Dances of Universal Peace 

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(next date to be decided)

Day of sesshin Woodchester Village Hall GL5 5PQ

see flyer for details

This is a day of dances alternating with unguided sitting meditation (sesshin). I lead the dances with the support of Morag Allen on guitar and Bob Minney on accordion. The whole day is in silence (except for the dance instructions).

Many people find that this format of silent sitting for 15-20 minutes between dances deepens the whole experience of both dance and meditation, leading to a profound sense of inner harmony, beauty and unity.


Neesa Copple tel 01453 759689 leads Dances - with Wyn Rainbow on the guitar

- in Stroud (usually at the Christian Community, 73 Cainscross Rd GL5 4HB) and

- in Gloucester Friends' Meeting House GL1 1TS, with Elyn Mitchell tel 01594 517340.  

Next sessions Saturday 24th March 2 - 4.30 (Gloucester) with Neesa & Elyn.

Bristol - dance sessions led by Matthew Heyse-Moore

Next date:   Sunday 25th March 10-4.30 at the Theosophical Society, 14 Tyndalls Park Rd, Bristol BS8 1PY

[usually at Wedmore Vale Friends' Meeting House, Bristol BS3 5HX]

Email Matthew or tel 01453 751973.

About the Dances
These simple, beautiful body-prayers are open to all; each dance is taught afresh. They honour diverse spiritual traditions from all over the world, and can take us to a place of profound inner harmony.  We sing sacred mantras and make simple movements in a circle. They are a moving meditation which can help us to access deeper spiritual aspects of being than our busy analytical minds allow.

I trained as a DUP leader with Philip O'Donohoe from 2007 to 2009 and have continued leading in Stroud and beyond, both in solo sessions and shared with various other leaders.

Have a look at the UK website
and the international site
for more information about these transcendent Dances.