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Join our huge and varied Pagan, Heathen, Wiccan, Reconstructionist, Indigenous, spiritual and magical groups in education and celebration February 2016 in San Jose, CA. More information can be found about the conference at www.pantheacon.com

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Friday, February 12 • 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Possessing The Dark/The Art of Choreolalia (Speaking in Dance)

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Explore the concept of ritualistic trance and possession safely and effectively. Throughout the world, there are many dances and rituals focused on channeling energy from within and without ourselves - the Middle Eastern Zar, the Mediterranean Tarantula, the Voudou concept being "ridden", Neo-Pagan "Drawing Down the Moon" to name a few. Understand what makes these dances so powerful, and how to channel them. Let the dark emotions flow through the music and you. We'll cover mental exercises for proper preparation of self, & improvisational moves that will conduct the energy of the trance dance.

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Tempest & Anaar

Drawn together by similar interests in the visual and ritual arts, Anaar and Tempest have been collaborating together for nearly 15 years, presenting several ritual dance pieces including "The Becoming", "The Red God Revel" and "The Dance of the Djinn" at Tribal Fest, The Living Goddess Dance Theater, PantheaCon, and TribalQuestNW. Both instructors are long-term practitioners and teachers of traditional Witchcraft and metaphysics (Anaar: The Feri... Read More →


Friday February 12, 2016 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Carmel/ Monterey