Kristen Mangione
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LÎLA (pronounced LEE-lah and translated as "Divine Play" in Sanskrit) is a soulful method featuring Dance Alchemy©, a method designed to release blocked emotional energy and help you reconnect and creatively express you inner SELF through dance movement.

It combines movement improvisation, meditation, creative play, healing principles and the Chakra and Five Element energy systems – for profound discovery and transformation.

Programs and workshops are offered both online and in person.

Current online offerings include "RE CALIBRATING Reality", a 28 virtual program specifically designed in response to the current COVID 19 pandemic crisis. The program includes an entire reset of the system under stress, by transforming the areas of fear, worry, negativity, isolation and hopeless, into a new vision of inner strength, hope and resiliency within a virtual Community. Online recordings and live streamed community sessions include contextual understanding from the Chakras and Chinese Five Element systems, energy healing principles, meditation, self study guidance and Dance Alchemy practices.
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LÎLA is the brainchild and synthesis of Kristen Mangione's 20 years of professional dance experience and metaphysical studies. It has helped countless people reconnect and reclaim their authenticity and self-expression while opening the doors to new possibilities.

Grounded in the physicality of the body, it works on multiple levels with the brain and sensory awareness. This is done through verbally guided experiences that use visual imagery, metaphor, and awareness of specific areas of the body.
It draws on the practice of shifting the brain’s awareness from the hyperactive, intellect into a deeper consciousness, sensory-based experience, so that the Parasympathetic Nervous System and healing responses are activated.

Emphasis is based on experiential inquiry and play. Learning is through discovery.

Participants have experienced results including increased positive emotions such as joy and compassion, as well as healing release of grief, sadness and apathy. Increased self confidence, feeling more secure, enhanced intuition and ability to better communicate include just some of the other benefits.
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Hoboken, New Jersey