Tag: sacred dance

  • The Power of Dance

    The Power of Dance

    Dance is the most accessible form of art to get involved in. It not only makes you feel closer to your body and soul, but it also provides many health benefits like improving the immune system, stress levels, and more.

  • Fun events for everyone!

    Fun events for everyone!

    If you watched Episode 7 of The Universal Dancer Podcast you heard Jacqui Dreessens speak about her piece ‘Échelons’. Here are some more events from the ‘Mangroves from the Water’ project and ways you can participate. Enjoy!

  • The Universal Dancer Podcast Launch!

    The Universal Dancer Podcast Launch!

    Join Leslie Zehr, author of The Alchemy of Dance and The Al-chemia Remedies, as she takes you on a journey of exploration using her own experiences as a seeker. The journey began in her childhood but increased when she moved to Egypt more than 30 years ago. She will bring guests from diverse areas such…

  • Wrapping-up 2020: Dance into 2021!

    Wrapping-up 2020: Dance into 2021!

    Following on from my previous two posts, I hope you have taken some time to revise and contemplate what has happened in the last year and spent some time thinking about your sacred space and how you can access the depth and importance of that space. In this post, I would like to focus on…

  • Bellydance: Beyond the Veils

    Bellydance: Beyond the Veils

    In April I had the privilege of interviewing five women, Alia Thabit, Carrie Konyha, Katie Holland, Keti Sharif and Maria Sangiorgi, all well known as teachers and performers in the world of bellydance. The interviews were for the 4th Sacred Dance Summit. Each summit has a different focus. In this one I was exploring Bellydance:…

  • Free Online Webinar “Dance as a Spiritual Practice” with Joana Saahirah and Leslie Zehr

    Free Online Webinar “Dance as a Spiritual Practice” with Joana Saahirah and Leslie Zehr

    I’m Leslie Zehr, the author of “The Alchemy of Dance: Sacred Dance as a Path to the Universal Dancer” and creator of “The Sacred Dance Summit“. I’m so happy to announce that I will be the guest on Joana Saahirah next Free Webinar entitled “Dance as a Spiritual Practice”, airing April 6th at 5pm GMT…

  • Dance as a Spiritual Practice

    Dance as a Spiritual Practice

    Movement is life. It is when we are in an active phase, moving, creating, that we feel most alive. Movement allows us to experience through our bodies, rather than through our minds. Dance is a form of movement, one that is creative and one that very much affects us not only on the physical and…

  • 5 Reasons Why I Love Teaching Sacred Dance

    5 Reasons Why I Love Teaching Sacred Dance

    I didn’t choose sacred dance, it chose me—and it has been an amazing journey! I was recently asked by a friend “why is teaching sacred dance so important to you?” I had never really thought about it. The dance seemed to be a natural progression from doing it, to teaching it, to mentoring others to…

  • “The Alchemy of Dance” Free Kindle Promotion and May Give-away!

    From the 1st of May to the 4th of May PDT (May 2nd  7am GMT-May 5th  7am GMT) download a free Kindle version of The Alchemy of Dance: Sacred Dance as a Path to the Universal Dancer. If you don’t have a Kindle, there’s a free Kindle App. which allows you to read the book…

  • “The Alchemy of Dance”—Second Revised Edition

    It has been nine years since I first published The Alchemy of Dance: Sacred Dance as a Path to the Universal Dancer. A lot has happened in that time. I have taught a lot of workshops, mentored and Danced with a lot of women! This new edition is a culmination of what I have learned…