Chocolate elixirs, uplifting music and dancing to your own, unique rhythm… Join Ecstatic Dance Teacher Lacey Budge for an unforgettable 3 hour ceremonial experience that will open your heart, nourish your soul and invite you to release inhibition and stress.
Sunday September 25, 2016 1-4pm $40 Southend
First, you will learn about the properties and benefits of the amazing superfood Cacao, while sipping on chocolate elixirs prepared with 100% Pure Costa Rican Cacao. We will follow with an authentic ceremony including drumming, rattling, sageing, intention setting, heart expanding music as well as a relaxing Savasana (with hands on massage!) to tune into the benefits of this sacred medicine. We will then begin to awaken our bodies with breath and movement before coming into spontaneous, intuitive, ecstatic dance. This practice is a moving meditation, with eyes closed, inviting you to bring energy inward, all while expressing yourself freely. Throughout the 75 minute dance practice, we will use specifically chosen music aligned to each chakra to journey from the root to the crown. Finally, we dissolve, let go, and release with a final relaxation, integration and optional group sharing.
Cacao and dance have been used for thousands of years for healing, to reach shamanic states and to open the heart.
Lacey, originally from Espanola, has been offering this ceremonial practice in Costa Rica since 2015 and is looking forward to bringing it, for the first time, up north.
For a more detailed outline of the dance practice + testimonials, please visit https://holisticlacey.com/offerings/ecstatic-dance/
Open to men and women
No dance experience required.
Please bring a mug and yoga mat.
Where comfortable clothing
Come with an open mind and leave with an open heart