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The Way of the Dancing Warrior (Men’s Edition)


Empowerment, Responsibility and Creativity for the Dance of Life

A Movement Medicine Men’s Workshop with Ya’Acov Darling Khan

The Dancing Warrior is an archetypal force that resides within us all. It is the energy that provides us with the strength to face the challenges of life and navigate our experiences with wisdom and flexibility. The Dancing Warrior loves life with a passion and yet knows death as a teacher. In the knowledge of the impermanence of all things, The Dancing Warrior lives in the moment and seeks to bring movement, harmony, and balance to all situations.

We can draw on this energy source to focus our resolve. With determination and courage, we can move from the victim/persecutor/rescuer loop to reveal and act from the best of ourselves. The Dancing Warrior can guide us to find compassion for ourselves, our brothers and the world we live in, and through practice can come to understand that life is a prayer, a work of art, a blessing, and naturally, a dance.

The Way of the Dancing Warrior (Men’s Edition) is a unique opportunity to:

  • Be part of a strong circle of brothers who have the courage to dance
  • Bring the wisdom, strength and creativity of the dancer inside you to a deep enquiry into who you are as a man living in the 21st Century
  • Ritualise the journey from unconsciousness through the victim/persecutor/rescuer dance, to the archetypal dance of the Wise Elder, Fool and Dancing Warrior
  • Learn some of the lessons your ancestors have passed on to you
  • Release yourself from destructive patterns and invoke a new pattern born from the sweat of your dance, the courage of your heart, the fierceness of your intention, and the reclaiming of your own dignity and authority as a man

No previous Movement Medicine experience is required, only the willingness to learn and to surrender as deeply as you possibly can into the dance that is yearning to be danced.

Ya’Acov has been studying and practicing shamanism all his life with many gifted teachers, and he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his work. His workshops are deeply practical and down-to-earth as well as catalytic, transformative, uplifting and inspiring. He is the co-author of  ‘Movement Medicine – How to Awaken, Dance and Live your Dreams’, and the author of ‘Jaguar in the Body, Butterfly in the Heart – the 21st Century Initiation of an Everyday Shaman’ due to be published by Hay House in Spring 2017.


FORTHCOMING DATES: Orval, Belgium, October 2016


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