Imbolc & Candlemas - Celebration of New Beginnings!

A Winter Connection to Heart-Warming Inspiration via Sacred Circle Dances & Chants

We celebrate the cross-quarter holy day [='sabbat'] of 'Imbolc' [Ewe's milk time] which marks the end of winter and beginning of spring. The days are still short and cold but NATURAL changes are "spring-ing forth" - the sheep are ready for lambing, bulbs are shoot-ing up, birds are donning their prenuptial plumage.

*More About Imbolc & Candlemas

Imbolc calls us to let go the heaviness and torpor of winter and come together as a community to share UPLIFT, PLANS, DREAMS and VISIONS for our Spring projects. We are connecting to our natural process of GERMINATION - finding our pure intent and potential for growth and fulfilment!

Our 2022 Imbolc/Candlemas Event will be on the theme: Raise Your Level of Vibration!

"May the Circle Be Open! - But Unbroken!"

From "Ancient Mother" Album by Robert Gass & On Wings Of Song

Hoof and Horn - Connecting to the Cycles of Life
A Dance of Universal Peace honouring the Celtic Tradition of Hunter [Horned God] & Gatherer [Green Man]

Hoof and Horn, Hoof and Horn! All that Dies shall be Reborn!
Corn and Grain, Corn and Grain! All that Falls shall Rise Again!

A circle dance version of the ancient chant of our Celtic Pagan ancestors, created by Amara Karuna.
We do a somewhat different version from the one shown here and end it with a dramatic 'cone of power' release - recycling energy to the spiritual world so that we can continue to draw down energy from the spirit world on the months ahead, just as our ancestors did at their 'stone circle' gatherings all over the British Isles.

*New Beginnings Circle Dance: "The Past is Over!" [Hear Audio Sample on: Fly like an Eagle]

*Celtic Fire Festival Dance: "Fire in the Hearts of Heroes!""

Self-actualisation version of the Seneca tribe symbolic "Planting Ritual"

Building Resourcefulness & Flexibility
via moving sequentially in the 5 elemental energy patterns
(earth, water, fire, air, ether)

The five elements verses alternate with actions calling down the guidance & support of our "Upper World" spiritual helpers ["spirit guides"].

A brief audio clip of this symbolic 5-elements chant/dance planting ritual
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
All Light our Changing Way!
At Beltane and at Lammas, Samhain and Candlemas
The Sabbats and the Solstices and Equinoxes Past
It's the Blood of the Ancients that Runs through our Veins!
and the Forms Pass...but the Circle of Life remains!!

[Words & Music: Ellen Klaver & Terri Sternberg, Movements: Timothy Dobson]

*"The Wise Earth Dance: "The Earth that is Wise and Old"

"Hava Nagila" Uplifting, Joyful Song from Psalm 118

Let's Rejoice and be Happy!
Let's sing and be happy!
Awake bretheren with a happy heart!

Fill Your Cup!...Seeing & Seizing New Year Opportunities!

Dance inspired by a mystical poem from Kabir (1398-1448)
a mystic poet and saint of India who lived to be 120 years old!

Sufi Dance created by Allaudin Ottinger

"Haida" - A Joyful Nigun [wordless chant] - from 18th century E. Europe

An energising, fun celebration of spiritual community!
(Our version of the movements is more integrative than those shown here)

"I Am As God Created Me" - Self-Purification from "A Course in Miracles"

Are YOU getting the ACCEPTANCE, RECOGNITION & VALIDATION that you need and deserve?
...Why leave it to others?...

Why not start NOW to build and support your own self-esteem?...
Your own security and your own self-confidence?

Music by Michael Stillwater, Dance by Diane Olden

Ave Maria - Hail Mary, Full of Grace!

The Words of Angel Gabriel telling Mary she is to bear the Christ Child.

They invite us to activate our own DIVINE CREATIVITY for the coming year!

Spring-ing with Joy: "The Zimbabwe Zikr"

Melody: Zimbabwean, arr. by Gayan Gregory Long & Shabda Kahn
Words: Traditional Sufi, Movements: Halima Sussman & Shabda Kahn

Altísimo Corazón - Incarnating the Qualities of the Divine Feminine
Altissimo corazon que floresca, Que floresca la luz! Que floresca!
"The Highest Heart, How it Radiates Divine Light!"

In the Carribean the "Divine Feminine" of the Catholic tradition [Mary]
is often blended with the "Divine Feminine" of the indigenous Voodoo Goddess tradition

[In Celebration of the Virgin of Guadalupe Feast Day]

*Sacred Circle Dancing Events in Cambridgeshire


- 5 Elements Circle Dances-

- Wheel of the Year Seasonal Dance Videos -
Samhain/Halloween   November   Winter Solstice - Yule   Imbolc   Valentine Day   Spring Renewal   Spring Equinox   Beltane   Pentecost   Summer Solstice (Litha)   Lughnasadh   Autumn Eqinonox (Mabon)

Sacred Healing Dances   Spring Renewal + Feast of St. Valentine

*More Holistic Experiences & Sacred Circle Dancing: Shamanism Courses & Workshops

*Dance as Spirituality Grounded in the Body Sacred Dance - Dancing Spirit - A Poem

*Dances of Universal Peace in Cambridgeshire UK: Meetings & Events

*Dances of Universal Peace - Sacred Circle Dancing: Introduction

*More Videos of Sacred Circle dances


Celtic mythology and poems - ways of the Druidic Shaman and Celtic Christianity - Fire in the Head - Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit by Tom Cowan  

"Mystical insight and enlightenment occur when the veil between the worlds is lifted,
the worlds are bridged, the gap closes, and we cross over!

"Fire in the Head: Shamanism & The Celtic Spirit"
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Imbolc Rituals, Sacred Circle Dances, Imolc Songs & Chants
The Dances of Universal Peace, Bar Hill, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia UK 2022