I hope those of you living in the northern hemisphere enjoyed a beautiful vernal equinox celebrating the shift into spring.
In this week's 5Rhythms and Beyond class, we will finish the chakra dance series with the seventh chakra, the crown chakra, 'Sahasrara'.
The Sacred Truth of the 7th chakra is 'Live in the Present Moment.'
The crown chakra connects you to the universe above your physical reality. It gives you meaning and purpose more than your rational understanding. It allows you to see beyond your past and future, bringing you to this moment and this alignment.
It allows you to trust life, values, selflessness, and humanitarianism. This energy center opens up the ability to see the bigger life pattern, have faith and inspiration, and access spirituality and devotion.
The practice of seeing the world and making decisions from your crown chakra allows you to do it with a calm mind and a soft heart.
I invite you to dance with Syzygy Dance Project this week as we bring closure to this dance journey through the chakras, welcoming spring and new beginnings into your life.
'Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance..' ― Amit Ray.
Sylvie and the SDP Team
PS. No dance experience needed! Beginners are always welcome. Come join us! You don't have to attend via video--you can choose to listen to the class on your Smartphone. It's another beautiful way to experience our Wednesday classes!
The Wednesday evening class begins at 7:00 PM PST and ends at 8:30 PM PST. The Zoom waiting room will open at 6:50 PM PST. The class offers the following *schedule:
*You can attend only the 1st half hour, only the 2nd hour, or the full hour and a half.
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ABOUT SYLVIE MINOT'S 5RHYTHMS CLASS
In Sylvie Minot’s weekly online 5Rhythms class, you will be led on a journey of self-discovery as you join others in community. The class is made up of two waves. The first wave is your time to arrive, let go of your day and settle into your body. During the second wave, we dance more deeply and explore a specific theme.
5Rhythms is a simple movement practice designed to release the dancer that lives in every body regardless of shape, size, age, or experience. While the dance itself is simple, it has the power to catalyze deep healing and creative expression.
The primary teaching of this work is: If you put your psyche in motion, it will heal itself.
The five rhythms are Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, and Stillness. They come together to create a wave.
Classes feature DJ music that is facilitated by the teacher, Sylvie Minot. There are no dance steps to follow, but you are guided in breath and movement through the different musical choices. Each rhythm has its own energy and tempo in which you tap into the wisdom of your body, bring awareness to the patterns in yourself and your life, and find your individual expression. No two classes are the same.
Any level of fitness, agility and ages are invited to participate. All are welcome and no prior dance training or ability is required.
Please note -- for the virtual 5Rhythms class, you don't have to connect via video--you can choose to call in or join by audio only and listen to the class through a headset. Some dancers enjoy going for a walk outdoors while they move to the music.
About Sylvie Minot
Sylvie Minot received her BA in Dance from San Jose State University and is a certified 5Rhythms® Teacher who was also trained in the Heartbeat (emotional) map by Gabrielle Roth.
Sylvie has studied psychology, indigenous healing rituals, energy medicine, and sound healing and is inspired by the teachings of Angeles Arrien, Carolyn Myss, and Tito La Rosa.
Since 2000, Sylvie has taught weekly dance classes and workshops for a variety of populations. Sylvie is often described as a catalytic shape-shifter because of her ability to meet people right where they are and move with them into new possibilities.
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