Reflections on Sufi Dance of Oneness at Menla
Workshop participant Guy Crittenden shares beautiful insight into Sufi Dance of Oneness® at Menla Retreat Center last month. Original post can be found here. Over the weekend of November 4 to 5, 2017 I was privileged to attend a workshop in Sufi whirling dance with renowned international teacher Banafsheh Sayyad. It’s not an overstatement to say…
Dance Your Passion at Hollyhock
My heart is so full from our 5 days of Dance Your Passion at Hollyhock September 22-27. Love and gratitude to all the dancers who came and danced into being a circle of oneness that brought all of us to wholeness in grace. We were as old as 6 and as young as 76…we cried together,…
Sufi Dance Q&A: Learning How to Whirl
One of my dear students asked me some questions about Sufi Dance and the Sama as a follow up to our time in an immersive workshop at The Rowe Center. Here are my answers…
Dance of Oneness® Inspired Poetry
Writers, poets and workshop participants generously share responses to Dance of Oneness® through beautiful, inspired poetry.
Jesus Christ, Divine Will in Action
Serving the Divine Intelligence As a Goddess loving, pagan, tantric, zoroastrian, taoist sufi I don’t feel intimidated by established Christianity that claims to own Jesus and lovingly announce that he is one of my greatest heroes and inspirations.
Sufi Dance of Oneness® at Menla
The Fascinating History of Menla Retreat Center And why it is the perfect place for our healing sacred dance! 375 million years ago, a half-mile-wide meteor crashed here, creating the oldest known meteor impact crater on Earth, equivalent of several hundred million tons of TNT and pulverized the bedrock, leaving a 6-mile-wide crater.
Revelations in the Chartres Cathedral
Unfolding the Mysteries of Ancient Chartres In my return to Chartres for Sacred Number this year, the discoveries unearthed from my time here last year are fresh in my mind…