RITUAL TRANCE DANCE
Dance Into the Infinity inside of You!
"To the Spirit belongs the Dancer"- Wilbert Alix
Since ancient times humanity has been dancing. Dance was sacred and a way of connecting with spirit.
Dancing in a state of “trance” as a way of accessing the healing powers and the wisdom of spirit, nature, the invisible world.
Ritual Trance Dance is a contemporary ritual created and developed in the late 1980s at the Natale Institute in Houston, USA by Frank Natale and Wilbert Alix.
It has this ancestral, animistic, shamanic root of using dance, movement and rhythm as a way of connecting with something greater than ourselves, of acquiring wisdom and expanding our consciousness.
Trance Dance is a catalyst for awareness, experience, wisdom, clarity, expanding the inner universe and opening up new possibilities ... The purpose of Ritual Trance Dance is evolution, transformation... the awakening of the body's intelligence and wisdom and the activation of the heart's vision!
The ritual is done with a blindfold, enhancing the awakening of the inner vision and the other senses beyond the vision.
“We have eyes that open inward. These ones we use to see dreams” - Mia Couto
A special breath is done and the dance is free, with no predefined steps, no worries of right or wrong, allowing spontaneous, authentic and intuitive movement to arise. An opportunity to explore your inner world and consciousness through movement.
The ritual is dedicated to a personal intention. A question or something that the participant would like to clarify, transform or let go of in himself or in life, etc.
Ritual Trance Dance is a gateway to a dimension outside the space and time of ordinary reality where it is possible to obtain greater clarity and awareness, wisdom and vision about ourselves, about our life and the reality that surrounds us.
Ritual Trance Dance is a non-linear journey and the destination is the same as that of meditation.
What to bring:
Comfortable clothes for dancing, a bottle of water and a blindfold.
Limited places available!
Due to the situation with Covid-19, Ritual Trance Dance events are currently in pause mode.
20€, Early Bird
25€, after Early Bird
Registrations / Informations:
email@example.com / 00 351 964 991 014
"So few words for tremendous immensity of possibilities. Soon we are welcomed with kindness, invited to become space, and guided to the circle that calls us to be there in a ritual of devotion and surrender; Through our movement, whatever it may be, through our purest expression of Being, we dance in discovery. We are alone with us, isolated by a blyndfolf of the expression and movement of the other and the others. Breathing us like never before, intense in ourselves and committed to the mystery. Luisa introduces us to the ritual, urges us on the importance of an intention and supports, supports our movement of expression in a whole of circular space. She feeds us with rhythms, vibrations and pulsations from all corners of the world and is there to ensure that we allow ourselves to go to the end, to the horizontality of exhausted surrender and the deeper feeling of movement in stillness. She does it with immense sensitivity and delicacy and with the beautiful quality of much faciliting without being noticed. Trance Dance with Luisa is magical. Regular Trance Dance with Luisa is transformational. Well thank you Luisa for giving yourself to this incredible manifestation of beauty in motion, being You. ” - José Soutelinho
“Luísa, I loved yesterday's session, the simple and magical way you presented it, the songs and sounds of nature always reinforcing our connection with EARTH, and I loved the feeling of being able to move and express myself simply as I felt like it, as a gift to Life, in pure enjoying the moment. “- Sara Inácio
“With each ritual, a kind of evolution something changes inside and consequently something changes outside. For me it is a meditation in motion, dancing is my favorite meditation, it takes me to know my shadow side and also to know all the happiness and love within me, to discover new paths, to open doors and to close chapters. I am grateful." - Marta Filipa Jacinto
“Thank you for the opportunity to dance blindfolded! It was my first experience and I hope to repeat it! There was a time when I felt truly good and free, without limits, without shame, without fear! The more I gave myself to music the more freedom I felt! Then there was some tiredness, some need to stop and the last part lying down I seemed like heaven and infinite! That song is powerful! I also liked the sharing wheel, everything you said at the beginning, in the end. There were not many words to share, they were all still plunged into the sea of silence. All this to say a single word: Thank you! ” - Margarida Oliveira
Ritual Trance Dance - Enter the Mystery - Dance into the Infinity Inside of You
About Wilbert Alix
Co-creator of Trance Dance Founder of
Trance Dance International
"Wilbert Alix was a really important person for me and really dear to my heart. One of this persons that we don´t meet many in a lifetime. He was until a certain point in my life the only teacher which work and knowledge touched deeply my soul. Later we became partners and shared our lives for almost 7 years. In this time I assisted Wilbert work and apprentice with him in the Trance Dance facilitators training and in workshops.
Wilbert passed away in December 2020 but he left many hearts touched by him and by his teachings. Hearts that will continue to spread his knowledge and wisdom through their own life and work.
I´m honored and grateful to be one of this hearts and to have learned from him, worked with him and shared my life with him. He and his teachings are completely alive in me and in all my work.
Wilbert, much love to you on your new jouney! "
Wilbert Alix was a free spirit, passionate by life and by his work. Very intelligent, wise and with an amazing sense of humour.
Marvelous storyteller and an incredible teacher!
His depth of inside was extraordinary and he had the gift of helping people transform through his experiential innovative work and wisdom.
He touched and transformed the lives of thousands of people around the world. He was a pioneer in many areas of his life and for sure in his work.
He earned international recognition as a contemporary healer and teacher of neo-shamanism. For more than 40 years Wilbert Alix explored the ethnology of world culture and it's impact on human evolution. His principle interests include cross cultural shamanism, entheogenics, brain/mind science and human sexuality. He trained Trance Dance Facilitators since 1988.
“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.” — Wilbert Alix
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