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A Community for Self-Expression and Connection  -  Dance Schedule!

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”



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“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”
      –Friedrich Nietzsche


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A word from our founder

Dancing Crane In Still Water
Strength in Vulnerability
By Sydney Samadhi Strahan, dedicated with gratitude to Lao Da Long

Spiritual names act as portals…  to imbue and bestow supreme qualities or aspirations that transcend the Maya of our conditioning.  When called by a mystical moniker, its essence activates a remembrance and the name becomes a mantra that ignites our passion, purpose and practice towards our perfection.

dancing crane

Source: http://camerongillie.wordpress.com/2012/03/27/sandhill-crane-migration-at-rowe-sanctuary-in-nebraska/

From the Daoist tradition, “Dancing”, is a means for inner spirit to be expressed in the outside world.  “Crane”, a symbol of grace, healing, and connection, is guardian of the void and lives in-between the worlds – bringing Heaven to Earth and Earth to Heaven. “In Still Water” references Earth’s higher purpose – to clearly reflect the Truth of Heaven.read more