Who would Benefit from Ecstatic Dance?

Everyone would benefit from Ecstatic Dance as a way to de-stress and feel more grounded! In particular, those who:

What are the Benefits of Ecstatic Dance?

Ecstatic Dance is known to enhance your physical and mental health in far reaching ways. Ultimately it can help you live a more authentic and fulfilling life. Some of the key benefits are:

Are there Pre-requisites?

Ecstatic Dance is “free-form”. This means there are no steps to learn. No right or wrong way to do it. No experience needed. 

You only need the desire to move and be open to the journey.

Where to Get Started?

You may want to attend a local community class at your public library, adult education center, or other small group venue, to dip your toes in the water. 

Paula Lane offers small group classes and 1:1 coaching. This is a good way to help those who are new to Ecstatic Dance and want to explore the fundamentals and whether it's for them. Paula is available for free phone consultations as well. See Connect for more information.

You can also explore Ecstatic Dance via self-practice before participating in an event or coaching if that works better. See Self-Practice Guide for more information.

What should I Wear & What should I Bring?

Dress comfortably in loose fitting clothing, preferably in layers so that you can adjust your body temperature accordingly.

You may want to bring a water, as well as a mat, towel, and journal to capture your insights. 

What are the General Guidelines?

Most in-person Ecstatic Dance sessions will follow similar general guidelines as follows: