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Module I: Root Chakra, Gaia and Black Madonna

Radiant Embodiment Series 

March 9 – April 2, 2021
2 Days a Week: Tues & Fri, 10-11am PT | 7-8pm UTC
30-day access to recordings


Inside Module I: Root Chakra, Gaia and Black Madonna

In this 8-Session Module, learn to ground yourself, establish presence in your body and focus on form and technique – how to execute both dance and daily life movements so as to prevent injury. Learn about economy of movement. Embody the mystery of the Black Madonna.

Dance & Movement

Middle Eastern Tribal Dances, Stretching and yoga. Dedicating your dance as a prayer to Gaia, our precious Earth.

Wisdom of the Body

Anatomy and physiology of the feet and hip joint.

Physical Healing

Hips, lower back, legs, knees, ankles, feet.

Psycho-emotional Healing

Relationships: with the Earth, with your body, with the Mother, your mother, family, culture, tribes/communities, ancestors.

Benefits of this Module

Cultivate a true sense of belonging in your body

Learn effeciency and economy of movement

Heal and mitigate aches and pains in the area of your body corresponding with Root Chakra

Gain tools to ground yourself

Calm your mind, reduce stress and increase a deep sense of peace

Become familiar with the anatomy and physiology of your feet and hips

Connect and commune intimately with the Earth

Connect intimately with the Black Madonna and embody her energy and message

Build resilience and adaptability through your nervous system

Boost your immune response

Understand, open and align your Root Chakra

Increase your fitness level and feel energized all day long

How to prepare for this Module

Download Zoom
Have water handy to stay hydrated and give thanks for the water
Dress comfortably in attire you can move in easily
Have socks or soft soled dance shoes available and handy
You may want a yoga mat on hand for the stretching session
Try not to eat a heavy meal within one hour of dancing
Good to move in an unobstructed space of 5×5 feet or 1.5×1.5 meters

Examples of soft-soled jazz shoes suitable for our dance: Capezio and SoDanca

How this Virtual Module Works

This Module consists of 8 hours of Live Online Sessions. 

Videos of Live Sessions will be available within 24 hours after the Session and accessed on this page once you are logged in.

You can access the referenced poetry, quotes and the music list.

There will be a Practical Wisdom Session twice per Module that includes movement as well as discourse on a related Wisdom / Lifestyle topic. 

We wil have a bonus bi-weekly Community Circle per Module after our Friday Session on March 12th and 26th. 

Our Guest Speaker in the March 26th Circle will be Anastasia White who will present on Chinese Cosmology. 

You will have the opportunity to join our private Facebook Dance of Oneness Community group with students from around the globe to exchange ideas.

Please find FAQ and Read Health Disclaimer here


Due to the Safari private settings, we recommend you watch the Course videos on Chrome or Firefox. 

Enroll Now for Radiant Embodiment Module I 

Please note: Modules 7 and 8 are only open to those who have at least taken Module 6.

We offer discounts, scholarships and work trade opportunities to those living in Iran and elsewhere who have financial hardship. Please contact us for more information.

About Banafsheh

Banafsheh Sayyad is a Persian master sacred dancer, choreographer, acupuncturist, and founder of Dance of Oneness®. She is a deeply profound and highly accessible spiritual teacher of embodiment. Banafsheh performs and teaches internationally, initiating people into the wisdom of their bodies. She inspires all to live in these modern times grounded in love for the Earth and centered around our abiding true nature. Her signature style of holy wildness infused with ancient wisdom ignites transformation and illumination in all those who dance with her from around the globe. Banafsheh invites the dancer within to remember, reclaim and resource the innate healing intelligence streaming through us and spiraling all around us. Her easeful instruction and welcoming spirit empowers students from all stages of life to feel a true sense of belonging in their bodies and passion in their lives, by integrating wisdom teachings proven throughout the ages. 

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