Deepening in the Dance and Dance Leader Training

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Date(s) - 04/08/2023 - 06/08/2023
7:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Leader details:

An unprecedented opportunity to work with some of the world’s most experienced mentors and trainers in the Dances of Universal Peace (DUP) 

Open to all, Dancers, Musicians and Dance Leaders.


Arjun Jorge Calero (Colombia)

Gulzar Christina Lausevic and Jilani Cordelia Prescott (UK)


£197 before 30 June, £250 thereafter – two lunches and one evening meal included in the price.
This is a non-residential retreat in the beautiful Pennine town of Hebden Bridge, which has many varied possibilities for accommodation, including a hostel right next door to the centre which is very good value.
It is easy to access by train and bus, and there is a car park at the centre as well. Please book by 12 July.

Email Jilani for more information or visit her website, where you will find a booking form.

Gulzar Christina Lausevic: Sharing the Dances and creating heart-centred community is one of the greatest joys of her life. She leads Dance days and Retreats in the UK and abroad, also combining the Dances with the powerful practice of Heart IQ (Embodied Awakening) which she offers with her partner, Simon. She is a Mentor for Dance Leaders and is delighted to be able to share the love of the Dances in this way. She has been co-creating and teaching 2-year long international Dance Leader Training programmes with Jilani for 6 years. She currently serves on the Guidance Panel for DUPUK and as
Camp Advisor forSacred Arts Camp. Gulzar has been involved in Dance Leader Training in India, regularly teaches in France and this year will be leading Dances in Holland and Latvia. For info:

Jorge Calero, Mono Arjun is part of the Board of Directors of the DUP International, where he serves as Senior Mentor, and Board of Trustees of the Sufi Ruhaniat International where he serves as Sheikh. He has taken the DUP to different countries in Latin America, Middle East, North Africa and Asia coordinating the Bevond Initiative. A medicine man with years of experience in the path of ceremonies, sacred plants, sweat lodge, sun dance, vision quest and travels with these altars, he was one of the founders of Atlantida Ecovillage 20 years ago, a community where DUP trainings and all the mentioned altars are planted. He is also cofounder of the Colombian and Latin American Ecovillage Networks and still active in these networks as elder and vision keeper, as well as organizing education for sustainability. He is a biologist, specialist in ethnobiology and ecology with a M.Sc. in ecosocial regeneration.

Jilani Cordelia Prescott has been leading the Dances of Universal Peace for around 20 vears. She has served for several years on the Guidance Panel for DUPUK, and as the spiritual advisor for Sacred Arts Camp. She is a Dance Mentor, with mentees from many countries, and has led two highly successful international dance leader training courses with Gulzar. She
serves on the Board of Trustees of the Sufi Ruhaniat International as the Board Facilitator, and is also a Sufi guide. She is currently guiding a prayer wheel for the God is Breath training programme, and will be leading dances, training retreats, camps and Sufi retreats in Morocco, France, Germany and Turkey as well as the UK during 2023. See her website for more information: