dancingTao is an invitation to use movement as meditation


We use the maps of 5Rhythms, Movement Medicine and other practices, including the emerging dancingTao pathways, to cultivate presence, connection and transformation through movement.

Click on 'Journeys' for information on classes, workshops and other invitations - or check the current events listings on the right of this page to see what's happening.

In the rest of the site you can find Teacher Biogs & dancefloor context in 'Community' and background on Taoism and other influences in 'Roots'. There's an introductory poem to this work in 'dancingTao' and finally there's our (tbh in serious need of an update) 'Resources' section featuring a podcast, links and other delights.

dancingTao was created by Christian de Sousa and the dancingTao collective, aka dTc, is an emerging group of dancers, facilitators, artists, therapists and other change agents committed to bringing movement into diverse situations.

See you on the dancefloor...


The real connections are obviously on the dancefloor. In between times, there's a few ways to find out more, stay in touch with what we're doing and support your practice:
                      - sign up to the MAILING LIST
                      - join dancingTaoists on FACEBOOK or TWITTER
                      - tune into ECSTASY RADIO


dancing missives from the body-cosmic noosphere...
Tweets by @dancingTaoists

Current Events

Sweaty Thursdays
drop-in class

Vibrant weekly open session with Christian de Sousa at St Peter's Church in Vauxhall, London.

Spirit Body
5Rhythms Immersion 2019

The first dancingTao Immersion of 2019 will be a 2 or 3 day-option 5Rhythms Immersion on 8-10th February at Cecil Sharp House, London. Led by Christian de Sousa, Nikki Ashley and Ajay Rajani

Ecstatic Soul
workshop immersions

5-hour 5Rhythms Workshops with Nikki Ashley and Ajay Rajani at St. Peter's Church, Vauxhall.
Click here for more info 

dancingTao monthly sessions with Christian de Sousa

a monthly gathering for embodied practice, using 5Rhythms and Movement Medicine as our core maps, with influences from Taoist and shamanic practice. 3 hour sessions on most usually 4th Wednesday of each month

The Rhythms Club
5Rhythms movement class for over 60s & friends

Weekly daytime 5Rhythms movement class for over 60s and over at St. Peter's Church, Vauxhall. 
Every Thursday, starting 7th February

Deep Rhythm
dancing in devon

Deep Rhythm is new pop-up space in south Devon, held by Christian de Sousa and Jo Hardy. Special extended session for the launch on December 28th.

One Dance Tribe
unity through diversity of practice

Christian will be teaching Movement Medicine as part of the ODT faculty in New York on March 8th-12th 2019. For more info visit One Dance Tribe

Ecstasy Radio

Ecstasy Radio offers a selection of free mixed waves for movement practice... Click here for home dancing...

ecstatic dance meets activism

Earthdreamers is a collective bringing the dance into social, environmental and political activism. Click here for more details


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