“Hellenic Dancing – an ancient form of art to warm the soul”

“The dance, of all the arts, is the one that most influences the soul.

Dancing is divine in its nature and is the gift of the gods” Plato

Hellenic folk dancing is a form of art still very much alive in the 21st century.

Some of the dances performed today originate in the very distant past, hundreds and thousands of years ago.

They often have a story to tell and, together with the music, they touch the heart and soul of people.

Dances carry the memories of societies and equally shape society and culture.

In this successful event we talked about dancing as an ancient form of art and communication.

Afterwards we took part in one of the most ancient sacred Greek dances,

symbolising in slow movement the efforts of Theseus to get out of the Labyrinth.