Daily Archives: February 12

Cosmic Diamond Ring

Sun, Earth and Moon unite
In a dance of Divine delight
Potential and promise
In starburst glowing gold
Natural magic unseen by human eyes
Far beyond our imaginings
There, all the same

Cosmic music plays a love song
One we each know by heart
Coded in our genes
Written in the stars
Keeping us in time
A melody unheard by human ears
Always and ever present
There, all along

Love in all its guises
Beats the Universal drum
The very heart of the Universe
Pounds a steady pulse
Rhythm of the stars
Calls us back to now
Into the precious present
Here, where we belong

(C) 2006, 2010 Jodi Flesberg Lilly ~All Rights Reserved

Dancing From The Heart

I first heard about Nia a couple of years ago. I finally found a Nia class in my area last May. I had taken other dance classes here and there–everything from Salsa to Tribal Fusion Belly Dance, but none of them really scratched that itch, so I didn’t stick with any of it.

Nia allowed me to find my way to my own dance. The routines felt natural and joyful to my body and the self-consciousness that had plagued me on dance floors since I was a teen ager began to ease. It was such a pleasure to be able to pick up the routines and move with the other women in the class.

A couple months into my Nia practice I discovered Hoop Dance. I bought the book Hooping by Christabel Zamor and a couple weeks later found an adult hoop and I was on my way. Learning to hoop has allowed me to finally dance from the heart. For the first time in my life I don’t care who is watching or what they think of what I am or am not doing. My heart skips a beat at the mere sight of a hoop. I love the colors, the weight of the hoop and finding my rhythm within it as it circles my body.

Nia opened the door for me to come more joyfully into my body and beautifully supports my hooping practice. This morning in Danielle’s class our theme, in honor of Valentine’s Day, was the heart chakra and Love. My heart sang as my body danced.

What do you love to do? What makes your heart dance and sing?

Current Planetary Positions

Sun 21° Cancer 17' 34"
Moon 24° Aries 06' 25"
Mercury 05° Cancer 31' 36"
Venus 10° Gemini 43' 14"
Mars 08° Aries 48' 24"
Jupiter 22° Capricorn 28' 47" R
Saturn 29° Capricorn 12' 28" R
Uranus 10° Taurus 14' 27"
Neptune 20° Pisces 51' 11" R
Pluto 23° Capricorn 48' 03" R
Chiron 09° Aries 26' 12" R
TrueNode 28° Gemini 53' 57"

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