WORKSHOPS

Pleasure Alchemy

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Pleasure Alchemy: Rhythm, Ritual & Reverence - sensuality & intimacy healing.

Come experience pleasure, sensuality & intimacy as healing modalities. Learn to navigate your relationship(s) and life with more presence, purpose and personal power. Using ritual, rhythm & reverence to balance body, mind, spirit and emotions to reframe trauma and shift it. We will play with sensory practices. Large group, small group and individual exercises that are somatic and engage the senses (sound, smell, taste and touch).

Sircle Yoga Dance - Yin & Yang

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Harmonizing Your Yin and Yang Energies Through Dance

A beautiful meditative morning practice to embrace both the yin and yang energies in our bodies through a continuous flow of movement. Combining Qi Gong, Yoga and dance movements, this session will leave you in a blissful harmony with the ability to embody both the control and grounding of Yang, and the supple flow of Yin. Open to all levels and all genders, come and harmonize with Sircle Yoga Dance.

Sircle Yoga Dance: The 9 Goddesses

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Awakening Your Divine Feminine Using the 9 Goddess Archetypes

We hear the term Goddess often but what does it mean to *be* a Goddess? The incarnations of the Goddess are infinite. Shakti is the energy force of the Goddess, it isn't female, it is the feminin that is in all of us. It is Shakti that gives us power, love, selflessness, infatuation, fearlessness, renunciation, clarity, peace, creation & more. Dance to the Goddesses & experience her many forms to Embody the Goddess that you are. All of the energy of Shakti is inside of us ready to be awaken.

DeSTIgmatizing STIs: Embracing Sexual Wellness

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Explore a sex-positive approach to understanding STIs.

Learn to destigmatize STIs and navigate disclosure with confidence. Gain fresh insights on Herpes, HPV, Gonorrhea/Chlamydia, and HIV. Join discussions on stigma-free disclosure practices and have your questions answered in a supportive Q&A session.

Unlocking Intimacy: The STARS Talk Workshop

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Discover The STARS Talk: Communicate desires with confidence.

Discover the transformative power of The STARS Talk—a groundbreaking approach to fostering intimacy and communication around sexuality. Dive into the nuances of Safety, Turn-ons, Avoids, Relationship intentions, and Sexual health. Through somatic exploration and interactive exercises, master the art of authentic connection and consent, paving the way for deeper, more fulfilling relationships.

Belly2Belly

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Belly2Belly is relational breathing meditation cultivating connection & presence

B2B is relational breathing meditation done in physical connection, cultivating connection by relating with what is here, right now. As we slow down and link up breath & sound we create all these exquisite feedback loops- body2body, belly2belly, heart2heart, & we invite each other into more and more presence, trust and relaxation. What results is a profoundly felt sense of peace and connection, a natural biochemical high that neuro-mirrors intimate love, meditative samadhi and mystical oneness.

Sacred Roar

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Be fully met and expressed in your raw, primal power!

Strong energies and emotions typically labeled anger or rage have the possibility to become enlivening forces of passion and power when channeled correctly. The key is that we must go there together, to be met relationally in our full force, with mindful awareness. Join us in the sacred opening that comes from being fully met and expressed in our raw, primal power. This is a strong workshop, where there will likely be loud sound and it will be very physical. Come dressed for a workout. CC.

Open heart community

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We will create a safe container of love and intimacy with ourselves and others

We will co create a sense of safety and intimacy for individuals within the container of SoulPlay. Using EMDR techniques to regulate people’s nervous systems , before venturing into small group connection - Participants will be offered multiple prompts for sharing and dropping in. This will create a Love and Intimacy container that people will be able to take with them into the rest of the festival. We will conclude with self-love practice to send everyone on their way feeling connected and safe

Gong SoundBath

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Gong sound bath will allow participants to reach deep level of calm and healing

Gong Sound bath therapy can significantly alter brain waves, changing agitated wave patterns to exceptionally calm wave forms. As our brain waves slow down, we shift from an active state to a more relaxed, dreamlike state. All this will create an opportunity to: quiet the mind, decrease stress and anxiety, improve sleep, release physical and emotional pain, allowing the body, mind and spirit to move into a greater state of balance, peace and well-being.

Honouring the Roots of Yoga

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Yoga originates in South Asia - how can we honor where it comes from?

Yoga as we know it is the result of a 5000+ year tradition that can be traced back to South Asia through archeology and written evidence. Yet why are South Asian voices often missing from yoga studios and yoga festivals? How can we honour the land and people where yoga originates and what does cultural appropriation really mean? Has yoga become a commodity? This workshop will explore these complex topics and include some interactive exercises to explore some of the 8 limbs of yoga.

Yoga for Activating Intuition

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Explore embodiment, freedom, and relaxation to reconnect to your soul!

Yoga is not just about physical postures - it is a multidimensional ancient spiritual practice aimed to awaken us to our true selves. Emmy will facilitate a hatha yoga class focused on releasing what no longer serves and restoring deep inner awareness and embodied wholeness. We will explore delicious asana, restful meditation, and weave breathwork and movement to activate our intuition. This class will also include guided intuitive writing and the opportunity to share your insights.

Poetry and Pose - a Qigong-inspired workshop

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Exploration of "qi" through poetry and movement

This workshop brings you through archetypes or life themes you can embody that can become somatic bookmarks for you to remember throughout your day. Themes can include hope, determination, confidence, contentment, innocence, life/death, shadow/light, and setting boundaries, and a connection to nature. The movement meditation is a mostly solo practice, and will end with a cozy ""hangout discussion (feel free to bring snacks to share)"" after the shared experience.

The Art of Almost Kissing

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Explore the tension of the moment before the kiss, without actually kissing.

There's a certain deliciousness when a kiss is prolonged. The sweet, sweet longing and exploration can be deepened when you know you won't kiss someone, but ALMOST. Come explore the magic and electricity that playing with the edges can bring! You'll get a chance to give and receive rejection gracefully, ask for what you want, and explore connection with others. No partner necessary, and no kissing allowed. Please arrive early or on time, as this workshop is capped.

The Art of REPAIR

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Navigate conflict in a way that creates more trust, intimacy & connection.

Fulfilling relationships thrive on our ability to skillfully navigate conflict. Come learn and practice the transformative power of Dr. Hazel-Grace's revered 6-step REPAIR process. Discover the art of repairing conflicts, rebuilding trust, and reuniting in deeper connection. HG & Nico bring levity and play through their personal vulnerable storytelling and interactive guided exercises. You will walk away with tools and skills you can apply right away to all relationships. No partner needed.

Sapphic Sensual Play Party

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Heart connection and sensual play time designed for femme identifying folks.

Calling all femme identifying folks, whether you are non-binary or a leather tomboi Zaddy this is the space for you. You will be guided through a series of heart centered connection exercises focusing on sensual pleasure. We honor the BODY'S wisdom, celebrate asking for your desires, and claim our Yes's and No's. Come receive attention or touch in a way that leaves you feeling yummy and deeply cared for. Combines: Authentic Relating, Somatic Trauma Informed Skills, & Wheel of Consent.

Queer & Trans Welcome, Celebration & Mixer

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Come Cherish Celebrate & Connect LGBTIAQ+ Mixer!

Hey Queer & Trans Fam! Come share snacks, stories & yourself. We will introduce ourselves, connect, play, listen & share. Let’s practice carrying belonging inside ourselves & sharing our hearts in community.

SoulPlaying 101: Earnest Revelry

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Jumpstart a connected, juicy, bold, and kind experience at SoulPlay!

Welcome to SoulPlay! Feeling excited, nervous, curious, hopeful, and ready to connect? This workshop is an intimate on-ramp to an extraordinary weekend. We’ll reflect on on our hopes/fears/wildest dreams, practice extending and receiving bold and yummy invitations, deal with our fears of rejection and *gasp* awkwardness (!!), and start building a web of honest, earnest, juicy, and intimate relationships. It’s a set-up for self-care, community-care, and a fantastic SoulPlay 2024.

Community As Medicine

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A Community Is A Garden In Which To Grow People

“Community As Medicine” is a joyful and tender journey using play, desire, and vulnerability to connect authentically around what matters most. We travel together through an arc of experiences that traverse physical play, truth-telling, desire sourcing, deep self-compassion, direction-setting, and charting a clear and committed course for a life deeply aligned with our values. Methodology sourced from Open Source Wellness. Expect laughter, tears, new friends, and new actions!

Embracing the Organic Masculine

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Dive into an empowering exploration of life-affirming masculinity

Dive into an empowering exploration of life-affirming masculinity through interactive discussions, mythic meditations, and creative expression. Discover an integral path to self-realization and community connection by transcending traditional gender norms while embracing the sacred masculine. Open to all, inclusive of gender or orientation. Let's redefine and re-member masculinity together!

Dispelling the Binary

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Reflection, Discussion & Exercises to free ourselves from binary conditioning

Connection is our life-source. We have all suffered the illusion of separation and othering. In this cauldron we expand our minds and language to dispel binary conditioning. We learn what it is, how to heal it, and how to accept and expand our idea of self while at the same time becoming more inclusive and understanding of the folx of the in-between. Includes historical research, contemporary references, Non-Dual Tantrik philosophy, and modern psychological views and practices.

Developing & Practicing Your Love Ethic

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Learn somatic social justice exercises practice putting your privilege to work.

Love is a practice. Learn the first steps in moving from performative ally to active co-conspirator. Join us to imagine, reflect, embody, make mistakes and plan in community. We will visualize, meditate, share, and commit to showing up to do the work to transform your life to be in alignment with your values. Please bring a journal and an open mind and heart.

Relationship Dynamics

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Explore relationship shadows & movement. Insecure relating changing to secure.

Let us focus on exploring the shadow parts that impact our connections. Using the map of 5Rhythms, we will uncover the ways in which we get stuck in our relationships – from inertia to momentum, from tension to release, and from confusion to surrender. Do you find yourself getting too close too quickly, or does intimacy trigger discomfort? We'll dare to confront these parts using movement to guide us towards relational security. Guided movement class with no steps to learn. No partner required.

Pleasure in Connection

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Explore pleasure & connection through dance. Move toward tenderness & softening.

Dare to step on to the dance floor & luxuriate in the pleasure of being in motion. This is an invitation to move toward ease, an invitation to tenderness, to softening while dancing to a wave of music. What is it like to connect to yourself, to others, or to the whole room? Let's move together & find out what arrives when we tune in. There will be exercises in connection & taking pleasure in moving with others. Come alone or come with others. No partner required. You might get sweaty.

Yes, Please! Improv Your Heart Open

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A playful ritual space to dissolve barriers to love

Using ritual theatre techniques, acting games, movement, sound, breath, creativity and courage to play with ourselves, we uncover the innate fullness of our beings. By remembering our connection to divine and earth we find the freedom to release old patterns of resistance and fear. Non-dual Tantrik philosophy and practice, Theatre of the Oppressed, Pleasure Practice, Forces of Nature, & the work of Antero Alli all inform this adventure. Come away feeling even more in love with life.

Resilient Body

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Trauma-informed movement practice for confronting privilege

Recruit your body’s wisdom to help you show up better in the work towards diversity, equity and inclusion. Inequality and oppression are rooted in collective trauma. Trauma lives in our bodies as chronic states of fight, flight, and freeze. Through dance, movement, and somatic resourcing, discover how your body defends itself and expand your capacity to be in discomfort, a requirement for confronting oppressive structures within ourselves and healing towards more inclusion and belonging.

Energetic Erotic Consent

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Do I want to share intimacy with this person? How does my body let me know?

Learn to listen internally & not override the wisdom of your body. Learn 3 energy practices to better track & communicate your desires. These 3 practices support you to notice when you are not present & to move from pattern back to presence. Consent only becomes possible when everyone involved is present. Pair up to practice sensing heart desire, erotic desire, voicing your desires & dancing together from this clarity. These skills support your connection & consent on & off the dance floor.

Breathing Alive

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Guided breathwork ceremony to embody your full aliveness

In this guided breathwork ceremony, participants will expand body, energy and spirit to welcome in more vitality and release tension and blockages. The journey will include evocative recorded music, breath technique, sound and somatic release, and hands-on trauma-informed support as needed. It will be an individual experience within a group field, with a sharing circle at the end.

Liquid Contact ~ A Warm Water Jam

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A zero gravity immersion of playful connection & fluid surrender

Come take a dip in the pool for Liquid Contact with John & Merrick! Together we’ll immerse ourselves in deep presence and fluid surrender, diving into the art of listening and mutual attunement in warm waters. Through platonic and joyful intimacy, we’ll gradually release layers, play, and open up to the water as a loving guide. All are welcome, seasoned water creatures and first-timers, to experience this otherworldly zero-gravity container of connection and exploration.

Building Intimacy Through Clear Communication

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Communication to increase your ability to express & experience love & connection

Everyone wants & deserves to love & be loved! Increasing our communication skills increases our ability to both express & experience connection & love. In this workshop we will learn & practice tools & techniques that help individuals & couples communicate cleanly & clearly in ways that help them grow & evolve.

Empath Relationship Challenges: Tools & Skills

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Developing a sovereign field & learning skills to unmerge – makes merging safe.

Empaths are often challenged in relationships by taking on another’s chaos or pain, which can lead to confusion or murky boundaries. Evalena teaches new skills vital to happiness & personal freedom. In dyads, you experience your current boundaries and ways that better care for your needs. You’ll be guided to create a sovereign field that keeps your body from taking on emotions, imagery techniques to clear toxic energies, and practices that help you clear after intimacy. Boundaries are erotic!

Dance Roulette

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Press Your Luck & Open Your Heart in this dance journey with an agenda.

Imagine you pull a challenge or prompt randomly from a hat. You dance with that prompt with others, each with their own secret challenge. Each round goes a bit deeper. Everyone having a deeply personal experience in a communal container, leaning into our zone of proximal development, cultivating a field ripe for risk, play, and profound connection. Like sports, you play full on. Like prayer, you surrender control. Like therapy, you’re willing to grow. And like love, do it with an open heart.

Dance of Dominance & Submission

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Explore conscious power play through partner dance

Power dynamics are present all the time, kink is about making power dynamics exquisitely clear, creative, consensual, & passionate. Embody both your Dominant & submissive archetypes through guided somatic prompts & partner dance. Re-examine your relationship with power, pleasure, & owning your true desires. Learn simple consent practices, ways to generate permission & build trust. Come with a beloved OR solo & open to a new connection. New & seasoned dancers & kinksters are welcome.

Exploring Love & Intimacy (HAI)

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Open your heart, expand acceptance, & deepen your connections with others.

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.

Radiant Puja: Co-creating Heart Connections

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Gently guided, nourishing, energizing exchanges. Souls playing in deep presence!

Enjoy playful and deeply fulfilling connections with old friends & delightful new people. Evalena gently guides heart-centered exchanges: undulatory breath practices, soul gazing, sacred touch, erotic dance, & chakra connecting breaths, with boundaries and respect. May be sensual but not sexual, intimate, deeply moving, quiet drop in or high energy. People say it's fulfilling, enjoyable, nurturing. Deep sacred presence can meet intimacy needs. No partner required – you meet many! Ocytocin rich!

Blindfolded Contact

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Surrendering to our Inner Sight in this freeform blindfolded jam.

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.

Sircle Yoga Dance - Yin & Yang

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Harmonizing Your Yin and Yang Energies Through Dance

A beautiful meditative morning practice to embrace both the yin and yang energies in our bodies through a continuous flow of movement. Combining Qi Gong, Yoga and dance movements, this session will leave you in a blissful harmony with the ability to embody both the control and grounding of Yang, and the supple flow of Yin. Open to all levels and all genders, come and harmonize with Sircle Yoga Dance.

Sircle Yoga Dance: The 9 Goddesses

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Awakening Your Divine Feminine Using the 9 Goddess Archetypes

We hear the term Goddess often but what does it mean to *be* a Goddess? The incarnations of the Goddess are infinite. Shakti is the energy force of the Goddess, it isn't female, it is the feminin that is in all of us. It is Shakti that gives us power, love, selflessness, infatuation, fearlessness, renunciation, clarity, peace, creation & more. Dance to the Goddesses & experience her many forms to Embody the Goddess that you are. All of the energy of Shakti is inside of us ready to be awaken.

Belly2Belly

PRESENTED BY:

Belly2Belly is relational breathing meditation cultivating connection & presence

B2B is relational breathing meditation done in physical connection, cultivating connection by relating with what is here, right now. As we slow down and link up breath & sound we create all these exquisite feedback loops- body2body, belly2belly, heart2heart, & we invite each other into more and more presence, trust and relaxation. What results is a profoundly felt sense of peace and connection, a natural biochemical high that neuro-mirrors intimate love, meditative samadhi and mystical oneness.

Sacred Roar

PRESENTED BY:

Be fully met and expressed in your raw, primal power!

Strong energies and emotions typically labeled anger or rage have the possibility to become enlivening forces of passion and power when channeled correctly. The key is that we must go there together, to be met relationally in our full force, with mindful awareness. Join us in the sacred opening that comes from being fully met and expressed in our raw, primal power. This is a strong workshop, where there will likely be loud sound and it will be very physical. Come dressed for a workout. CC.

Self Love Chi Kung

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Commune with One's Self & Nature's Elements

Self Love Chi Kung is a Solo Experience blending Ancient and Modern Energy Practices for Deeper Knowing of our Internal Flow States. We will explore ways to Activate & Turn On the Body, and ways to Relax, letting go of unnecessary tensions. Using our Body's own Wisdom, as well as help from our Imagination, Nature's 5 Elements, we will feel more Connected with OurSelves, and with the Universe we are Playing (and Praying) Within.

Double Play Partner Yoga

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Partner Yoga for Every One. A Delicious, Non Acrobatic, Connection Practice

Double Play is Partner Yoga for Every One. Mutually supportive poses allow us to melt into the body with breath, awareness, and the weight of another. This practice is for people of all levels, and does not involve any flying or acrobatics. Come with a partner, or alone & meet someone there. We will be Balancing, Supporting, Strengthening, and Stretching Together. This practice allows for a deeper experience of our bodies; the trusting of our partner, and deepening connection together.

Poetry and Pose - a Qigong-inspired workshop

PRESENTED BY:

Exploration of "qi" through poetry and movement

This workshop brings you through archetypes or life themes you can embody that can become somatic bookmarks for you to remember throughout your day. Themes can include hope, determination, confidence, contentment, innocence, life/death, shadow/light, and setting boundaries, and a connection to nature. The movement meditation is a mostly solo practice, and will end with a cozy ""hangout discussion (feel free to bring snacks to share)"" after the shared experience.

The Art of Almost Kissing

PRESENTED BY:

Explore the tension of the moment before the kiss, without actually kissing.

There's a certain deliciousness when a kiss is prolonged. The sweet, sweet longing and exploration can be deepened when you know you won't kiss someone, but ALMOST. Come explore the magic and electricity that playing with the edges can bring! You'll get a chance to give and receive rejection gracefully, ask for what you want, and explore connection with others. No partner necessary, and no kissing allowed. Please arrive early or on time, as this workshop is capped.

Intro to Micro Dancing

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Hold space & each other through the wordless connection of Micro Dancing

Join us for Intro to Micro dancing, where the art of slowing way way way down intertwines with the beauty of intimate connection. Through gentle movements and deliberate pacing, dance partners learn to sync their breath with subtle motions, fostering a meditative state of mind and a state of hyper-awareness. Get lost in a wordless conversation where the music and bodies speak the loudest. No dance partner or experience is required.

Queer & Trans Welcome, Celebration & Mixer

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Come Cherish Celebrate & Connect LGBTIAQ+ Mixer!

Hey Queer & Trans Fam! Come share snacks, stories & yourself. We will introduce ourselves, connect, play, listen & share. Let’s practice carrying belonging inside ourselves & sharing our hearts in community.

Embracing the Organic Masculine

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Dive into an empowering exploration of life-affirming masculinity

Dive into an empowering exploration of life-affirming masculinity through interactive discussions, mythic meditations, and creative expression. Discover an integral path to self-realization and community connection by transcending traditional gender norms while embracing the sacred masculine. Open to all, inclusive of gender or orientation. Let's redefine and re-member masculinity together!

Resilient Body

PRESENTED BY:

Trauma-informed movement practice for confronting privilege

Recruit your body’s wisdom to help you show up better in the work towards diversity, equity and inclusion. Inequality and oppression are rooted in collective trauma. Trauma lives in our bodies as chronic states of fight, flight, and freeze. Through dance, movement, and somatic resourcing, discover how your body defends itself and expand your capacity to be in discomfort, a requirement for confronting oppressive structures within ourselves and healing towards more inclusion and belonging.

Dance Partnership Dynamics: Lead, Follow, Switch!

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Explore connection with movement, music and a dance buddy!

Learn partner dancing basics and find playful connection! This class teaches you to maintain connection, communicate steps clearly, and listen to your partner. Learn how to lead, follow, and switch roles—it's easier than you think! We will tackle pulses, weight shifts, momentum, and musicality through the blues dance format. Composed of two-step movements, blues focuses improvisation and a close connection to one's partner. No dance experience or partner is needed.

Breathing Alive

PRESENTED BY:

Guided breathwork ceremony to embody your full aliveness

In this guided breathwork ceremony, participants will expand body, energy and spirit to welcome in more vitality and release tension and blockages. The journey will include evocative recorded music, breath technique, sound and somatic release, and hands-on trauma-informed support as needed. It will be an individual experience within a group field, with a sharing circle at the end.

Building Intimacy Through Clear Communication

PRESENTED BY:

Communication to increase your ability to express & experience love & connection

Everyone wants & deserves to love & be loved! Increasing our communication skills increases our ability to both express & experience connection & love. In this workshop we will learn & practice tools & techniques that help individuals & couples communicate cleanly & clearly in ways that help them grow & evolve.

Empath Relationship Challenges: Tools & Skills

PRESENTED BY:

Developing a sovereign field & learning skills to unmerge – makes merging safe.

Empaths are often challenged in relationships by taking on another’s chaos or pain, which can lead to confusion or murky boundaries. Evalena teaches new skills vital to happiness & personal freedom. In dyads, you experience your current boundaries and ways that better care for your needs. You’ll be guided to create a sovereign field that keeps your body from taking on emotions, imagery techniques to clear toxic energies, and practices that help you clear after intimacy. Boundaries are erotic!

Exploring Love & Intimacy (HAI)

PRESENTED BY:

Open your heart, expand acceptance, & deepen your connections with others.

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.

Radiant Puja: Co-creating Heart Connections

PRESENTED BY:

Gently guided, nourishing, energizing exchanges. Souls playing in deep presence!

Enjoy playful and deeply fulfilling connections with old friends & delightful new people. Evalena gently guides heart-centered exchanges: undulatory breath practices, soul gazing, sacred touch, erotic dance, & chakra connecting breaths, with boundaries and respect. May be sensual but not sexual, intimate, deeply moving, quiet drop in or high energy. People say it's fulfilling, enjoyable, nurturing. Deep sacred presence can meet intimacy needs. No partner required – you meet many! Ocytocin rich!

Double Play Partner Yoga

PRESENTED BY:

Partner Yoga for Every One. A Delicious, Non Acrobatic, Connection Practice

Double Play is Partner Yoga for Every One. Mutually supportive poses allow us to melt into the body with breath, awareness, and the weight of another. This practice is for people of all levels, and does not involve any flying or acrobatics. Come with a partner, or alone & meet someone there. We will be Balancing, Supporting, Strengthening, and Stretching Together. This practice allows for a deeper experience of our bodies; the trusting of our partner, and deepening connection together.

Honouring the Roots of Yoga

PRESENTED BY:

Yoga originates in South Asia - how can we honor where it comes from?

Yoga as we know it is the result of a 5000+ year tradition that can be traced back to South Asia through archeology and written evidence. Yet why are South Asian voices often missing from yoga studios and yoga festivals? How can we honour the land and people where yoga originates and what does cultural appropriation really mean? Has yoga become a commodity? This workshop will explore these complex topics and include some interactive exercises to explore some of the 8 limbs of yoga.

Yoga for Activating Intuition

PRESENTED BY:

Explore embodiment, freedom, and relaxation to reconnect to your soul!

Yoga is not just about physical postures - it is a multidimensional ancient spiritual practice aimed to awaken us to our true selves. Emmy will facilitate a hatha yoga class focused on releasing what no longer serves and restoring deep inner awareness and embodied wholeness. We will explore delicious asana, restful meditation, and weave breathwork and movement to activate our intuition. This class will also include guided intuitive writing and the opportunity to share your insights.

Yes, Please! Improv Your Heart Open

PRESENTED BY:

A playful ritual space to dissolve barriers to love

Using ritual theatre techniques, acting games, movement, sound, breath, creativity and courage to play with ourselves, we uncover the innate fullness of our beings. By remembering our connection to divine and earth we find the freedom to release old patterns of resistance and fear. Non-dual Tantrik philosophy and practice, Theatre of the Oppressed, Pleasure Practice, Forces of Nature, & the work of Antero Alli all inform this adventure. Come away feeling even more in love with life.

Heart Expansion through Authentic Relating Games

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Come play fun connection games designed to lighten & feed our hearts.

As adults, it's easy to forget how invigorating, nourishing, and healing play and authenticity can be. Through a collection of large and small group experiences in a safe and intentional space, you're invited to deeply connect with yourself and others. The games will range from more playful to more vulnerable, with a focus on creating a space for loving connection. No partners needed. Just bring yourself as you are. Please arrive on time.

Garden of Delights: Sensational Play

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Receive the seeds of possibility to widen your spectrum of playful activities

This evening we’ll be exploring all the ways you can play with sensation from the lightest of tickles to rough wrestling. If you’d like to explore, this is your place. Playful activities with other humans & delightful creatures. Leave your expectations at the door, release your fears, & open your heart. You will be at choice every step of the way so if something feels out of bounds we will happily thank you for taking care of yourself, & as soon as you want to jump back in, you will be welcomed.

Liquid Contact ~ A Warm Water Jam

PRESENTED BY:

A zero gravity immersion of playful connection & fluid surrender

Come take a dip in the pool for Liquid Contact with John & Merrick! Together we’ll immerse ourselves in deep presence and fluid surrender, diving into the art of listening and mutual attunement in warm waters. Through platonic and joyful intimacy, we’ll gradually release layers, play, and open up to the water as a loving guide. All are welcome, seasoned water creatures and first-timers, to experience this otherworldly zero-gravity container of connection and exploration.

Freestyle Flow Activation

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Expand & transform your expression through freestyle. Trust, share, & have fun!

Trust, share, & have fun! Transformational, powerful, & incredibly healing on multiple levels. Experience the art of freestyle as a tool for personal self development & connection. Kiyoshi uses methods that have helped him in his 20+ years of performing raps to inspire others in reaching their fullest expression. With a background studying Hatha Yoga & Reiki, he incorporates holistic practices into his coaching. Come to learn, share, expand and tap into rhythm & rhyme.

ProcessSING Vocal Shame

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Do you find yourself holding back your voice? Liberate through connection!

Do you want to share your voice, but find yourself holding back time after time? Fears around judgement, criticism, & the belief of a lack of ability keep too many of us silent... but all your heart wants is to feel comfortable SINGING! We can all be liberated in our voice through exploring the fear & shame we hold, inviting it to the table, breathing love & acceptance into it, & slowly unpeeling the layers of gunk to get to our shining authentic voices.

ExpressSING Your Soul!

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What does your soul sound like? Come have fun & find out.

Our inner & outer worlds are full of sound - from beautiful angelic choirs to dissonant choppy expressions. Lean into your soul & listen to the unique way your being wishes to express itself in all moments! We will be utilizing toning, sounding, movement, somatic explorations, improvisation, harmonization & total expression while being witnessed in a safe, held container. Come play & open up the gates of your voice!

Yin-Thai Yoga Massage

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Come connect through energetic breathing, partner yin & Thai yoga massage.

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.

Belly2Belly

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Belly2Belly is relational breathing meditation cultivating connection & presence

B2B is relational breathing meditation done in physical connection, cultivating connection by relating with what is here, right now. As we slow down and link up breath & sound we create all these exquisite feedback loops- body2body, belly2belly, heart2heart, & we invite each other into more and more presence, trust and relaxation. What results is a profoundly felt sense of peace and connection, a natural biochemical high that neuro-mirrors intimate love, meditative samadhi and mystical oneness.

The Art of REPAIR

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Navigate conflict in a way that creates more trust, intimacy & connection.

Fulfilling relationships thrive on our ability to skillfully navigate conflict. Come learn and practice the transformative power of Dr. Hazel-Grace's revered 6-step REPAIR process. Discover the art of repairing conflicts, rebuilding trust, and reuniting in deeper connection. HG & Nico bring levity and play through their personal vulnerable storytelling and interactive guided exercises. You will walk away with tools and skills you can apply right away to all relationships. No partner needed.

Sircle Yoga Dance: The 9 Goddesses

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Awakening Your Divine Feminine Using the 9 Goddess Archetypes

We hear the term Goddess often but what does it mean to *be* a Goddess? The incarnations of the Goddess are infinite. Shakti is the energy force of the Goddess, it isn't female, it is the feminin that is in all of us. It is Shakti that gives us power, love, selflessness, infatuation, fearlessness, renunciation, clarity, peace, creation & more. Dance to the Goddesses & experience her many forms to Embody the Goddess that you are. All of the energy of Shakti is inside of us ready to be awaken.

Sacred Roar

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Be fully met and expressed in your raw, primal power!

Strong energies and emotions typically labeled anger or rage have the possibility to become enlivening forces of passion and power when channeled correctly. The key is that we must go there together, to be met relationally in our full force, with mindful awareness. Join us in the sacred opening that comes from being fully met and expressed in our raw, primal power. This is a strong workshop, where there will likely be loud sound and it will be very physical. Come dressed for a workout. CC.

Poetry and Pose - a Qigong-inspired workshop

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Exploration of "qi" through poetry and movement

This workshop brings you through archetypes or life themes you can embody that can become somatic bookmarks for you to remember throughout your day. Themes can include hope, determination, confidence, contentment, innocence, life/death, shadow/light, and setting boundaries, and a connection to nature. The movement meditation is a mostly solo practice, and will end with a cozy ""hangout discussion (feel free to bring snacks to share)"" after the shared experience.

Intro to Micro Dancing

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Hold space & each other through the wordless connection of Micro Dancing

Join us for Intro to Micro dancing, where the art of slowing way way way down intertwines with the beauty of intimate connection. Through gentle movements and deliberate pacing, dance partners learn to sync their breath with subtle motions, fostering a meditative state of mind and a state of hyper-awareness. Get lost in a wordless conversation where the music and bodies speak the loudest. No dance partner or experience is required.

Relationship Dynamics

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Explore relationship shadows & movement. Insecure relating changing to secure.

Let us focus on exploring the shadow parts that impact our connections. Using the map of 5Rhythms, we will uncover the ways in which we get stuck in our relationships – from inertia to momentum, from tension to release, and from confusion to surrender. Do you find yourself getting too close too quickly, or does intimacy trigger discomfort? We'll dare to confront these parts using movement to guide us towards relational security. Guided movement class with no steps to learn. No partner required.

Pleasure in Connection

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Explore pleasure & connection through dance. Move toward tenderness & softening.

Dare to step on to the dance floor & luxuriate in the pleasure of being in motion. This is an invitation to move toward ease, an invitation to tenderness, to softening while dancing to a wave of music. What is it like to connect to yourself, to others, or to the whole room? Let's move together & find out what arrives when we tune in. There will be exercises in connection & taking pleasure in moving with others. Come alone or come with others. No partner required. You might get sweaty.

Yes, Please! Improv Your Heart Open

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A playful ritual space to dissolve barriers to love

Using ritual theatre techniques, acting games, movement, sound, breath, creativity and courage to play with ourselves, we uncover the innate fullness of our beings. By remembering our connection to divine and earth we find the freedom to release old patterns of resistance and fear. Non-dual Tantrik philosophy and practice, Theatre of the Oppressed, Pleasure Practice, Forces of Nature, & the work of Antero Alli all inform this adventure. Come away feeling even more in love with life.

Resilient Body

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Trauma-informed movement practice for confronting privilege

Recruit your body’s wisdom to help you show up better in the work towards diversity, equity and inclusion. Inequality and oppression are rooted in collective trauma. Trauma lives in our bodies as chronic states of fight, flight, and freeze. Through dance, movement, and somatic resourcing, discover how your body defends itself and expand your capacity to be in discomfort, a requirement for confronting oppressive structures within ourselves and healing towards more inclusion and belonging.

Energetic Erotic Consent

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Do I want to share intimacy with this person? How does my body let me know?

Learn to listen internally & not override the wisdom of your body. Learn 3 energy practices to better track & communicate your desires. These 3 practices support you to notice when you are not present & to move from pattern back to presence. Consent only becomes possible when everyone involved is present. Pair up to practice sensing heart desire, erotic desire, voicing your desires & dancing together from this clarity. These skills support your connection & consent on & off the dance floor.

Dance Partnership Dynamics: Lead, Follow, Switch!

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Explore connection with movement, music and a dance buddy!

Learn partner dancing basics and find playful connection! This class teaches you to maintain connection, communicate steps clearly, and listen to your partner. Learn how to lead, follow, and switch roles—it's easier than you think! We will tackle pulses, weight shifts, momentum, and musicality through the blues dance format. Composed of two-step movements, blues focuses improvisation and a close connection to one's partner. No dance experience or partner is needed.

Liquid Contact ~ A Warm Water Jam

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A zero gravity immersion of playful connection & fluid surrender

Come take a dip in the pool for Liquid Contact with John & Merrick! Together we’ll immerse ourselves in deep presence and fluid surrender, diving into the art of listening and mutual attunement in warm waters. Through platonic and joyful intimacy, we’ll gradually release layers, play, and open up to the water as a loving guide. All are welcome, seasoned water creatures and first-timers, to experience this otherworldly zero-gravity container of connection and exploration.

Embodied Movement & Touch Playshop

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Contact improv & Thai massage to become an active agent in cultivating presence

Join James on a journey to awaken your curious and sensual spine through yoga shapes, fluid-flow dance and conscious touch. Discover a deep, felt sense of life as relational through consensual and authentic engagement, using the inroads of contact improv and Thai massage to become an active agent in cultivating presence. This somatic-based movement and connection ceremony is an opportunity to let the veils of separation fall away.

Dance Roulette

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Press Your Luck & Open Your Heart in this dance journey with an agenda.

Imagine you pull a challenge or prompt randomly from a hat. You dance with that prompt with others, each with their own secret challenge. Each round goes a bit deeper. Everyone having a deeply personal experience in a communal container, leaning into our zone of proximal development, cultivating a field ripe for risk, play, and profound connection. Like sports, you play full on. Like prayer, you surrender control. Like therapy, you’re willing to grow. And like love, do it with an open heart.

Dance of Dominance & Submission

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Explore conscious power play through partner dance

Power dynamics are present all the time, kink is about making power dynamics exquisitely clear, creative, consensual, & passionate. Embody both your Dominant & submissive archetypes through guided somatic prompts & partner dance. Re-examine your relationship with power, pleasure, & owning your true desires. Learn simple consent practices, ways to generate permission & build trust. Come with a beloved OR solo & open to a new connection. New & seasoned dancers & kinksters are welcome.

Yin-Thai Yoga Massage

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Come connect through energetic breathing, partner yin & Thai yoga massage.

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.

Blindfolded Contact

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Surrendering to our Inner Sight in this freeform blindfolded jam.

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.

Pleasure Alchemy

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Pleasure Alchemy: Rhythm, Ritual & Reverence - sensuality & intimacy healing.

Come experience pleasure, sensuality & intimacy as healing modalities. Learn to navigate your relationship(s) and life with more presence, purpose and personal power. Using ritual, rhythm & reverence to balance body, mind, spirit and emotions to reframe trauma and shift it. We will play with sensory practices. Large group, small group and individual exercises that are somatic and engage the senses (sound, smell, taste and touch).

Unlocking Intimacy: The STARS Talk Workshop

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Discover The STARS Talk: Communicate desires with confidence.

Discover the transformative power of The STARS Talk—a groundbreaking approach to fostering intimacy and communication around sexuality. Dive into the nuances of Safety, Turn-ons, Avoids, Relationship intentions, and Sexual health. Through somatic exploration and interactive exercises, master the art of authentic connection and consent, paving the way for deeper, more fulfilling relationships.

The Art of Almost Kissing

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Explore the tension of the moment before the kiss, without actually kissing.

There's a certain deliciousness when a kiss is prolonged. The sweet, sweet longing and exploration can be deepened when you know you won't kiss someone, but ALMOST. Come explore the magic and electricity that playing with the edges can bring! You'll get a chance to give and receive rejection gracefully, ask for what you want, and explore connection with others. No partner necessary, and no kissing allowed. Please arrive early or on time, as this workshop is capped.

Sapphic Sensual Play Party

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Heart connection and sensual play time designed for femme identifying folks.

Calling all femme identifying folks, whether you are non-binary or a leather tomboi Zaddy this is the space for you. You will be guided through a series of heart centered connection exercises focusing on sensual pleasure. We honor the BODY'S wisdom, celebrate asking for your desires, and claim our Yes's and No's. Come receive attention or touch in a way that leaves you feeling yummy and deeply cared for. Combines: Authentic Relating, Somatic Trauma Informed Skills, & Wheel of Consent.

Leave An Impact On Your Lovers

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Explore the ways impact play - spanking, flogging, etc can enhance intimacy

Join us as we explore how playing with the sensations and feelings associated with impact can enliven intimate connection and bring us closer to our partners. We'll discuss consent, get to know our bodies, practice attunement, and get our blood pumping. This workshop can be enjoyed solo or with a partner.

Garden of Delights: Sensational Play

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Receive the seeds of possibility to widen your spectrum of playful activities

This evening we’ll be exploring all the ways you can play with sensation from the lightest of tickles to rough wrestling. If you’d like to explore, this is your place. Playful activities with other humans & delightful creatures. Leave your expectations at the door, release your fears, & open your heart. You will be at choice every step of the way so if something feels out of bounds we will happily thank you for taking care of yourself, & as soon as you want to jump back in, you will be welcomed.

Embodied Movement & Touch Playshop

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Contact improv & Thai massage to become an active agent in cultivating presence

Join James on a journey to awaken your curious and sensual spine through yoga shapes, fluid-flow dance and conscious touch. Discover a deep, felt sense of life as relational through consensual and authentic engagement, using the inroads of contact improv and Thai massage to become an active agent in cultivating presence. This somatic-based movement and connection ceremony is an opportunity to let the veils of separation fall away.

Sleaze-Free Seduction Skills

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Does anxiety stop you from flirting? Learn to increase safety & reduce rejection

Does flirting feel awkward or anxiety-provoking? You don’t have to deny your desire or passively wait for others to initiate. Discover sleaze-free ways of seducing others! In this workshop you'll: * Explore numerous ways to create safety and increase comfort for you and them * Gain verbal and non-verbal skills for flirting and seduction * Discover how to escalate flirting in ways that feel attuned, playful, and inviting.

Dance of Dominance & Submission

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Explore conscious power play through partner dance

Power dynamics are present all the time, kink is about making power dynamics exquisitely clear, creative, consensual, & passionate. Embody both your Dominant & submissive archetypes through guided somatic prompts & partner dance. Re-examine your relationship with power, pleasure, & owning your true desires. Learn simple consent practices, ways to generate permission & build trust. Come with a beloved OR solo & open to a new connection. New & seasoned dancers & kinksters are welcome.

Exploring Love & Intimacy (HAI)

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Open your heart, expand acceptance, & deepen your connections with others.

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.

Radiant Puja: Co-creating Heart Connections

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Gently guided, nourishing, energizing exchanges. Souls playing in deep presence!

Enjoy playful and deeply fulfilling connections with old friends & delightful new people. Evalena gently guides heart-centered exchanges: undulatory breath practices, soul gazing, sacred touch, erotic dance, & chakra connecting breaths, with boundaries and respect. May be sensual but not sexual, intimate, deeply moving, quiet drop in or high energy. People say it's fulfilling, enjoyable, nurturing. Deep sacred presence can meet intimacy needs. No partner required – you meet many! Ocytocin rich!

Blindfolded Contact

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Surrendering to our Inner Sight in this freeform blindfolded jam.

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.

Pleasure Alchemy

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Pleasure Alchemy: Rhythm, Ritual & Reverence - sensuality & intimacy healing.

Come experience pleasure, sensuality & intimacy as healing modalities. Learn to navigate your relationship(s) and life with more presence, purpose and personal power. Using ritual, rhythm & reverence to balance body, mind, spirit and emotions to reframe trauma and shift it. We will play with sensory practices. Large group, small group and individual exercises that are somatic and engage the senses (sound, smell, taste and touch).

Unlocking Intimacy: The STARS Talk Workshop

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Discover The STARS Talk: Communicate desires with confidence.

Discover the transformative power of The STARS Talk—a groundbreaking approach to fostering intimacy and communication around sexuality. Dive into the nuances of Safety, Turn-ons, Avoids, Relationship intentions, and Sexual health. Through somatic exploration and interactive exercises, master the art of authentic connection and consent, paving the way for deeper, more fulfilling relationships.

Double Play Partner Yoga

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Partner Yoga for Every One. A Delicious, Non Acrobatic, Connection Practice

Double Play is Partner Yoga for Every One. Mutually supportive poses allow us to melt into the body with breath, awareness, and the weight of another. This practice is for people of all levels, and does not involve any flying or acrobatics. Come with a partner, or alone & meet someone there. We will be Balancing, Supporting, Strengthening, and Stretching Together. This practice allows for a deeper experience of our bodies; the trusting of our partner, and deepening connection together.

Open heart community

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We will create a safe container of love and intimacy with ourselves and others

We will co create a sense of safety and intimacy for individuals within the container of SoulPlay. Using EMDR techniques to regulate people’s nervous systems , before venturing into small group connection - Participants will be offered multiple prompts for sharing and dropping in. This will create a Love and Intimacy container that people will be able to take with them into the rest of the festival. We will conclude with self-love practice to send everyone on their way feeling connected and safe

Yoga for Activating Intuition

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Explore embodiment, freedom, and relaxation to reconnect to your soul!

Yoga is not just about physical postures - it is a multidimensional ancient spiritual practice aimed to awaken us to our true selves. Emmy will facilitate a hatha yoga class focused on releasing what no longer serves and restoring deep inner awareness and embodied wholeness. We will explore delicious asana, restful meditation, and weave breathwork and movement to activate our intuition. This class will also include guided intuitive writing and the opportunity to share your insights.

The Art of Almost Kissing

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Explore the tension of the moment before the kiss, without actually kissing.

There's a certain deliciousness when a kiss is prolonged. The sweet, sweet longing and exploration can be deepened when you know you won't kiss someone, but ALMOST. Come explore the magic and electricity that playing with the edges can bring! You'll get a chance to give and receive rejection gracefully, ask for what you want, and explore connection with others. No partner necessary, and no kissing allowed. Please arrive early or on time, as this workshop is capped.

Sapphic Sensual Play Party

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Heart connection and sensual play time designed for femme identifying folks.

Calling all femme identifying folks, whether you are non-binary or a leather tomboi Zaddy this is the space for you. You will be guided through a series of heart centered connection exercises focusing on sensual pleasure. We honor the BODY'S wisdom, celebrate asking for your desires, and claim our Yes's and No's. Come receive attention or touch in a way that leaves you feeling yummy and deeply cared for. Combines: Authentic Relating, Somatic Trauma Informed Skills, & Wheel of Consent.

Queer & Trans Welcome, Celebration & Mixer

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Come Cherish Celebrate & Connect LGBTIAQ+ Mixer!

Hey Queer & Trans Fam! Come share snacks, stories & yourself. We will introduce ourselves, connect, play, listen & share. Let’s practice carrying belonging inside ourselves & sharing our hearts in community.

SoulPlaying 101: Earnest Revelry

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Jumpstart a connected, juicy, bold, and kind experience at SoulPlay!

Welcome to SoulPlay! Feeling excited, nervous, curious, hopeful, and ready to connect? This workshop is an intimate on-ramp to an extraordinary weekend. We’ll reflect on on our hopes/fears/wildest dreams, practice extending and receiving bold and yummy invitations, deal with our fears of rejection and *gasp* awkwardness (!!), and start building a web of honest, earnest, juicy, and intimate relationships. It’s a set-up for self-care, community-care, and a fantastic SoulPlay 2024.

Community As Medicine

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A Community Is A Garden In Which To Grow People

“Community As Medicine” is a joyful and tender journey using play, desire, and vulnerability to connect authentically around what matters most. We travel together through an arc of experiences that traverse physical play, truth-telling, desire sourcing, deep self-compassion, direction-setting, and charting a clear and committed course for a life deeply aligned with our values. Methodology sourced from Open Source Wellness. Expect laughter, tears, new friends, and new actions!

Embracing the Organic Masculine

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Dive into an empowering exploration of life-affirming masculinity

Dive into an empowering exploration of life-affirming masculinity through interactive discussions, mythic meditations, and creative expression. Discover an integral path to self-realization and community connection by transcending traditional gender norms while embracing the sacred masculine. Open to all, inclusive of gender or orientation. Let's redefine and re-member masculinity together!

Dispelling the Binary

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Reflection, Discussion & Exercises to free ourselves from binary conditioning

Connection is our life-source. We have all suffered the illusion of separation and othering. In this cauldron we expand our minds and language to dispel binary conditioning. We learn what it is, how to heal it, and how to accept and expand our idea of self while at the same time becoming more inclusive and understanding of the folx of the in-between. Includes historical research, contemporary references, Non-Dual Tantrik philosophy, and modern psychological views and practices.

Developing & Practicing Your Love Ethic

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Learn somatic social justice exercises practice putting your privilege to work.

Love is a practice. Learn the first steps in moving from performative ally to active co-conspirator. Join us to imagine, reflect, embody, make mistakes and plan in community. We will visualize, meditate, share, and commit to showing up to do the work to transform your life to be in alignment with your values. Please bring a journal and an open mind and heart.

Yes, Please! Improv Your Heart Open

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A playful ritual space to dissolve barriers to love

Using ritual theatre techniques, acting games, movement, sound, breath, creativity and courage to play with ourselves, we uncover the innate fullness of our beings. By remembering our connection to divine and earth we find the freedom to release old patterns of resistance and fear. Non-dual Tantrik philosophy and practice, Theatre of the Oppressed, Pleasure Practice, Forces of Nature, & the work of Antero Alli all inform this adventure. Come away feeling even more in love with life.

Energetic Erotic Consent

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Do I want to share intimacy with this person? How does my body let me know?

Learn to listen internally & not override the wisdom of your body. Learn 3 energy practices to better track & communicate your desires. These 3 practices support you to notice when you are not present & to move from pattern back to presence. Consent only becomes possible when everyone involved is present. Pair up to practice sensing heart desire, erotic desire, voicing your desires & dancing together from this clarity. These skills support your connection & consent on & off the dance floor.

Naked Authentic Relating

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An invitation to disrobe in a vulnerable, playful, and safe space.

As we grow up, we can take on beliefs about nudity as shameful. Naked Authentic Relating is an unforgettable, liberating, non-sexual playshop where you can remember the joy of nudity in an inclusive and safe space. Together we’ll connect as a group, practice boundaries, disrobe in a fun welcoming way, talk in triads about our relationship with our bodies, and play some nonphysical connection games. No partner needed. Playshop will seek gender balance and will be closed once started.

Heart Expansion through Authentic Relating Games

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Come play fun connection games designed to lighten & feed our hearts.

As adults, it's easy to forget how invigorating, nourishing, and healing play and authenticity can be. Through a collection of large and small group experiences in a safe and intentional space, you're invited to deeply connect with yourself and others. The games will range from more playful to more vulnerable, with a focus on creating a space for loving connection. No partners needed. Just bring yourself as you are. Please arrive on time.

Garden of Delights: Sensational Play

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Receive the seeds of possibility to widen your spectrum of playful activities

This evening we’ll be exploring all the ways you can play with sensation from the lightest of tickles to rough wrestling. If you’d like to explore, this is your place. Playful activities with other humans & delightful creatures. Leave your expectations at the door, release your fears, & open your heart. You will be at choice every step of the way so if something feels out of bounds we will happily thank you for taking care of yourself, & as soon as you want to jump back in, you will be welcomed.

Asking for What You Want in the Bedroom & Beyond

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Practical skills for bedroom communication

In this workshop, we unravel and discuss the murky & mysterious issues around desire, intimacy, & communication, including: Why we don't ask & what we do instead. Desire smuggling: what it is & why it matters. Why "Is this okay?" is NOT the question to ask . Why "Do you want to ___?" is only a small part of asking what to do when you don't know how to describe what you want. Using real-world examples, you will learn immediately-useful tools to find your way to easier asking & hotter sex.

Building Intimacy Through Clear Communication

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Communication to increase your ability to express & experience love & connection

Everyone wants & deserves to love & be loved! Increasing our communication skills increases our ability to both express & experience connection & love. In this workshop we will learn & practice tools & techniques that help individuals & couples communicate cleanly & clearly in ways that help them grow & evolve.

Freestyle Flow Activation

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Expand & transform your expression through freestyle. Trust, share, & have fun!

Trust, share, & have fun! Transformational, powerful, & incredibly healing on multiple levels. Experience the art of freestyle as a tool for personal self development & connection. Kiyoshi uses methods that have helped him in his 20+ years of performing raps to inspire others in reaching their fullest expression. With a background studying Hatha Yoga & Reiki, he incorporates holistic practices into his coaching. Come to learn, share, expand and tap into rhythm & rhyme.

Empath Relationship Challenges: Tools & Skills

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Developing a sovereign field & learning skills to unmerge – makes merging safe.

Empaths are often challenged in relationships by taking on another’s chaos or pain, which can lead to confusion or murky boundaries. Evalena teaches new skills vital to happiness & personal freedom. In dyads, you experience your current boundaries and ways that better care for your needs. You’ll be guided to create a sovereign field that keeps your body from taking on emotions, imagery techniques to clear toxic energies, and practices that help you clear after intimacy. Boundaries are erotic!

Sleaze-Free Seduction Skills

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Does anxiety stop you from flirting? Learn to increase safety & reduce rejection

Does flirting feel awkward or anxiety-provoking? You don’t have to deny your desire or passively wait for others to initiate. Discover sleaze-free ways of seducing others! In this workshop you'll: * Explore numerous ways to create safety and increase comfort for you and them * Gain verbal and non-verbal skills for flirting and seduction * Discover how to escalate flirting in ways that feel attuned, playful, and inviting.

ProcessSING Vocal Shame

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Do you find yourself holding back your voice? Liberate through connection!

Do you want to share your voice, but find yourself holding back time after time? Fears around judgement, criticism, & the belief of a lack of ability keep too many of us silent... but all your heart wants is to feel comfortable SINGING! We can all be liberated in our voice through exploring the fear & shame we hold, inviting it to the table, breathing love & acceptance into it, & slowly unpeeling the layers of gunk to get to our shining authentic voices.

ExpressSING Your Soul!

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What does your soul sound like? Come have fun & find out.

Our inner & outer worlds are full of sound - from beautiful angelic choirs to dissonant choppy expressions. Lean into your soul & listen to the unique way your being wishes to express itself in all moments! We will be utilizing toning, sounding, movement, somatic explorations, improvisation, harmonization & total expression while being witnessed in a safe, held container. Come play & open up the gates of your voice!

Exploring Love & Intimacy (HAI)

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Open your heart, expand acceptance, & deepen your connections with others.

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.

Vulnerable Rally

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If you were to make a sign revealing what you want to hide, what would it say?

If you were to make a sign that reveals something about yourself you want to hide from the world and hold it in public, what would it say? That’s the question Vulnerable Rally asks of its participants. Our fears, our shames, our prejudices—when these shadow parts of ourselves come to light, they not only have the chance to free us, they can also free those who witness us by and create powerful healing connections between people.

Radiant Puja: Co-creating Heart Connections

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Gently guided, nourishing, energizing exchanges. Souls playing in deep presence!

Enjoy playful and deeply fulfilling connections with old friends & delightful new people. Evalena gently guides heart-centered exchanges: undulatory breath practices, soul gazing, sacred touch, erotic dance, & chakra connecting breaths, with boundaries and respect. May be sensual but not sexual, intimate, deeply moving, quiet drop in or high energy. People say it's fulfilling, enjoyable, nurturing. Deep sacred presence can meet intimacy needs. No partner required – you meet many! Ocytocin rich!