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Laura Shannon Dance Workshop


April 23, 2018

Laura Shannon, will be offering a special one day workshop entitled Dancing for Gaia: Traditional Greek and Gypsy dances to honor the Earth Monday, April 23, 2018 following Neskaya’s Circle Dance Conference “Joining Hands” April 20-22, 2018. April 23 is St. George’s Day, originally a pre-Christian celebration in honor of Gaia, the Earth. Traditional Greek and Roma (Gypsy) dances can help us connect to this natural energy of awakening creativity and fertility and channel it with conscious purpose in our own lives. In this, we follow the ancient tradition of dancing on holy days for blessing and healing of the people, the place and the wider world.

Laura is known worldwide for her pioneering approach to traditional women’s dances as tools for healing and transformation. Traditional Greek, Balkan and Armenian dances embody an ancient worldview of sustainability, community, and reverence for the earth. Blending folk dance, circle dance and dance/movement therapy, Laura’s teaching seeks to rekindle this awareness and to rediscover the hidden wisdom encoded in the dances. With 30 years of experience researching and teaching, Laura is considered to be one of the ‘grandmothers’ of the circle dance movement, and brings her inspiring workshops, performances and trainings to over twenty countries. For more information go to /http://laurashannon.net/

The workshop cost is being offered on a sliding fee scale of $125 – $150. You pay what you decide is appropriate for yourself. The workshop is scheduled 9:30 am – 5 pm with a lunch break 12:30 – 2 pm. Lunch is on your own.

For more information contact Kayla Dauphine, [email protected]

Discover Belly Dance with Christina

In Lieu of Wednesday Yoga Class

April 11, 18, 25 & May 2
5:30 – 6:45 pm
$8 a class

Come discover the joy of belly dance in a welcoming, judgment-free environment! This class is suitable for all skill levels, whether you are an experienced dancer or are just taking your first steps. We will cover the basic postures and movements of this dance-art form, and then use them as we “move and groove” to a selection of upbeat eastern music. All are welcome to join. Please wear comfortable clothing and plan to leave your shoes at the door. Hip scarves will be available to borrow or bring your own.
Instructor: CHRISTINA HAMMARBERG – Christina discovered belly dance more than a decade ago, and has been devoted to it ever since. Her dance journey has led her to explore many the facets of this exciting world, from its folkloric roots to fusion and theatrical choreography. For more information, you can email her at [email protected]

Neskaya Dance Camp

July 21-25, 2018

It is with gratitude and joy that we invite you to the 6th Annual Neskaya Dance Camp. This camp continues to be an extension of Neskaya’s continued growth and cooperative healing with the world. In the spirit of generosity, compassion, communication and sharing, you are invited to spend 5 days (Sat evening – Wed morning) in dance, ceremony, community, and reciprocity. Our time together will be an experience of dance in which we offer our abundance to each other, the community at large and to the land.

Don’t miss this unique experience of JOY, THANKS & CELEBRATION


Please join us and register soon to meet early bird registration savings by June 15.
Your presence & participation is uniquely valuable!
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