Earth, Our Original Monastery

Dancing Our Way to the Divine | taught by Betsey Beckman

Course description

13 prayer dances for every-body…and one poem video!
with choreography and instruction by Betsey Beckman

With simple meditative movements, Dance Along to celebrate Earth as our original Cathedral, Scriptures, Saints, Spiritual Director, Icon, and Sacrament. Move with the gifts of Air, Fire, Water and Earth. Pray with Saint Gobnait, Saint Francis, and walk with beauty in honor of the Diné Navajo tradition.


With songs by Richard & Trish Bruxvoort Colligan, Peter Mayer,
Simon de Voil, Lorraine Bayes, and Betsey Beckman.

Filmed in the Pacific Northwest by Sharie Bowman. Poem video filmed in Galway, Ireland by Luke Morgan.

Commissioned by Abbey of the Arts. Produced by The Dancing Word.
© 2020 The Dancing Word. All rights reserved.

Betsey Beckman
Betsey Beckman

Course Curriculum

Introduction
08:58
Cathedral of Earth, Sky, and Sea
14:26
Turn Me Earth
13:09
The Horse and Saint Columba
19:46
Blessing of the Elements
10:20
Mother Earth
13:08
Creation's Hallelujah (Psalm 148)
09:32
It's a New Day (Psalm 104)
12:01
Illumine Me
14:59
Following the River Home
22:53
Seed of Life
11:49
Canticle of Creation
20:56
Saint Gobnait
06:56
Now I Walk in Beauty
14:03