By stimulating body and mind simultaneously we will journey to parallel realities where solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems become clear.

Dynamic Mythology Workshop

06.03.2015  


  
























DYNAMIC MYTHOLOGY WORKSHOP

  MARCH 6-8, 2015

Van Trierstraat 40
2018 Antwerpen
 


Similar to the transformational stories written in mythology, our soul evolves following a similar mythological journey... an exploritory  evolution where we rediscover power and purpose in life. The rediscovery of your life source, at a cellular level, is what the Dynamic Mythology Experience is all about.


The Dynamic Mythology Experience utilizes five contemporary shamanic movement and dance-based modalities for accessing levels of shamanic trance. Shamanic cultures experience the entire body as a thinking organism rather than limiting intelligence to the physical brain. By stimulating the body and mind simultaneously, shamans journey to parallel realities where solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems come clear. These dynamic vision journeys are legendary, providing the foundation for both individual and cultural wisdom.

 Shamanic cultures do not limit intelligence to the physical brain... but rather experience their entire body as a thinking organism. By stimulating the body and mind simultaneously shamans journey to parallel realities where solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems are possible. These dynamic vision journeys are legendary and became the basis for acquiring individual and cultural wisdom. An individual or community's capacity to see the future allowed for the responsible selection of any number of choices... and personal ethics were based on experiences derived from these journeys. Therefore, wisdom is acquired less from 'thinking about' and more from experiencing our own future.




The 5 Experiential Ritual Modalities of Dynamic Mythology:



RITUAL TRANCE DANCE EXPERIENCE ®
Entering Your Body/Mind Consciousness

THE SOUL HUNTING EXPERIENCE ®
Rediscovering The Lost Pieces Of Self

THE ANCESTORS WALK ®
Pathways To Forgiveness

RITES OF PASSAGE
The 12 Mystical Stages Of Our Spiritual & Physical Evolution

THE SPIRIT ANIMAL TRANCE DANCE
Journeying For Power





1. RITUAL TRANCE DANCE EXPERIENCE ®
Entering Your Body/Mind Consciousness
 
 
RITUAL TRANCE DANCE is a unique blend of healing sounds, dynamic percussive rhythms, transformational breathing techniques and the innovative use of sensory deprivation - all together stimulating an 'trance' state that promotes spiritual awakenings, mental clarity, physical stamina and 
emotional well-being. Driven by unique musical soundtracks recorded specifically for this method of healing, Trance Dance takes participants on an 'inner journey' not limited to our normal perceptions of space/time. Ritual trance journeys have been a vital part of shamanic and eastern dance cultures for thousands of years. Our contemporary approach to TranceDance brings together the richness of these ancient rituals with some startlingly effective modern techniques. The end result is access into the deeper realms of ourself and the universe... a glimpse into the mystical world that lies beneath our normal perception of reality.
 
Trance Dance's primary focus is on healing and our relationship with spirit. By dancing within the seclusion of darkness we discover parallel realities where solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems are possible. Through Trance Dance we ‘disappear', become more like our spirit, and simultaneously less attached to our difficulties, making it possible at these moments to let these problems go.
 

 


2. RITES OF PASSAGE
The 12 Mystical Stages Of Our Spiritual & Physical Evolution


RITES OF PASSAGE is a study of evolutionary wisdom. Rites Of Passage is based on the dynamic principles of the circle, spiral (spiritual) or sphere. Rites Of Passage is a holistic spiritual model that describes the inevitable journey that we must all go through in our lifetime. 12 Rites of Passage explores the spirituals peaks and valleys in life... the 12 points of transformation that guide us towards wisdom and tranquility.
 
Rites Of Passage clarifies when and why we experience life crisis, and more importantly offers alternative approaches to transforming these dilemmas. It makes no difference who you are or where you are; these passages are experienced by everyone. Through Soul Hunting, Trance Dance and other ritual techniques we can intentionally journey through these 'passages' to discover the deeper purpose and meanings within life. As each stage is experienced and understood, we develop a growing wisdom and intelligence that serves as the foundation for living an enriched life and creating a balanced society.

 




3. THE SOUL HUNTING EXPERIENCE ®
Rediscovering The Lost Pieces Of Self


THE SOUL HUNTING EXPERIENCE® is a contemporary shamanic integration ritual. It is a journey into the deepest aspects of your spiritual world (psyche)... a place where the parts of the soul retreat to when overwhelmed by power. The purpose of Soul Hunting is to release our resistance to feeling our full life force, and then to retrieve the damaged pieces of our life that reside beneath these overwhelming events.
 
The Soul Hunting Ritual is rooted within one of the oldest forms of shamanic transformation known to humans. The literal translation of the term shamanic means ‘the ability to see through the dark’... to find perspective again. Soul or shadow journeys are legendary. Participants are transported on a journey into an alternate reality or a 'shamanic trance' where ii becomes possible to reunite with these damaged pieces of the soul. The Soul Hunting Ritual energizes the spirit because it resuscitates the deepest parts of our psyche... and renews aspects of our personality that manifest wisdom, strength and spiritual well-being. Soul Hunting Ritual participants report that they are able to reconcile previously irresolvable difficulties and illnesses and achieve a state of integrity, wholeness and well-being. Participants frequently report that their Soul Hunting journeys are among the most rewarding events in their lives.


         

 
4. THE SPIRIT ANIMAL TRANCE DANCE
Journeying For Power
 

SPIRIT ANIMALS are elements of the natural world which guide us through complicated growth experiences... revealing insights into how to best manage matter with energy. What this means is that Spirit Animals illuminate the spiritual side of our life, guiding us through complicated life circumstances that our linear, logical mind could never resolve.
 
The Spirit Animal Dance is an experience of being possessed by power. In order to achieve the authentic revelation of a spirit guide we must first surrender our ego-self to the flame of trance. Then like the Phoenix that rises from the flames our spirit guide can appear. Shamanic cultures worldwide acknowledge the relevance of surrendering our body/mind to the guidance of nature... animal spirits that show us the way towards wisdom and truth.
 
Spiritual transformations are based on experiences that first overwhelm, with understanding coming later. This is particularly true of shamanism and the Spirit Animal Dance. This ritualjourney is a doorway through the shadow side of life... a journey that ultimately illuminates a pathway to a unified soul. Through the Spirit Animal Dance each participant’s unique relationship with a spirit guide will be revealed, thereby creating the foundation necessary to achieve authentic spiritual transformations.





 
5. THE ANCESTORS WALK ®
Pathways To Forgiveness


Shamanism is rooted in the belief that the soul is eternal and never dies. Therefore, ancestors are the historical manifestations of our eternally evolving soul. Ancestors make up the very fibers that constitute what we call wisdom.
 
Shamanism’s view is that spirit and ancestors are synonymous... one and the same, our organic connection bound together by a timeless line of reincarnations that govern all aspects of nature. Somewhere within the evolution of western culture we lost appreciation from the importance of these genetic, organic connections. We walked away from our relationship to ancestral wisdom.
 
Instead we embraced various forms of religion... and what religion promises life beyond death. Meanwhile, in this lifetime we frequently feel spiritually fragmented and incomplete. Believing in a future concept of spirit has slowly eroded our capacity to detect wisdom... and reestablishing our capacity to cultivate deep wisdom seems to be directly linked to personally re-experiencing our ancestral evolution. Perhaps the 'self' we seek is not one self but rather a deeper, collective ‘evolutionary self'... an organic wisdom which appears when we embody the spiritual lives and guidance of our ancestors. DNA research continues to validate these physical connections we have to each other. It suggests a relatedness between all human beings, a common genetic code alive within everyone.
 
THE ANCESTORS WALK® is a contemporary trance ritual that facilitates the reestablishment of these genetic and ancestral links. By utilizing a innovative technique titled Whole-Track Evolutionary Recall participants can 'walk' their particular genetic path... encountering buried aspects of their ancestral story and revealing a deeper understanding of how evolution can answer important life questions. The result is an enhanced capacity to channel ancestral wisdom into our everyday life.







  WILBERT ALIX   has earned international recognition as a contemporary  healer and teacher of progressive psychology and neo-shamanism.With Wilbert, you will explore various body-centered, altered states first hand, resulting in t he embodiment of wisdom and the discovery of alternative solutions to difficult situations. Answers received in these visionary journeys can be tremendously powerful.

Wilbert says of this workshop: “My intention is to bring into focus the enormously complex worlds of mysticism, psychology, shamanic spirituality, and science for the purpose of clear direction and achievement.”  Read more...

             
 

 

DYNAMIC MYTHOLOGY
DESCRIPTION



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DATES AND TIMES
Start: Friday, March 6  8:00PM
End: Sunday, Feb 9  4:00PM

HOURS
Friday: 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM - 10:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
QUESTIONS?







Email us with questions or to register.

Any questions about local Antwerp arrangements, lodging options etc? Please contact
Sara Dykmans
: +32 (0) 485 69 19 51 or
Mona Ahmad:
+32 (0) 475 42 91 91



WHAT TO BRING

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing suitable for movement and dance. Bring one or more blankets, a pillow and a blindfold or bandana. Also please bring a loose fitting, comfortable WHITE OUTFIT for the Soul Hunting Ritual.







REGISTRATION



PROGRAM FEES


235€  pre-reg fee by February 20.
265
  Full fee after February 20.


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  HOW TO PAY

 

Option 1  Pay pre-reg fee in full - 235€.


Option 2
  Pay 50€ deposit to hold your place.

The remaining pre-reg balance of 185€ should be paid in in full by Feb 20 (also using Pay Pal)  OR you can pay the balance of 215€ in cash when you arrive to the workshop on March 6.


Option 3
  Pay full fee of 265€ after Feb 20.

Once your payment is complete you will receive an email confirmation from the Trance Dance International administrative office. Also if you have any questions regarding your payment please email our administrative office: admin@TranceDance.com

 

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EVENT LOCATION


Van Trierstraat 40
2018 Antwerpen



 





















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Gerard Le Grellelaan 10
2020 Antwerpen
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fax: 0032.3.203.12.75
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**** (€ 139)

Quinten Matsijslei 25
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fax: 0032.3.225.30.90
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BED & BREAKFAST



MARLEENS GASTENKAMER
(€ 53 single, € 65 double)
Closest to event location

 interconnecting rooms (1 single, 1 double) with private bathroom (shower & toilet) and sitting room with lots of space. Fridge, watercooker and sink at your disposal.

Van Trierstraat 27
2018 Antwerpen
tel.: 0032.3.216.20.24
email: FA474411@skynet.be

 


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(€ 60 single, € 70 double, beide incl. ontbijt)

Isabella Brantstraat 16 (1 km van Oost West CentrumAntwerpen)
2018 Antwerpen
tel.: 0032.3.237.61.91
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B&B MOLENAARS DROOM
(€ 60 single, € 70 double incl. ontbijt)

Molenstraat 35 (1 km van Oost West Centrum Antwerpen)
2018 Antwerpen
tel.: 0032.3.259.15.90
e-mail: greta.stevens@pandora.be



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