Dancing the 5 Elements
August 10 - 15, 2018
This program has been cancelled.
You may be interested in:
- Dance of Oneness: Dance Your Passion! with Banafsheh Sayyad, September 2-7
- Leading Through the Body with Bettina Rothe, September 28-October 3
- Finding Neutral: Pilates + Yoga for Centred Living with Loretta Laurin, October 7-13
Other programs during August 10 – 15:
- Healthy Running with Mindful Strides with Marilyn Arsenault
Dive into a soulful dance journey to awaken to the call of your own essential elemental nature. Become fully present in your body, breath and heartbeat. Invoke the vibrancy and vitality of the earth, fire, water, air and space. Let your playful self arise. Allow your natural jester to shine and radiate.
Zoë Ryan has journeyed deep into modern, shamanic and West African dance. It is her joy to bring the transformative nature of dance to people of all ages. She trained in dance education at the Rudolph Laban Centre in London and has an early background in Shakespearean Theatre. She apprenticed with Gabrielle Roth and played extensively with Babatunde Olatunji and the Drums of Passion.
Gordy Onayemi Ryan has laid down the groove for the Olatunji Drums of Passion, the Ahikr Ritual, Gabrielle Roth and others for many decades. A master djembe carver and instrument maker, Gordy’s given Yoruba name means “breathes and understands art”.
Gordy and Zoë will also be presenting Song of Drum, Dance of Life at Hollyhock on July 27 – Aug 1, 2018.