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AN INTERSECTION OF ECSTATIC DANCE, MUSIC & ART

FEBRUARY - LAKE WORTH BEACH, FL 

2023 DATES COMING SOON...

 

You are invited to a one-of-a-kind weekend festival, An Intersection of Ecstatic Dance, Music, Art and Conscious Community.  

WHEN

FEBRUARY 2023

Dates coming soon

WHERE

1121 HATCH Gallery Space & Outdoor Art Garden. LAKE WORTH BEACH FLORIDA.

WHAT

Visual Artists, Ecstatic Dance Facilitators, Mindfulness Teachers, Musicians, Artisan Vendors, Movement Facilitators, Digital Artists, Healers, Inspired Individuals and Community leaders. 

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ABOUT

Take a walk through the gallery space and art experience designed to uplight your soul and connect you with your higher self and ascension process. 

Attend one of our classes, listen to a speaker or participate in any part of our all star lineup of facilitators, presenters and musicians.

FESTIVAL VENUE

FESTIVAL LINEUP 2022

FEB 26 SATURDAY

Noon - 1:45pm Joyflow™ Yoga & Ecstatic Dance with Sarah Gaines

2pm - 2:30pm  Somatic Embodiment with Meriah McCauley MA

2:30pm - 3pm  Fast, Juice & Detox Intro Talk with Sabina Kurz

3pm - 4pm  Heal Through Ecstatic Dance with Arielle Star Triana

4pm - 5pm  Live Electronic Music & Percussion with Michael Jaffe

5pm - 6pm  Dance with the Earth with Amy Shine

6 - 6:30pm Break

6:30 - 8pm Live Band, JaiStar with Raj Bhandari, Micheal Jaffe and Amanda Marse

8pm - 10pm Ecstatic Dance DJ & Facilitator Star with Live Drums with Raj, Jaime, Micheal

FEB 27 SUNDAY

Noon - 1pm Tantric Heart Connection with Lourdes Starshower

1pm - 2pm  Cacao Ceremony + 5 Rhythms Dance with Sabina

2pm - 3pm  Level Up Your Life Talk & Embodiment with Meriah

3pm - 4pm  Heal Through Dance Workshop with Arielle Star

4pm - 5:30pm Mantra Workshop with David Newman

5:30pm - 6pm Break

6pm - 8pm Kirtan Concert with David Newman, joined by Mira on percussion and vocals

9pm Closing Ceremony

WHAT IS ECSTATIC DANCE?

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SATURDAY FEB 26

JOYFLOW™ 

Sarah Gaines SAT Noon

Joyflow™ is movement for you, created with love by Sarah Joy Gaines, to experience freedom and joy in your body. A slow yoga flow that builds to intuitive movement, ecstatic dance, and closes with a sound meditation to fully drop in. No experience necessary. Come with an open mind, leave with an open heart. 

 Sarah is known for her infectious injection of consciousness, embodiment, empowerment, positivity, self love. Follow her on Instagram + Twitter @sarahjgaines.

Somatic Embodiment Talk

Meriah McCauley SAT 2pm

Meriah will be giving a 30min talk on Somatic Embodiment and how to live in your body. Receive wisdom and tools in this informative and healing talk with Coach, Yoga Teacher and Somatic Healer who holds a Master's Degree in clinical psychology. More about: http://www.rawlivingyoga.com/founder

MINI SESSIONS

Pranassage with Meriah

Meriah will offering mini sessions during the festival.  Per specialty is Pranassage: a creative synthesis of yoga and bodywork. Fully supported yoga postures, hands-on assists, stretches and interesting sensations cultivate a whole-body awareness. Fully-clothed and comfortable, the experience can produce a profound state of relaxation. You can also learn about coaching and how it could help you in your life.

JUICE, FAST, DETOX

Sabina SAT 2:30pm

Sabina will be giving a 30min talk on how to begin juicing, fasting and detoxing. Sabina has devoted her life to Healing. Being confronted from an early age with many health challenges, she embarked on a journey of profound self-healing with natural healing modalities.  Her talk will cover: Why do we need to cleanse? How is disease created in your body? Understanding the body’s self-healing mechanism. How to prepare for a cleanse? What is happening in the body during a cleanse/fast. Juice cleanse vs water-fast vs dry-fast.  

MINI SESSIONS

with Sabina Kurz

Sabina will be offering mini sessions during the festival. Stop by and sign up to receive a mini sessions and receive her special blend of Transformation & Self-Empowerment and to support others on their path to wholeness and deep healing. Learn how to begin a fast and/or begin a juice detox. Find out what is best for you and receive the information to get you started. Sabina offers 1:1 coaching, leads monthly Juicing & Fasting groups online and also offers in-person ceremonies with Sacred Cacao, Divine Feminine Circles and Fire Circles. Sabina is a Certified Wholistic Health & Transformation Coach.

Heal Through Dance

with Arielle Star SAT 3pm

Heal Through Dance is a lineage of Ecstatic Dance and Somatic Embodiment founded by author, teacher and healer, Arielle Star. Star created this offering so you can get out of your monkey mind and down into your body.  Allowing the body to express how it wants to express itself. We will Embody the Elements of Earth, Water, Fire, Love, Air, Prayer, Sound and Light in a guided healing dance journey. 
 

Live Electronic Music & Percussion

with Michael Jaffe SAT 4pm

Michael Jaffe brings his unique style of electronica music. He artistically weaves percussion and live drums with his DJ mixes. Come dance, groove and move, or simply hang out and enjoy the vibes.

Dance with the Earth

Amy Shine SAT 5pm

Amy Shine is a certified Somatic Movement and Ecstatic Dance Facilitator who blends conscious dance with the healing tools of Conscious Access Bars. Amy works with the Earth, Magic and Elements in her healing dance sessions. She helps others clear blocks: mental, emotional and spiritual.

MINI SESSIONS

with Amy Shine 

Amy will be offering mini healing sessions during the festival. Stop by and sign up for a mini session and experience and learn how she can help you transform your old beliefs into new possibilities. 

Concert SAT 6:30pm

JaiStar Music & Friends

Get ready for an evening of uplifting JaiStar music featuring Raj Bhandari, Jaime Triana, Micheal Jaffe, Amanda Marse, and Arielle Star bringing world fusion, East meets West with flavors of Middle East, Celtic, Latin, African, Indian and Reggae roots blended with conscious lyrics and mantra music.

ECSTATIC DANCE SAT 8pm

with DJ & Facilitator STAR

As the sun goes down, the ambient lighting comes up and we begin to immerse ourselves in the rolling rainbow. Star will curate a musical playlist that will take the dancers through the layers of the elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Air, Love, Prayer, Sound and Light. Dance to heal, let go and release. Dance to celebrate and come together with conscious community. 

ABOUT LINEUP

SUNDAY FEB 27

Tantric Heart Connection

Lourdes Starshower Sun 12

Expand your Shakti, life force energy and play with moving it through your whole body to access higher states of bliss and ecstasy. Experience heart connections with yourself and with others in the embodiment experience lead by Lourdes. 

5 RHYTHMS™ + CACAO CEREMONY

with Sabina Kurz Sun 1pm

Cacao Ceremony is a heart opening circle with Sacred Cacao as we celebrate authentic connections and the free flow of love. Raw Cacao connects you deeper to your heart and is a powerful meditation & activation, followed by 5 Rhythm Dance.

 

5 Rhythm Dance is Moving Meditation and Ecstatic Dance practice. Moving the body in order to still the mind. The five rhythms are Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness. When all 5 rhythms are danced in sequence, this is known as a "Wave. 5 Rhythm dance is about exploration, moving beyond self-imposed limitations to new places of creativity & connection. This dance is about expressing vulnerabilities, emotions, anxieties and releasing it into the movement so you can discover yourself anew.

Level Up Your Life

Talk with Meriah McCauley Sun 2pm

Join Meriah for an Inspiration talk and experience called Level Up Your Life.

Heal Through Dance Workshop

with Arielle Star Sun 3pm

Star will talk about her book, Heal Through Dance: A guidebook for creating ecstatic dance and somatic movement practices. Learn and Experience Embodiment Practices as Star guides through an experience of Ecstatic Dance and Somatic Movement combined with Conscious Breath and Energy Healing Practices.

 

MANTRA WORKSHOP

David Newman Sun 4pm

Join us for this immersive 90min experience into the bliss of mantra, and the healing power of chant. David will offer soothing musical accompaniment for you to enjoy the bliss of kirtan chanting, and will guide you to use several Sanskrit mantras as a meditation tool to find stillness and open to new channels of creativity, joy and manifestation.

 

With his thirty years of practical experience as a foremost educator on the yoga of sound, and chant artist, David brings to life the essence and practice of mantra as a self-reliant tool to guide your mind into a state of balance, peace and positivity, and other blissful and beautiful possibilities.

KIRTAN CONCERT

David Newman Sun 6pm

Join us for a spirited evening of healing call and response chanting and inspirational music with renowned mantra artist and sacred musician, David Newman. Come Sing for Love and join us for this joy filled and uplifting journey into bliss!. David will be joined by Mira on percussion and vocals.

David’s music is a celebration of spirit diving deep into kirtan chanting, and spreading conscious lyrics with a message of peace, freedom, and universal love. David will guide us on a joy filled and uplifting journey into bliss! 

CLOSING CEREMONY

SUNDAY after concert

We will be closing our beautiful weekend around 9pm

 

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