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Dancing Adventures in the USA

These are snapshots from a five-week trip to the US this summer by Linda and me, which included a strong DUP and Sufi flavour.

On the East Coast…

This began on Day 3, with the monthly zikr group in Cambridge, Massachusetts, organised by Abraham and Halima Sussman Abraham is a wonderful presence and a great musician, who has worked with Saadi on Bridge and other masterpieces. It felt to us like being with family, and there was great power and vitality about a group of forty people, with a wide age and ethnic range, who know the dances and needed little teaching. This was the day after the Malaysian airliner was shot down over the Ukraine, so our dances for peace had a real passion to them. Continue reading

Impressions of dance camp Aotearoa from a UK perspective

by Renate Lalloo

Waking up in the cosy camper van…..  it’s sunny again, but the air is still cool in the morning; having travelled in New Zealand for nearly 2 weeks, I can now recognize Tui birds’ unusual calls. Yes, I missed Sufi practice again, but I am ready for tea and yummy porridge with tasty cooked fruit sourced from local dancers’ gardens. Kiwi dancers brought so many scrummy fruits to share: different types of small plums and tangelos (mixture of tangerine and pomelo), and we also enjoyed picking wild fruits just around the corner of Dance Camp Aotearoa. Continue reading

Inner Peace in a Changing World

Inner Peace in a Changing World

Discover how the wisdom of Jesus, Buddha, Muhammad and others can guide you to a happier present and resilient future, amid the uncertainties we live in.
Explore timeless insights on finding your own clear centre, acting from your passion and aligning with humanity’s purpose as stewards of the Earth. Continue reading

Pat Halima Gibson

It is with great sadness that we announce the death in early September of Pat Halima Gibson from Wray in Lancashire. Our beloved dance and sufi sister died peacefully a few days after she had been admitted to hospital following a cerebral haemorrhage. Continue reading