*UPDATE MARCH 27, 2020*
Dear ones, due to the uncertainty of these times, and the continued need for us all to physically distance to minimize the individual and collective danger from COVID-19, this workshop is cancelled for Sat Apr 18, and will be rescheduled at a later date. All dancers who have already registered will receive a complete refund. Please have patience as I complete these refunds. I hope to have them finished in one week.
Compass ~ Toronto 5Rhythms Waves Workshop with Layah Jane Singer-Wilson
Saturday April 18, 2020
Dancemakers Centre for Creation
9 Trinity St, Studio 313, The Distillery District, Toronto, ON
$90 Early Bird (
before Mar 15, 2020 EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 10)
$125 Regular (after Apr 10)
Life takes us on a winding path.
From stuck-in-the-mud ditches of don’t-know-how-I-got-here, to celebratory strides across long aimed for finish lines, a sense of being lost and found and lost and found again, seems par for this wild course.
How do we find our way in times of trouble and in seasons of ease?
We are gifted with bodies full of instinct and intuition. We are the owners of magnificent navigational systems of signals and symptoms. Can we feel them? Do we follow their guidance?
The 5Rhythms movement practice can reconnect us with our innate vitality and sensate wisdom. There are no steps to follow in this improvisational movement method. Instead, we show up, tune in and move what is alive in us. This is the dance of allowing something deeper to direct. Of sensing and responding. This is a practice of putting down external road maps, and turning towards our own inner compass.
In these teetering times as our species takes a worldwide wander into uncharted challenge, well-tuned intuitive instruments are needed more than ever. Together, let’s cultivate our capacity to listen in and discern right action. Let’s tap in to this messy marvel of life. Let’s get down, kick it, soul seek, sweat induce, dance dive, and meditate our muscles. Let’s move with the messages emerging from within.
Every body, and all movement experience is welcome.
Layah is a healing artist ~ a teacher, dancer, and musician. Layah first fell for 5Rhythms in her late teens and for the last twenty years has steeped herself in movement meditation practice. Passionate about offering people sacred space to experience motion as medicine, Layah has facilitated expressive movement since 2003 for all ages on all kinds of dance floors: classes, gyms, offices, barns, fields, and studios, including at Toronto’s conscious dance hubs The Move, and Ecstatic Dance Toronto. Her transformational journeys focus on embodiment, and broadening our physical, expressive vocabulary as a gateway to creativity and healing. Layah is a member of the International Conscious Movement Teachers Association, and a certified 5Rhythms teacher accredited with the 5Rhythms Teachers Association. All study hours with Layah count as prerequisites towards future 5Rhythms teacher trainings.