Toni Bergins

Toni Bergins, MEd, founder and director of JourneyDance™, is an artistic alchemist and passionate catalyst for people to transform their angst into art and their vulnerability into strength. Over the past 20 years, she has helped thousands of people find a new sense of self-esteem, inner wisdom, emotional health, spiritual practice, and total well-being. She leads an international team of hundreds of JourneyDance Teachers, spreading joy and passion for life. Toni has a JourneyDance DVD, popular instructional CD and inspirational greeting cards. Her sense of humor and authenticity makes this deep work accessible to all.

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Toni will be part of Women’s Week at Kripalu November 10–15, 2019. Explore and register for Women's Week. 
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Resources

  • Five Reasons Why We All Need to Play More

    When was the last time you did something purely for the fun of it? If it’s been a while, maybe it’s time to tune into your childlike spirit and bring play back into your life.

  • Feel Your Way into a Happier New Year

    Since most of the plans we make for change are ultimately designed to help us feel better, why not identify that feeling state first, and line up actions and choices that will support it?

  • Embodiment and Empowerment in a Time of Transformation

    Can you imagine looking up at the sky and seeing the entire sky go dark in the middle of the day? I personally am making the pilgrimage to live into that experience. In my imagination, I feel it will invite time for reflection, a sense of humility and a deeper trust in the great mystery.

  • The Dance of Yoga, the Yoga of Dance

    The Kripalu School of Yoga has added dance trainings from three longtime Kripalu faculty members to its 1000-hour offerings.

  • The Power of Play

    The warmer months can brings us back to the freedom of childhood, when summer meant school-free, carefree days. But as adults, finding the time to be...

  • The Science of Dance: Seven Ways that Movement Makes Us Happier and Healthier

    Research indicates that dancing can boost our mood, self-esteem, and fitness levels; reduce stress; and even help us recover from trauma.

  • How Yoga Supports Women's Empowerment

    Kripalu CEO Barbara Vacarr sat down with four Women’s Week presenters to discuss how yoga supports women’s empowerment and why gathering together is so important.

  • Turning Point Q&A with Toni Bergins

    Toni Bergins, MEd, founder and director of JourneyDance™, has helped thousands of people find a new sense of self-esteem, inner wisdom, emotional health, spiritual practice, and well-being. She leads an international team of hundreds of JourneyDance Teachers, spreading joy and passion for life.

  • When the Body Speaks: Dance as Transformation

    Shiva Nataraja, the cosmic dancer, manifests in many ways at Kripalu. He is called upon and even invited to tear down and transform our lives. When we register for a program, some part of us surrenders to an inner river, an energy geyser we both fear and trust—and, ultimately, hope and pray will shake us violently enough to wake up the parts of us that are sleeping.