Who We Are
Ecstatic Dance Reno is a monthly dance gathering where participants use the means of free-form dance to foster clarity, vitality, and healthy community. It is a safe, all-inclusive atmosphere for people to explore themselves and their connections to one another through dance and movement.
Each event offers a 2 hour free-form dance journey followed by a live sound healing meditation and closing circle. We maintain the sanctity of the dance by keeping it drug and alcohol free, taking our shoes off, and staying non-verbal on the dance floor. Everyone ages 7+ is welcome!
A native to the Sierra Nevadas, Alicia Kelly finds passion in all things organic. Inspired by music (beats and heavy bass to the sound of nature’s grace), she resonates and fuses all paths and hopes to be a catalyst for healing, awareness, and tranquility to our people and our planet. Fueled by LOVE, she invites all to join the movement.
Sebastian Elcano lives to love! Powerfully impacted by the yogic tradition, his life is centered around the constant realization of his Truest self right Now; through all circumstances. He uses the methods of yoga, dance, and active community involvement to foster the clarity and vitality he seeks. Catch him on the dance floor bustin’ a move!!
What We Do
We LOVE to dance!
Ecstatic Dance Reno provides a safe, all-inclusive, sacred space for people to awaken their aliveness through the practice of free-form dance. We’re committed to growing a healthy, lucid, and vibrantly-alive dance community through consistently providing this type of space.
The once per month practice of Ecstatic Dance, grounds us in the remembrance that Life itself is a constant dance. Coming to dance regularly, we can notice ourselves becoming more open and flexible to respond intelligently to the ever changing life circumstances in which we find ourselves. Doing this practice in a communal setting alongside our brothers and sisters, adds another benefit to the mix, giving us the opportunity to feel connected, and unconditionally accepted… exactly the way we are.
Why We Do It
The practice of Ecstatic Dance has made such a tremendously beautiful impact on both of our lives that we feel a burning desire to offer this potent, and much needed medicine to our community. The sense of clarity, synergy, vitality, love, and fun that Ecstatic Dance allows us to access so directly, is what makes it such an effective practice.
Most of us want to feel ALIVE and CONNECTED, and the dance is a way to make it happen for ourselves. We are committed to creating a thriving Ecstatic Dance community here in Reno and giving people the tools they need to make their own lives into a conscious dance. We know the transformative power of dance firsthand, as it has changed our lives immensely. We also witness this transformation taking place in people all around us, on a regular basis.
It’s becoming more clear than ever that our bodies need to be moved in order to maintain optimal health, and balance. We are offering Ecstatic Dance as a way to break free from cultural cycles of stagnation and disease to instead allow people to more easily embrace happiness, health, and conscious community. The method is simple, effective, and whole lotta fun!!
Move your Body, Awaken your Aliveness!
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Location: Acro Enso
Address: 601 E. 4th St, Reno, NV 89512