New Year Biodanza 2012

Living the numinous unconcious

Welcome to a 4 days deepening biodanza retreat at Dharma Mountain in Valdres, Norway.

Theme for the retreat:

Living the Numinous Unconscious -the divine aspects of life.

During the 4 days we will explore different aspects that helps us awaken the divine Self. The following qualities are sentral: – love – courage to live – illumination and – intasy (internal extacy)   As we are in nature, we will also use the four elements earth, fire, air and water to help us in this process.

  • The element of earth is a symbol of the primordial, our internal centre, the base, the roots, the connection with here-and-now, and our ability to feel Mother Earth and all life as a place for healing, comfort, creation and rest.
  • The element of water represents our ability to live with flexibility, adjustment, purity, sensuality, pleasure, melting together and fusion. It represents us allowing ourselves to abandon, to give up control.
  • The element of fire relates to our vital energy, our determination, intensity, transformation, erotism, passion and deep desire. It is also related to our inner flame, the unique energy waiting to be expressed and manifested in life.
  • The element of air helps us to open up for freedom, expansion, lightness, tenderness and sensitivity. From the open heart we can receive life in an embrace.

As alchemists we’ll explore and unite these human qualities and allow them to harmonize within us and with life around us.

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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.

We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”    
by Marianne Williamson(The quote was used by Nelson Mandela at his Inauguration Speech, 1994)

You do not need any previous knowledge of dance. There will not be any steps taught. All you need is a pulsating heart and a desire to open up to life in all its beauty! Through dance and human contact we open up to connect deeper with ourselves, with others and life in all its totality. Let go of what you no longer need to carry and open up to the path of your heart!
The retreat takes place in the middle of wild nature with mountains, rivers, trees, fresh air and clean snow. For the two last years we have had a fantastic time at the Biodanza New Year retreat. I am once again happy to invite new and old participants to this healing and joyful journey.
Come and celebrate life with us!!

Practical information:

Where?

For the forth time running we choose the beautiful Dharma Mountain in Hedalen in Valdres as our venue for the retreat. Here you will enjoy delicious food, hosted by warm and caring staff.

Booking & payment:

To sign up: contact Dharma Mountain: (+ 47) 94 89 10 10 welcome@dharmamountain.com

The price for the group is NOK 3900,-. To confirm your participation, we kindly ask you to pay a deposit of NOK 800,- within December 10th. Please note: The remaining payment is due within December 21st.
If you pay later, there will be an extra fee of NOK 300,-

If you want to have a private bedroom for yourself, this can be reserved by paying an extra fee of NOK 930,-

Bed linen and towel set are available to rent for NOK 120,-

It is possible to rent a cabin for NOK 470,- per night if you want to stay
before or after the retreat.

Please pay to Dharma Mountain bank account:

DnB NOR Bank ASA

0021 Oslo

Dharma Mountain AS

Account number 1594 44 22533

IBAN: NO 29 1594 44 22533

Swift/Bic-adress: DNBANOKK

 

Program:

There will be six Biodanza sessions in addition to the New Year Celebration. Detailed program will be added in November.

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