The Dance of the Vajra That Benefits Beings is more essential and a symbolic dance of the interrelationship of all sentient beings and practiced by 6 male and 6 female dancers. It is functioning on the physical Level of our existence.The intoned syllables are closely related to the purification and harmonization of our main chakras. It develops compassion and brings awareness and relaxation.

The Dance of the Vajra That Benefits Beings is more essential and a symbolic dance of the interrelationship of all sentient beings and practiced by 6 male and 6 female dancers. It is functioning on the physical Level of our existence.The intoned syllables are closely related to the purification and harmonization of our main chakras. It develops compassion and brings awareness and relaxation.

The Public

For general public, persons interested in methods of developing and deepening the awareness in movement, harmonization of energy and the practice of presence through sound and dance. The Dance of the Vajra That Benefits Beings can be practiced by anyone who wishes, and as long as its origin and integrity are always acknowledged and respected it can be used as a method to enrich any spiritual path.

For practitioners who have received the transmission from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu and wish to study in more depth the Vajra Dance and Dzogchen Teachings.

Objective

  • Discover the principle of the integration and presence through movement.
  • Fluidity and harmony in movement.
  • Harmonization of energy through coordination of movement and time. 
  • To discover the difference of the mind and the nature of the mind.
  • A purification and overcoming of obstacles in connection to our 3 existences (body, voice, mind).
  • Understanding of specific terminology and main mudra.
  • Harmony and basic choreography between dancers.
  • Benefit for the planet earth and benefit for all sentient beings.

You will learn

  • Origin of the Vajra Dance.
  • The peculiar characteristics of the Dance.
  • Meaning of the Mandala, symbolism, colors and elements.
  • Meaning of the main mudras.
  • The principle of masculine and feminine, their harmony and coordination.
  • How to develop awareness in movement and singing.
  • Coordination and fluidity of movement with time.
  • The conventional terminology of the basic movements.
  • The rhythm and association of each movement with its syllable.
  • Relative and absolute benefits.

Modules

  • 14 hours

    The Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings (BASIC: Module 1 - Beginners)

    • Explanation of the origin of the Dance.
    • Explanation of the peculiar characteristics 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 movement and relaxed 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.
  • 10 hours

    The Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings (BASIC: Module 2 - Refresher)

    This is a follow up to the BASIC: MODULE 1 - BEGINNERS course of the Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings.

    BASIC COURSE MODULE 2 of the Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings will include:

    • Learning the principle of integration and presence of movements.
    • Correction of the basic movements, steps and mudra.
    • Clarification of doubts on steps and arm movements. 
    • Finding good harmony in movements of all body (correspondence feet/arms/body).
    • Improve learning of the rhythm (association of each movement with its syllable). 
    • Learning the meaning of the main mudras.
  • 14 hours

    The Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings (DEEPENING: Module 1 - Deepening the Base)

    This can be a follow up to the BASIC: MODULE 2 - REFRESHER of the Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings.

    DEEPENING COURSE will include:

    • Learning of the various specific types of movement and their terminology.
    • Learning the coordination and fluidity of movement with time.
    • Learninig the precise timing and details of the mudras. 
    • Learninig the basic choreography between the Male and Female dancers.
  • 10 hours

    The Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings (ADVANCED: Module 1 - Directions)

    This can be a follow up to the DEEPENING COURSE of the Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings.

    The ADVANCED: MODULE 1, led by an Advanced Instructor or a Vajra Dance Teacher, will include:

    • Refining harmonious movement of all physical aspects (correspondence feet/arms/body).
    • Refining the coordination and fluidity of movement with time.
  • The Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings (ADVANCED: Module 2 - Timing)

    This can be a follow up to the ADVANCED: MODULE 1 of the Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings. 

    The ADVANCED: MODULE 2, led by an Advanced Instructor or a Vajra Dance Teacher, will include:

    • Refining the coordination and fluidity of movement with time.
    • Refining the precise timing and details of the mudras.
  • The Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings (ADVANCED: Module 3 - Choreography)

    This can be a follow up to the ADVANCED: MODULE 1 and MODULE 2 of the Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings. 

    The ADVANCED: MODULE 3, led by an Advanced Instructor or a Vajra Dance Teacher, will include:

    • Learninig the choreography and harmonious movement in time and mudras between males and femals (PAWOS and PAMOS).
    • Training for eventual presentations of the Vajra Dance That Benefits Beings.

Main Teachers

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Prima Mai

Vajra Dance Teacher

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Adriana Dal Borgo

Vajra Dance Teacher