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************** I-Opener Ecstatic Dance **************

Your Monthly Dose of Bliss...

Our morning dances are a colorful mix of world fusion music balancing electronic and organic flavors... wether it's connecting with community or letting the beats inspire your movement, our events are sure to provide a rich experience that nourishes the heart and feeds the soul! ​

9:45am Arrival

10:00 Opening circle

10:10 Warm up

10:30 Live Music

11:30 DJ'd Beats

12:30 Closing circle ​

Move as you wish a in a judgement-free space, all ages and backgrounds welcome, engage as little or as much as you like. You may participate in the dance or just enjoy witnessing. There’s interactive art, space for prayer or meditation, a zone for flow toys, and a kids corner with family actives.

Our Boston home is the Somerville Armory on Highland Ave in Somerville most 2nd Sundays of the month.... and our Western Mass hub is the Sirius Community in Shutesbury most 4th or 5th Sundays of the month!

For more info check out our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/IOpenerDance/

************** Flow Cacao Dance Journeys **************

Dive into another rich evening of cacao, dance, community, exploration, connection, and bliss...

Each month we welcome more new faces around the circle to bless our cacao... as we grow and thrive... inviting the medicine to connect with our hearts, and call fourth our fullest expression through dance! Warming with cacao, exploring with beats, expanding with melody, and connecting with tea and friends.

8 pm Doors open, Welcome
8:10 Opening Circle & Cacao Ceremony Warmup
8:40 DJ'd Ecstatic Dance Wave w/Luminus & Journey Weaver
10:20 Live Music Soundscape Integration
10:30 Closing Connection w/Complimentary Tea

Come together and FLOW with us!

We meet on the 3rd Fridays of each month at 140 Pine St in Florence/Northampton, Massachusetts. Form more information check out our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/FlowNoHo/

I-Opener Dance and Flow Cacao Journeys are produced by Sarah Monette (DJ Journey Weaver) and Marek Tresnak (DJ Luminus) who live in Western Mass and DJ/Facilitate around the world!

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FEB, 2021 :: I-Opener Dance "Beachside Bliss" :: Tropical Retreat

Present Moment Retreat

Join us for a week of exploration, expansion, and elation! We will be coming together from all over the world, for an intentional & powerful week :: February 7th - 13th, 2021 :: in the beautiful beachside tropics of Western Mexico - to awaken, to connect, to inspiration, to dance... From the producers of I-Opener Dance... This unique retreat is carefully crafted to take dancers through an arc of expression. Featuring renowned musicians, familiar and guest DJs, international facilitators, and sweet community connections to share in your enjoyment throughout the week. Hosted at the beautiful Present Moment Retreat center on the Western Mexican Coast - we will be surrounded by warm waters, tropical beaches, and lands of high vibration. Our week-long program will incorporate an extensive daily schedule of workshops & ecstatic dance sessions onsite, as well as free time to enjoy the area and off-site adventures. We will be connecting deeply with the ocean through mediation, with our selves through movement, and with each other through layers of communication. One may learn the arts of holding safer space, goal attraction through gratitude, shifting distress out of the body, and dropping into presence and flow state. ❖❖❖ Daily Schedule ❖❖❖ Morning Yoga & Meditation Movement & Connection Workshops Afternoon Downtime Kayak, Hiking, Horseback Riding Excursions Turtle Hatch Release, Cacao Ceremony, Temazcal Sweat Offsite Dinner & Dancing Nighttime Ecstatic Dances Live Musician Soundscapes & Contact Improv Fireside Jams & Beach Dancing Under the Stars ❖❖❖ Accommodations ❖❖❖ Shared or private rooms Five Star Daily Brunch Group and Free-Range Dinners All workshops & Ecstatic Dances Paddle Boards Free & Surf Board Rental Round trip transport from Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa Airport (ZIH) $[masked]/depending on accommodations [Not included: airfare, spa packages & excursions] ** Offsite/Commuter Option Available ** and "Early Arrival" for a peaceful landing a day early ♥︎ Learn more at: https://tri.ps/Luasz This experience has been specially designed & tailored to offer a process of deep inner work as well as joyful outer expression & greater awareness, camaraderie, and support towards our most expansive beings. Join us for this magical annual retreat, to celebrate life through dance, exploration, expression, music & community connection. More details posted as they develop... stay tuned 🌀 #Iopenerdance #ecstaticnortheast #vortexhealingarts #ecstaticdance

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