LAURA SHANNON

FOLK DANCE - CIRCLE DANCE- SACRED DANCE - WOMEN'S RITUAL DANCE

Articles

Many of Laura's articles can now be viewed on academia.edu.

Many of Laura's articles in English can also be accessd on the website of the Conseil International de la Danse, under 'Articles by CID Members': http://www.writings.orchesis-portal.org/index.php/en/ms-laura-shannon

Title
(2018), ‘Symbols of the Goddess in Balkan Women’s Dance’ in Journal of Dance, Movement & Spiritualities Volume 4, Number 1, January 2018, pp. 57-78.
(2017), 'Reweaving the Past: Warp and Weft of Tradition and Improvisation in Women’s Folk Arts of Bulgaria' in Walking the Worlds 4:1 (Winter 2017).
(2017), ‘Tis Babos: The Dance of the One Who Gives Life’ in H. Hye-Sook Hwang and M. A. Beavis (eds), Celebrating Seasons of the Goddess. Mago Books, 2017, 254-263.
(2017), ‘Dance of Persephone: the Trata of Megara’ in H. Hye-Sook Hwang and M. A. Beavis (eds), Celebrating Seasons of the Goddess. Mago Books, 2017, 202-207.
(2017), ‘Medusa and Athena: Ancient Allies in Healing Women’s Trauma’, in G. Livingstone, T. Hendren, and P. Daley (eds), Revisioning Medusa: from Monster to Divine Wisdom. Girl God Publishing, 206-222.
(2017), ‘Kafemanteía: coffee divination as women’s prophetic art in ancient and modern times,’ in Walking the Worlds 3:2 (Summer 2017), 52-68.
(2017), ‘Women with Wings: Right-brain Consciousness and the Learning Process in Balkan Dance’ in A. Voss and S. Wilson (eds.), Re-enchanting the Academy. Seattle: Rubedo Press, 325-348.
(2017), ‘The Tree of Life and the Forest of Friendship: Circle Dance to Restore our Hope’, feminismandreligion.com May 6 2017.
(2016) 'Hildegard von Bingen: Analysis of a Sacred Image' at http://gnosticacademy.com/laura-shannon-hildegard-von-bingen-analysis-of-a-sacred-image/
(2011), Heilung und Heimkommen: Romatänze als Weg zur Freude