: . TEMPLE OF DANCE ISRAEL, Zichron Yaakov . :

Temple of Dance Israel is located in the mountain village of Zichron Yaakov, just a 50 minute train-ride from Tel aviv.    At Temple of Dance Israel, Zola offers Intensive weekly courses, special workshops,dance meetings for El Ha’Ela Ritual Dance Ensemble, &  unique events with guest teachers.  She also offers personal, semi-private and Skype lessons.  Please CONTACT Zola for further inquiries.
Weekly Intensive Course A special opportunity for women who are able to *commit* to a weekly experience into the holistic dance language through deepened immersion.  Once a week we gather to learn the foundations of the curriculum – we learn the holistic dance language vocabulary, participate in healing movement practice, and  physical/spiritual training.  This work focuses on the inner healing aspects of the work, which is why we create a closed circle, where a foundation of trust may develop between all present.

El Ha’Ela Ritual Dance Ensemble Meeting Following the course, there is a dance meeting to dive into the El Ha’Ela Ritual Dance Ensemble work, where we study ritual sequences, learn a unique system of mudras and practice more advanced technique.  Ultimately these experiences guide a process to bring the healing aspects and art  of what we do behind closed doors- to the “outside” world through public presentation.   Inspired by the ancient temple dancers, whose subtle  expression and powerful dance, brought prayers to life and uplifted humanity through their dance,  the ritual sequences are a form of movement prayer with the same intention.  These meetings  are not open for all – yet for those who are called, there are opportunities to join based on availability,  commitment and bodily awareness.

Upcoming Workshops with Guest Teachers

  • Stay tuned for a workshop combining ancient wisdom of Kabalah teachings with movement & sound meditation
  • Stay tuned for special monthly workshops about the healing, spiritual & medicinal properties of essential oils more details T/B/A

Schedule ~ Temple of Dance Israel

 

January 1 –  March 28, 2016
Temple of Dance Israel is on hiatus during Winter intensive in India (click HERE for details), followed by International Tour….

March 29 – June 28, 2016
Upcoming 3- month Weekly Training at Temple of Dance Israel:

Tuesdays (yom shlee shee) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Weekly 4 hour meeting includes: 

-opening ritual circle

-seated and movement meditation
-earth/grounding practices
-healing work
-energetic practices
-heart-opening practices
-pelvis-releasing practices
-development of subtle expression, body language and communication
-deep physical training
-ritual sequences
-jedi training for contemporary women
-medicine movement drawn across time and worlds
-exposure into different cultural dance languages including: Sufi, Cygani (gypsy), Temple dance, Indo-Persian & beyond
-mudra Development
-cultivation of life practices 

Additional Meetings will be added for those interested to go deeper and to prepare for ritual performance offerings or to join the El Ha E’la Ritual Dance Ensemble.  Please inquire.

*Pre-registration is required for all experiences

Upcoming Special Workshop in Israel
Holistic Dance Language & Sacred Dance Workshop for Women
April 14 – 16, 2016 @ the Desert Ashram in Shtiyem
Facebook event – https://www.facebook.com/events/510150132495619/
English site – http://www.desertashram.co.il/workshops/holistic-dance
Hebrew site – http://www.desertashram.co.il/סדנאות/ריקוד-הוליסטי Contact: +972 524 483242 for booking info

PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS
Recommended especially for those most interested in the therapeutic benefits of the curriculum, those who have injuries which make it difficult to participate in group experiences, or those who simply wish for individualised attention To schedule, please CONTACT us

HOSTING RETREATS IN ISRAEL
Organizers who wish to arrange special workshops, retreats or events , this is a wonderful way to experience the work more deeply for communities who may live too far to travel to Zichron Ya’akov on a weekly basis.  Zola has offered workshops all over Israel, from the deserts of the South, to magical Tzfat and beyond.  She has been a featured teacher at festivals including the Sufi Festival, BodyWays Festival, Festival Nataraj, La Indiga Festival, Zorba festival and more.  For more information please inquire HERE