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Soul Dance: Monthly Urban Retreat



Creative Awakening through somatic movement and expressive dance.

This workshop runs as a three part series: September 30th, October 28th, November 25th.

September #1 ‘Finding You’- A Grounding workshop to take you out of your head and into your heart

October #2 ‘True You’- Embodied Voice and Movement

November #3 ‘Creative Bliss’- Rediscovering you!

Soul Dance revives the body, mind, heart and spirit through a process of Journeying, Somatic Movement,  Dynamic Meditation, Tension, Stress and Trauma Release, Dance Improvisation, Authentic Dance and Contact Improvisation.

Techniques such as Focusing, Constellation Healing practices, Creative Writing and Energy Healing practices fortify each workshop processes.

Take this unique opportunity to experience your Self in a new way that will inspire deeper Self-connection.
Laura combines her background in performing arts, dance, integrated healing practices and life coaching into this powerful process for personal development.

For Who:
All that is required is an openness to learn and a willingness to expand your concept of your Self… if that sounds exciting then this is the workshop for you!
No previous experience in voice, movement or dance practices are needed.

Invigorate Self Expression
Learn how to access innate body wisdom

Release anxiety, stress and tension
Empower greater Self Trust & Confidence

Dance like no-one is watching!
Heal blocks associated to Creativity & Communication



Time: 11am – 2:00pm – arrival and check-in from 10:45am

Price: 50 Euro, 3 workshops for 125 euro. *Booking in advance only as places limited.

Venue: The LAB, Studio 2, Foley Street, Dublin 1 (8-minute walk from Connolly Station, 12-minute walk from O’Connell Street)


Soul Dance empowers intentions, expands creativity and activates positive emotional states of wellbeing.

Take a movement journey to detox the mind, body and spirit.

Open to everyone- no dance experience needed.


Pre-booking essential, email: laura@healingyoga.ie 

Please bring warm layers of clothing for different parts of the workshop (including socks)

You may also like to bring a pen & paper to take some notes.



Laura Sarah Dowdall is a contemporary dancer, choreographer, somatic movement and healing yoga therapist, wellbeing coach and bio-energetic healing practitioner.  This workshop integrates her skills in movement and healing to create an empowering practice that revitalises the energetic creative life force in us all.

Souldance Short Taster Session 2014 :​