Dance & Music Events with Stefan 2024/5

“It’s all Greek to me!”  Did you grow up hearing that phrase? I did too.I now believe it came from envy. Greece has such beauty, such captivating dances, music, culture, food, colours, night skies, seas and – especially – the people.

I warmly invite you to join me for a dance holiday on Paros this June or September.

3 – 10 June: Circle Dance + Greek Folkdance including a visit from local island dancers

* 13 – 20 June:  Journey to Joy, with guest facilitators joining me from Mexico and Morocco.This week has a very special offer till end of March to make it easily affordable.

9 – 16 Sept: Salsa made Simple

Message me for details.See below for a calendar of dance events including Brazil, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Morocco and UKLove from Stefan

Updated Calendar (08.03.2024)

2024

13 March : Ipswich. Drum Bliss – a deep immersion in meditative and shamanic sounds created by four musicians incorporating melodic instruments and voices. (B&B option) Contact Stefan dancewise321@gmail.com

14 March : Ipswich. Dance, expression and relaxation at the Karibu Centre. 11am – 12.30pm. Only £3. Contact Stefan dancewise321@gmail.com

18 April: Ipswich 11am – 12.30pm Circle Dance + Relaxation Movement. Cost £3. Burlington Church Hall, 2 – 6 Burlington Rd, Ipswich, IP1 2EZ. Cost is £3

* Recommended by Stefan [who will be a participant]

7 – 14 May : nr Glastonbury. Residential in-depth dance quest led by Tatiana Gorenstien (Brazil) and Joss Galdermans (France/Holland). ‘The Chalice & The Sword’. Details jos.galdermans@gmail.com

3 – 10 June : Paros, Greece. Circle Dance + Greek Trad. Contact Stefan dancewise321@gmail.com ALMOST FULL.

13 – 20 June : Paros, Greece. Move Beyond Blues
– facilitating empowerment and emotional release through dance. With Anne Kingston (UK/Morocco), Laura Monges (Mexico) + Stefan Freedman. Book with dancewise321@gmail.com see http://www.dancewise.org

July + August : Brazil Four weekends of trad and choreographed dances with Stefan.

5 – 8 July in Porto Allegre
2 – 14 July in São Paulo
26 – 28 July in Salvador
2 – 4 August in Rio de Janeiro.

Contact Rosenara Silva rosenara47@gmail.com

9 – 16 Sept 2024 : Paros, Greece. Learn Cuban Salsa
Beginners and all levels welcome to sun, sea and Salsa in a stunning island location with wooden floor. Contact Stefan: dancewise321@gmail.com

4 – 6 Oct : Bologna, Italy. Circle Dance with a ‘Sacred Africa’ Theme. Teaching is English + Italian translation. Carolina Botti. danzasacraincerchio@gmail.com

27 Oct : Witnesham nr Ipswich. [date/details to be confirmed]
Circle Dancing & folkdance with Stefan Freedman + Tatiana Gorenstein (Brazil)
Contact dancewise321@gmail.com

1 – 3 Nov 2024 : Hassocks, West Sussex Exquisite Israeli Dances (especially from the 1970s – a ‘golden era’) led by Tatiana Gorenstein from Brazil + Stefan Freedman
Contact Barbara : barbarajmcleish@gmail.com

22 – 24 Nov : Mexico City. ‘Dance Wise’ festive weekend of circle dancing with Stefan (teaching in English) renatamonges@aol.com

2 – 8 Dec; Ixixtlan, Mexico. ‘The Gateway’ residential event in rural centre near Mexico City with Stefan (in English + translation into Spanish) renatamonges@aol.com

2025

9 – 16 April : Morocco. Circle dance + culture Beautiful eco-centre in Taroudant nr Agadir, Bookings, https://cecu.co.uk/calendar (scroll down to find Stefan’s week)

4 – 11 June : (dates to be confirmed) Paros, Greece. Circle Dance + Greek Trad. Contact Stefan dancewise321@gmail.com

15 – 27 June : (dates to be confirmed) Paros, Greece. Move Beyond Blues
– facilitating empowerment and emotional release through dance. Stefan Freedman and guest facilitators Book with dancewise321@gmail.com see www.dancewise.org

2 – 12 Nov : Israel. Circle Dance & ‘Deep-DiveVersity’ Experience Staying at Neve Shalom peace centre, the 10 days include coach trips. Led by Tatiana Gorenstein and Stefan Freedman Early booking is recommended. Stefan dancewise321@gmail.com

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