Autumnal Chakra Dance

Celebrate the fluid consciousness of Autumn
within a welcoming and supportive
woman’s circle

in Southern Vermont

Women’s circles evoke a sense of sisterhood, and also a feeling of being in a maternal space. There is a deep sense of being connected to one another, at an archetypal level. ~Jean Shinoda Bolen

Autumnal Chakra Dance
a Let Your Yoga Dance women’s circle
in Marlboro, VT
Dancing through the body’s energy centers
with the energy signature of the season: release, flow, rebirth.
Tuesdays, November through Winter Solstice
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

*With 2 options for missed gatherings:
1. Bring someone new to the dance.
2. Receive the chakra playlist to dance at home.
(* Or drop into a yoga class with my husband Casey as space is available.)

For ALL women who like to move to music!
No other experience, skill/talent relevant.

Autumnal Journey: $123.45 (pre-pay rate)
Paypal link for pre-pay rate
Facebook event page

Marlboro Elementary School is centrally located on Route 9 in Marlboro, Vermont.


Participant feedback….

It’s more than a workout–it’s spiritual grounding and a chance to experience true freedom. It’s exactly what you need each and every moment.

I feel lighter and uplifted!

I love feeling the music through my body.

It was easy to be free.  I remembered that I love to exercise.  I remembered that I do have flexibility.  I moved within and out.

I liked how the class flowed– how we had time to move to ourselves and with  others.

I find myself dancing and moving more throughout the week.

I have been feeling more in touch with my body’s needs as far as stretching, flexibility, mindfullness, and self-appreciation.

Let Your Yoga Dance helps me to come back into myself. Since I spend a lot of time leading other people and directing activities, I really appreciate the chance to support my very important intention of settling into myself.

Very relaxing, very healing, very conducive to epiphany.

Click here for more voices on dancing with Kelly through the chakras.

Kelly Salasin holds a Bachelors of Science degree in education and is a certified Yoga and YogaDance instructor, as well as a longtime crafter of classes, retreats, workshops, events & journeys–locally, regionally, internationally & online. Kelly regularly assists leading presenters/programs at Kripalu Yoga and Health Center including Let Your Yoga Dance teaching trainings and yoga and meditation retreats. Kelly serves as adjunct faculty at the Hits the Spot Yoga Teacher Training Center leading chakra experiences–on and off the mat.

Contact Kelly for more information or to hold your space in this dancing circle of women.

Schedule conflict or location a barrier? Ask Kelly about the seasonal online journey: Writing through the Chakras.

Summer Chakra Dance

Celebrate the expansive energy of the sun
with the cooling & nourishing retreat of a
woman’s circle

in Southern Vermont

God may be in the details. But the Goddess is in connections.
~Gloria Steinem

Chakra Dance
a Let Your Yoga Dance women’s circle
in Marlboro, VT
dancing through the body’s energy centers
highlighting each of the 7 chakras
*Late July through early September
Thursdays, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Skill & experience irrelevant

*With 3 options for missed gatherings:
chakra playlist & meditation access or
chakra consultation with Kelly
or morning yoga with Casey.

Facebook event page
Early-bird $111.11
Paypal link
Room for 11.

Note: Marlboro, Vermont is located in the southern most part of the state between Brattleboro & Wilmington, VT.

Carpoolers take 10% off. Find a friend. Make it a date.

It was easy to be free.  I remembered that I love to exercise.  I remembered that I do have flexibility.  I moved within and out.

The music ROCKS!

OMG! I can’t believe how much fun I’ve been missing!

I love it!!! Every time!!

I feel lighter and uplifted!

I love feeling the music through my body.

I liked how the class flowed– how we had time to move to ourselves and with  others.

I find myself dancing and moving more throughout the week.

I realize that I don’t know my body very well–and I want to.  This helps. I trust you as a teacher.

I have been feeling more in touch with my body’s needs as far as stretching, flexibility, mindfullness, and self-appreciation.

It helps me to come back into myself. Since I spend a lot of time leading other people and directing activities, I really appreciate the chance to support my very important intention of settling into myself.

Very relaxing, very healing, very conducive to epiphany.

Click here for more voices on dancing with Kelly through the chakras.

Kelly Salasin

Kelly Salasin holds a Bachelors of Science degree in education and is a certified Yoga and Let Your Yoga Dance instructor, as well as a longtime crafter of classes, retreats, workshops, events & journeys–locally, regionally, internationally & online. Kelly regularly assists leading presenters/programs at Kripalu Yoga and Health Center including Let Your Yoga Dance teaching training and yoga and meditation retreats. Kelly serves as adjunct faculty at the Hits the Spot Yoga Teacher Training Center leading chakra experiences–on and off the mat.

Contact Kelly for more information or to hold your space in this dancing circle of women.

Women’s circles evoke a sense of sisterhood, and also a feeling of being in a maternal space. There is a deep sense of being connected to one another, at an archetypal level.  (Jean Shinoda Bolen)

Click here for more summer programming for women.

Summer Love for Women~2017

Celebrate the expansive energy of the sun
with the cooling & nourishing retreat of these
women’s circles

in Southern Vermont and online
(or by invitation–near you!)

God may be in the details. But the Goddess is in connections.
~Gloria Steinem

Dance where you are. Your song has already been written.

Chakra Dance
a Let Your Yoga Dance women’s circle
in Marlboro, VT
dancing through the body’s energy centers
highlighting each of the 7 chakras
Late July through early September
Thursdays, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Skill & experience irrelevant
SEASON COMPLETE

“I realize that I don’t know my body very well–and I want to.  This helps. I trust you as a teacher.”

Click here for more voices on dancing through the chakras.

“I’ve learned so much from this woven fabric of feminine voices.”

Writing through the Chakras~Online
a 7 chakra online circle for the soul
Lammas (early August) through Equinox (mid-September)
weekly participation at a time/place that works best for you
(those with & without a writing practice welcome)
SEASON COMPLETE

“I’ve learned more than I could have imagined, from the process of responding through the Chakras and from each of you and your willingness to share your stories.”

Click here for more voices on Writing through the Chakras.

All the colors I am inside have not been invented yet.
~Shel Silverstein

New Moon Immersion Retreat
Sunday evening, July 23
MacArthur Road, Marlboro, VT
Collage, connection, sacred circle & irreverence.
SEASON COMPLETE

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This circle has been a women’s womb.”

My creative life is my deepest prayer.
~Sue Monk Kidd

Coming this fall 2017
The Artist Way~A Winter Journey
a women’s circle for women with/wanting an artistic practice
MacArthur Road, Marlboro, VT
Contact Kelly

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“Thank you for issuing the call that brought us all together. You have a gift for this work. You have held well our various hungers and losses, our deep questionings and celebrations, and you have generously contributed your own.”

Kelly Salasin

So this is where I am, I thought. How surprising.
~Terry Tempest Williams. When Women Were Birds

Kelly Salasin has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Education and is a certified Yoga and Let Your Yoga Dance instructor, as well as a longtime crafter of classes, retreats, workshops, events and journeys–locally, regionally, internationally and online. She regularly assists leading presenters/programs at Kripalu Yoga and Health Center including:

Joan Borysenko, Writing Down the Light and Reigniting the Flame
Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge
Megha Nancy Buttenheim, Director/Founder of Let Your Yoga Dance
Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way
Karen Drucker, A Women’s Spiritual Retreat, Learning How to Love Ourselves
Tama Kieves, Unleash Your Calling, Creating the Work & Life You Love
Dani Shapiro, author of Still Writing, Hour Glass and Devotion
Jean Shinoda Bolen, Artemis, Women’s Circles & the Sacred Feminine
Robert Thurman, Living the Evolutionary Life: Through Death and Beyond

Women’s circles evoke a sense of sisterhood, and also a feeling of being in a maternal space. There is a deep sense of being connected to one another, at an archetypal level.

~Jean Shinoda Bolen

 

Note: Marlboro, Vermont is located in the southern most part of the state between Brattleboro & Wilmington, VT, with easy access to NH and MA and close “enough” to NY.

*Early-bird discount: Take 10% off when you enroll in any two programs or when you enroll in the New Moon Retreat or the Artist Way Year with a friend. Carpoolers can take 10% off the Chakra Dance Circle.

Contact Kelly for more information or to hold your space in any of the summer 2017 offerings.

I live my life in widening circles
that reach out across the world.
I may not ever complete the last one,
but I give myself to it.

~Rilke

SpRiNg Let YOUR Yoga DANCE Session 411

Dear SpRiNg Circle,

I look forward to sharing the dance with you on Thursday, April 27 in the Outback (gym) at Marlboro Elementary School on Route 9.

Walk down the path through the playground to access the gym at the door under the overhang. (The door to access the restroom is opposite the gym building.)

Bring a mat (or mat substitute) and a water bottle, and dress comfortably to move. (Layers work well, especially in the gym which can run cool even on warm days. Socks feel good too.)

Dance barefoot (or with clean, non-marking soles.)

Arrive just before 5:30 pm to settle in before we open our time together.

We open the session with the New Moon–a perfect time for new beginnings, and seeding desires, and taking it slow. It’s an earthy moon too which lends itself to this week’s chakra focus: earth, feet, roots, groundedness. We’ll move through all 7 chakras at each gathering—but add deepened attention to a single chakra as we work our way from the 1st to the 7th (see schedule below.)

This first gathering comes just before Beltane–the ancient fertility festival–mid-way point between the Spring Equinox & Summer Solstice–a potent aperture for womanly magic & manifestation.

If you’re new to the dance, prepare to be put at ease by the warm circle, the gentle guidance and the moving music, as well as the chakra container fashion to soothe, engage and inspire you.

If you’re a returning dancer, thank you for the gift of your ongoing devotion to Let YOUR Yoga DANCE, and wish me luck as I shake off my winter hermitage and become a spinner of music & movement again.

Yours in the dance,
Kelly
April 2017

Note: The session rate is $123.45 come opening night. (If you’re a returning dancer, and haven’t made your payment yet, I’ll honor the pre-pay rate of $111.11.)

Reminder:  Dancers will receive access to the online Chakra Rewewal Journey following any missed gatherings.  (Online participants are welcome to attend a single dance of their choice.) Click here to find out more.

SpRiNg ChaKra ReNEWal

A long slow color is green.

~Faye Hollander

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Release the weight of winter and lighten body, mind & spirit

With chakra-based music & meditation to MOVE you—inside & out!

SpRiNg ChaKra Renewal for Women

Chakra Schedule:

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Online participants will receive password access to the chakra focuses above (following the class dates listed) to include a chakra playlist and meditation/writing prompt (with an opportunity to respond and connect with other participants–as desired.)

Click here to contact Kelly for more information to enroll at the early-bird rate.

 

Dance Toward the Longest Night

Focus
“The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic and the most potentially transforming on the planet.”
~ Adrienne Rich

The days are shrinking.
The nights are growing longer.
The time to cultivate the light is upon us.
Poetry. Laughter. Communion.
A resilient heart.
Silence. Prayer. Surrender.

It’s all there in the dance.

Each gathering is delicately crafted through the chakras to nourish body, mind & soul—within a wide-range of music, gently-guided movement & meditative play.

A dance party. An exercise class. A women’s gathering. A personal pilgrimage.
Find what you need. Help shape it with others.

This unique & alchemical practice (requiring absolutely no skill or experience) lends greater wellbeing & joy in your day to day, particularly as our days shorten.

Opening at the end of October when the dark of the moon is upon us
and continuing into December as the full moon lights our way to the Winter Solstice…

These 75+ minute gatherings for women are held in the community space
at Marlboro Elementary School on Route 9 in Marlboro VT.

Dance barefoot. Dress to move. Bring a mat (or mat substitute.)

Tuesdays 5:30 pm, October 25th through December 20th, 2016.

Facilitator Kelly Salasin is a certified Let Your Yoga Dance & Yoga instructor who regularly assists leading presenters, retreats & trainings at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health.

Full Session: $99.99 (pro-rated for newcomers if you sign up after session begins.)
Drop-in: $21 (as space allows, by reservation)
Drop-in rate can be applied to discounted session enrollment/pro-rated for the remainder of classes.

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Or Contact Kelly for more information:

Let Your Yoga Dance~into the New Year!

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Kelly, assisting with the 2014 Let Your Yoga Dance teacher training

Dance into Winter with a community of WOMEN welcoming the Dark, the Light, and Everything in between.

Skill & experience soooooo not relevant. Letting go, relaxing, and being who you are–on any given night–most WELCOME. Gently-guided. Intuitively led. Divinely held. Irreverent. Sacred. Whole. (With a little CHAOS thrown in for good FUN.)

Let Your Yoga Dance Winter Session Details

Who: Women–with Kripalu-trained YogaDance instructor, Kelly Salasin

What: 90 minutes of music, movement & meditation through the chakras

Where: Southern Vermont (Rte 9 in Marlboro)

When: Tuesdays Evenings (6:30 to 8:00 pm)

How
: Barefoot, in clothing comfortable for movement; without any concern for skill or ability

Cost: $123.45 for the 9 week session
Drop-in, when available: $21.

Contact Kelly for more information

Summer Offerings for Women

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90 minute classes, morning retreats & all day journeys
~for women~

Celebrate the expansive energy of the sun
with the nourishing energy of retreat, relaxation & rejuvenation

Solstice Circle Gathering: Friday, June 20, 2014

Let Your Yoga Dance classes: Thursday Evenings in July & August

Full Moon Mini-Retreat: Friday, July 11, 2014

Writing through the Chakras Retreat, Friday, August 1, 2014
(mid-point between Summer Solstice & Autumnal Equinox)

New Moon Mini-Retreat: Friday, August 22, 2014
(TBA)

For more information, contact Kelly.

 

 

Summer Chakra Mornings

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Mini-retreats  for women
in summer mornings splashed with
yoga, dance, meditation, ritual & journaling

Celebrate the expansive energy of the sun
with the balancing energy of personal retreat.

Summer Dates

Solstice Circle: Friday, June 20, 2014; enrollment now open

Full Moon Circle: Friday, July 11, 2014

Lúnasa Circle, Friday, August 1, 2014
(mid-point between Summer Solstice & Autumnal Equinox)

For more information, contact Kelly.

 

 

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