Harmonics Workshop


Harmonics is a movement system “discovered through the inspiration and teaching of the Holy Spirit” by Paula Douthett, a pioneer of Christian dance “which enables a person to become sensitive to the physical laws which God created…out of His love, wisdom and goodness.” (Douthett, 1993, Harmonics, p. 1)

These physical laws include gravity, centrifugal force, inertia, momentum and pendulum effect. “In Harmonics we learn to work with the natural physical forces … and in becoming sensitive to them, we experience a beautiful harmony which affects our souls and spirits as well.” (Douthett, p. 7)

Paula Douthett came to Calgary to teach Harmonics several times from 1995 to her last visit in May 2015. Her work is now carried on by those of us she trained in Harmonics. This workshop will teach the basic Harmonic movements and how they can be combined to create a variety of worship dances.

Workshop will include:

  • the 4 basic Harmonic movements and first variations
  • group Harmonic movement
  • worship and prayer in movement using Harmonics
  • creation of a dance by the group using the movements to various music

When

Saturday September 30, 2017, greet 9:45 am start 10:00 am – 12: 00 noon

Where

Varsity Bible Church, 4807 Valiant Drive NW (west of Shaganappi Trail)

Who

Ages 16 and up.
People who are open to creative movement expression.
No previous dance or Harmonics training necessary.

Facilitator

Laurel Bridges, Christian Dance Movement Therapist

Bring

Bible and journal if desired. Wear comfortable clothing.


Laurel Bridges trained with Sacred Dance Ministries International (founded by Paula and Bill Douthett) in Boulder, Colorado starting over 30 years ago, was privileged to attend the first North American Harmonics training in Dallas, Texas in 1993 and to be part of the Harmonics video. Later, she also attended one of the advanced in-depth Harmonic seminars which focused on intercession and prophecy. She is also strengthened and blessed by doing Harmonic movement often!

Date 09/30/2017
Fee $15 (suggested offering)
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