Dion and Jelena

Drum & Danceaway

Australia/ Jamaica

Dion (Australia) is a born rhythm keeper and has spent many years drumming his way around the planet and diving deep into the many cultural Rhythms of the world, and Mother Earth herself. Whether it’s a rocking festival stage, ceremony, chanting circle or yoga class you’re bound to find him holding down the heartbeat, intuitively creating a grounded anchoring rhythm for musicians, dancers, and movers to fly high! Also, an experienced bodyworker and yoga teacher, the way the human body responds to, and moves with rhythm is a life long fascination and inspiration.

Jelena (Switzerland/Jamaica) landed into this world dancing. After many years exploring the realms of professional dance, choreography and teaching a variety of styles it is her greatest joy to guide people into a deeper connection to their body and heart to witness the expression of truth. Previously a dance/yoga studio owner her company Dance Away now shares Dance as Medicine all over the world in the form of ceremony, ecstatic dance, workshops, and elemental dance/yoga retreats.

Dion and Jelena combine their talents and love to share and inspire with movement and music. Exploring the ancient primal relationship of the Drummer and Dancer their classes, workshops and retreats are a joyful connecting experience of self-exploration, open expression, and body awareness. Also both yoga teachers their teachings always include an elemental focus, connecting with the rhythm and seasons of the earth in order to connect deeper within ourselves and each other.

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For more information about Dion and Jelena, see: www.danceaway.ch or follow them on Instagram, Dion: https://www.instagram.com/dion_rhythm_roam/ and Jelena: https://www.instagram.com/jelena_danceaway/