we have curbed our natural impulses to move freely and have turned dance into performance, rather than a profound internal experience. Unlike trance dances, devotional dances are not intended to take the user into a trance state, but to deepen the experience of the embodied mover. Devotional Dance is a free-form movement ritual that allows us to move into and in connection with our Greater Self and the Greater Something.

034 crédit photo Nicolisa Blatchford

Devotional Dancers are invited to bring an item to add to the altar, bring Prasad (food to offer to the divine), or volunteer to co-create an altar. The group begins in a connective circle, words are spoken, and then the dance begins. Music selected is devotional in nature and the movers hold silence to keep the space sacred and the focus inward. The group completes in a connective circle with a sharing of Prasad and a deepening into Kula (community).

$20 Register with The Temecula Yoga Collective ( 951.290.2892

Sabrina Santa Clara, Dance/Movement Therapist             951.378.5868

Sabrina Santa Clara is a Body-Centered Psychotherapist, Spiritual Counselor, Dance/Movement Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor (CO), Massage Therapist and  yoga instructor rooted in Anusara heart-centered alignment. She helps people integrate inner world, outer world, and metaphysical world experiences to create whole person healing and improve whole life functioning. She offers group, semi-private and individual sessions in yoga, movement therapy, spiritual counseling, creative/expressive arts therapy, and holistic therapy.

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