Skip to main content


About Dancing in the Spirit, Foundation of Liturgical Dance 

Dancing in the Spirit, Foundation of Liturgical Dance is a blog designed as a teaching tool to answer the needs of liturgical dance ministries with Biblical foundation. My aim is to inform dance ministries of the importance of proper dance technique and to give encouragement to all liturgical dancers through the Word of God. 

Please use the already uploaded video classes to help you along in your journey.

Also, I recommended reading material from an author that I know personally that is designed to be a dance ministry tool. It will give you clear insight on what is required of a dance leader, dance minister, or praise dancer.

Read the articles, and if you like, print for your dance ministry.

About Pastor Katina Davenport 

Katina Davenport is Pastor alongside her husband at Spirit and Truth House of Worship, located in Warren, MI. She has been dancing since the age of three. She has studied various dance techniques such as African, ballet, modern, jazz, and liturgical dance.

God has given Katina revelation knowledge about dance and its meaning to the body of Christ. She is committed to teaching other dance ministries about the structure of dance and the art of worship. Katina is in her 17th year of dance ministry and wants to continue for many years to come.

When she is not dancing, Katina, is studying the Word, taking care of her family, blogging, and enjoying life.

You can find Katina writing for other sites such as:

If you are interested in learning more about Dancing in the Spirit please contact Pastor Katina Davenport today at

For updates

Disclaimer. This site is monetized through Google advertisement and as an affiliate with Amazon and Clickbank. I do make a commission on offering space for the advertisements and purchase of products, which helps to maintain this site and the ministry needs. If you happen to click on one of the affiliate links and purchase, please direct all customer service issues to Amazon and Clickbank distributors. 

You may also support Pastor Katina Davenport and this ministry by sending donations of any amount by clicking on the button below. Every amount will be used to assist in traveling expenses, site maintenance, and the needs of this ministry. 


Popular posts from this blog

What do your praise dance movements mean?

Interpreting Dance MovementsClick here to Pin this post on Pinterest. 
Just as your words have power, so does your movements. It is important to realize the power that dance possesses. It has the power to move anyone to tears, and the power to make anyone feel uncomfortable. As dancers, we have the ability to tell stories with our bodies. At times we can become silent storytellers. As liturgical dancers, we have the power to convey the message of God. We have the ability to express worship through our dance, salvation, warfare, and peace.

While dance movements can be in various combinations to interpret a song or music, there are specific movements that liturgical dancers use that have Biblical meaning.

Bow When you bow you can bend at the waist with your head down, lay prostrate, or bend on one knee in a
lunge. Also, doing a plie will express the same message as a bow. In the Bible when someone was in the bowing position it was in reverence before the Lord. To bow means to worship…

How to Start a Liturgical Dance Ministry at Your Church

Starting a liturgical dance ministry is an awesome mandate. It is one that is not to be taken lightly. With much prayer and resources, you can build a liturgical dance ministry that brings glory to God and that is highly successful.

To begin a dance ministry you must have a passion for giving your gift of dance to the Lord. It is He that gave you the gift of dance. James 1:17 says "Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows." This is the foundation of beginning a liturgical dance ministry. In order to be able to fully give yourself to a ministry or even a commitment, you must have a passion for it. You must know that starting a dance ministry is right for you. You will be able to articulate and teach liturgical dance from your heart.

Biblical Foundation for Dance
If you desire to begin a dance ministry in your church, you should have permission from your Pastor or leader of your ch…

How to Create Beautiful Praise Dance Choreography

I am often asked how do you create praise dance choreography. Creating choreography to the latest song or even to your favorite song doesn't require mauling over the song for hours. It requires a few simple steps.

Remember your Dance Technique Learning dance styles such as ballet, modern, or jazz can give you ideas for simple combinations. Knowing basic to advance techniques and mixing them together can bring dynamic movements together that look polished and simple to the untrained eye. That is why I stress the importance of having a foundation of basic dance techniques so that you can build your choreography from your foundation.

If you are just beginning to dance or haven't taken a dance class in years, it's okay. There are many resources available to help you achieve the dance technique you are looking for, even from the comfort of your home. My advice is to always begin with learning ballet . Ballet will give you the foundation of flexibility, strength, and pr…