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Be the Temple: Bellydance Ecstatic Awakening

With Tara Star Dancer
Sunday, November 18th
1 - 3 PM
$20 Online / $25 Door

Join us from 1 - 3 PM for an enlivening journey in Be The Temple, a bellydance workshop for women with no-to-pro dance experience. Be The Temple is emotional depth, juicy enlivening, and spiritually nurturing - both an introduction to the transformational, ecstatic healing power of Sensual Embodied Awakening Bellydance (SEA Bellydance) and a delicious recharge to enable us to shine ever more brightly within the world.

Our intention is for this movement to be a monthly practice, and we invite up to 15 women to explore with us, each time!


We will begin with some gentle guided movement and a relaxed inquiry into the deep well of wisdom that lives and breathes as the body Temple. We will explore the simple Sacred Shapes of bellydance, in order to raise our vibrational intelligence to release habits of body, mind, and emotion - and to rejuvenate in the currents of bliss. The Sacred Shapes of Bellydance awaken different aspects of the universal energies similar to the energy cultivation practices of qi'gong, tai chi and yoga.

With sensitive guidance and inspired narrative, bellydance teacher and embodied awakening guide Tara Star Dancer will invite us through mystical doorways that we will hold open with our intention for the imaginal realms to appear. The intention is to be available for the Mystery beyond the veils of illusion to dance us awake and be swept into the intelligent ecstatic healing life force energy.

This work is sacred, so please consider how you may arrive in a way that will honor your own sense of divinity. Come comfortable, fresh, free, and in a spirit of welcoming the highest potentials for yourself, for one another, and for the greater worlds. Learn more about Be the Temple Philly @


Tara Star Dancer is the founder of Sensual Embodied Awakening Bellydance, a path for women who are craving depth, sensuality, divine recognition, and wildness in their spirituality.

For over 11 years, Tara performed professional bellydance, and she spent several years living in India, Malaysia, and Thailand, studying meditation and performing at over 1200 shows as a soloist - in some of the most exclusive venues in the world. In 1994, Tara started her training in emotional release work and has facilitated numerous trauma healing workshops for individuals and groups. In 2002, Tara trained with tantra teachers Joan and Tomas Heartfield to facilitate heart opening ceremonies. Her travels as a performer allowed her to study yoga, Tantra, Taoism, emotional release, and meditation practices. She is now fusing her knowledge with her life experience to create programs that connect and expand mind, body, and spirit.

Re-claiming both the sacred feminine and masculine, championing embodied awakening, assisting others in their growth and healing -- these are the underlying motivations for Tara's performances, studies, and teaching work. Her driving force and passion for the planet is to re-vision and co-create a culture based on the inherent goodness of the human spirit, rather than on limiting beliefs and wounds. Learn more at and

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