Beauty and Self Care for Mid-Summer Celebrations

Midsummer is near!

WitchPetals

The summer season is a time of the year when things are in full swing.  The Earth is in full bloom and we celebrate the richness of abundance and fertility surrounding us.  Food and sunlight are in plenty and many of us spend the most time outdoors in clothing that reveals more of us than any other time of the year.  I enjoy the energy of this time. I always feel are particular rush of happiness and excitement as we edge closer to the Summer Solstice or Litha.  Tradition tells us the Goddess is fully pregnant and her round belly blesses us with the promise of more abundance to come.  We celebrate the sun and the warmth it provides, allowing for an ease of the life and green growth that the Winters cannot understand.  It is with these thoughts that I find it easiest to be indulgent with myself and…

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A little bit of dance goes a long way

The heart beat, the pulse, the Drum….they’re all connected….

So I’m going to step onto a path of dance. Namely belly dancing 🙂

Toning, cardio, stamina…all these wonderful results with dance. Not to mention Spirit. The Spirit is cared for when you dance. The rhythm of drumming and music can send one to a ‘trance’ state, enabling total Spirit communion.

You don’t have to be young and supermodel sized…belly dancing is great for EVERY woman, any age, any shape, any size! It encourages confidence in our looks, our Hearts, and our femininity.

So I want to try it! Who’s with me??!!