SKY Camp is perhaps the best Camp ever – at least in the Northwest. Beautiful scenery, delicious food, and affordable.
Oh – and LOTS of DANCING with exceptional leaders!
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Open Your Heart
to the Sacred Space Within
New Year’s Eve Global Peace Dance
– Dances, Meditation, NYE Ritual
– Social & Potluck Finger Food
– Sacred Space Open House
When: December 31, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 8pm-12:15am (dances start at 9pm-come for all or part)
Where: Sacred Space Spiritual Center (new location)
2111 Front St. NE, Bldg 3, Salem, OR
Dances of Universal Peace – Global Peace Dance
- Easy to follow Body Prayer Movements Unify Body, Mind, Spirit
- Live Music and Experienced Guidance
- Honoring Spiritual Traditions from Around the World
- Transforming ourselves through Chant, Dance, Meditation, Attuned to New Possibilities as Individuals, in Community, and for Our Planet
~no prior experience necessary~
Potluck Refreshments please NO ALCOHOL. A $10-$20 donation is requested to cover expenses. All Are Welcome regardless of ability to contribute financially. Stephen Pierce: 503.936.5318 Stephen@Peacesong.org.
Aramaic Lord’s Prayer – All Day Event in Portland, March 24
A Day of Rememberance-All Day Event
Explore- The Lord’s Prayer meaning– Labyrinth Walk 9:30AM-11:30AM
Live Music Accompaniment: Steve Amdahl- Tablas 9:30-10:30AM
Middle Eastern Music Trio: 10:30-11:30AM
Labyrinth Facilitator: Elizabeth Goeke- member of Trinity’s Labyrinth Guild, and local volunteer contact for Neil-Douglas Klotz-Abwoon center. She is an advanced student of the ALP leadership program. It is an honor to have her guidance as we journey explore and integrate the Lord’s prayer in our walk.
Open to Public- Suggested donation $5 OR Help us support Trinity’s Food Bank with a $$ or can of food. Requested items include: canned vegetables, fruit, Tuna, beans, soup or juice boxes.
Investigate- Aramaic Prayer Workshop- 1:00PM-5:00PM
Co-Facilitators: Murad Phil Notermann-Seattle WA & Hafiz Leland -Eugene OR
Investigate the nuances of meaning of the words of the Lord’s Prayer in Aramaic and engage in body practices that will deepen the experience of the dance.
Includes: Teaching/Discussion, seated practice (contemplation, meditation, prayer) and learning/embodying the dances.
Registration-Day of Event- $50 please arrive no later than 12:30PM
Experience- Dance or Witness the ‘Dance of The Aramaic Lord’s Prayer -Evening 7PM-9PM
*note workshop is not a prerequisite for attending evening dance.
Open to All Faith Traditions—NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE
Experience the Aramaic cycle, created by Saadi (Neil Douglas-Klotz, PhD) consists of 8 dances that take us through the entire Lord’s Prayer in Aramaic, the language most scholars believe Jesus spoke. http://www.abwoon.com/ for additional information about Neil Douglas-Klotz.
Eight Dances are fully taught, briefly rehearsed and guided.
What to wear: Participants should come in comfortable clothes appropriate for sacred dance.
Limited Mobility: Join in community by witnessing the evening program from a seated position.
Children: Welcome to attend and participate in dance- ONLY REQUIREMENT- Ability to hold sacred space quietly not disturbing others. Age Appropriate 7+
Door Price- $25 no one turned away for lack of funds.
One of our favorite camps of the year!
May 18 – 20, 2012
Registration is now open for NW Sufi camp 2012, Embodying The Spirit
of Guidance, with special guest Taj Inayat.
Online registration is available at http://www.nwsuficamp.org
We are envisioning a full camp again this year, so register early to
ensure your spot!
Please see the website or attached filer for details.
See you all in August!
Subhan Michael Tindall, Registrar
“The call to embody the Spirit of Guidance invites us to listen closely
to the heart, to feel the enfolding arms of the Life Eternal, to trust
in the nourishing ground of the Only Being. Come celebrate the Great
Mystery with us in the loving arms of a Pacific Northwest August.”
Iman Tim Jackson
Spiritual Director 2012
Ashland Sufi Heart Circle
SPRING RENEWAL RETREAT
Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29
Come join us for a weekend of celebration in community
and Sufi Practices in the lineage of
Pir-O-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan and Murshid Sam Lewis.
See attached flyer for more information:
Aslan Scott Sattler lives in northern California and has been a student of Universal Sufism since 1983. He is initiated as a teacher in the Dervish Healing Order, the Sufi Ruhaniat International and the International Sufi Movement. His delight in sharing the transmission of Universal Sufism through the creation of “Instant Sufi Choirs” and the Dances of Universal Peace has taken him worldwide, including Central America, Germany and the International Sufi Movement’s summer school in the Netherlands.His choirs are open to all. There are no tryouts, for it is more important to sing than to sing ‘right.’ The ability to read music is not required, as all teaching is of the oral tradition. His choirs explore the joy of sung spiritual practices and chants from a host of world traditions including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and the Divine Feminine. Participants are free to bring recording devices.
Oct 20 (3rd Thurs) – DUP in Salem 7-9p
Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem, 5090 Center St NE (corner of Cordon Rd and Center) $5-$10 donation requested. Contact person Pam Prichard (503) 881-8253.
Oct 21 – DUP in Eugene
Oct 22 – Workshop of Song and Dance in Eugene
Aslan will lead a workshop called “Music, Poetry and the Heart” from 10-12 in the morning, with a break for lunch, and then from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. We will learn to sing beautiful harmony from the heart, in a call and response manner, without needing written music. Everyone welcome! We’ll hear Sufi poetry and dance about 20 percent of the time, in the Saturday workshop. Location to be announced. Sliding scale: $10-20 and $5.00 students for Saturday’s workshop. Scholarships available: contact Haqiqa Hampton at email@example.com for more information.
|Zaynab Alys Allwardt -from Portland, OR
from Portland, OR – A Dance leader and mentor-in-training, she co-founded and is the Chapter Dance Leader for One Heart Circle in Portland and assists in coordinating the Salem Circle. Her motto of “Have Dances, Will Travel” has resulted in Dances inside a prison, at a high school peace fair and at many interfaith events.
Kalama Reuter from White Salmon, WA
|Aslan Scott Sattler from Arcata, CA
A long time Dance leader, DHO & Ruhaniat member, Aslan regularly leads Dances and Sufi Choirs in Humboldt County, Germany and Holland. He takes special joy in organizing “Insta-choirs” in the oral tradition: no tryouts and no written music. His motto is “It’s more important to sing than to sing right.”
|WHERE: 9326 SW Bayview Drive, Vashon Island, WA map ferry schedule|
|TIME: Friday Supper (6pm) -to- Sunday Lunch (1pm)|
“Dance Oregon” – Dances of Universal Peace Special Event Series
Date: July 15, 2011 (Friday)
Time: 7p-9p (including social time)
South Beach Community Center
3024 Ferry Slip Road
South Beach, OR
For carpooling, simply post here on FB and hook up with a friend traveling from Portland, Salem, or Eugene.