EarthDance! Come and enjoy a fun event for you and your family. SoCal EarthDance is joining a global peace party, in alignment with the United Nations’ Day of Peace. The international EarthDance event is celebrating its 19th year, with the hub festival in Cape Town, South Africa. In Southern California, we will create an enormous Hu-Mandala–that’s a mandala with humans moving in concentric circles to the rhythm of world drums. We need you to help create this extraordinary experience!
At the center of the circle, there will be a drum ensemble; and on the outer circles: people of all ages, shapes, and sizes, will be strutting their EarthDance moves. Walk, roll, stroll, dance, run, or leap–whatever and however your heart desires. When people come together, the possibilities are endless!
Now in its second year, SoCal EarthDance is a FREE event and will be held on Sunday morning, September 20th. The EarthDance/Hu-Mandala event begins at 9:30 AM and will end around 11:00AM. The larger Hu-Mandala concludes with a smaller children’s circle, giving the younger members of our community a chance to create their own vision for the future. So, bring the whole family!
Arrive early, at 8:30AM, to join us for a more quiet and reflective session of ReikiDance, lead by Lori Craig Torok (Temecula Reiki Center and Avocado Dance Theatre). This session involves slow patterns of movement working with energies of light and love and is appropriate for all levels of “movers.”
Bring a blanket or chair; wear your comfortable shoes and meet on the beautiful green field of Harveston Community Park, 28582 Harveston Dr., Temecula, CA 92591.
HuMandalas are guided sacred circle ceremonies made up of a large group of people while moving in rhythm to the beat of a drum. Everyone will align and connect with each other through the enjoyment of movement and dance within many concentric circles of people. Through this ceremony we will also be aligning and connecting to the rhythm and heartbeat of the earth.
Mandalas are circular patterns symbolizing the universe and, to many, are considered a sacred space. This Earth Dance will give you a way to be creative with the universe and flow with its harmonious rhythms.
Drumming is a vital part of connecting with the rhythm of the earth. As we hear and move to the beat of a drum, we become grounded and sense the oneness through the heartbeat of the earth.
Reiki is a form of positive-energy healing, connecting with the universal life-force energies of Divine light and love. ReikiDance brings these energies through the body, through movement.
Sunday, September 20th
8:30 – 9:15AM ReikiDance
9:30 – 11:00AM EarthDance/Hu-Mandala
This is a non-profit event to build community spirit. Earth Dance is sponsored by Dance Theatre Collective of Southern California, a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to “Dancing Community Together” and is supported by Avocado Dance Theatre and Eloia Healing Arts/Temecula Reiki Center. For more information about this, and other, community dance events contact DanceTheatreCollective@gmail.com.