Sekhmet's temples were dedicated to healing and raising sexual energy (kundalini). Ignite your desires, freedom and fire within. I will lead you through an ancient Chakra system flowing through embedded symbols within the Goddess Sekhmet to awaken your kundalini while enlivening and activating your sexuality, the root of your creativity. You will be shown how to run the energy individually and with another. Sekhmet is an ancient Egyptian goddess of truth, justice and sexuality!
In Tantra, these bodies and energies are seen as sacred expressions of the creative life force itself. Gain access to the full landscape of your sensual possibility, from tender, heart-felt touch, to primal and animalistic. Using the framework of the chakras, you will practice embodying the 4 flavors of desire and learn how to synch them up with a partner. Come alone or bring someone special!
Attachment Theory is the remarkable view of relationships that seems to pretty much explain EVERYTHING about how people can be secure or insecure in relationship and how regardless of your attachment style you will be in relationship with people who are both. Knowing about attachment theory and recognizing and knowing how to work with people with various attachment styles is one of the single most useful skills you can have in life.
Being danced is an improvisational, play-based somatic movement class geared towards igniting the creative spark in people. Designed to evoke the awe and wonder of the (inner child's) imaginative realm, we work as an ensemble in silly and theatrical ways to co-create an alive response to our togetherness. Gifts you will receive from this class: <>To participate with life in a more authentic way. <> To trust your instincts and intuition. <> To find intelligence in improvisation.<>
Being Yoga will inspire you to live your life in alignment with the true meaning and essence of yoga. Shannon offers a safe space that allows students to drop into the moment, through the lens of the body, and be guided from the felt sense wisdom within. Deeply relaxing and playful, this soul nourishing approach to yoga will leave you deeply dropped into yourSelf.
Blindfolded Contact Dance is a safe and gentle experience—great for both beginners and experienced dancers alike. Wearing blindfolds allows dancers to drop the fear and self-judgment that often inhibits spontaneous movement and authentic connection to self and others. These workshops take participants on a journey of somatic self-discovery and non-verbal consent via solo and group exercises before culminating in a freeform blindfolded jam. No late arrivals.
Have you ever wanted to interact with others as a flirty pirate or a narcoleptic monkey without breaking character? Ever wanted to be French or Southern for a day? Or perhaps walk in an exaggerated way? Make noises and faces you wouldn't normally do? In this PLAYshop, we will utilize improvisational games and theatrical character development to play with physicality, voice, mannerisms, dialect, emotionality and more. No prior experience needed, just come with your enthusiasm and curiosity!
What does it mean to uninhibitedly express desire – without placing demands on the other person? What does it mean do stand fully in your own sovereignty when requests – or even demands – are being made of you? Claim your capacity to negotiate relationship with full safety and full expression for maximum aliveness and juiciness in life and relationship! Closed Container. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY OR ON TIME!
During the Dolfin dance class the participants will develop a deep connection with themselves & others. They will learn the OCEANIC BREATH & will get in touch with their fluid nature through exploration & play under water. The class will also incorporate some sacred sonic geometry & exploration of positive reinforcement of the limbic system through deep connection in water. The class is VERY deep & very PLAYFUL. It’s a ONE OF A KIND experience that you will remember.
In this guided journey, you will follow your breath into expanded states of consciousness and bliss. This unique Holotropic breathwork journey is designed to induce ecstatic states of bliss, and opening to safely feel the depths of your emotions. This powerful practice energizes the body and opens us up to new and profound experiences. Closed container. **Disclaimer: Full-on energetic and emotional releases are possible**
Do you see color? Do you see gender? Do see spirituality? I hope so because to not means you are missing a vital part of the conversation with the person in front of you. Presentation and discussion on the difference between cultural competence and cultural humility, each spectrum unfolding as we look within to our own biases and filters which color our world.
Experience the possibility of profound & deep intimacy. Find how the tools taught through the Human Awareness Institute (HAI) can allow you to open your heart & deepen your connections. You will be introduced, through words & short exercises, to this life-changing work. HAI has developed a process that connects people to their hearts & to one another, in a way rarely encountered. The process can give you a direct experience of your own beauty & help overcome blocks to closeness with others.
For male-identified folks only. It's rare in our culture that male vulnerability is encouraged—let alone celebrated. Enter a safe space to explore the confusion and biases that exist around "masculinity" & learn how to heal/integrate those aspects within yourself and with the external feminine. Through a series of exercises, including group sharing, partner work, and embodiment practices, we will invite out the feminine within and then dive deep to heal the feminine relationships in our lives.
Bring your sensual self ALIVE through this delicious workshop! Fill your cup of feminine energy and vitality, juicing up your erotic being, and celebrating in the sparkling joy that happens when we come together. Ignite your body and soul as we embody the sexual archetypes of the Serpent, Big Cat, and Bird energies and invite you to find your own unique signature flow. (For Female-Identified only)
Enter the space of the Heart through the essence of Cacao. This ceremony is centered around healing, opening, and connecting to our hearts and each other so we may truly step into the love that we are. We will honor the sacred medicine of cacao, be guided through a shamanic journey into the heart, and then explore Tantric intimacy exercises to receive the wisdom of the heart and the radical connection that the heart calls us to.
What do people mean when they say Kinky? What does DBSM stand for? I wanna be kinky, do I need to buy a whip now? This discussion will give you basic understanding of BDSM concepts. Don't be afraid, we won't be trying things out, but we will be talking about basic ideas that are common in this world. By the end you'll have a good vocabulary to start talking about it, and exploring what you like and don't like!
This Class will start with a traditional Kundalini Yoga set to strengthen our nervous system and clear the mind. When the mind is clear, it becomes easier to create our future instead of dwelling on the stories and emotions of the past. In the second part of the class, we will explore some meditation practices before sliding in to the warm pool for some floatation and water play as a mean of anchoring the self love we have just created.
Water Dance is a deep dive into connection, presence, & somatic communion as we connect with the true essence of self, other & community. Through authentic expression, listening & acute awareness we will explore platonic intimacy in the water as we dance & move our bodies free from mind. With the water & the self as our teachers, we will work with both suggestion & boundaries to bring us to a place of consent, trust & playfulness. No previous experience necessary, all are welcome. Come Play!
Practicing the Oneness of All People will use meditation, visioning & cultural curiosity to support anyone ready to heal themselves & the world from the pain of separation.
Our planet is calling for healing around race. We must move beyond the old models & tap into our intuition, creativity, & spiritual awareness to bring love & justice to the world. Come share your pain, confusion, & longing for connection across differences, & learn three steps you can take right now to change the world!
Come join us Sunday Morning in this sacred dance container where the 5 rhythms are held to guide you through the terrain of your wholeness. Landing in your body, opening your heart to what is needed, releasing your mind and centering in your breath and the beat, playfully expanding your wings to guide your soul journey and commune with the mystery of spirit itself. Come join us for a sonic journey into yourself where you will surrender and reconnect to that which is moving within you.
Explore conscious power play through dance. Power dynamics are present all the time, kink is about making power dynamics exquisitely clear, creative, consensual, and passionate. Come with a beloved or ready to make new connections. Explore your dominant and submissive energy in dance duets. This workshop invites us to contribute to each others’ erotic courage, vulnerability, clear communication, and playful expression so we can create more meaningful intimacy.
Touch is super important yet we cast it aside in our everyday lives. When we do have an intimate moment, we then immediately equate touch to sex. In this workshop we will talk about how important touch is for us, discuss consent & explore different types of touch. This workshop will enhance your quality of touch & will provide a toolbox of touch-types you can go back to in order to keep things fresh. This is an experiential workshop, come with a partner(s) or be ready to make new connections.
This is a ritual of love and eros with the one lover you will have your whole life, YOU. Z offers a performance ritual to open space for sacred reflection. What do you remember about discovering joy in your body for the first time? What has evolved in your self intimacy over the years? This is a healing playful space to deepen the quality of attention, reverence, and touch for yourself. Learn breath and energy practices for erotic prayer and give yourself a chance to embody more love.
Join Jacia in a 90 minute breathwork experience. This breathwork journey is a potent transformative experience where we go inside and refuel with prana and light. This journey can bring about physical release, emotional release, spiritual guidance, shakti openings, presence, energy and relaxation. We will be lying down and blindfolded during the inward journey.
Underbelly is a conscious dance experience that explores The Art of Slowing Down with music, movement, and contact, revealing unique states of connection and authenticity. Invite movement from feeling the intimate spaces of your body, breath and being. Cultivate deeper awareness, listening, and attunement as you relate to self, other and space. Go beneath the surface of fast culture and dive into a slow sanctuary for unearthing what is alive for you in every moment. This is a closed container.
Deepen your energetic awareness through breath connection, partner yin yoga and Thai Yoga massage. Experience the bliss of being in service through the healing act of conscious contact. Join James to confidently and intuitively connect with others through witnessing, compassionate touch and active listening. Together we co-create a safe environment and cultivate trust to experience playfulness and healing, by seeing and supporting the goodness in one another.
This workshop is your deeper dive into how to have awesome, fun, connective playful times at SoulPlay. This will include everything from finding your “Fuck Yeah!” to noticing your maybes & owning your no. How to clean up when you’ve messed up & offer a supportive ear when someone needs some extra tender lovin’ care. This is great for newbies, people navigating relationships in festivalandia, & those singles that want to meet & connect but aren’t quite sure how.