We are going to try something new!
In times of Corona we want you to keep dancing. It is a wonderful way to let go, release, find your feet, center yourself in the midst of everything that has been going on. And a place to connect with others. A couple of hours per week for a bit of self-care. To not feel disconnected and isolated from yourself and the world.
I will offer dance on wednesday evening and meditation (sitting, walking, dancing) on saturday morning.
What do you need to do to join in?
You don’t need much but you will have to make some preparations. Anyone can join.
– Download Zoom and get a free account.
– Prepare space in your house to dance and sit.
– Turn off anything that could distract you.
– Find the link to Zoom on my FB page and/or website.
– Join the Zoom meeting. Make sure your sound and video are working.
– Invite your partner, family, friends, colleagues to join.
– Wear comfortable clothes.
– Let’s be contagious !!!
Invite others who might be interested. Including your family, friends and colleagues who don’t live in the Netherlands.
On Wednesday 18 March we will have a try out of the first Open Floor @Home Dance. There is a lot of learning involved in offering dance virtually. We have been working non stop and are exited about it.
We will come together at Zoom. You dance and/or meditate in your own space. I will provide the music and guide you through it.
Put the ‘Open Floor @Home’ events in your agenda.
Make time to do it. Make it Move…
Open Floor @Home
Put these dates in your agenda.
Open Floor Dance
Wednesday 18 March (try out)
Wednesday 25 March
Wednesday 1 April
Time: 19.30 – 21.00 o’clock
Open Floor Meditation
Saturday 21 March
Saturday 28 March
Saturday 4 April
Time: 10.00 – 11.30 o’clock
Link Meditatie https://zoom.us/j/377139605
Or find the link on my Ode to Life Facebook page and on my website.
The ‘Open Floor @Home’ is on donation basis. Go to PayPal to donate. It is very much appreciated.
If you need to figure out what time this is in your country please use World Time Buddy
If, for whatever reason you cannot join or the internet connection is not working, don’t worry. Go to Mixcloud and play any playlist you like.
What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and selling.
Give up, just for now,
on trying to make the world
different than it is.
Sing. Pray. Touch only those
to whom you commit your life.
And when your body has become still,
reach out with your heart.
Know that we are connected
in ways that are terrifying and beautiful.
(You could hardly deny it now.)
Know that our lives
are in one another’s hands.
(Surely, that has come clear.)
Do not reach out your hands.
Reach out your heart.
Reach out your words.
Reach out all the tendrils
of compassion that move, invisibly,
where we cannot touch.
Promise this world your love–
for better or for worse,
in sickness and in health,
so long as we all shall live
~ by Lynn Ungar ~
Reach out when times are hard. If, for whatever reason, you feel the need to connect in a one-to-one moment please contact me via firstname.lastname@example.org
Warm wishes, Hester Hudig