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Autumn Medicine Dance Weekend Retreat - Sierra Foothills, CA

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These Medicine Dance movement ceremonies have been full of so much beauty, transformation, deep healing, inspiration and love & we're excited to be deepening in this ceremony with you.

The medicine that heals us is the medicine of ALL.
Everything is the medicine we need
We are the medicine

Music is the medicine
Dance is the medicine
The earth, the sky, the infinite reflections in humanity all around us

We embrace 
Our learning opportunities and challenges

Our remembering and our forgetting
We embrace
Each part of LIFE so vital to the Whole.
Everything is the medicine we need.

Nourish your connection with yourself, your soul, body, community & All of Life by immersing yourself in the elements for a weekend of movement medicine, deep connectivity, community, sacred prayer & wisdom sharing. We will come together to dance, play, heal, remember & dream under the stars. 

This weekend-long immersion will take place on a magical 28-acre sanctuary nestled in the Sierra foothills of Nevada City. The weekend will invoke the medicine of the elements, the Dancing Freedom movement practice, a blindfolded soul retrieval dance, sound healing, walking the labyrinth, sacred fire ceremony, a water prayer for the future of All of Life, dancing in nature and deep prayer. We will dance, play & pray together in sacred space to dive deep and gain a deeper experience of the Medicine available to us in every moment of LIFE.

WHERE: MoonBear Sanctuary, Nevada City, CA
WHEN: Friday 9/27 arrival. Dance: Saturday 9/28 at 10am to 6pm on Sunday evening (9/29). (friday night arrival/grounding)
COST: $144 early bird registration if paid before September 20th (camping is included - you are responsible for your own food)/$188 after
A non-refundable $50 deposit required to secure your place in this ceremony. 
*There are a few partial work-trade positions available for this weekend

Cancellation policy: All fees, minus the non-refundable $50 deposit, are refundable within 48 hours of the event. 

**Email for more details.


About the dance modalities:
We gather together in a practice of liberation and embodied awakening. It is a somatic, ecstatic and shamanic dance practice supporting the emergence of living oneness. It is fun, easy, elegant and empowering. It heals. It reveals. It welcomes. Any person of any age, size, color or creed can do it. When we come together we come in peace to create a deep space of shared practice, transformation and community. We come together in ceremony to dance an elemental wave through earth, water, fire, air and ether to heal, transform & embody our awakening.

The spiritual journey is a love dance in the space within and between. To be one, at peace, and at home, with the cosmic dance is to be free. Though we are already free, we forget. Dancing Freedom practices shine light into the cellular truth of wholeness. We travel somatic, ecstatic and shamanic currents HOME. We arrive, again and again, at cellular/genetic wholeness, in every one of our multi-dimensional bodies. In being and becoming this freedom in time, space and experience, we come to know who we already are.

Because it is an active process, engaging body, mind, emotions and the relational field in real time and space, this work bridges the space of “practice” with the moment to moment dance of life. Our dances reveal the non-separation between body, soul and spirit and give us the opportunity to be Spirit as body. The practice integrates self care, emotional clearing and and soul-empowerment with the dance of Union with the Divine. We work and play with functional physical, emotional and communication tools to empower peace within our human bodies: the body we live in when human, animal and spirit live comfortably together inside our skins. By welcoming all of the Selves: the personal and the transpersonal, the animal and angel, the sacred and the profane, the physical and the energetic, and the many, many aspects of psyche and mind, we enter into the Dance of SELF. In this dance, the Spirit within us (Self) has space to flower and become the primary animating principle of our lives. Honoring all and getting to know and love our cell-ves, we relax into a larger sense of beingness and are empowered as graceful participants in the unfolding of NOW of our lives.

**Email to register
A non-refundable $50 deposit required to secure your place in this ceremony. 
Cancellation policy: All fees, minus the non-refundable $50 deposit, are refundable within 48 hours of the event.

Register here.


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