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BOHOdance - Hantsport

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BOHOdance - Class Fee's & Info

Hantsport Classes: 

INTRODUCTORY PRICING

BOHOdance In Person: $18.00 drop in - $15.00 pre-pay
10 class card: $120.00 

ZOOM Class $10.00 (coming soon)

Classes are every Monday at 6:30 PM at Hants border Community Hall. 13893 Hwy 1, Hants Border 

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Waiver Form

** Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring a Yoga mat and water. Kindly arrive 15 minutes prior to class starting to get organized. This is a safe and inclusive space. Please leave judgement towards others and yourself at the door ♥** 

What is BOHOdance?

BOHOdance is an immersive and transformative form of free-flow dance that marries the essence of bohemian philosophy with the therapeutic power of movement. This unique practice begins with deep breathwork, immediately establishing a profound connection to one's body and spirit. It is rooted in the principles of the Chakra system, aiming to facilitate the flow and release of energy from the root chakra at the base of the spine to the crown chakra at the top of the head. This energetic journey is meticulously supported by carefully selected music that embodies movement, power, release, and a deep connection with oneself and the surrounding community.

At the heart of BOHOdance is the integration of somatic movement, breathwork, yoga, and guided meditation, all of which draw upon the bohemian philosophy of living freely, embracing creativity, and valuing spiritual connection. Classes commence with a gentle warm-up, encouraging participants to tune into their bodies and present sensations. This grounding introduction paves the way for more dynamic movement sequences designed to boost cardiovascular health, facilitate the release of tension, and promote emotional catharsis.

As participants move through the session, they are guided to explore and express themselves freely, without judgment, embodying the bohemian spirit of individuality and non-conformity. The session culminates in a tranquil period of reconnection to the body in Savasana, allowing for integration of the experience and a return to stillness and peace.

BOHOdance is more than just a dance class; it is a holistic experience that nurtures the body, mind, and soul. It offers a sanctuary for those seeking to explore their inner world through the lens of bohemian philosophy, employing movement, breath, and meditation as tools for self-discovery and healing. Whether you're drawn to the physical benefits, emotional release, or spiritual awakening, BOHOdance invites you to embark on a journey of liberation and transformation.

Deanna Byrne -  Instructor

Deanna Byrne is the visionary founder of BOHOdance, a transformative practice that merges the healing power of dance with the principles of holistic well-being. With over 25 years of experience in the healing arts, Deanna's journey is one of continuous exploration and dedication to personal growth and helping others find their path to wellness. She is certified in Belly Dance & Belly Core Fitness.

Her expertise is underpinned by a comprehensive 500-hour accreditation as a Meditation Facilitator, deepening her understanding and practice of mindfulness and inner peace. As a Yoga Practitioner, she integrates the physical with the spiritual, guiding individuals through movements that nourish both body and soul. Her skills as a Breathwork Practitioner further enhance her ability to facilitate profound healing and emotional release, drawing on the body's innate wisdom to transform and heal.

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Before venturing into the realms of meditation, yoga, and breathwork, Deanna honed her skills as a fitness trainer, where she developed a keen understanding of the body's dynamics and the critical importance of physical health as a foundation for overall well-being.

Her commitment to holistic health is further demonstrated by her completion of the program at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, equipping her with the knowledge to incorporate nutritional wellness into her holistic practice. Deanna is also an accredited life coach, offering her clients personalized guidance to navigate life's challenges and achieve their personal and professional goals. Her specialization in Somatic Healing underscores her approach to wellness, emphasizing the integration of mind, body, and spirit in the healing process.

Deanna's creation of BOHOdance is a testament to her belief in the power of movement as a catalyst for healing and self-discovery. Her multifaceted expertise and compassionate approach make her a guiding light for those seeking to embark on their own journey of healing, transformation, and self-exploration.

Deanna is the visionary behind the internationally acclaimed app, Elevate With Deanna, previously known as Meditation With Deanna. This platform has resonated with audiences globally, streamed across all major platforms and reaching into 90 countries, with monthly listeners surpassing 100,000. Her ability to connect and inspire is further evidenced by her remarkable social media presence, amassing over 3 million video downloads, which showcases her as a leading voice in digital wellness content.

The BOHOdance Philosophy

The BOHOdance Philosophy intertwines the essence of bohemianism with the transformative power of movement, advocating for a lifestyle where freedom, creativity, and authentic self-expression are paramount. This philosophy is deeply rooted in the bohemian ethos of living unconventionally, prioritizing artistic expression, and embracing individuality over societal norms and material wealth. It encourages participants to live authentically, using dance as a medium to explore and express their true selves, and to release both physical and emotional burdens.

Key aspects of the BOHOdance Philosophy include:

Authenticity and Self-Expression: At its core, BOHOdance encourages individuals to be their most authentic selves, finding freedom in movement to express emotions, thoughts, and stories that words alone cannot capture. It's a celebration of one’s unique journey, allowing for a deep connection with one's inner world and the collective energy of the group.

Releasing and Healing: Movement in BOHOdance is not just about physical exercise; it's a form of emotional and spiritual release. Participants are encouraged to let go of what no longer serves them, shedding both physical tension and emotional weight to achieve a state of balance and inner peace.

Simplicity and Mindfulness: Reflecting bohemian values, BOHOdance embraces simplicity and mindfulness, encouraging dancers to focus on the present moment and the joy of movement. This approach fosters a deeper appreciation for life's simple pleasures and a more profound connection with the self.

Connection with Nature and Community: Echoing the bohemian love for nature, BOHOdance often incorporates elements of the natural world, promoting a sense of harmony with the environment. The philosophy also values community, creating a supportive space where individuals can connect, share, and grow together.

Creative Exploration and Freedom: BOHOdance is a canvas for creative exploration, inviting participants to experiment with movement and explore new territories of self-expression. It champions the idea that through freedom of movement, individuals can unlock new dimensions of creativity and personal growth.

Spirituality and Inner Peace: With roots in practices like yoga and meditation, BOHOdance emphasizes spiritual exploration and achieving inner peace. It offers a pathway to transcendence, connecting dancers to the universal energies and fostering a sense of oneness with the universe.

Adventurousness and Discovery: True to the bohemian spirit of adventure, BOHOdance is an invitation to embark on a journey of self-discovery, encouraging individuals to step out of their comfort zones and embrace the unknown with open arms and dancing feet.

The BOHOdance Philosophy is a call to those seeking a more meaningful, vibrant, and fulfilling life, offering a blend of artistic expression, community, and personal transformation that transcends conventional living. It's about finding beauty in the journey, celebrating each step, and dancing the path to self-discovery and liberation.

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