Alessandra Belloni, a singer, percussionist, dancer, and actress, tambourine virtuoso, designer, and pioneer in the preservation of Southern Italian folk culture. Alessandra is considered a true scholar of Italian ancient tradition and shares her knowledge based on 35 years of field research and the power of transformation connected to the Black Madonna. Her CDs include: “Earth, Sun and Moon, Tarantata-Dance of the Ancient Spider” and “Canti D’Amore.”
Alessandra will reveal healing traditions of the still-living cult of the Black Madonna of Southern Italy, that are just as powerful and revered today as they were a millennia ago. In this workshop we will learn how to honor the Black Madonna using the musical and dance tradition called the Tammorriata. View Details...