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Margie Gillis

Margie Gillis is an internationally acclaimed modern dance artist who has been performing solo for over forty years. As choreographer and performer of more than one hundred original dance works, she has earned rave reviews throughout the world for her intimate, emotional and intelligent portrayals of the multiple facets of the human soul. Margie has been honoured with numerous distinctions including the Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award from the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Foundation and promotion to Officer of the Order of Canada.

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Events with Margie Gillis

Dancing from the Inside Out
July 6, 2021

  Move into your body’s experiential wisdom and reveal the soul in motion. Develop your sensitivity to the connection between thought, feeling, spirit and body as you listen in to your body’s inner wisdom, impulses, conversations and emotions. Becoming sensitive to and engaging with this inner life provides information both for expanding well-being, as well as deepening  your artistic and creative expression. Re-awaken the joy of movement using dance exercises, games, imagery and guided movement motifs. Open your soul’s connection to the body and invite it out to breathe and play, to stretch, learn and grow, to articulate the most nuanced of emotions.…

The Mystery of the Soul
July 11, 2021

The mystery of the soul can be embraced, experienced, danced, and explored but never exhausted or diminished. Carl Jung said “The great spiritual illness of our time is the loss of soul.” “I left reconnected with and nurtured by my own soul” – 2019 participant Margie Gills and Thomas Atum O’Kane have spent their lives engaged in soulful journeys and callings. Margie has enveloped countless people in the mystery through dance, choreography, and teaching movement. Atum has embraced the soul through teaching about the great spiritual traditions, spiritual practices, and Jungian Psychology. Together they invite you into reclaiming The Mystery of the…