Meditative movement is an opportunity to experience the physical integration of heart centered meditation. A natural sense of peace and well being develops with daily practice. We begin to feel connected to the rhythm of our own life and the rhythm of the universe. During the practice one senses beauty, oneness, expansiveness, and a quieting of the mind and body.
One movement follows the other, in a fluid Tai Chi style of movement. Spoken contemplations accompany each movement to create a rich understanding of the lesson. The sequence of 9 movement phrases are original and unique. They are a complete spiritual practice and open us to an egoless state of being.
Subtle & gross movements mirror inner states of awareness. We can use outer movement to explore, align and ascend to our highest spiritual potential. When used as an ongoing practice it reveals profound spiritual truths, helping to support a life of peace and wisdom.
Sacred Movement Ritual is based on over 50 years of Yoga Philosophy, expressive dance and Chi Gung and is offered each day of the retreat.
Sacred Movement Ritualtm Movement as a Spiritual Practice
This practice is interesting for Healing Art Professionals, Dance Therapists, Devotional Dancers, Yoga Students & Teachers, Reiki & Chi Gung practitioners.
"True creativity comes out of personal experience, heart and inspiration. In this love comes a wisdom that is ageless and related to all other forms of great teachings. This is what Ruth Davis has revealed in her book and DVD called Sacred Movement Ritual. Her life-long history of dance, mixed with her longing for God, has created a form of movement that is pure prayer, a physical expression of intimacy with the Divine." Bruce Davis, Ph.D
Ruth's passion is understanding the mystic meaning of movement. Ultimately it is the path of the soul merging back to God. Along the way movement is a healing practice and a mystical practice of removing the obstacles that release us into Love. Subtle & gross movements of the physical body mirror inner states of awareness. We can use outer movement to explore, align and ascend to our highest spiritual potential. Sacred Movement Ritual is shared during each retreat as a meditative movement practice. When you participate in the Immersion Training we use the afternoons to enrich our understanding of the Ritual.
Teacher Training ~ Immersion
This one year immersion practice consists of attending three (3 night) retreats, an at home practice of the movement ritual and learning the underlying yogic principals. Simple yet profound it is a complete spiritual practice. Each movement lesson is a seed that when planted with our practice reveals deeper and deeper truths. Elements of the practice are:
9 movement contemplations - Each movement contains a spiritual lesson and opens to a deeper contemplation.
Each movement expresses a different aspect of the Divine Mother.
Learn the mystic meaning of movement.
Based on meditation practices from Christianity, Hinduism & Buddhism.
Balances the subtle energies of the body.
Move with Nature to experience an ego-less state of being.
Ongoing practice cultivates peace and wisdom.
The practice reveals our innermost treasure, the oneness that is inside our hearts, where we are completely free, loved and safe.
Learn how to connect meditation states with physical movement.
You will learn the inner aspects of Yoga and how consciousness expresses itself through the physical reality. This course will enrich your own practice and teaching with the deeper understanding of the balance of consciousness and energy.
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