Welcome to Ton Boon Dharma's conscious dance experience. We journey towards well-being by embracing dance, sound, body and breath. We move and flow to a kaleidoscope of rhythms and transcendental vibes!

Conscious dance is about embodying awareness, cultivating a connection to your inner world, and finding a new freedom of being. It invites us to bring our attention to this moment, honoring whatever is arising for us.

As the Buddha said “One can sustain awareness in ‘any’ posture!”


Embracing each moment we can absorb into the music, let go of old negativity, and start a journey of transformation and healing.

In our coming together, we heal together, starting our journey towards liberation!

ALL DANCES ARE NOW STREAMING 'LIVE' ON ZOOM APP

NEXT EVENT

FINDING FREEDOM IN ISOLATION - THE REBIRTH OF HOPE

'Live on Zoom App'

Sat 25th April

7.30 pm - 9.15 pm

Ill be sharing a lovely upbeat and fun set with loads of classics from over the years of disco, house, techno & synth  to bring some joy and lightness in this current atmosphere of fear and uncertainty.

The dance will finish with a lovely high vibrational sound bath.(headphones recommended)

 

7.30 pm - Opening circle and meditation.
7.45 pm - Music lead movement with DJ Buddha Chris.

8.45 pm - Gong bath. 

9 pm - Closing circle.

My set on Mixcloud, if you want to stream it as we dance for better quality:

 

https://www.mixcloud.com/Chrisnuttall/dance-liberation-finding-freedom-in-isolation-the-rebirth-of-hope/

 

 

My set as an MP3 file, download it from google drive to play from your device.

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1K9seNm1JWfXSWBRb8_o2zQQSLf_WMxTs/view?usp=sharing

 

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HOW TO GET THE ZOOM APP FOR OUR LIVE DANCES

 

Download online from 'zoom.us' and select 'Zoom Client for Meetings' or from the app store as 'Zoom Cloud Meetings'

Once you have the app, find your sitting spot and test your signal by playing something on You Tube - if this works, then Zoom app should work.

INSTRUCTIONS TO CONNECT TO LIVE DANCE
 

When your ready to join, come here and click or save this link below.

(join our email group to receive reminders and invites to all our activites: tonboontrust@gmail.com)

 

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/176862247?pwd=VHBudlU3T01WcTVMSDQ3R0VNaDhXdz09

 

(Arrive between 7.15 pm - 7.30 pm so we all have time to settle in and iron out any connection problems)

Once you've clicked this link you'll arrive into the Zoom Group.

Be patient while the sound and picture connect.

 

It can be helpful to listen through some headphones or a good quality blue-tooth speaker. If not, don't worry, you'll still be able to hear ok.


SUPPORT OUR SERVICES WITH DONATIONS

If you would like to support our dance then a donation of £5 would be greatly appreciated,

but any amount would be really helpful.

 

Donate via online banking, this is preferable.

Chris Nuttall

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Donate via Paypal: paypal.me/TonBoonDharma

FINDING FREEDOM IN ISOLATION - COMING TOGETHER IN HEART!

'Live on Zoom App'

Sat 28th March 

7.30 pm - 9.15 pm

 

Some music really doesn't transmit well with live streaming.

So I've done my best to selected a set of tunes that should hopefully be clear and vibrant enough to dance to.

Just so happens that they are uplifting, fun and downright funky! - just what we all need in this current climate.

We had a great night of community movement. To connect with our smiles, our hearts,

and release the body to be free and energetic.

Turn up, be present, and shake your thang!

 

7.30 pm - Opening circle and meditation.
7.45 pm - Music lead movement with DJ Buddha Chris.

8.45 pm - Gong bath. 

9 pm - Closing circle.

Chris's set on Mixcloud

https://www.mixcloud.com/Chrisnuttall/dance-liberation-finding-freedom-in-isolation-coming-together-in-heart/

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RETURNING TO OUR ROOTS, A PLACE CALLED HOME!

Westbury Leigh Community Hall, BA13 3SQ

Sat 29th February 7.30pm - 10.30pm

"Climbing up on Solsbury Hill, I could see the city lights, wind was blowing, time stood still,

eagle flew out of the night,
He was something to observe, came in close I heard a voice, standing stretching every nerve,

had to listen, had no choice,
I did not believe the information, Just had to trust imagination,
My heart going boom, boom, boom, son he said, grab your things, I've come to take you home"

Come and celebrate your ancestry, rejoice in the divinity of the here and now,

and dance with this earth to find your true home!

Buddha Chris shares an extended set of heart opening and mind awakening music,

followed by a healing  and nourishing Sound Bath from Helen Twiss!

Tickets: £20 / £10 concessions, pay on the door

This is an alcohol and drug free zone, we share in the healing of body & mind! 
 
Ton Boon Dharma - run for the benefit and well-being of the community

Chris's set on Mixcloud

https://www.mixcloud.com/Chrisnuttall/dance-liberation-returning-to-our-roots-a-place-called-home/

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SEEING PAST THE MATRIX,

OPENING OUR EYES TO TRUTH!

Westbury Leigh Community Hall, BA13 3SQ

Sat 25th January 7.30pm - 10.30pm

Do we have to live this life of illusion? 
Enslaved by commercialism, and blinded by our own greed and heedlessness!
Can we come together to explore new ways to live, to breakaway from systems of oppression.

"Let us show you a world without controls, without borders or boundaries.
 A world where anything is possible"  Morpheus.


Join us to dance, breath and break free!

Look within and find that deeper truth that frees us from the shackles of delusion, to walk a path of light!

The dancing will end with the usual nourishing gong bath from Helen!

Tickets: £20 / £10 concessions, available from Chris or pay on the door

This is an alcohol and drug free zone, we share in the healing of body & mind! 
 
Ton Boon Dharma - run for the benefit and well-being of the community

Chris's set on Mixcloud:

https://www.mixcloud.com/Chrisnuttall/dance-liberation-seeing-past-the-matrix-open-our-eyes-to-truth/

 

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YULE - THE FESTIVAL OF RE-BIRTH & THE RETURN OF THE SUN

Westbury Leigh Community Hall, BA13 3SQ

Sun 22nd December 7.30 - 10.30pm

With the end of the longest night we welcomed the return of the Sun, the return of light, hope and promise!
It was a time to celebration, to rejoice in the new things to come. 
We greeted this cosmic change with acceptance and joy in our hearts!

The music will embodied this energy of optimism and transformation, ending with a unique chakra healing from Helen's giant crystal singing bowls. 
Let us release the dark, and embrace the vibrant light that emerges, dancing our way to a new beginning, a new freedom!

Tickets: £20 / £10 concessions, available from Chris or pay on the door

This is an alcohol and drug free zone, we share in the healing of body & mind! 
 
Ton Boon Dharma - run for the benefit and well-being of the community

Chris's set on Mixcloud:

 https://www.mixcloud.com/Chrisnuttall/dance-liberation-yule-the-festival-of-re-birth-the-return-of-the-sun/

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ME CASA SU CASA - My House is your House - THIS ONE EARTH

Westbury Leigh Community Hall, BA13 3SQ

Sat 9th November 7.30 - 10.30pm

Buddha Chris, Sciaman Tone and Helen Twiss return with an offering of energy and heart!

The motivation is Sangha - Community - Union!
The Theme is "Me casa su casa" 'my house is your house', this one earth, our shared home!

 

We came together in community and heart and share in the bliss and joy of liberating dance!

A great turn out and a strengthening of friendship, insight and loving kindness.

Helen finished with a nourishing healing gong bath which was cosmic in all aspects!

Some pre-dance warm up pics below to give you a feeling of the space and environment, and

 

CACAO CEREMONY & SHAMANIC TRANCE DANCE

Westbury Leigh Community Hall, BA13 3SQ

Sat 12th October, 7.30 - 10.30pm

Will Lawton will be holding and nurturing the space with his resonating hang drum, accompanied by the pulsing rhythm of the African Djembe. Later on he will weave the Dj's together with a tapestry of live piano and a voice that speaks of love and loss, truth and lies, the whole spectrum of this painful, yet magical existence we call life. How do we 'greet' this heart, how do we heal!


While the soothing sounds flow, we will drink this ancient elixir of plant medicine, sharing in the sacred heart opening ceremony of the cacao!

DJ’s Buddha Chris & Sciaman Tone will be tuning into the deep vibe of Shamanic energy, creating a trance dance to connect with, a collective energy to go deep into your journey. 

 

With the spirit of the cacao flowing, and our hearts released to the truth, our tribe will come together, and dance again as one!

Please arrive by 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start.

TICKETS:  £15 / £7 concessions

available from Chris at the Ton Boon Buddhist Temple or you can pay on the door.

Join our email list: tonboontrust@gmail.com

Chris's set on Mixcloud:

https://www.mixcloud.com/Chrisnuttall/dance-liberation-me-casa-su-casa-this-one-earth/

 

DANCE LIBERATION - FREEDOM FOR ALL ECSTATIC DANCE

Westbury Leigh Community Hall, Westbury BA13 3SQ,

Sat 7th Sept, 7.30 - 10.30pm

Welcome to Ton Boon Dharma's conscious dance experience.

We journey towards well-being by embracing dance, sound, body and breath.

 

Sciaman Tone will be transforming the space into an ethereal wonderland with his unique environments and creative soundscapes!

DJ Marc Richards (Earth Boy collective/Conscious Dance Bournemouth) will be sharing a nourishing set of heart conscious beats and primal groves!

DJ Buddha Chris will weave a deep house flow, culminating in a high energy ecstatic dance!

Helen Twiss will be bringing it all to balance with her healing singing bowls and immersive gong bath.

Come along and see if you can open up to a new freedom of movement, enjoying the great health benefits and pure joy that conscious dancing brings.

Please arrive by 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start.

TICKETS:  £15 / £7 concessions

available from Chris at the Ton Boon Buddhist Temple or you can pay on the door.

Chris's set on Mixcloud:

https://www.mixcloud.com/Chrisnuttall/dance-liberation-with-earth-boy-buddha-chris-ecstatic-dance/

 

Chris's set from the last dance:

https://www.mixcloud.com/Chrisnuttall/dance-liberation-conscious-launch-event/

DJ Earth Boy's music from Conscious Dance Bournemouth: https://soundcloud.com/earthboy_uk/consciousclubbingjuly5?fbclid=IwAR21QgANno6gDrSESeZfYZX2jcBDHMCPLCtE6-e4QKREFhCVBqUOp-vzXsg

 

July's launch event - DANCE LIBERATION

@ Westbury Leigh Community Hall, Westbury BA13 3SQ, 6th July, 8 - 10pm

We were very humbled by the great support and kind feedback we received.

Buddha Chris  shared Latin grooves and feel-good vibes, the transcendental to tech house, from mystical melodies to ecstatic beats!

Sciaman Tone flowed through a journey of space and sound, from ambient into trancey tones, from dub reggae to jungle grooves and more.

Free vegan cake on arrival and home brew Yogi tea is being served.

Come along and see if you can open up to a new freedom of movement, enjoying the great health benefits that conscious dancing brings.

Please arrive by 7.45pm for a prompt 8pm start, no admittance after 8.20pm

TICKETS:  £10 / £7 concessions

available from Chris at the Ton Boon Buddhist Temple or you can request a ticket via email.

Warm Regards

Chris, Tone and the team

tonboontrust@gmail.com​​

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Photos by Adrian John Leeds

Updates by Chris Nuttall