Embodied Groove is an interactive movement experience designed to enhance the benefits of live music

Embodied Groove was created by Dr. Leah Taylor to help guide and inspire live music fans to dance like no one is watching even while surrounded by thousands of other fans.

Freeing & Fun!

Leah’s guidance was non-invasive, gentle, and warm. It allowed people to experience the movement of their bodies in an environment that lacked judgment, was freeing, and fun!

Kimmie Jones, Fan

Palpable Effect!

I have to say the effect of the embodied groove set was palpable from the moment we got on stage. It felt like the crowd was fully locked in and engaged with the music.

P. Sawyer, Brightshine

Melding Music & More!

My experience with Leah’s Embodied Groove was really positive. It took me from a mundane morning of plotting and planning into a blissful state of “living in the moment.”

D.”Lebo” Lebowitz, ALO

Make it part of my life!

Dancing is one of the best ways I know for aligning mind, body and spirit. Embodied Groove takes this concept to the next level by combing structure and focus with flow, movement and deep listening.

Z.Gill, ALO & J. Johnson

Grounded and Ready

I found my body waking up and transitioning to playful rhythmic movement and eventual full on communal dance party with any remaining hesitations or residual self-consciousness dissolved.

Ezra Lipp, ALO & MITO

A Deep & Rich Experience

With steady and grounded direction, Leah guides participants to experience movement and the body in ways that lift the spirit and brings peace and gratitude to the soul.

Marcy Irene Jenkins, Fan

A Deep & Rich Experience

Embodied Groove opens the portal to another dimension of sensation and deepens the connection between performers and audience in remarkable ways.

J. Lebowitz Jenstar Productions

Embodied Groove is a full mind-body-spirit experience combining the powerful Integrative practices of Movement, Mindfulness, and Music to activate the release of the body’s natural “happy chemicals,” also known as dopamine, endorphins, oxytocin, serotonin, and endocannabinoids. These are considered the “neurochemicals of happiness

In the beginning, I used substances to loosen up and open to the flow, to get out of my head and into my body. As I got older, this didn’t align with my own self-care, so I turned to my Masters in Somatic Counseling, PhD in Mind-Body Medicine, in-depth embodiment work, and 15+ years of teaching movement to create a movement practice that helps anyone discover their own unique groove and the joy of moving to live music.

“When you can find freedom on the dance floor, you can 
experience freedom in your life.” 
                                                                                                  – Dr. Leah Taylor, Founder

The intentions behind Embodied Groove:

Healing and Growth: Enhancing the medicine of live music by helping fans liberate their minds and bodies while connecting with emotions of love, surrender, awe, and gratitude. 

Integrative Medicine: Teaching people to allow music to flow through them, loosening rigidity, liberating their bodies, healing somatically held trauma, and releasing unwanted somatic holding patterns.

Enhancing Connection: We have been isolated for too long! Embodied Groove enhances connection to others in an easy and fun way by offering the opportunity to move around the space moving, grooving, and connecting in fun ways.

Raising the Vibe: Embodied Groove connects musicians and audiences together through group flow that raises the vibe of the show or festival!


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