Nahalat Shalom welcomes everyone of all ages to a very special evening of body movement and prayer in a Jewish Renewal setting. Selichot --The Dance of Forgiveness--Yoga, Dancing, Havdalah, and Selichot Service.
At 5:30 Family Yoga for all ages and all levels will be taught by certified children’s yoga teacher and educator, Linda Brody. Family Yoga for all ages will incorporate readings & yoga practice from the book The Soul Bird by Michal Snunit.
At 6:45 PM we’ll explore simple circle dance as a tool for soul searching, reflection and forgiveness. Live music will be provided by Cantor Beth Cohen and Alavados Holy-days band. Dances will be taught and led by the Rikud Yiddish Dancers and Nahalat Shalom member, Alan Wagman. Some dances are from The Universal Dances of Peace.
At 8:00 PM Havdalah will include songs, ritual, and a Havdalah dance led by The Rikud Yiddish Dancers.
At 8:15 PM Selichot Service will include prayers, meditations and writings in Hebrew, Ladino, Spanish and English.
All are invited to attend all or any part of the evening. Wear clothes comfortable for body movement. There will be a finger food buffet and everyone is welcome to bring veggie finger foods or cookies. There is no cost. Donations are always gratefully accepted (after Shabbat).