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Dunya_HandDancemeditation™ is a unique, integrated, embodied meditation system for self-discovery, healing, & evolution. Through the cultivation of embodied awareness and present-ness, we explore relationships between self-&-other, self-&-cosmos, self-with-Self, and self-to-the Divine Eternal, and ultimately dissolve relationship into non-duality, into One-ness.

Dancemeditation™ proposes that our body is spiritual intelligence. Training focuses on listening to the body with curiosity and respect.  The practices develop trust and adeptness in this receptive process. Dancemeditation can be practices alone or with others.


Roots & Gifts
Dancemeditation™ synthesizes three large bodies of work: Art, Somatics, and Dervish mysticism. We use a wide variety of breathing and movement techniques (see Basic Practices for a few examples) within a primarily non-verbal study environment to help us drop out of an over-active, distracted mind into intuitive embodiment. Inner & outer witnessing are balanced. The practices provide doorways and ignition points to embodied awakening and growth. Practitioners report feeling less physical, emotional, & mental anxiety, deep relaxation, expansion of creativity, improved immune function, renewed vigor & inspiration, a stronger connection with their intuition, a clearer mind, a peaceful heart, and an enriched, happy body.



Who is Dancemeditation For?
This Path calls to women and men seeking self-knowledge, healing, and growth through the deep truth of the body.  More

Sacred Way workshop, Santa Fe, NM


When I move from the center of Center, the subtlety beneath the Apparent opens and I feel a deep sense of Belonging. My mind is quiet. My heart is awake. I sit with my toes in a pool of spiritual clarity.
Dunya Dianne McPherson, Founder








Dancemeditation_LOGO_B&WDancemeditation™ is a program of the Dervish Society of America (DSA), a nonprofit 501-C3 organization dedicated to the Path of embodied mysticism. DSA provides opportunities for personal development, exploratory inquiry into embodied spirituality, and community connection through practice, service, and performance. DONATIONS are tax-deductible.







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