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My notes from the National Wellness Institute Conference in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July 14-19, 2007.
July 18, 2007
The Art of Exotic Dancing for Everyday Women
Deborah Kern, PhD
Health Scientist, Speaker, Author
July 18, 2007
The Art of Exotic Dancing for Everyday Women
Deborah Kern, PhD
Health Scientist, Speaker, Author
Points of influence
Sister Marcus Allen – WomanSpirit Rising Retreats
Robert Koeck
Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas
Emilie Conrad – Continuum
Barbara Marx Hubbard
Paula Reeves
Robert Koeck
– Epoch I “The Childhood of our Evolutionary Journey”
– 35,000 – 10,000 years ago
– Unity
– Soul-level values part of human life
– Animal connection
Childhood of the body
Connection with and awe of nature and animals
– Epoch II “Adolescence of our Evolutionary Journey”
– 10,000 years ago to present
– Focus on mental development, ego
– Agriculture, horticulture, and animal husbandry
– Selfish Anthropocentrism – dominance using violence
– Values of patriarchy – ‘his-story’
– Perpetual improvement, achievement, and acquisition
Adolescent body
Separation of mind, body, spirit
– Epoch III “Adulthood and Spiritual Maturity” – unless we commit adolescent suicide first…
– Reconnection with nature
– Patriarchal systems much change or die
– Partnership model
Adulthood and spiritually mature body
Reconnection
The art of exotic dancing for everyday women
Movement, body, comfortable in your own skin, curves, rhythm, hands, hip rolls

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