with Stoffelina Verdonk
Rangdrolling Amsterdam is very happy to announce the next Vajra Dance of The Song of the Vajra weekend in our series, specially suitable for refreshing and learning this Dance. It is the fourth weekend and we are focusing on completing the Dance. We will refresh what we have learned before and continue from Sirnasirna.
A special element of this course is its focus on learning the correct rhythm and way of singing of the Song of the Vajra. Those who are not learning the Dance now, are welcome to join and learn!
About this course Stoffelina writes:
In this course the Pamo are learning the steps, while the Pawo or others who are present, sing the natural sound of the Song of the Vajra. They can experience how to be present in the correct timing with the syllables and melody, while they sing. Then the Pawo start learning the steps and the Pamo sing etc.
All sounds of The Song of the Vajra present a source for contemplation. We learn how to sing perfect way in timing, offering our presence, dancers and singers, relaxing in contemplation All together.
It is a perfect practice, also a Semdzin, in which we can discover how this singing and dancing is influencing our dance, our own dance, and how it can bring us in the state of contemplation; and how the sound helps us to embody the dance, harmonising Pamo and Pawo present on the mandala.
Knowing the precise timing and way of singing is presented since long time by Rinpoche, also by Adriano Clemente. In Vajra Dance, especially for those who know longer the dance, timing is important. This is a very joyful way to dance AND sing together.
All Be most welcome!!!
About Stoffelina Verdonk
Stoffelina is a certified performer and teacher of modern dance. She met Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 1986. Since then she practices his teaching and collaborates within the Dzogchen Community. She became a second level Vajra Dance instructor in 1993, travelling to teach and practice Vajra Dance in and outside the International Dzogchen Community; and she is a very inspired and experienced Vajra Dance teacher. In 2015 she was authorised as Santi Maha Sangha and Khaita instructor by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu.
For a fuller biography see: http://vajradance.net/
Place and Time
Location: Studio 14, Broedplaats HW10
Address: Hendrik van Wijnstraat 10, Amsterdam.
Time Schedule (provisional):
Friday January 11: 13:00 – 17:30
Saturday January 12: 10:00 – 13:00 and 15:00 – 18:00
Sunday January 13: 10:00 – 13:00 and 15:00 – 18:00
Requested donation for the whole weekend is 100 euro.
If you have financial limitations, this should not be a reason not to participate. Please contact us in this case.
Account number IBAN: NL72 INGB 0006 0658 80
In name of: Int. Dzogchen Gemeenschap van Rangdrolling
Reference message: Vajra Dance Weekend
If you have any questions and/or want to register, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you on the Mandala!