Registration open for “Whirling the Web of Creation”
March 15, 2018
Scheherazade’s School of Sacred Movement presents:
Dance Your Healing
A Feminine Embodiment
Workshop Series for Women
Led by Hannah Romanowsky, M.A.
Session 2: Whirling the Web of Creation
Sunday April 22, 1:30-5pm
$30 advanced (by April 17) / $40 door
Sunday April 22, 2018
1:30 – 5 pm at the BodyVibe Studio in San Rafael, CA
Feeling scattered and out of sorts? Are energies circulating through your system that need to be expressed and released? Yearning to reconnect to your power Source in community with like-minded women? Come align yourself with the patterns of the heavens through embodied sacred geometry and whirling technique. From Sufi mystical practices to the interlocking, weaving, circular patterns of folk dance, humans have traced the path of stars through sacred movement, reaffirming Unity and the divine design.
Are you drawn to ecstatic dance and movement as a spiritual or healing practice?
Are you yearning to more deeply embody the Feminine and connect to ancient ways of being in community?
Are you new to movement and searching for a loving supportive container to explore in?
If so, this workshop series is for you!
Come on a journey with Hannah Romanowsky, delving into tried-and-true embodied teachings and ecstatic movement techniques designed to move energy through the body, release trauma, and promote well-being.
This is a time to let go, open the heart, and surrender to embodied mystery!
No previous movement experience necessary.
Mark your calendar for 2018 workshop dates:
Sunday July 22 @ 1:30-5pm ~ Swaying the Sensual Soul
Women’s Weekend Fall Retreat (details TBA)
About Scheherazade’s School of Sacred Movement Workshops:
Longing to reconnect, recharge, and revivify your body and soul while exploring authentic dance techniques with an ancient lineage? At Scheherazade’s Sacred Movement you will experience the joy, connection, and heart-awakening physical engagement of community dance inspired by traditions from Central Asia, the Near East, and North Africa with Hannah Romanowsky. This is dance therapy as our ancestors have practiced throughout human history. No previous experience necessary!
Hannah Romanowsky, M.A., is Founding Director and Spirit Dance Mentor of the Scheherazade School of Sacred Movement. She has been researching, embodying, and teaching women’s dances from the greater Middle East and beyond for over two decades. Hannah has devoted her life to reawakening the Feminine through embodied art and ritual, and restoring dance as a vehicle of joy, healing, and transformation in modern times.
Hannah’s background in somatic therapy and psycho-spiritual growth informs her understanding and approach to dance as sacred expression and embodied medicine.
Hannah lives near San Francisco where she teaches master classes and workshops, leads retreats, and mentors clients. researching, embodying, and teaching women’s dances from the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia for over two decades.
FREE GUIDED JOURNEY
Hannah loves transmitting her knowledge of world dance to kids and they feel it. She engages them in both the movements and the understanding of the traditions of the dances. The kids learn to appreciate the pure joy of moving, the history of the dances and choreographing their own pieces. It’s great to see the kids enjoying the discipline of the different traditions while having a lot of fun.
A week later and still relishing in the magical afterglow! Seriously, much to my surprise I am still reaping the benefits and riding the waves of such a weekend. Personally it was an end of an era, and what better way to initiate a new beginning, than to breathe in new life with ritual, spinning, baddass women, wonderful food, perfect location and gorgeous weather. Outstanding!
The potency of sacred women’s spaces was made evident to me during this beautiful two day healing dance ritual. That experience of learning, of playing, and of connecting to our feminine power through community and the container held so humbly and graciously by Hannah will stay with me forever, and has become fuel for a new passion in my life to explore Sufi and Berber traditional, meditative dance. My deepest gratitude goes to all women of the dance, now, and throughout all of time.
For the past three years Hannah’s performance and teaching has been a highlight of my annual women’s weekend. She is a gifted, creative, expert dancer who engages and amazes the audience with her style and skill. It’s beautiful to watch her flow, bend, glide, and shimmy. Dancing with her is a blast! All my women friends loved it.
I first saw Hannah dance Persian style at a party and was immediately in awe of her self-possessed beauty that comes through her style of dance. I wanted to learn that! I had gone through a tough 18 months of sorrow and grief after loosing my partner of 15 years and mom within six months of each other. Hannah choreographed a Persian dance specifically for me that would help open my heart. And she helped mend my heart and soul through private lessons and learning her dance. I would recommend h…
Hannah’s workshop was exhilarating, joyful, and educational. I felt uplifted afterwards, and emerged with a positive feeling of lightness.
I just spent two days with Hannah and a diverse group of spirited women on the Spin, Shake, Sway workshop exploring whirling and the Moroccan Guedra, and the experience made me reconnect with dancing at a very deep and intense level. I felt so alive and free in the space where your body and your soul intersect, and beauty and healing naturally happen. The location was magical and the perfect setting for our group.
Hannah radiates an inner joy, a celebration of the divine, that glows and grows inside her audience. Dancing with Hannah, one is finds herself channeled into the timeless essence of feminine grace, connecting to all women past and present, freeing us to express our true innate beauty