Shakti Dance® consists of different phases that combine to
cleanse and awaken the pranic body, so that the practitioner
can access and enjoy the Spirit of Shakti:
1. Tuning in
This opens the class with a mantra accompanied by a mudra.
It centres and prepares the mind, creating the necessary
connection to receive the teachings.
2. Shakti Stretching
Rhythmic and meditative floor exercises, flowing in
coordination with the breath. This phase warms up, increases
flexibility, relaxes and opens energy channels in the body.
3. Standing Exercises and Trance
exercises and dance sequences, opening the chakras with
rhythmic and breath-coordinated movement. Physical awareness
is heightened through the isolation of body parts.
Harmonious expression is developed through the acquisition
of universal principles of free-flowing movement. This phase
in particular recharges vitality.
4. Free Dance
inspiration from the previous phases, the inherent creative
impulse is given free reign to express itself. With
increased awareness of the energetic body (aura), a fluid
interaction between inner and outer spaces is explored and