* If within 2 days of making your online reservation you do not receive an electronic receipt from "St. Andrew's Abbey Retreats", please notify us by contacting the Retreat Office.
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St. Andrew's Abbey Retreat Office
661 944 2178
* Office hours are from 8:30am-5:00pm (closed for mass and lunch 11:45am-1:30pm)
* Check in time starts at 3:00pm. Check out time is 10:00am (exceptions may apply)
SUMMER DANCE WORKSHOP: Moving Physically to be Everywhere Spiritually
Thursday, July 23-Sunday, July 26, 2020
The work and prayer of sacred dance will provide participants the preliminary steps toward knowing one's true self and walking on an individual path toward spiritual wholeness.
"It is not what you are or have been that God looks at with his merciful eyes, but what you would be." (14th century English mystic and author of The Cloud of Unknowing)
Join dancers, musicians, artists, liturgists, and poets of faith to voice, dance and step into new ways of creativity and prayer. Our work will help us recharge our energies and commitment to personal renewal.
John West is an oblate of Valyermo and the founder of the Valyermo Dancers. A gifted dancer, choreographer, liturgist, and writer, he has been conducting workshops at St. Andrew's and Holy Spirit Retreat Center, as well as at international and national collegiate and university levels. His professional associations include serving on the board of the Sacred Dance Guild and as a member of the prestigious North American Academy of Liturgy.