RESOURCES

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Global – globalcircle.dance   

Check out this directory to see how many countries around the world are offering Circle Dance.

United Kingdom – Grapevine Magazine     circledancegrapevine.co.uk

                

 

International Facilitators

 website with a particular interest for musicians 

Barbara Driscoll – England     strictlycircledance.co.uk

Bears (Marina & John) – California, USA     circledancing.com

Brian Steere livingcircle.net 

Chrisandra Harris – England    worlddancing.co.uk

Freedmans (Stefan & Bethan) – England     worldance.weebly.com 

Friedel Kloke-Eibl – Germany     sacreddance.de

Gabriele Wosien – Germany     sacreddance-wosien.net

Judy King – England     judyking.co.uk

June Watts – England/Spain     junewatts.com

Laura Shannon – Greece     laurashannon.net

Lesley Laslett – England     lesleylaslett.com

Mandy DeWinter – England     mandyandjudy.co.uk 

Nanni Kloke    nannikloke.com

Pablo Scornik – Argentina     tinkudanzas.com/pablo/english.php

Paul Boizot – England     paulboizot.co.uk 

 

Findhorn (located in Scotland/the birthplace of Sacred/Circle Dance in the English-speaking world)    findhorn.org

Peter Vallance (Findhorn)- Scotland     peterthestoryteller.co.uk

Rosie & Ian Turnbull (Findhorn Outreach)- Scotland  findhorn.org

Susanne Anders Bartholomai (Findhorn)  – Scotland  findhorn.org

 

                  June Watts facilitating at a BC Summer Danceshop

Videos

There are many videos available on the internet.  Here are a few favourites:

Circle Dance For Peace     

www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN51HpIa2ek

Circle of Life (No. 1) – April 2015 London     

www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVu4tADCk9E

Transcend-Dance – Thoughts on Sacred Circle Dance     

www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVxwAQJ6kn4

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Books

Coelho, Paulo. The Witch of Portobello. New York, NY: Harper, 2007.

Frances, Lynn and Richard Bryant-Jefferies. The Sevenfold Circle: Self Awareness in Dance. Forres, Scotland, Findhorn Press, 1998.

King, Judy, ed. The Dancing Circle (book series)mandyandjudy.co.uk/judy/books/index.htm

Kloke-Eibl, Friedel, ed. My dance – a song of silence. Kirchberg, Germany: Rondo, 2012. sacreddance.de/tontraeger.htm

Lamothe, Kimerer L. Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2015.

Leseho, Johanna and Sandra McMaster, eds. Dancing on the Earth: Women’s Stories of Healing through Dance. Forres, Scotland: Findhorn Press, 2011. http://laurashannon.net/cds-booklets

Miller, Kamae A., ed. Wisdom Comes Dancing: Selected Writings of Ruth St. Denis on Dance, Spirituality, and the Body. Seattle, Wa.:  Peace-Works Books, 1996.

Oesterley, W.O.E. The Sacred Dance: A Study in Comparative Folklore. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1923. Reprints published by Kessenger Publishing and by Dover Books (as Sacred Dance in the Ancient World).

Snowber, Celeste. Embodied Prayer: Toward Wholeness of Body, Mind, Soul.  Kelowna, BC: Wood Lake Publishing, 2004.

Stewart, Iris J. Sacred Woman, Sacred Dance: Awakening Spirituality Through Movement and Ritual. Rochester, Vt.: Inner Traditions, 2000.

Watts, June. Circle Dancing: Celebrating the Sacred in Dance by June Watts. Bridgwater England: Green Magic Publishing, 2006.  junewatts.com

Watts, June. The SEED (Sacred Earth Energy Dance) Book:  A Journey through the Celtic festivals. junewatts.com and lulu.com

Wayland Barber, Elizabeth. The Dancing Goddesses: Folklore, Archaeology, and the Origins of European Dance. New York NY: WW Norton, 2013.

Winton-Henry, Cynthia. Dance – The Sacred Art: The Joy of Movement as a Spiritual Practice. Woodstock Vt: SkyLight Paths, 2009.

Wosien, Maria-Gabriele. Sacred Dance: Encounter with the Gods. London, England: Thames and Hudson, 1992.