Dance Church with DJ Nataraj will take participants on a guided, spiritually uplifting world dance music journey of free-movement expression! The format is loosely based on the 5 Rhythms of Gabrielle Roth and brings dancers through lyrical elements up to a high-energy release and back to stillness. Soul Dance is a similar type of journey, but more guided; the musical selections are all chosen around a transformative theme.
DJ Nataraj is a conscious dance facilitator and live musician based in Ithaca, NY. He is the founder of Dance Church Ithaca, a weekly free-movement expression event based on the 5 Rhythms of Gabrielle Roth, and also of Soul Dance, a monthly themed Conscious Dance also in Ithaca. Both have been ongoing for more than 4 years. He has also toured with the bands One Love Chant and Harmonic Temple Collective, and performed at events such as Burning Man and its regional festivals, and the Mysteryland Festival.