The Dance of the Song of the Vajra (BASIC, LEVEL 1), part 1, with Cindy Faulkner.

For practitioners who have received the transmission from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu.

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For practitioners who have received the transmission from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu.

BASIC INFROMATION: Usually the first part of Dance, from Emakirikiri until Kelanam, is done in six days. Preferably, it can be done in 2/3 weekends, one weekend per month. Depending on circumstances and time, it is also possible to study with for example weekly evening classes.

The part I includes:

  • Explanation of the origin of the Dance.
  • Explanation of a special characteristic of the Dance of the Song of the Vajra.
  • Explanation of the meaning of each verse linked to the principle of the Song of the Vajra and relationship with the steps of the Dance.
  • Explanation of the meaning of the Mandala, symbolism, colors and elements.
  • Explanation of the principle of the masculine and feminine, and importance of their harmony. 
  • Learning the basic movements and steps (principle of natural and relaxed movement, movement of the foot and hand "together", simplified distinction between "open" and "closed").
  • Learning the conventional terminology of basic movements.
  • Learning the basic rhythm (association of each movement with its syllable).
  • Learning the meaning of the main mudras. 

Instructors

Cindy Faulkner

Cindy Faulkner was born in Epping Forest, near London, and became a gymnast at a young age. She went on to study Drama and Dance and became a professional Dancer and teacher for a few years.

Wanting to discover more about Meditation, she left London in 1992 to live in a Tibetan Meditation centre in France. She first encountered the Vajra Dance in 1996 in Merigar, Italy and met Chogyal Namkai Norbu in 1997.

She is authorised as a 2nd level Vajra Dance Instructor and lives near Cambridge, UK with her partner and daughter, where she also works as a Shiatsu practitioner. Read More