The start of March had been great with Wednesday Sacred Dance nights starting to get busier, myself and Katharina had a beautiful group attend and it gave me a chance to practice some of my dances. One which has become a firm favourite is an Icelandic dance and I shall be teaching it at my … Continue reading The Time to Connect
As the flowers start to poke through the soil, it is clear that the sun is staying with us a little bit longer. We have been having all the seasons here in the Highlands, I seem to be prepared with hats, umbrellas and thermals at the ready. Walking through the forest tonight I realised that … Continue reading Pravo Pravo!
It has been a great start to the new year at the Tuesday night dance group here in Findhorn. We started the year with some dances led by different Findhorn based teachers and I taught Zacharoula a Greek/Vlach dance which I love. The lifts in the Zacharoula really gives momentum to the movement, but the … Continue reading Balance for 2020
Dancing into 2020 It has been a fantastic year for me in both the Sacred Dance and Findhorn community. I have had so much fun working within ‘meditation in movement' and learning new dances. I choreographed many of my own pieces which brought forth five delightful dances which I have started to take to the … Continue reading Dancing into 2020
September 2019 I’ve had an interesting few weeks and my dance workshop is suddenly coming together. Writing all the dance notation out and putting them together is a new thing for me. My time has suddenly opened to play more with the workshop concepts, and boy I’m enjoying that side of it. The creativity to be had … Continue reading Edinburgh Dancing with Our Wullie!
I remember at a very young age being lined up in a gymnasium at my primary school paralysed by fear of connecting with others. This was Scottish Dance in a rough Scottish neighborhood in Edinburgh. Although I was last to be picked (mmm still have that feeling inside lol) I remember enjoying it and the … Continue reading The Fall from the Shortbread tin!
The 2019 Sacred Dance Festival ended on Saturday after a week of dancing with 75+ people in the Universal Hall in our ECO village community. An amazing array of people arrived on Saturday and quickly settled into dancing from 9am until 10:30pm and even in the cafe afterward. We had a large group from Brazil … Continue reading Findhorn Sacred Dance Fest 2019
I am really inspired after my trip with friends and dancers to The Study Society in London. I really love what they are doing there, so many things which interest me from Rumi poetry to G.I. Gurdjieff's Movements. While in London I enjoyed visiting a few places of interest. The William Morris Gallery had such … Continue reading Weaving around about London!
17th May 2019 a centrepiece musing One special thing about the Sacred Dance tradition in Findhorn is the candle and beautiful displays which I constantly see. I love looking at the seasons within a display, it is nice to see the ivy and the berries in the winter and the dandylions come out with the … Continue reading Centrepieces
13th April 2019 - Nanni Kloke's Harmony Method I attended Nanni's course in 2017 and was blown away with her fun, sense of energy and choice of music which is very healing. Taking me from tender group fun to going within and feeling a heavenly connection. This time, May 2019, was just as special and … Continue reading Dances to Cherish