In the spiritual dance, energy flows through the body's chakra centres and into your movements to connect body and spirit. These dances take the form of exercises that are meant to promote balance of the body's chakras and foster harmony among them, improving your well-being. In addition, they will help you let go of stress and negative emotions and bring healthy energy to your body. They ask you to access your emotions and express them through dance, these exercises will also help you to unlock your creativity: we all possess everything we need to dance.
The body has seven energy centres called chakras. Chakra is a Sanskrit word meaning wheel or circle. They are located in precise places in the body, beginning at the base of the spinal column and moving upwards to the top of the head. Chakras have an association with the five classical elements; Earth, Space, Air, Fire & Water, aiding with the various emotions, behaviours and the health of particular organs.
Each and every one of us has what it takes to dance. Spiritual Dance inspires readers to connect with their inner selves to access their creativity and bring happiness and positive energy into their lives. In essays deeply personal in tone on the importance of having a healthy body image and lifestyle, her relationship with nature. An experience that informs her dance, and the therapeutic quality of dance, among others, Author Liene Adamsone, explains how dance is a source of creativity and an empowering form of self-expression. Easy to follow, fully illustrated exercises introduce Adamsone's spiritual dance method, which emphasizes individual exploration and discovery, making it accessible to people of all ages, body types, and fitness levels. This series of life-affirming dances is designed to promote total well-being by harmonizing body, mind, and spirit.
Liene Adamsone was chosen at the age of ten to start full-time professional studies at the Ballet School of Riga in Latvia. Her classical ballet training culminated in Liene being selected to be a lead dancer with Riga's Theater Operetta. Liene's love of ballet inspired her to explore other forms of dance and dance therapy, leading her to work with both children and adults, including those with disabilities. With insight drawn from many years of experience as a dancer and teacher, Liene strongly believes in dance as a powerful art form that can heal and bring more happiness into people's lives. Liene lives and teaches in Toronto, Canada.