Sacred Circle Dancing in Cambridgeshire 2016
Coming Events: Cambridge Bar Hill S. Cambridge About The Dances of Universal Peace
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Cambridge Bar Hill Monthly DUP Sessions Saturday Afternoons
Cambridge Bar Hill DUP group meets on the First Saturday of each Month
2-5pm + refreshments afterwards
Led by Michael Meredith with Keith Barrett on guitar
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Sat. September 3rd 2016 2-5pm Event
Inspiration & Meditation Circle Dances
Autumn Equinox Theme
(Alban Elfed for our Druid ancestors, Mabon for our Celtic ancestors)
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Led by Mike
Our Inspirational Dances/Chants will include...
|Autumn Equinox Celebration|
In the Paths of Our Ancestors! - Aligning with the Turning of The Wheel of the Year
The New Moon of Diana, The Dark Moon Hekate, The Full Moon of Selene
[Originators: Charlie Murphy & Betsy Rose]
"Let flow, Light of Water, Let Flow!"
[The Druid name for Autumn Equinox is "Alban Elfed" meaning 'Light of Water']
"Salmon" - Autumn Equinox (Mabon) Song & Symbolic Dance
SO FLOWED AT LAST THE WONDER TO MY FEET
THE SALMON TO HIS WAITING SERVANT CAME
AND LEAVES ME TREMBLING FOR A JOY FULFILLED!
The 'Salmon of Wisdom' is a well favoured symbol of wisdom in Celtic mythology.
Honoured because it returns to its source, going against the flow of what is easy.
This resonates with those of us who attune to the Source of All before making a new life commitment.
Coming back after a summer of adventures, we mirror the salmon's homing instinct at the Autumn Equinox!
The words of this song come from a poem based on a legendary story about the Holy Salmon
published in "From Isles of Dream - Visionary Stories & Poems of the Celtic Renaissance"
|A Traditional Huna Shamanism Prayer Chant & Dance Honouring Mother Earth
Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire [6 miles NW of Cambridge on A14] DUP Group
Meets 2-5pm in the Community Room, Tesco Bar Hill, on 1st Sat. in the Month
15-18 Viking Way, Bar Hill, Cambridgeshire, CB23 8EL
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Cambridge DUP Group
The Cambridge DUP group meets on the 1st Friday evening of each month 7.30-9.30pm
at The Friends Meeting House, 91-93 Hartington Grove Cambridge CB1 7UB
(off Hills Rd & Cherry Hinton Rd)
Cost: £5 or whatever you can afford
This is an A Capella group (voice-only sung dances)
Led by Margaret Amina, contact her on 01223 365484
No partner is required and no experience is necessary to attend any of the above DUP events
| Video Overview of the "Dances of Universal Peace" |
We dance simple steps and movements (including sacred hand gestures called "mudras") which symbolise sacred wisdom and divine-connection themes. The movements promote health and wellbeing because they energise and balance the body energy centres (chakras) and engage heart, mind, body, soul and emotions in a holistic synergy.
As we dance we repeatedly chant brief sacred, or other wise, healing or inspirational, "Mantras". These mantric phrases come from a range of languages and sacred traditions or moving, inspiring poems. Apart from the wisdom, love and uplifting spirit contained in these phrases, the vibrations of their sounds have the capacity to resonate in particular areas of our energy system - potentially clearing energy blocks and bring energy to "deadened" areas of our energy system, physical and emotional body.
The overall effect of the dances and chants is to promote relaxation, clear negativity, relieve depression or anxiety, and uplift mood.
The Dances of Universal Peace - U.K. Network: UK DUP
The DUP dances, chants & wisdom have been developed from a range of spiritual traditions:
Buddhist, Christian (Taize & Aramaic), Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Pagan (Celtic, Native American, African, Hispanic), Sufi etc
VIDEOS of The Dances of Universal Peace DUP
Quotes & Stories of Samuel Lewis - founder of the Dances of Universal Peace
Download a brochure about this system of Sacred Dance & Song: DUP Brochure (.PDF)
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