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Sacred Sundays - Moving Meditations - Honoring Prayers - with Mary Kamp
Date: September 27, 2020-
Location: On line from Cincinnati (7:30 pm EDT)

Mary Kamp 2Sacred Sundays continue!    From March through to the end of July 2020, the SDG  joined many others offering on line gatherings to be  “Socially Present” while “Physically Distant“!   These live from our living room sessions are free, informal, intimate and interactive sharings and are open to a maximum of 25 participants who want to connect in this way.  We took a break during the month of August while we wound down following the “Virtually There…. A Sacred Dance Experience” festival!

Beginning September we are ready to greet you at the screen door for the Fall/Winter sessions.

You must register for EACH week that you would like to attend by sending an email to pres@sacreddanceguild.org.

On Sunday, September 27th Mary Kamp will take us on an0ther adventure in sacred dance.  Mary is a teaching Artist in Ballet, Character, Tap and Jazz, a Dancer, Choreographer, Movement Specialist, Liturgical & Sacred Dance Workshop Leader. A Sacred Dance Guild member since 1999, she has served as Co-Director of Programs on the Board of Directors and currently serves as Co-Director of Resources. In the summer of 2010 she was Co-Director of “Simply Soaring” at Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, in 2012, she was Co-Director of the “Dance A World of Hope” Sacred Dance Festival, held at Hope College in Holland, Michigan and again in 2015 she served as Co-Director of “Dancing on Waves of Grace”, held at Mercyhurst University in Erie , PA .   She was also one of 22 participants in the Sacred Dance Guild journey to England in 2017.   Mary believes that we all are designed to see, create, express and experience beauty. The very nature of the arts can and will touch the very soul of each of us.

Important note:!  This photo is a beautiful painting of Mary in a younger dancing day!  We promise – no-one attending the session on the 27th will have to do the same leg extension!!

This session is Honoring Prayers: Exploring the Ordinal – Seasonal – Elemental – Proprietorial of The Chant of the Four Directions.  Beginning with a centering meditation we will move through the steps and prayer postures that have been used for thousands of years. Our focus will be on communal prayer, in this time of isolation our hearts may be crying out for community.  Then we will move to an exploration of a song we know and cherish seeking to connect and deepen our understanding of the directions in four distinctly differing ways.

The Sacred Dance Guild is blessed to have Mary gifting her presence with us leading this Sacred Sunday Moving Meditation.  During this time when our lives have changed almost instantly, continuing our personal, collective and global mind/body/spirit connection is so important.  We are grateful for those who lead us on these journeys of discovery as we dance on waves of grace together.  We will be using ZOOM for Sunday’s sessions.  It is a simple and accessible program with no cost to participants. It can be used on a desktop, laptop, tablet or even cell phone. If you have not used ZOOM before join in a few minutes before 7:30 pm for a quick download prior to accessing the session. Using ZOOM you can hear/see the facilitators and choose whether others can SEE and HEAR you by turning OFF and ON your audio and video.