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Dance of the Deities

Dance of the Deities will engage in deep embodiment of spiritual teachings of the following Deities: Kali, Tārā, Chinnamastā, Matangi and Bhuvaneshwari. It combines mythology and symbology, yoga practice and a dance choreographed especially to learn and embody the core teachings of the respective Deity.

The 6th Element

In The 6th Element, the five elements of Chinese philosophy are intertwined with the Goddesses expressed in Hinduism and Yoga. We will observe which energies are moving and where they meet in a space of similarity and synergy. Every day, a Chinese element will invite a Hindu deity to dialogue through dance and its energies open the space for reflection.

ARTISTBIO: Andrew Mournehis

Andrew Mournehis was living his dream as a dancer and choreographer when his career was cut short by a life-changing knee injury and serious illness in 1995. He was working for Tina Turner at the time, and it was her that initiated him into the world of Spirituality and the Divine through Buddhism. His crisis forced him to seek a healing path, and he turned to yoga to heal his body and soul, falling in love with the practice and teaching to packed yoga classes by 1999. Passionate about the healing power of group, mythology and stories, he combined his love for Yoga with transpersonal healing to create transformative spaces for participants. Andrew teaches a combination of Hatha, Bhakti and Tantra Yoga, and his unique teaching style is rich in heart and soul, tantric philosophy, inspiration, storytelling, Mantra and the spirit of the divine. Andrew has spent almost 20 years facilitating many healing groups, workshops, and retreats in Yoga, movement, Tantra, mythology, and transpersonal modalities. He boasts over 16 years of experience in Transpersonal Counselling and Art Therapy Techniques, 20 years of Yoga teaching and over 25 years’ experience in the fields of creative arts and dance.

His qualifications include:
Diploma of Health in Yoga (CAE)
Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling (Ikon Institute Of Victoria)
Senior Level 3 Certified Yoga Instructor With The Yoga Teachers Association (YTA) Teaching Faculty and Assessment Co-coordinator for Academy of Yoga Learning (2003–2017)
Lecturer at the Phoenix Institute of Victoria and Ikon Institute (2010–present)
Creator and Founder of "Dance of the Deities"
Andrew Mournehis is also Creative director of Divinegrace Yoga.

Last update: 07.04.2019



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