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Sacred Woman, Sacred Dance: Awakening Spirituality Through Movement and Ritual

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Shows how dance, the highest expression of spirituality in cultures and traditions all over the world, is being integrated into the lives of women today - The first book to explore women's spiritual expression--women's ways--through a study of dance

- Investigates how dance came to be excluded from worship, and reveals how dance is once again being brought into spiritual pr
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Paperback, 151 pages
Published August 1st 2000 by Inner Traditions International (first published July 1st 2000)
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Britta
Sep 16, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Humans are diverse creatures. We live in many different places, and our history spans thousands of years, across thousands of cultures. Throughout this there are a few universal things which have appeared in all known cultures: language, spirituality, music, and DANCE. The details vary, but these things are part of what it means to be human.

Sacred Woman, Sacred Dance explores the intersection between two of these: Dance and Spirituality. Part One, "In the Beginning Was the Dance," goes back in t
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Nov 01, 2008 rated it it was ok
Shelves: bellydance
The artwork was more compelling than the text.
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A wonderful story about the transformative power of movement therapy,as told through the feminine eye
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This is a great book. It has helped me outline a new dance class!
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Iris J. Stewart has taught dance and lectured on women's subjects for over 20 years. To research Sacred Woman, Sacred Dance, Stewart visited archaeological sites throughout Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
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