These are a number of terms which are used while discussing the
and the ways of facilitation of Sacred Circle Dance.
The following terms relate particularly to the form of Scared Circle
dance known as
The LongDance, a genre evolved by Shaker. (see the entry
It is very difficult to describe what some of these terms mean
because they deal with phenomena not commonly a part of our social paradigm
and daily considerations.
The terms themselves have been chosen, bent or created in order
to describe something that our common language and thought pattern is incapable
This glossary should be read with the intent of connotation rather
than the intent of definition.
Also, the connotations of each term described would be the far
better understood when viewed as a part of a whole ... I therefore highly
suggest browsing through the entire glossary if you wish to understand
the gist of any individual term.
This is a language and way of integration and subtlety. There
is no here ot there or this is this and that is that.
Where-as Volumes could be written on any one of these terms, I
offer here a few hopefully clarifying paragraphs.
Here is a beginning of a glossary list that, as visitors to this
web page email queries,
is sure to grow.