The Bridge


Foundation of the
Earth Dances Training

A powerfully transformative immersive journey connecting body, earth and spirit

through embodied movement, traditional pan-African dance & rhythm,
movement in the landscape, creative expression & ceremony

It’s time to remember the truth of who we really are as part of this living Earth
So that we can take a stand on the solid ground of ourselves
And live in alignment, honour and gratitude for the gift of life

The Bridge comprises of 3 meetings of 5/6 days each,
 with ongoing practices, an individual session between the contact time and a suggested reading list.  
  Dates and content for 2021

25th ~ 29th March 2021
Body, Land, Ancestry
Embodied arrival in the landscape in the presence of our ancestors.  The place from which dance and truth arises

28th June ~ 2nd July 2021 
Entering the Rhythm
Dropping into rhythm together through pan-African dance & rhythm traditions.   Includes Ceremonial Mbira Night
6th ~ 11th September 2021
Return to the Centre
Bringing ourselves with fullness into the centre of our own lives through dance, movement and ceremony




Dartmoor National Park, Devon, UK

Earlybird:  £995 ~ payable by July
Advance:  £1,180 ~ payable by September
OR £250, followed by 3 installments of £360

All prices include £250 non-refundable deposit to book your place. 

Once you begin the course you are committed to paying in full.

Prices cover 16 days of tuition and ceremony, hearty soup and homemad bread for lunches during the first and second modules, shared dormitory accommodation during the second module.

You will need to find your own accommodation for the first and third modules, and bring your own lunches for the third module.  Individual rooms are available for the second module at an extra charge.

Entry Requirements:  
A minimum of 3 days with Denise including time spent in the landscape and in dance/rhythm

Equivalent training/practice and a minimum of 1 day with Denise

Please contact us if you would like to join this training

Open to between 6 and 10 participants.  
Participants of The Bridge automatically qualify to apply for the Embodied Truth advanced programme, the Heart of the Dance Zimbabwe retreat and the Weaving the Threads integration programme


An exquisitely held exploration into the depths and vastness of our being

Sophia Efthimiou

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