Become a member of the Village and join in celebration of ritual, healing and community. Because dancing together we make a pattern that connects into a whole.
These rituals seek to support the community on an individual and communal basis. They are open to all with no pre-requisites. Unless otherwise indicated, they are usually free to attend. Check the calendar of events for dates.
An annual event to welcome all who wish to learn more about the East Coast Village.
In the traditional world of the Dagara of Burkina Faso West Africa, the ritual of grief, conducted almost daily in different parts of the tribe, is the Dagara people’s way of releasing the tension caused by loss, and to restore continuity in their relationships. We will enter into the ritual space of grief following the traditional model of the Dagara. It is our hope that it brings the deep sense of release, peace and connection in your life.
These annual rituals honor the gateways/shrines at the East Coast Village. Shrine celebrations include:
See you at the Village!