April & May 2020 Welcome to my Blog and this comes at a sad time indeed for the Sacred / Circle / Traditional Dance community globally due to the Covid-19 situation. As we shift through a period of not being able to connect in person it has been a bit of a whirlwind over here … Continue reading Connecting In Dance
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
I have been enjoying holding Wednesday sessions on a more regular basis. I had a lovely experience this week, I had a chat with a gentleman who has both stayed in the community and visited Findhorn for many years and who has danced with Bernhard Wosien. We talked about dances that he missed and the … Continue reading The Big Surrender
It has been a wonderful few dance weeks with Gabriele Wosien on her dance course “The Still Point Moving World” and enjoying sessions in the Universal Hall with guests and also the Tuesday group. It was great to see Gabriele again on her travels, we learned so many new dances I feel so full of … Continue reading Spinning around in the air!
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 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