Body & Soul Drawing Workshop & Ritual

Join Alex Grey and Allyson Grey for a drawing meditation. This will take place on Thursday, Jan 30th from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM and cost $75 as it is not included in the general festival weekend pass. Body & Soul Drawing Workshop As artists, we are the scintilla of universal creativity.  In alignment with the Cosmic Order, in a natural flow of our own uniqueness, vision takes form. Whether we create for ”right livelihood” or for our own personal enjoyment, the practice of art can be a healing force. To feel healthy and whole we connect with and manifest the visions of our essence. Turn on your light body.  Attune yourself to the presence of the human aura in relation to the flesh. Participants will take home drawings that may be touchstones of the harmonic integration of psyche and soma. All levels of ability are welcome. The workshop will include: • A slide talk on the portrayal of the subtle energetic body throughout art history, • Instruction on proportions, features and expressions of the head and body • Instruction on painting and drawing techniques and elements of design, • Vision practices that allow us to glimpse the interplay of body and soul, [...]

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Alex Grey & Allyson Grey

Alex Grey was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 29, 1953 (Sagittarius), the middle child of a gentle middle-class couple. His father was a graphic designer and encouraged his son’s drawing ability. Young Alex would collect insects and dead animals from the suburban neighborhood and bury them in the back yard. The themes of death and transcendence weave throughout his artworks, from the earliest drawings to later performances, paintings and sculpture. Alex went to the Columbus College of Art and Design on full scholarship from 1971-3. Grey dropped out of art school and painted billboards for Columbus Outdoor Advertising, 1973-4. Grey then moved to Boston to study with and work as studio assistant for conceptual artist, Jay Jaroslav, at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 1974-5. This video was shot at 2009 Mystic Garden event in Oregon: At the Museum School, Alex met his life-long partner, the artist, Allyson Rymland Grey. At their meeting in 1975, an entheogenically induced mystical experience transformed his agnostic existentialism to a radical transcendentalism. The Grey couple continued to take “sacramental journeys” on LSD. For five years, Alex worked in the Anatomy department at Harvard Medical School preparing cadavers for dissection [...]

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Yoga Camp & Mysic Immersion

This year’s Yoga Camp at Mystic Island Festival is going to be the best yet! Yoga teacher trainers Allowah Lani along with Ann Averbach and Naiama (Cosmic Alignment) are holding the space and helping dial in over a dozen yoga teachers including owners of several yoga studios. http://mysticislandfestival.com/workshops-2/yoga-camp/ If you’re into deepening your yoga practice or get certified as a yoga teacher trainer we have our first official Mystic Immersion event following Mystic Island from Feb 3rd – 9th (for the immersion) and for students wishing to continue and get certified the full course runs from Feb 3rd – 24th. For a special discount, please mention that you found out about this immersion through our site.

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Jeet-Kei Leung

Transformational Festivals & The New Evolutionary Culture: From early roots in rave culture, a new breed of transformational festivals has evolved as a potent phenomenon playing a profound role in hundreds of thousands of people’s lives. Blossoming internationally and all over the west coast, these festivals have taken the time-honoured ritual of ecstatic dance back to its natural origins and built around them richly co-created, cutting-edge realities that give their participants the lived glimpse of a very possible future–one based on creativity, inspiration, sharing, healing and compatible diversity. Jeet-Kei Leung’s riveting, groundbreaking talk on the meaning and models behind this culture will blast open your mind to the real significance and vital generativity brewing in these transformational festivals. His 2012 talk remix includes a breakdown of the 13 elements that make a festival “transformational” in addition to exploring aspects of the culture not included in his TEDx talk. Featuring stunning photography by Kyer Wiltshire, Alexander Synaptic and others, this talk on the true nature and significance of Transformational Festivals to our times has been described as a spell-binding and revelatory contribution to our discourse on social change and the exciting emergent culture we are immersed in. Jeet-Kei Leung has been [...]

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Daniel Pinchbeck

Daniel is the author of 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl (Tarcher/Penguin, 2006) and Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism (Broadway Books, 2002). His articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Wired, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, ArtForum, Arthur, and many other publications. He is currently the editorial director of Reality Sandwich and a national columnist for Conscious Choice magazine. He is also the executive producer of the PostModernTimes series of interviews, directed by Joao Amorim, and is featured in Amorim’s upcoming documentary, 2012: Time for Change. He lives in New York City.

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Auntie Pua

Auntie Pua has been with us at Mystic Island Festival for several years. Each year she has blessed our gathering with love and sharing with us traditional Hawaiian practices of Aloha. She helps us set the tone for the whole gathering from the beginning at opening ceremonies, her beautiful talk & sharing that she gives during the gathering. She is a treasure of loving compassion and pragmatic wisdom for us to tune into, receive guidance and great inspiration. Auntie Puais one of the Kapuna (respected ones) who is considered a true Hawaiian Kupuna/Kahuna.  She is a native Hawaiian who loves to share her vast knowledge and experience of Hawaiian history and culture with others interested in learning more about health and healing, spirituality, art, music and family in the native Hawaiian tradition. A local Maui treasure, “Auntie Pua’s Picks” zero in on finding and experiencing what is truly Hawaiian and local for kamaaina (literally people of the land or locals) and visitors to the garden isle. Auntie Pua is a sought after speaker on Hawaiian history and tradition and enjoys sharing her wonderful mana and aloha with everyone.

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Kundalini Yoga: Ananda Yogiji & Jaya Lakshmi

Ananda Yogiji has been teaching yoga and meditation (primarily Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan) for over 6 years.  He has completed several Kundalini Yoga teacher-training intensives in New Mexico as well as and studied with teachers such as Harijiwan, Gurmukh and Guru Charan. He has also completed and taught at numerous holistic yoga immersions at the Dharmalaya in Eugene, Oregon.  Since meeting Jaya Lakshmi, they have toured the world teaching Kundalini Yoga with live music provided by Jaya Lakshmi.   ~Ananda and Jaya Lakshmi’s Kundalini Yoga and Meditation workshops are a unique blend of yoga and meditations with live music by Ananda and Jaya Lakshmi.  They are designed to open the heart and tap into one’s infinite creative potential.  Through these workshops participants gain tools to live an inspired and fulfilled life that overflows with bliss and abundance.~

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Heather Salmon & Donnie Regal

Mystical Alchemy Sound Healing Journey: MYSTICAL ALCHEMY Prayerformances offer sacred ritual, HypnoSound healing, crystal singing bowls attunements and world music to elevate and empower the soul. Guided by Black Swan Temple High Priestess Heather Salmon and Rev. Donny Regalmuto each prayerformance offers a unique journey into the realms of illumination for healing, divine guidance and inspiration! PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL BIO: Heather Salmon and Donny Regal co-created Mystical Alchemy in 2011 and are a dynamic duo shakti/shiva union dedicated to inspiring the creation of a sustainable, just and peace filled World. Together they weave Mystical Alchemy’s sonic journeys with world music in adventures into the realms of Illumination! Heather Salmon is a Visionary Priestess Evolutionary Healer through sound, light, yoga, beauty, food and dance! Heather is passionate about guiding Mystical Alchemy. HypnoSonic Journeys and sharing the work of the Black Swan Temple! Heather is dedicated to fostering lifestyle and sustainability practices that support optimal health and well being on all levels. She is a vegetarian and raw foods chef and Yoga and Sound Healing teacher, sacred dancer, ceremonialist, community organizer, visionary activist and was based out of Harbin Hot Springs from 2007-2012. Recently, she has relocated to Maui with her beloved partner Donny. Regalmuto where they continue to share their work and are establishing the Black Swan Mystery School [...]

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Jeremy Safron

In 1995, Jeremy brought his passion to the public with the Loving Foods catering service. After a rush of success Jeremy opened the doors of his Raw Experience restaurant in 1996. It was one of the first of its kind and pioneered many of the concepts and dishes that are common in raw eateries today. Jeremy began teaching classes and published his first book “The Raw Truth” as the world opened up to raw foods. Traveling the globe, spreading the message Jeremy continued to teach living foods lifestyle and consulted for many raw food eateries and businesses. The huge response brought forth the creation of a newsletter “The Living Planet” and two more books “Raw Resources” and “The Fasting Handbook”. In 1998 Jeremy gathered the top living food educators around for a raw food educational workshop in Maui and helped inspire and influence many of the key people in today’s raw food movement. Jeremy has continually teamed up with like-minded individuals for the purpose of elevating consciousness and promoting a sustainable way of healthy living. Some of Jeremy’s creations include games like Monkey Nut, living food products such as Powerwraps, Rawmesean, and Buckybars, a revolutionary style of yoga referred to [...]

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Sally w/ Makawao Yoga

Makawao Yoga’s Jungle Flow with Sally Jungle Flow is a strong passionate, Vinyasa flow class teaching you to cultivate awareness that links each breath and action to the next–on the mat. You will leave class feeling energized, grounded, and connected to a more powerful, peaceful self. Join Sally and experience her infectious energy, smile and passion for yoga. A little about Sally: Sally’s yoga journey started as a teen and has been the root of her adventurous life travels through Florida, Europe, Costa Rica, the slopes of Colorado, and her nest on Maui. While attending business school at Colorado State University, Sally began to deepen her practice at Core Power Yoga. It was here that she grew passionate about power vinyasa and began to feel the call to teach. As Sally transitioned from Colorado to Maui, it was clear that now was the time for her to share her knowledge and excitement of yoga. Less than a year later, she completed the 200-hour Makawao Yoga Teacher Training.  She teaches regularly at Makawao Yoga on Mondays & Wednesdays 4:30-6pm & Tuesdays/Thursdays 9:15am. Makawao Yoga is a yoga studio and boutique located upcountry on the beautiful island of Maui. We offer daily yoga classes, [...]

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Martin Ball: Entheogens

Nondual Energetic Embodiment Through Entheogens The Nondual state, transcending the distinction between subject and object, self and other, is the natural and fundamental state of being and is the genuine ground of reality as a unified expression of awareness. To embody the energy of this state in one’s being means to live with a radically open heart, to love infinitely and without reservation or qualification, and to be free and clear from the distortions, illusions, and habitual attachments of the ego, free from self-created stories and the need for a specific identity. The ego, as a self-constructed collection of energetic patterns and systems of identification, is not the genuine nature of being, but a false construct created by the need for identity and sense of individual self. Powerful entheogens have the capacity to shatter this persistent illusion, and help relax an individual into a fully embodied nondual state of being that is not subject to the illusory confines of the limited ego. For this workshop, we will investigate and explore how this process works on an energetic level as made possible by the conscious and intentional use of powerful entheogens such as 5-MeO-DMT. As an energetic process, this is not [...]

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Scott Catamas

ComPASSIONate CONNECTIONS is Scott calls his compassionate non-violent communications workshops program. Scott has won multiple EMMY awards as a writer, producer and director of educational television. He has created hundreds of original productions that have been performed live and/or broadcast nationally over NBC, HBO, SHOWTIME, FOX, UPN, etc. Scott started teaching in 2002, and has led over 500 classes, events and workshops throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has coached hundreds of couples, families and small businesses. Scott is a popular host and guest on radio, television and internet media. He lives in the Wine Country, north of San Francisco. LONGER BIO: Scott Catamas has been actively involved with exploring communication and consciousness for his entire adult life. He is an EMMY award winning writer and producer, with a long list of credits. He has created hundreds of hours of television programming for HBO, FOX, NBC, UPN, SHOWTIME and national syndication. As the founder of TNRC PRODUCTIONS and The Educational Theater Company, Scott has reached millions of children & teenagers with programs that educate and enlighten. He co-created a successful performing arts camp at Jane Fonda’s ranch that ran for 11 years, and transformed the lives. During this period of [...]

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Vocal Alchemy with Wahkeena Sitka

A Vocal Alchemy workshop is an exploration in both the inner realms of deep listening, breathwork and energy cultivation – bridged with the outer realms of expression, the voice and ecstatic chanting. At the core of Vocal Alchemy is a practice of breathwork and Qigong, to root into the body and anchor into our life force energy. The songs that are offered in Vocal Alchemy are a now age Gospel singing chant; inviting participation to sing as soulfully as possible – free of any specific religious or spiritual connotation. We do guided vocal exercises – explorations in sound and breathwork, as well as ecstatic group chanting. The culmination of a Vocal Alchemy workshop are the channelled polyrhythmic songs, created fresh in the moment, with vocal parts and harmonies for different sections. We will sing to make our hearts free, and our spirits fully anchored in our bodies. PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL BIO: The multi-disciplinary artist known as Wahkeena Sitka has spent the last 10 years on the West Coast, cultivating her offerings as a vocalist, writer, designer, web geek, mystic, and bodyworker. Her interest in ‘The Beauty Way’ inspired her to bridge the realm of the spiritual & mystical with the mainstream realm [...]

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Primordial Awareness Meditation with Blue Mountain

Primordial Awareness Meditation: Inner Portal for the Shamanic Journey Through breath work and visualization you will learn to dive beneath the activity of your conscious mind to access spacious, clear, luminous awareness. Grounding and psychic protection will provide a safe space to formulate an intention that will guide your personal shamanic journey. Live didgeridoo and drumming will set the stage for an experiential journey through the inner portal to access guidance and power. Insights gained through the journey will be integrated during a silent period for art and journaling and a closing circle. Bring your journal or use paper and art supplies provided. Personal/Professional Bio: Blue Mountain, also known as Dr. Lew Abrams, is a licensed clinical psychologist, trans-denominational minister, sculptor, circle facilitator, writer, organic farmer, and designer of Sacred Earth Temple. He has done individual, couples, group, and family psychotherapy with people from all walks of life for more than 25 years. Fostering an energy of warmth and nonjudgmental appreciation, Blue Mountain invites others to co-create sacred space. With his facilitation, people from diverse backgrounds come together with mutual respect and reverence, connecting with the deepest parts of themselves. The soul presence that emerges within the safety of such [...]

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Open into the Divine Light w/ Mirabai Devi

Raising Consciousness and Expanding Awareness: Open into the Divine Light. As we move towards December 2012 and all the many changes that we will continue to see on our planet, it is important for us to learn how to raise our vibration and to open and expand our awareness to Divine Love. It is important that we choose love and not fear, that we are in the right place at the right time, and that we are in harmony with the life’s lessons. Mirabai will give teachings, in addition will provide a guided mediation and light transmission healing to remove blockage, bring you into blissful union with the Divine, raise your consciousness into Divine Love, and expand your awareness to be in alignment with unity consciousness. Personal/Professional Bio: Mirabai Devi is an international spiritual teacher, conduit for healing, author, and the founder of the Mirabai Devi Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated to her mission of raising world consciousness through the awakening and healing of humanity. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, from a very young age Mirabai saw the suffering in humanity which spurred a deep opening in her heart and filled her with compassion.  Her earliest training came directly from the Divine Light and the beings [...]

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Aerial Yoga with Jen Healy

Open~Align~Release! Let your yoga take flight and swing your way into feeling fit while having fun! Aerial yoga combines all the benefits of  traditional yoga- flexibility, strength and balance – with the unique conditioning of aerial dance and acrobatics for an exhilarating new way of approaching yoga.  Sculpt your body in the air, using our special yoga swings, as you tone muscles, find balance, and increase flexibility. Aerial Yoga Play allows a combination of benefits similar to aerial yoga, pilates, suspended resistance training, acrobatics, and aerial silks all rolled into one for an amazing suspended fitness experience. PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL BIO: Jen Healy has focused her bodywork on bridging the gap between science and the healing arts. She combines her background in Electrical Engineering and Physics with numerous healing modalities from Eastern and Western philosophies to offer a unique style of Body Engineering and Energy Management. What you will experience from her sessions is a clear understanding of the function energy, alignment and balance plays in the body. While gaining structural stability, there is a sense of deeper relaxation and release of accumulated emotional and physical stress, chronic pain and fatigue. This healing process is informative and fun yet intense and profound. This [...]

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Bellydance with Mirayah Delamar

Mirayah is an experienced performer and certified instructor of Bellydance. She has trained with many great masters of this Art for 25 years, performing for 20 years and teaching for 15 years. Mirayah brings a devotional and spiritual approach to Bellydance, emphasizing its roots in trance, healing and creative self-expression. Her style integrates elements of Egyptian, turkish, and East Indian dance, as well as Tribal Fusion, American Cabaret and Danse Oriental. She incorporates an innovative vocabulary of movement based on sacred geometry and ancient symbols, speaking of universal patterns of energy meant to liberate the archetypal bellydancer within. Her format is designed to awaken flexibility, control, skill and awareness of the sacred space within the body and all around us. In her classes and performances, Mirayah embraces the mystical essence within the dance, with the clear intention to honor life, the Earth, and the body as sacred. Her artistry reveals a deep connection with the present moment as her vessel spontaneously interprets the magic of the music.

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Sacred Ecstatic ~ Dancing Freedom w/ Sitara Ananda

Dance your chakras, body, mind, heart & soul into Alignment, Activation, Unity & Bliss during this empowering & transformational dance journey. Singing & Toning are also encouraged ! Infused with wisdom and inquiry to inspire embodied comm~Union with the elements, the Soul Self, All Relations & All that IS***this ceremonial free-form dance jam weaves a multi~.genre matrix of tribal, world & OMni~versal-Infused Beats !!! down-Temple dub, contemporary Kirtan grooves, heart-opening consciousness-raising lyrical tracks and ambient, meditative & sacred aural infusions. *BeAware~could induce a kundalini rising!* http://www.dancingfreedom.com/ * sacred * shamanic * tribal * transcendent * evolutionary * ecstatic * BIO: Sitara Ananda is a Dancing Freedom / Sacred Ecstatic dance facilitator, new age priestess, rainbow light warrior, chakra energy activator, wholistic living / wellness coach & intuitive soul path guide. She has offered dances & workshops at many festivals & gatherings, including Mystic Garden Gathering, Pranafest, at Breitenbush Hotsprings, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala and in her hometown of Portland, OR. She is passionate about co~creating amazing, empowering, next level ecstatic dance experiences. Sitara believes that this is a time of great coming together ~ of integration & synthesis, of gathering & connecting, celebrating & uniting as One ~ and what an [...]

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“Shakti Dancer” feat. Lolita & Boogiemeister

Shakti Dancer is a dance that connects us into our hearts, with grounding & movement facilitation by Lola Amar (aka Lolita) & Boogiemeister both guiding us on a musical journey as we shimmie, shine and get blissed out on the pachamama dance floor. Shakti Dancer features a warm up & stretch intro, followed by a guided meditation to connect to the heart of your dance, the flow of the Shakti, so it moves you instead of you moving it.  Shakti Dancer is for the mover that is in search for a deeper understanding of ones own unique movement.  To harmonize the body to its rhythmic pattern of World Soul, deep from its roots all the way to the sky. Music ranges in tempos & sounds, with deep organic global beats, gauranteed to move your feet, with DJ Boogiemeister & DJ Lolita bringing fresh & ancient sounds spanning cultures & defying boundaries.  Get ready to move & groove! Boogiemeister has been DJ’ing & producing music since 1997, organizing events since 2004, & currently co-organizing Ecstatic Dance Maui events with Lola, who has a background in Dance, Movement, Gyrotonic & also music production & DJ’ing. www.Soundcloud.com/Boogiemeister www.LolaSoundBody.com

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Partner Yoga and Thai Massage with Mary & James

Mary and James of Maui Yoga & Kickboxing from Kihei,  will be teaching a workshop in partner yoga & thai massage. Mary & James have been practicing all forms yoga, including Bikram, Baptiste, Dharma & Acro yoga for over ten years and both have been trained Wat Po Thailand in Thai Massage. They will guide you through gentle partner yoga stretches and basic Thai massage techniques. Bring a partner or meet a new one. PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL BIO: Mary Grace & James are both from New York. They have two Hot Yoga schools in New York for the past 8 years called Yoga Oasis where they teach Hot Yoga. Mary Gace was trained by Bikram in 2000, Sri Pattabhi Jois in 2002, David Swenson in 2003, Baron Baptiste in 2003 and they both have trained with Sri Dharma Mittra for over 8 years. They both have trained in Acro yoga with Jason & Jenny and have numerous videos on youtube.com. James is a world champion Kickboxer and a boxer turned yogi when he met Sri Dharma Mittra. Together they teach a powerful intense yoga that challenges the practitioner to face themselves as they delve into deep intense poses. You can check their [...]

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CircleSongs

CircleSong with Malia “Improvisation involves coming into a situation without rigid expectations or preconceptions. We must keep going forward, fearful or not, and be ready for anything that comes our way. That’s how life is. Remembering that life can be full of surprises is always useful. We’re improvising all the time—it’s good to recognize that.”  —Bobby McFerrin Ready for a joyful, rhythmic, musical experience? Vibration and sound are the essence of existence. Lets come together to build a group consciousness and remember our interconnectedness. We will use guided meditation, breath-work, singing exercises and improvisation to create musical community. Connecting with this divine land of Hawaii, we will learn an ancient chant and then spend time improvising with CircleSong. In circle singing we create improvised songs with multiple vocal parts, interesting rhythms and opportunities to share the joy of being alive and together in this time and place. Personal/Professional Bio: Malia Swift Kulp is a gifted singer and improviser who loves to share her joy of music with others. She was born on Kauai and raised in Manhattan. She sang professionally from ages 7-12 with the Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus in New York City. Since then she has started a gospel [...]

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Rachel Gonzalez

Rachel Gonzalez is the founder & owner of Body Alive. She has been a certified yoga teacher since 2003. She completed her teacher training at Kalani Honua on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Her training is heavily influenced by  Hatha and Ashtanga practices. Rachel was the General Manager of Kalani Honua, a retreat center located in the beautiful jungle of Puna in 2000 when she discovered her love of yoga through the help of her teacher and mentor Kathy Elder. Rachel adopted Kathy’s philosophy as her own:  “Yoga shows us the way to develop a greater understanding of ourselves and to the world around us. Yoga makes everything better.” Rachel has continued expanding through her experiences in Hawaii as well as abroad- traveling and teaching in India, New Zealand and Bali where she has deepened her practice through continued education in Hatha, Ashtanga and Vinyasa styles. Learning and understanding the collaboration that the breath, body and mind all create, has become her mission. Her knowledge doesn’t just stop with yoga. Rachel comes from a background of dance and performance, figure skating, and fire dancing were the two of many talents she has traveled around the world with . She also [...]

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Kundalini with Jacki Brown

Having left her first mark as a premier Massage Therapist in the world of Music and  Entertainment for over a decade, Jacki currently finds passion in sharing the sacred teachings of Kundalini Yoga at Divinitree in Santa Cruz, CA. Here she continues her studies of Chinese Medicine finding divine interest  in emotional clearing using acupuncture and herbs. Kundalini Yoga was originally taught by Yogi Bhajan and illuminated with integrated knowledge of esoteric Chinese Medicine. Through the practice of specific body angles, invigorating breath work, meditation and chanting one may expect a re-birthing experience as subconscious blocks are cleared, hearts are opened and new opportunities and possibilities become easily attractable!

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Dr Haridass Kaur Khalsa

An ancient technology for the new and emerging Aquarian consciousness that incorporates asana, pranayam, meditation, and chanting. Kundalini Yoga teaches you how to live in this human body and how to stay connected to the heavens. A householders’ yoga, Kundalini Yoga is for the every day person who has to work, raise children, and make money. Very practical and useful. Works fast too! BIO: Dr Haridass is a professional and she offers yoga teacher trainings in 3 different countries (Russia,China, and Mexico) and in 6 different cities. She also substitute teaches at Yoga West in Los Angeles regularly.

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Indian Bhangra & Bollywood Dance With Shankara (Ibiza):

A highly active woman and Nature lover, Shankara is the co-director & co-founder of ChilsRights.info (http://www.childsrights.info), an international ngo established in Spain which focuses on offering a worthy future to children living in the streets of India. She is also the founder of Fundación Danza India (http://www.fundaciondanzaindia.com), which aims to provide a sustainable future to Indian kids by educating them professionally as dancers & teachers of Indian dance. Since she was a child, Shankara has always been in interested in holistic disciplines, healthy life and dance. Therefore she trained in Yoga, Pilates, Yogalates and Body Balance (Tai-Chi, Yoga & Pilates mixed discipline) and has completed several courses in Acroyoga, Hatha, Asthanga Yoga & Dynamic Yoga, Thai Massage, Body Expression, Relaxation & Visualization techniques,Stand-Up Paddle Surf…etc. She provides different modalities of Pilates & Yoga fusing the best of all these disciplines, including SUP Yoga/Pilates (Yoga/Pilates on the Stand-Up Paddle Surf board). In addition, following her passion for music & dance, together with her attraction for Indian culture, she travelled around India completing there her training as Bhangra dance teacher and dancer with internationally recognized masters in Spain, India & USA, such as Barsha Rana (India), Sunny Singh (India), Rajiv Garg (India), [...]

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Rachelle Love

Offering a playful and immersive wire arts workshop where you have space to learn ~Intricate, seemingly difficult weaving and overlapping styles ~well encasing stones ~Tips on gauges & tools ~PLAY. Rachelle Love is a young artisan striving in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada. She has recently begun facilitating stone wrapping workshops due to the will to share creative experience with others, and the countless enquiries from others to learn. I collaborate with a Holistic Wellness Centre walking distance from my home to make the classes happen. Participants often leave with impressively wrapped stones and a big smile on their face that which leaves me with the desire to continue sharing and encouraging creativity through wire arts and the vibration of the crystals.

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Mandala & Partner Yoga w/ Deborah Dove

Deborah Dove is a yoga teacher, evolutionary coach, transformational journey facilitator, massage therapist, energy worker, cultural translator, entertainment lawyer, event coordinator, Church of the Earth minister, sacred space holder and singer dedicated to personal, interpersonal, and planetary healing.  Deborah has been incorporating elements of interconnectivity into playshops, yoga classes, retreats and corporate team building programs since 1999, and recognizes the power in bringing people together kinesthetically to experience cultural healing, understanding, and deep resonance. She will be sharing Mandala and Partner Yoga at the Mystic Island Festival. Mandala and Partner Yoga align body, mind and soul in a heart filled cooperative way while opening up portals to the divine.  Explore conscious embodied connection with yourself and others while increasing your somatic vocabulary and communication skills in this playful and joyously creative exploratorium.  www.pranadance.weebly.com

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Qi Gong for Conscious Empowerment w/ Shems Heartwell

This workshop will revitalize the body and expand ones capacity for evolution and healing. By opening and clearing all of the channels throughout the body one can learn to consciously direct healing energy in many ways. There is no limit to our highest potential and the doorway is through rewiring our nervous systems into expanded states of pleasure and ecstasy. We do this through the stimulation of all of our energy centers while focussing on clearing out emotional and energetic blockages and invoking positive feeling states. PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL BIO: Shems is an Energy Medicine Practitioner, Empowerment Facilitator and Relationship Coach who lives on Maui. He Guides people to step into the next frothier of their beings so that they may truly plug into their infinite potential and live from their clear light essence. Shems has devoted many years to the practice and study of Qi Gong,Yoga and the human potential movement. He facilitates workshops and retreats on Maui and in California and works with clients from all over the world via Skype. ShemsHeartwell.com

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Viola Rose

Join Viola Rose for a 2 hour presentation about the connection between the Flower of Life, the Power of your Heart and Source of it ALL. Learn about DRUNVALO MELCHIZEDEK’s new work, the heart based Merkaba, and participate in anexperiential meditation journey into the Sacred Space of the Heart. For many years Drunvalo Melchizedek, the author of FLOWER OF LIFE and LIVING IN THE HEART books, has been at the forefront of higher consciousness research and Merkaba activation. In 2011 he introducedhis newest workshop, Awakening The Illuminated Heart ® as part of the School of Remembering®. (http://drunvalo.net/sor.html ). His entire life’s work is represented in this new teaching. This is the simplest, easiest, most direct teaching on the subject of Ascension that Drunvalo has ever presented. As a Certified Teacher of this school, I am proud to share with you the most up to date information about Drunvalo’s work and about the workshop we are teaching. I will answer questions like : What is meditation from the HEART? What does it mean to be IN YOUR HEART and CREATE your new reality from this space…? How to eliminate stress from your life and LIVE your LIFE WITHOUT FEAR, regain the [...]

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Earthaware w/ Owen William FlowStar Fritts

Sculpture and shelter making using found material for children and adults!  The Earthaware division of SOLIDCORE is a workshop based educational experience that teaches kids, teens and adults about Human/Nature relationship through creative art projects. We cover a wide range of topics from impacts of materials on the environment, to methods of reuse and recycling, to how creativity can be used for change in the world. During the workshops we teach communication, listening and teamwork skills, leadership behaviors and build self-confidence through active Flow State Learning. Earthaware programs increase individual, global and environmental awareness, form teams that function better and communities that step towards thriving in more positive relationship with the Earth.

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Quantum Contact w/ Roi Rose

Quantum Contact is an evolutionary DOWNLOAD of Chinese movement arts, Tibetan meditational technology, and sacred geometry. The unifying theme is our inherent nature as LIVING LIGHT (Quanta literally means packet of light), and the request is to see each other in our highest, DIVINE form. When we key into the sacred geometric structures inherent in our physical structure and charge the TOROIDAL energy patterns that we naturally emanate, we step more fully into our power, and change the way we experience moment-to-moment reality. Once SOVEREIGN, we meld our fields together in greater and greater RESONANCE, dissolving all of our illusions into an ocean of BLISS. Come break through the walls of separation and play in the unified field.

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Trish Bianco

Trish Bianco has been teaching Yoga since 2000. She has been extremely privileged to have learned from great teachers and from several disciplines, starting in Australia where she began training with Shanti Gowans is the globally recognized author and founder of Shanti Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda.  Over the past 14 years of teaching yoga, core fusion (barre method) and pilates at studios on Maui as well as Exhale and Hot 8 in Santa Monica she has developed a yoga fusion flow integrating strength, flow, and breath techniques cultivating a full mind body practice.   She is an advocate for total health and fitness utilizing the breath linked with movement as a direct connection inward. ‘Yoga’ means having the knowledge or understanding of one’s own authentic infinite state, where there is nothing to change or modify. She is committed to helping you reconnect to the space within through an energizing full body life practice and looks forward to helping you achieve spiritual strength, balanced flexibility and an emotional peace through breath and movement together!

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Sonal Aggarwal

Aquatic Movement, Janzu Dolphin Dance- Come surrender to your liquid flow! Sonal Aggarwal is a world traveling gypsy woman who first discovered the practice of Janzu during her travels in India.  Years later, she met her Janzu teacher in Mexico, and immediately became addicted to the water.  Her years of dance and movement allowed her to develop a relationship with her aquatic body very quickly.  She has shared her practice and love of the water in Mexico, Ibiza, and the United States.  And she has met and worked with teachers of Watsu, Water Dance, Aguahara, and Aqua Dinamica.  While teaching, her infectious smile and energy help to coax people out of their comfort zones into learning experiences that they could never imagine.Janzu, or peaceful river, is a holistic healing therapy developed first in India and then brought to Mexico. Unlike other aquatic treatments, Janzu is practiced primarily in fresh water. The fresh, or cooler water helps to oxygenate the blood. On a physical level, the body receives a wonderful and fluid journey, unlike other types of massage. And on an energetic and emotional level, Janzu is a journey into the self.  The transparency of the water can very quickly reveal the [...]

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Wisdom Flow with Jennifer Lynn

JENNIFER LYNN is the founder of Wisdom Flow Yoga, a Vinyasa Flow style that blends the wisdom of optimal joint alignment and core strength with the playful flow of dance-like transitions.  She has been teaching on Maui for ten years and offering Wisdom Flow Yoga Teacher Trainings since 2008.  She is originally from that San Francisco Bay area.  She received a B.A. in Mathematics and B.S. in Computer Science from San Jose State University.   She has trained in TriYoga, Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga and Anusara Yoga.  She is ERYT 500 certified and has established her own style and YA Certified Yoga Training School.  Wisdom Flow Yoga is based on the heart-centered philosophy of Shiva/Shakti Tantra; Tantra means to weave expansion and Shiva/Shakti implies the expansion is into and between the seen and unseen

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Lila: Playful Practices for Connecting to Your Divine Delight w/ Leif

Journey through the unknown to find the miracle of the moment, the point of connection to the ‘Divine’, the ’Source’ or the ‘Big G’. Join us as we playfully explore our improv-edges and ‘fun our way’ to deeper trust, love and Divine delight. Improvisational arts allow you to strengthen your trust muscles —trust in yourself, others & the Divine Mystery. To reach a variety of personality types, as well as to delight and stretch each person, Leif uses a mix of practices & games drawn from improvisational theater, dance, movement, music and more. The combination of different approaches provide multiple entry points for connection, discovery and insight – offering each person a way to find their own unique rhythm and style. “I attended Lila on a whim with absolutely no expectations–and was completely blown away. I opened up, dug down deep, made friends with my vulnerability, and began to accept myself and my growth process. I discovered new ways of playing with my challenges and my relationship to the Divine. Leif created a collage of exercises and activities, and each one stretched me in a different way. I laughed, cried, made deep connections, relaxed in a safe space, and gained valuable tools to begin this new phase in my life. I feel like a different person [...]

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Sacred Conscious Touch with Narayani

Sacred Conscious Touch with Narayani This workshop is for those of us who want to deepen in healing relationships while maintaining good boundaries with our clients, partners and the beloved. In this space we co-create together, we begin with creatively  defining what sacred conscious touch is as foundation for our group experience. This  follows with a collective hands practice rooted in the themes we invoked together and continues while we drop deeper into presence wallowing for healing to be easeful and graceful. We practice giving while staying centered and receiving while feeling safe. Asian style floor massage techniques are utilized while awakening alignment of Self with the heart, breath and Mama Earth. PERSONAL BIO: Lara Narayani Golland is the founder of EcoSpiritualWellness ™. For the last 20 years, she has been initiated into both traditional and modern forms of meditation, movement and healing work while sharing these gifts with others all along the way. Narayani had a profound Self Awakening experience in 2002, which opened her spiritual energy to a new level. As a result of this experience, Narayani knew she would birth a unique system that would support the modern spiritual seeker to wake up and realize one’s divine-potential.  The [...]

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Joel Hirsch

Jo’el Hirsch is your main guide with competent associates for these explorations into conscious awareness, balancing mind, body, and spirit. He has over fourty years practicing many forms of Yoga ; Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Kundalini, partner/acrobatic and Iyengar. For twenty five years he’s been teaching Yoga and other movement modalities, including ; Bioenergetics, (release work) mentastics,(the movement form of Trager bodywork). He owned and managed a spiritual retreat center in the mountains of San Diego for fifteen years, and taught Yoga, did bodywork and cooked Macrobiotic fare for guests and groups. He’s been practicing Thai massage, Trager, Shiatsu, deep tissue, cranial sacral etc. for thirty years with an emphasis on working intuitively to suit the clients needs. Aromatherapy and sound healing are used in the healing sessions as well.

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Cher Joy

“I have a heart-centered approach to yoga, sincerely and joyfully sharing from my own experiences.  I have studied Hatha Yoga, ViniYoga, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Anusara, and HotYoga.  Yoga has given me tools to overcome injuries and discomfort in my body, and I am devoted to sharing these tools with others!  I believe Yoga is a life support system and I teach to this mantra.  What we practice on the mat leads to discovery of greater health, happiness, joy… from inside.  My classes are about breath, connection and Love.”

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Christopher Ananda and Lee Welles

Join Christopher Ananda and Lee Welles as they lead you through a creative playground of music and movement. Christopher and Lee also offerWellness, yoga, stress-management and relaxation exercises in the workplace, conference room, and on corporate retreats. Utilizing yoga poses, partner tricks, group play dance and sense relaxation, they will take you to the unshakable happy that resides within.The playshop opens with easy to remember take-home energy boosters, flows into easy yoga movements to establish connection within the self, and moves into partner and group movement and play that foster a sense of fun and connection to ‘other.’ Participants will then be taken on imagination-fueled, restorative journey of sense relaxation. This playshop is rejuvenating to the body, soul and funny bone. This playshop geared towards adults, though older children and teens are certainly welcome. It accommodates all levels of skill, physical ability, body types and age groups.

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Noa Lakshmi

Noa Lakshmi has been teaching yoga for 7 years. Her first training was Bikram yoga, studying directly with Bikram Choudrey and his wife Rajashree in LA. She has taught in NYC and different studios around the country and Europe. For the last couple of years, Noa has studied Vinyasa yoga and Kundalini and started to combine different styles into her practice and teaching. She is currently teaching in different studios on the island of Maui and works privately with clients. Noa sees the practice we do on our mat as a powerful way to tap into our true nature and a path to discover and know ourselves inside and out. She has been dedicated to her own practice and evolution, both on the mat and beyond and this dedication goes into her teaching where she is able to support her students on their journey to Self discovery. We practice yoga not only so we can touch our toes more easily, but so we can see the truth about ourselves more quickly. In addition to teaching yoga, Noa works as a wholeness consultant and a nutrition consultant, where she assist people in finding their higher version of themselves by going inside, [...]

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