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 5Rhythms class

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

Ten Thousand Dances
dancingTao immersion

Next weekend-long immesion with Christian de Sousa and Morag Donnelly on October 4th-6th at Limehouse Town Hall
Early Bird until 6th Sept 

Ecstatic Soul
one-day 5Rhythms workshops

Seasonal 5-hour 5Rhythms Workshops with Nikki Ashley and Ajay Rajani at St. Peter's Church, Vauxhall. Next workshop 14th September (venue tbc due to uncertainty about the church)

dancingTao monthly sessions

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 class for over 60s & friends

Weekly daytime 5Rhythms movement class for over 60s and over at St. Peter's Church, Vauxhall. The Rhythms Club recommences on 12th Septermber

A Deeper Acceptance
5Rhythms healing workshops

Creating Healing Through Movement:
5Rhythms workshop for those who regularly move or have moved with pain or illness, led by Richard Wiltshire
Saturday 14th December, 13.00 - 17.00

Deep Rhythm
dancing in Devon

Deep Rhythm is pop-up space in south Devon, held by Christian de Sousa and Jo Hardy. Autumn dates tbc.

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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