Kindle Cimmerian will be performing at various events throughout the BLK Celebration weekend.
A founding member of international occult art collective, Black Lotus Kult, Kindle utilizes many different styles to celebrate the spiritual, sensual and unusual through her art, with a primary focus on dance and movement.
Her formal instruction in modern belly dance includes:
Rachel Brice’s 8 Elements Phase I Initiation with Recognition July 2012
Rachel Brice’s 8 Elements Phase II Cultivation with Recognition July 2013
Rachel Brice’s 8 Elements Phase III Culmination with Certification October 2015
Rachel Brice’s 8 Elements Phase IV Transmission with Teacher’s Certification November 2016
FatChanceBellyDance American Tribal Style® General Skills Classic October 2017
Zoe Jakes Format DanceCraft Graduation of Key of Diamonds May 2018
Level 1 & 2 in UNMATA ITS– Studying under Dahlia Moon (Seattle WA), Kari Unmata (Sacramento CA), and Amy Sigil (Sacramento CA)
Countless classes and intensive workshops with the likes of:
Monica Cooley (Bharatanatyam)
Kindle performs at events coast-to-coast, and offers lessons in Central FL.
We are pleased to officially announce our annual BLK Celebration will once again be held in our planet’s Zothyrian Stargate – Chicago, IL, with events Dec 14-16.
We are producing this year’s event in partnership with The Occult Bookstore in celebration of their 100th Anniversary.
Schedule of Activities
Friday 14 Dec at The Occult Bookstore
Servants of the Star & the Snake – We will celebrate of the publication of Servants of the Star & the Snake, a collection of eighteen essays by fourteen different writers on the work of Kenneth and Steffi Grant by Starfire Publishing. Publisher Michael Staley will be on hand to speak to us about this work. After this talk, attendees may has their copies signed by various contributors in attendance (including Michael Staley and Michael Bertiaux). See – http://www.starfirepublishing.co.uk/SSS_published.htm for more info on this work.
Centennial Celebration – We will then entertainment as we break for a toast to The Occult Bookstore’s 100th year in business! The oldest spirit shop in the world was founded in 1918, and has served the community for a century, including a present day staff who are skilled and experienced practitioners on the path of spirituality.
Q&A – We’ll end the evening with a question and answer session with Starfire, Michael Bertiaux and Black Lotus Kult
Saturday 15 Dec at the Congress Plaza
Lectures – BLK is partnering with the Hyde Park Lodge to bring back a day of lectures in the tradition of the Beriaux/Lully seminars of the 70’s and 80’s. The line-up includes Michael Staley, Ariock Van de Voorde, Steven Slane Intermill, Caroline Wise and more.
Entertainment – Kindle Cimmerian will be enticing with Typhonian Tribal Fusion performances throughout the day.
Sunday 16 Dec Chicago, IL
A meeting of the Synod of Bishops of Ecclesia Gnostica Spiritualis – Private event.
Please see the event’s Facebook page HERE to let us know you are coming and to read updates and details regarding these events.
Having worked through many systems of artistic movement, we can safely declare Rachel Brice’s 8 Elements™ approach as a superior method to elucidate the key concepts of modern belly dance.
Kindle Cimmerian of Black Lotus Kult is proud to have received a Teaching Certification in this Datura Style™ approach.
She encourages those drawn to this art to consider this method in both their movement, and their spiritual practices.
Please view the following video (which includes scenes of Kindle) for more information…
A couple updates…
Interviews – We will post a new interview Sunday. You may expect new interviews roughly quarterly on Holy dates through the rest of the year.
Swag – BLK “Motorcycle Cult” T-Shirts went on sale at performances last month. They will be made available soon on the BLK Library Facebook page www.facebook.com/BLKLibrary. Stock is VERY limited, and a portion of online sales will be donated to Seattle Humane.
Performance – Kindle will be performing at Cues and Tattoos as part of the Serpents Muse show on Saturday March 30th. There will be many amazing performances all weekend, as well as shopping and… tattoos!!!! See the Cues and Tattoos webpage for more info www.troupehipnotica.com/cues/