This workshops focuses on some key foundation movements found in belly dance traditions that awaken new patterns in the body to access self-soothing.
This workshop is an exploration and celebration of the body. It is open to all bodies, regardless of dance experience. Belly dance is both a practice that empowers community participation allowing pleasure and enjoyment of sensual movements in an energized atmosphere. Belly dance also has the potency of helping us find deep stillness through gentle wave work allowing an inner exploration of quietness.
This workshop will be combination of flirty, up-beat movements that celebrate our delicious selves as well as an exploration of the self-soothing aspects that can help down-regulate our stress responses and nervous systems. We encourage guests to wear comfortable clothing for movement or clothes that allow them to feel their most sparkliest!
herHABITAT is a collective that focuses on the development of the inner-self. By learning to ask ourselves questions, and giving ourselves the space to explore we can learn to tap into our “why” to lead fulfilling lives – whatever that means for each individual.
We create and facilitate online and real life spaces, events, and workshops to help guide you and give you tools to help navigate yourself in this time of technology and mass communication that can often leave us feeling detached from ourselves and our communities.
About Octopus Garden:
Octopus Garden is a vibrant and inclusive health centre offering resources to inspire the return to our natural state of being whole. We believe in an honest, authentic connection with our students and we value teaching with kindness and respect. These principles are the foundation of our mission – to provide a safe space for inquiry, practice, community and healing.
*Hip scarves will be provided, but guests are welcome to bring their own as well.