Portals is an opportunity to stand on your own two feet, look at your life, and create the change that you want to see. You will be witnessed. You will be heard. You will be held. This is your opportunity to move though the gateway of your own becoming and awaken to the authentic living expression of your soul’s purpose.
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Unlike most 5Rhythms workshops, PORTALS is a residential retreat where we'll spend three days in nature at Sevenoaks Retreat Center.
- Three days of 5Rhythms dancing in community at Sevenoaks Retreat Center
Friday + Saturday nights accommodation in Sevenoaks guest houses
All meals and snacks (Friday dinner through Sunday lunch) - fresh, seasonal food made with organically-grown produce from Sevenoaks gardens
Saturday night sacred fire ceremony + bonfire circle
Free time to explore Sevenoaks grounds, including the forest meditation center, 5 miles of hiking trails, river tubing, and relaxing on hammocks
*Workshop counts towards 5Rhythms teacher training hours
New to 5Rhythms?
5Rhythms is a seamless blend of dance, meditation, self-discovery, and community.
This workshop will utilize the life-changing movement-meditation practice of 5Rhythms to find that “pivotal moment” of personal transformation. No dance experience is necessary -- no steps to learn -- only your willingness to listen to the wisdom of your own body, and let your own movement emerge. We will learn to quiet the self-chatter in our minds that holds us down. We will allow our bodies to explore authentic movement from our soul. Our unlocked movement will open the heart to pathways to self-transformation.
The work is simple, but opening the heart is not easy. That is why we will practice with the help of a 5Rhythms Certified Teacher, the encouragement of a supportive group, and the safety of a retreat center devoted to healing and awakening.
Come dance and transform with us. Restore yourself in the pastoral setting of Sevenoaks Retreat Center. Nourish yourself with the delicious and healthy food made with love on the premises. Make new friends.
Ann Kite fell into free form dance at a 5Rhythms workshop in Asheville, North Carolina in November, 2008. She awoke to the dance in her body and a yearning for movement expression.
Ann started dancing alone in her home and found her own body wanting dance community. In August 2009 she started Conscious Dance C’ville, meeting once per week. Since then she’s added 2 other classes. Ann has been trained and is a 5Rhythms Teacher, and has studied in the SoulMotion Leadership Program. She is passionate about life, about love of self and other, and about honoring the gifts that come through each one of us. She works to welcome these gifts to flow through freely ~ the dance floor being a place of refuge, transformation, and release.
SevenOaks Retreat Center
403 Pathwork Way
Madison, VA 22727
Sevenoaks is a spiritual education and retreat center dedicated to providing a safe, beautiful and tranquil haven for individuals seeking to awaken to a deeper experience of body, mind, heart and spirit. It is a place to connect profoundly with the natural world and with other like-minded people who are committed to authenticity, exploration, transformation and self-revelation. You can learn more about Sevenoaks at their website, https://www.sevenoaksretreat.org/. Sevenoaks is located at 403 Pathwork Way, Madison, VA 22727.