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Topic 56 of 64: dance Austin

Mon, Nov 11, 2002 (07:30) | Paul Terry Walhus (terry)

Dance Clubs Chronicle listing
Austin Chronicle listing of bands playing this week in the clubs
The American-Statesman listing of bands playing this week in the clubs
Dance Austin
Movin' Easy
Theresa's Guide to Two-steppin'
Austin Lindy Hop
Austin Swing Syndicate
Dancing About Austin
Four On The Floor
Heart of Texas Whip Dance Club
The Dancer's Answer
Swingset
The Swingtips
Austin Tango Connection
Escandalo Productions
Austin Ballroom Dancers
Dance International
Go Dance
Learn to Dance Austin
Quicksilver Dancers
UT Ballroom Dancers
Austin Area Recreational Dance Groups page
Austin Square and Round Dance Association
Austin International Folk Dancers
The Austin Scottish Country Dancers
Csardas
Texas International Folk Dancers Page
Possum-Haw Cloggers
Dallas Swing Dance Society
Houston Swing Dance Society
Houston Whip Club
San Antonio Swing Dance Society
Smiley's Lindy Hoppers
SuperDANCE USA
Texas Classic Push Club
Texas Dances Community Web Page
Texas State Federation of Square and Round Dancers



6 responses total.

 Topic 56 of 64 [austin]: dance Austin
 Response 1 of 6: Paul Terry Walhus  (terry) * Fri, Nov 22, 2002 (19:04) * 1 lines 
 
My favorite dance places/activities are Nia on South Congress and Body Choir on South Lamar. Following that would be salsa, which abounds around Austin.


 Topic 56 of 64 [austin]: dance Austin
 Response 2 of 6: Paul Terry Walhus (terry) * Sat, Nov 30, 2002 (02:11) * 22 lines 
 
from http://www.trancedance-austin.com/

Trance Dance In Austin
Trance Dance is a doorway. When we dance, we open a portal into another reality a way of seeing into the reality that is "bigger than us," an entry into non-ordinary reality, the Shadow, the joy. Sources of wisdom beyond reason and rationality. Spirit.

Dancing In Darkness
With our bandannas firmly in place, we intentionally eliminate a significant portion of our way of perceiving our reality. No longer engaged in the overwhelming experience of sight, our other senses become keener, awareness of body is enhanced.

Within the darkness, our inner experiences have nowhere to go and nothing on which to project, except the blank, black screen behind our eyes. What we see, what we experience is ... ourselves. No one is there to feed back our projections; nothing to tell us what is self and what is "other." It is all Self.

The music moves us, guiding our bodies with the heartbeat of rhythm and currents of melody. In the darkness, we know that we can be ourselves. No one is watching ... no one can see how we move, or who it is who is laughing or crying with themselves.

And we dance until the music stops. How long has it been?

Lying on the cool floor, we soak up the rich energy generated by the music and whirling of ourselves and the others in the Dance of our dances. Soft music plays. Someone says, "You may remove your bandanna," and we begin the journey back into the "real" world of external sight.

As we gather in the circle, we become aware that the dance is not over. It will continue in the nights and days to come: in dreams, in the little synchronicities generated by our intent.

Trance Dance In Austin
Trance Dance spiritual dance has been presented in Austin since 1995. Introduced to the area by Wilbert Alix, Director of the Natale Institute International, this introspective and transformational ritual experience is presented several times each month.




 Topic 56 of 64 [austin]: dance Austin
 Response 3 of 6: User & (admin) * Fri, Jan  3, 2003 (10:10) * 1 lines 
 
I went to a Nia class recently and it was a blast.


 Topic 56 of 64 [austin]: dance Austin
 Response 4 of 6: Charlie & (root) * Thu, Jan 23, 2003 (12:31) * 1 lines 
 
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 Response 5 of 6: Paul Terry Walhus  (terry) * Thu, Jan 23, 2003 (13:19) * 1 lines 
 
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 Response 6 of 6: Paul Terry Walhus (terry) * Thu, Jan 23, 2003 (13:24) * 1 lines 
 
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