Shakin’ it in your spiritual practice: how dance meditation works.

I dance every day.

Sometimes, it lasts 30 seconds or 30 minutes, but everyday, I shake and shimmy and bounce. Feels good to rev my cells up with some good ol’ fashioned gyrations.

And it’s this love for dance that made me so intrigued by the topic of today’s episode of AnnikaTV: dance meditation.

It’s exactly what it sounds like: dancing as a meditation.

Moving your body in a way that feels like you’re connecting with the Earth, or God or the Universe – or whatever you call the thing that you want to connect to.

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In this episode, I’m talking with Briana Cavion about dance meditation.

Briana gives her step-by-step approach to dance meditation and shares how she uses it to help survivors of sexual trauma.

If the idea of talking (much less, just thinking) about the possible connection between dancing and sexuality makes you even slightly uncomfortable, I think you’ll be interested in what she has to say about that.

Lean in. Give it a shot.

You just might surprise yourself.

After you’ve finished watching, get up outta that chair and try it with me!

Even if you’ve only got 5 minutes and it’s too cold to go outside – in the room you’re in, in the clothes you’re wearing, stand up right now, and let your body tell you how it wants to move.

Set the intention that your body is a tuning fork that’s wired into the sacred, and your dance is what comes out of that.

Then come down into the comments and tell me about it!

So many spiritual practices emphasize following rigid, very precise instructions. Dance meditation could be one way you side-step all that and create a spiritual experience on your terms.

In love & booty-poppin’,
Annika