Upcoming Events. April 22nd to June 24th (Saturdays 12 pm - 2pm) Movement Meditation Classes - Sufi-Shamanic Dance Ritual Series (In collaboration with Kimbourne Park United Church)
Kimbourne Park United Church 200 Wolverleigh Blvd., Toronto (Coxwell and Danforth) Fee: $20 /class or $170/two months
Details This series of dynamic chanting dance classes provides a rich artistic and cultural experience for participants with or without any previous experience. The classes are designed to introduce an integrated arts experience through investigating Sufi and Shamanic dance rituals of the Middle East and Central Asia. This will include poetry, music, calligraphy and dance. This dance workshop series will introduce ways of integrating body, mind, and emotion, through dance, music and story telling. The class will also investigate stories of migration and the quest for identity. This journey provides a mindful experience for participants and is open to youth and adults of all levels of experience.
“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Rumi
Program notes: I carry in me an old man, a young son, a lost child, and a forgotten soul the body re-enters the earth and memories flow down like forbidden tears the breath becomes them and the search begins.
Choreography: Sashar Zarif Dramaturgy: Elizabeth Langley Concept Development: Katherine Duncanson Costume: Sashar Zarif Recorded music: Omur, Kirkiz Composition by Toqtoqul