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Medicine Circle Dance Workshop – with Sylvie Minot
Weaving traditional practices in a new way: 5Rhythms® dance and more, to call in Spirit
Sylvie Minot and Wendy Heffner invite you to join them for a 2-day Medicine Circle in Marin on October 19th and 20th.
Medicine Circle workshops weave together traditional practices in a new way, utilizing 5Rhythms® dance, sound healing, ritual, community, prayer, and connection to Spirit.
Circles have been used by many indigenous cultures throughout time as a place for ceremony and transformation.
In Medicine Circle, we incorporate the 5Rhythms movement practice, draw from cultural anthropologist Angeles Arrien’s teachings and her work with indigenous culture, and incorporate sound healing practices Sylvie cultivated while studying with Tito La Rosa.
In Medicine Circle, we dance, and the circle holds the big, small, quiet, loud, joyful, still, cathartic, and everything-in-between dances. We use sound – drums, rattles, bells, rain sticks, and song – to call Spirit back in.
As we create this sacred container to hold each other, dancers may enter into the center and move with whatever is calling for expression or healing, finding greater freedom, connection and peace.
About the Teachers
Sylvie Minot and Wendy Heffner have offered this powerful work in California, Arizona, Washington, Mexico, and Australia. Sylvie Minot is the executive director and founder of Syzygy Dance Project, a 5Rhythms teacher, and the creator of Medicine Circle. Wendy Heffner trained as a 5Rhythms Movement Therapist, and has used dance as a transformational practice for over 15 years. Together, they lead Medicine Circle groups in the San Francisco Bay Area, and around the world.
Early Bird Price (before September 1st): $240
Regular Price: $280
No day-of drop-ins, please. The last day to register is October 18th.
If you would rather not pay online, you can send a check to Syzygy Dance Project at PO Box 2532 Sausalito, CA 94966.
Additional time info:
Sat., Oct 19: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun., Oct. 20: 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
425 Irwin Street, San Rafael, CA 94901