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“Dancing Oneness”

Dances between Heaven and Earth

A dance workshop for women

with Cornelia Freise (Germany)

July 1 – 7, 2016

Polli Talu 2011 150

 

Walk to the well.

Turn as the earth and the moon turn,

circling what they love.

Whatever circles comes from the center.

Rumi

When we dance JOY appears. The body is flooded by it. We are one with ourselves, open for the moment. If we enclose Heaven and Earth in our dances we consciously take part in this miracle. While dancing we can attune ourselves to the unseen and dynamic essence which manifests in an amazing and secret way in the dance. So we are connected with the Divine and with the soul of the world at the same time.

We strengthen our connection downwards to the Earth and upwards to Heaven in the simple structured dances. We learn to be attentive and let go of our thoughts while repeating the steps. In the free dances we open to the movements that our body needs to express. The formless and the form together create a space where we can feel held in our hearts and our bodies. Gravity and lightness combine step by step. The secret of life is dancing with us, jumping in our steps and telling us a joke. While dancing we are part of the ongoing process of creation in which everything is connected to each other and held by Love.

We will work with dances out of the space of the heart®, free dances, meditation of the heart and dreams.

No prior dance training is required.

Each participant is herself responsible for what happens during the dance sessions.

Cornelia Freise, born in 1957, lives in Bremen, Germany. As a lawyer she worked on several scientific projects. In 1986 the direction of her life changed and she began to teach sacred dance. Since 1992 she has worked as a free lance dance therapist (HPG). In 1996 she founded „The Dancing Wild Sow – “Institute for Transformation through Dance, Meditative Dancing and Dance Therapy” in Bremen which offers “Dancing from the Space of the Heart“ a 2-year dance education for people from different professional backgrounds. Since 1985 she is following the mystical path of the golden Sufis which inspires and carries her work. Since 2002 she conducts workshops in California, Singapore and Estonia.  In 2010 Cornelia published a book on her way of dancing in German. The Estonian translation “Tantsi! oma südamest” was released in 2013.

Schedule

We will begin on Friday with dinner at 18.00 and end on Thursday with breakfast.

Cost

Euro 649 includes the workshop fee, meals and housing (transfer to Polli Talu and international travel is not included).

Transfer from the airport to Polli Talu Arts Center by car costs Euro 80 one way – car may be shared by max 4 participants.

Register

marika@pollitalu.org or call +372-477-5363

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