In last week's Ancestors series class, we danced with our female lineage. This week, we will focus on our male heritage. Also, gender-fluid, non-binary ancestors are welcome.
Being in such a patriarchal culture, it is sometimes difficult to call on our male ancestors.
A dancer who has devoted her life to understanding the body through movement and artistic creation to enhance her relationship with the ancestral Feminine as part of spiritual practice is Rev. Doju Dinajara Freire, a Buddhist nun of the Zen Soto lineage.
Fall here in California is a beautiful time to work with ancestors. The seasonal transition calls us to slow down and nourish ourselves.
In Aboriginal culture, healing is derived from ancestors through spiritual connections to them.
I love the aura of the upcoming fall season with the shifting of the light and nature's intense colors.
Even though I live in California, where we don't experience the beautiful color of places with four distinct seasons, I still feel the transition of energy that fall brings.
This past week, a few unexpected moments manifested themselves and I was forced to quickly change direction.
It was Dr. Wayne Dyer who once said, “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Truer words have rarely been spoken.
The first day of fall in the northern hemisphere is this Wednesday, the autumn equinox, where night and day are equal when the moon embraces the sun. It is a balance of light and dark.
The Harvest moon rises right after sunset creating an abundance of bright moonlight early in the evening, which traditionally aided the fall harvest.
Syzygy Dance Project (SDP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that transforms lives through dance movement. We offer regular dance classes to the public and outreach dance classes for inmates, veterans, recovering addicts, chronically ill patients, and the elderly.
Syzygy Dance Project
P.O. Box 2532
Sausalito CA 94966