Gabrielle Roth

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Gabrielle Roth (1941-2012)

A bestselling author, movement innovator, and music/theatre director, Gabrielle Roth led workshops and retreats that joined the currents of world music and theater with the ancient pulse of shamanism. Her work has been featured in Yoga Journal, Self, Science of Mind, Shape, Elle, and many other publications. She is the author of the books Maps to Ecstasy and Sweat Your Prayers and of the Ecstatic Dance DVD series.


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Dancing with Cancer

Tami Simon speaks with Gabrielle Roth, a movement innovator, theater director, workshop teacher, and the bestselling author of Sweat Your Prayers and Maps to Ecstasy. With Sounds True she has created three DVD programs of movement meditations for the body and soul: The Wave, The Inner Wave, and The Power Wave. In this episode, Tami speaks with Gabrielle about the five universal rhythms that she uses in her work and why she believes they have the capacity to teach, catalyze, and heal. She talks about how these five rhythms have helped people in hospitals accelerate their healing, and her own experience in using them as she has gone through childbirth and a cancer diagnosis. (55 minutes)

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