Glow :: Ecstatic Dance Northampton :: DJ Ra So (Sun, 5/19)

“Explore your inner creative genius through the medium you love and enjoy the journey!” ~ Ken Poirot

Dance is love, community, nourishment, inspiration, connection, bliss...

Let's dance together and start the week off in movement and magic. GLOW invites an early evening gathering of community to co-create a journey together... with a mix of local and worldwide teachers, DJs, artists, and musicians to weave a rich experience with a worldwide community and our local family.

..come together and glow with us! ✨

💠 PROGRAM 💠

6:45pm Doors open, Welcome 7:00 Opening Circle & Warmup w/Lynne Smith 8:15 - Second Dance Wave w/DJ Ra So 9:15 Live Musician Soundscape w/Brianna Kin 9:30 Closing Connection w/Tea

💜 Arriving Invitation: please try to arrive by 7pm, and after that honor your entrance into the dance by taking a mindful walk around the outer edge of the space to group, connect, and arrive

💜 Afterglow - In honoring the dance and integrating the experience, we will conclude with humming of gratitude and gathering to connect and enjoy complimentary herbal tea

💠 LOCATION 💠

"The Flex" The Northampton Center for the Arts 33 Hawley St, Northampton MA

Parking available in Lot beside building and along the street. Entrance in front and Hall inside lobby to the right.

Accessibility: The Northampton Center for the Arts is fully handicapped accessible. Contact NCFA@NOHOARTS.ORG for more information or assistance.

*** occasionally we'll meet at special alternative locations, check the "GLOW - Ecstatic Dance Northampton" facebook page

💠 EXCHANGE 💠

Online & At the Door (sliding scale): $15-25 Low Income w/ EBT Card: $12 Students w/ valid ID: $12 Kids 3-12: $5

Kids: Are welcome but must be supervised, match the energy of the dance, and may only run around outside. Children must have a guardian, in the dance space or out in the lobby, at all times.

Financial Accessibility: + Dance Cards - $60 for 5 dances available (make great gifts too!) available online & at the door + monthly "Inclusion Scholarships" offered for minorities, apply online at www.ecstaticnortheast.com/scholarship/ + help us promote for discounted entry! msg us to learn how + work-exchange offered, 2 spots per event & fill quickly

*** work-exchange, venders, teachers, musicians/artists apply online at www.ecstaticnortheast.com

Dance Supporters!! - sponsorship & donations gratefully accepted to help keep up our equipment, bringing in more expensive artists, and grow our dance. Please donate through www.ecstaticnortheast.com or email journey@ecstaticnortheast.com for more information.

💠 GUIDELINES 💠

1. Conversation outside the dance space 2. Judgement free, move however you wish 3. Respect yourself and one another

Connect with inquiry before assumption, give yourself permission to be present and free of digital distractions, enjoy a natural high, and co-create the experience with consideration.

💠 GLOW - ECSTATIC DANCE NORTHAMPTON 💠

A twice a month dance journey to take us into self exploration and creative expression. We honor moving as the music inspires you in a judgement-free space designed to inspire easeful presence and energetic flow. GLOW is an opportunity to connect with your self, shake up your patterns, let free-form inspiration abound, and co-create a transformative experience.

Our upcoming offerings include... warmups of 5 rhythms, gaga, soul motion, authentic movement, afroyoga... DJs from boston, nevada city, guatemala, nyc, berlin, northamtpon, los angeles, goa, hartford, london, montreal, the bay area, salt lake city.... and live musician soundscapes with bells, didgeridoos, guitars, gongs, bowls, harps, kalimbas, violins, voice, piano, flute .... and much more!!!

Let carefully crafted musical journeys allow you to process emotions, exercise your body and mind, lift your spirits, and be welcomed by a vibrant local community as part of a global family in ecstatic expression. You can engage in the dance as you wish… through movement, meditation, expansion, observation, introspection, development, and connection.

You’ll be amazed at what emerges when you let go and just dance!

▬ CONNECT ▬

Ecstatic Dance is happening every week in the Pioneer Valley Find out more at Ecstatic Northeast

Upcoming Dates: May 10th Ecstatic Dance Berkshires @ Racebrook Lodge May 11th Dancing with Eros May 15th Ecstatic Dance Boston May 16th Nexus - Amherst Ecstatic Dance May 23rd Dancing Beyond - Beginnings

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Be sure to check out regular dance events in the area! Dancing Beyond - Outside Journeys Nexus - Amherst Ecstatic Dance Ecstatic Dance Boston I-Opener Dance

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❖❖❖ See you in the dance!! ❖❖❖

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