Zuleikha, international performer and teacher, has created a unique movement language drawn from extensive trainings with masters of dance, music and health from Eastern and Western traditions. Zuleikha works internationally with thousands of young people; trains and teaches adults in the art of movement for wellness; and performs her one-woman concert and collaborations with renowned world musicians and poets. Founder and director of The Storydancer Project - a non-profit international health resource organization, Zuleikha is the recipient of the prestigious Humanitarian Award from Pediatric Nursing Journal for her global work with women and children. She recently received the 2010 Images & Voices of Hope Media Award of Appreciation for “infusing the art of dance with the gifts of healing, understanding and love of life," through her outstanding work in the world promoting positive personal and social change. In performances and classes, Zuleikha exemplifies the dynamic and joyful way body, mind, and spirit work together in creativity, rejuvenation and greater well-being. www.storydancer.com<http://www.storydancer.com>
Zuleikha will be teaching several workshops at The Abode of the Message during the Expressing the Mystic Heart retreat on our Mountain Retreat Center, June 30th- July 3rd.
Sunday 2:30-4 Zuleikha. RHYTHM AND THE WAY IT MOVES US
Throughout time, mystics have used the study of rhythm as a doorway into awareness. Rhythm is a force of life throughout all traditions. This workshop is devoted to the exploration of the science of rhythm based in sacred sound and mantra and exploring the way the rhythm moves us.
Monday 11-12:30 Zuleikha. THE SACRED TEXT OF MOVEMENT/BODY LISTENING Body Listening is a movement practice for everyone,
MOVEMENT opening the door to Listening
ALLOWING for mind relaxation, energy rejuvenation and deep recentering.
A PRACTICE for everyone – for those who are well and those who are healing.
The Sacred Text of Movement uses music from world spiritual traditions. Learning to listen inside of the body reveals the sacred text movement. This is non-stressful movement on the floor. The wonder of listening through the sacred text of movement allows for spacious awareness.
No previous experience of music, dance or movement necessary. Workshops are open to all.
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