Dancers introduce themselves
Yolanda Hernández Diáz, Madrid, Spain
Yoly, what was your first encounter with the meditation of dance?
My first encounter with dance meditation was at a 5-day retreat in London with Lorraine Pratt in July 2018. I didn’t know you could be in stillness for five days through meditative dance. Also, during one dance, tears suddenly flowed. …
Verena Baldinger, Büdingen, Germany
Verena, you work as a management coach. How did you come to Meditation des Tanzes?
My sister Gitti is a belly dancer and I danced with her one weekend. In the evening, when our hips were glowing, she danced with us: “Can I come as I am?” by Nanni Kloke. Gitti was in Friedel’s first training group in Germany …
Astrid Knipping, Seuzach, Switzerland
Where did you learn about the meditation of dance?
It was a big event, an afternoon of peace dancing in Wetzikon, Switzerland. I had once followed a smaller training course in liturgy and dance and got to know some of Friedel Kloke-Eibl’s dances there. And then Friedel came to Switzerland…