Ecstatic Dance is a Tribal Movement, a Sacred Space for you to explore, unwind and unfold your true magnificence.
Come be held by the dance floor, the music and the community, connect non-verbally with yourself and others and tap into the magic of this liberating movement space.
DOORS OPEN @ 7:45pm – Stretch / Gather / Connect
*** 8pm – 9pm – Illuminating Shadow facilitated by Dina Elkoussy
In honor of Fall equinox we will be exploring relationship between dark and light. Playfully and non judgmentally diving, through movement, into our shadow pieces and illuminating them with curiosity, acknowledgment, movement and acceptance. The equal measure of light and dark in this special time of year can be used for Magick & Transformation! Seek equilibrium as we enter this transition from Summer to Fall. See you in the “Movement Lab” AKA the Dance Floor!
Dina Elkoussy teaches movement rooted in feminine body awareness, spiritual discovery, drama, theater & contact.
Dina has been practicing authentic Egyptian belly dance since a very young age. Later, contact improv, authentic movement, transcendental dance, experimental theater & healing through movement would become her focus in the movement world.
Dina is also a 500hr registered yoga teacher, soon to be ayurvedic practitioner as well as a body positive coach, integrative nutritionist and a devote practitioner of Sufism with a masters degree from the University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism. Her life is fully devoted to her family, spirituality, nutrition & movement as modalities for collective holistic healing.
*** 9pm – 11pm – Ecstatic Dance Journey featuring Yemanjo
Rainforest soul. Alegria music. Andean shamanic melody meets Afro-Latin percussion with a dose of global bass. A lifetime student, traveler, and musical omnivore navigating the global oceans of sound and culture…
Yemanjo is a DJ, producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer making medicine music for the 21st century.
*** THINGS TO BRING***
*Water to stay hydrated.
*Clothes that allow a full range of motion.
*A good attitude, open mind and heart 💚✌🏼️ 💚
$15.75 in advance
$20.00 cash at the door
**Advance tickets sales end at 5pm Friday 9/20/19**
If by some chance door to main building is locked, call 760-586-9353.
Ecstatic Dance Guidelines
1. Move however you wish
2. No talking on the dance floor
3. Respect yourself and one another
4. Ecstatic Dance is a Drug & Alcohol Free Space
5. Please also refrain from photos, video, and shoes & scents.
Many people dance in their own space, and others share their space with another.
To engage in a dance with someone, use sensitivity: Are they open to sharing their space with me? Mirror movements, offer a hand, brush by, make eye contact, and see & feel how they respond…
***LIMITED WORK TRADE opportunities available and MUST BE ARRANGED IN ADVANCE, contact Sasha Zeilig ASAP as these seva spots go fast****
Tribe we need YOU!! Ecstatic Dance San Diego is a modern movement merging ancient tribal wisdom to bring connection and healing back to the people through movement, dance and community. We’d be honored if you invite your friends or re-post on your wall! Let’s grow our commUNITY!