Northern Wilds Belly Dance
- HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Northern Wilds Belly Dance is an American Tribal style of Belly Dance. We offer instruction, workshops, performances, and classes. Performances can include belly dance, fire dancing, henna.
Northern Wilds Belly Dance, formerly World Tree Dance, is a Certified FCBD® Instructor and Sister Studio (since 2012).
Gaia Sophia is the Artistic Director and Circle Keeper of NWBD and weaves her love of circle keeping, the healing arts, Minnesota and Northern European culture/ history/ancestry and Pagan folk magick into the dance.
Gaia has an educational background in Massage Therapy, Hatha and Kundalini Yoga (E-RYT 200), Usui and Karuna Reiki (Master Teacher level), Celtic and World Shamanism (through Jeanne Troge), as well as Goddess Studies (through Lunaea Weatherstone). Since 2005, she has facilitated women's spirituality retreats, workshops, labyrinth walks, drumming and sound healing circles. Her love of American Tribal Style® Belly Dance began in 2009 and in 2010 she took up teaching local classes.
Offerings include Weekly Classes, Workshops (by request), Monthly Dance Circles, Dancing with Fire for ATS®, Vinyasa Dance (Yoga for Dancers), Henna, Belly Dance for Birth, Wild Women Belly Dance Parties, Roots and Wings ATS® Dance Retreat and more.
Northern Wilds Belly Dance brings together wild women from all walks of life to explore, express and celebrate through belly dance and women's spirituality. Join us!
- Belly Dance
- Fire Dance