In Dagara culture, the drum is a transportation device that carries the listener into other worlds. Only the sound of the drum has the power to make one travel in this specific way. Where the sound-ship goes, everybody goes. To refuse to drum is to refuse to travel. To forget how to drum is to forget how to feel.
No matter how mighty and strong a tree is, it will always dance to the tune of the wind ~ Okelola Olamigoke
Not all words spoken were created equal: Some words come from a mind that has studied, from a body that has traveled a 1000 miles, from eyes that have witnessed, from a tongue that has eloquence, from a heart that has passion and from a soul that has sincerity
This fun and fluid form of yoga will bring you back to your core and reconnect you with the Source.
The Afrikan Yoga site is founded by Pablo Menfesawe-Imani. Pablo Imani is an Author, Yoga Teacher, Massage Therapist, Holistic Health and Wellbeing Consultant and Balanced Health practitioner trained in Kinesiology.
Afrikan Yoga emphasis the value of body awareness in this Africa culture dance quotes collection.
...The Drum is sacred. Its round form represents the universe, its beat the pulsation of the heart. The drum is a communication system design to connect humans with creation. The drum synchronises the left and right hemisphere of the brain, once the brain is synchronised, its physiology changes to a state of heightened awareness....
If the body is your world, then the circles in Maghreb dance define the territories of that world. The hips are your equator, guarding the most important female part of you, the source of your creativity. You can move as a spiral journeying through the different latitudes of the body, beginning with your head and ending with your knees.
The dance is both public and personal expression, rich in symbolic dimensions that deal with universal constant in nature: planetary movements and their influence; fertility of Mother Earth; and the Communication between the Earthly and the Divine.
...energies come forth in recognisable patterns of dance... drummers alter... current beat sequence to match that of the energy they see displayed in the persons style of dancing... ~ Ancestral Essence
Germaine Acogny as a reknown pioneer expresses the everlasting ancestral bond to the land and people spirits through the dances of here now, today and yesterday combined in this Africa culture dance quotes collection.
My weapon, my ferry is Dance, blessed by the ancestral gods of my people. I dance beyond the words and evils of this world in hope for my damaged Africas and in defence of my own joyous interest. May you share my hope and my joy
...Mixed race sticks to my skin without altering its color, and this mix of ingredients makes me just want to dance, to dance beyond the words and weariness. More than drawing images I want to 'face up to hope' of my various Africas and proclaim it with insight and conviction.
Qudus Onikeku bring the talk in this Africa culture dance quotes collection about intimate growth through rendez-vous with ourselves in the dances.
I am a Solo Dancer! I Dance in Solitude I Dance with my solitude and I Dance Because of Solitude I Live On this Earth Without Expectation Without Disappointment For I am Attached to Nothing It Will Be Unnecessary To Bury Me For I am already Buried in My Body Along with my SOLITUDE A Solitude Peopled By Images Dream, Phantoms And Memories And of course, JOY
Culture is coded wisdom... Wisdom that has been accumulated for thousands of years and generations. Some of that wisdom is coded in our ceremonies, it is coded in our values, it is coded in our songs, in our dances, in our plays.
Happy to have you here! I'm Turenne / Tilarenn. Happy to share joyful conscious movement revolution and universal wellness in this powerful self care to self-conquest journey. We care to Be entirely. We stir our vital energy. We embrace and celebrate our artivist mindfulness. We fully dance life towards balance and harmony.