Concious Concert with Sarah Christine and Marv Ellis & the We Tribe
6:00-9:30pm, Valley Amphitheater
Our opening act, Sarah Christine, is divine, soulful, with an empowering acoustic nature. Her music draws inspiration from the beauty and healing energy of nature along with her passion to celebrate life.
For our Main Act we present: Marv Ellis & the We Tribe! They are conscious, genre defying, inspirational NW Hip-Hop. A uniquely fresh blend of Stand-Up Bass, Turntables, ASR-10 Drums, & Marv Ellis lyricism. Their latest album is packed with thought provoking ideas, big beats, beautiful jazz, and represents the honest and raw northwest lifestyle that they come from. Their energy show moves the crowd and illuminates the room with positive vibes.
Awaken & Align with Nature with Britt B. Steele
6:30-8:00 am, Valley Amphitheater
The five great elements make up all of creation: everything unseen, seen by you, and within you. Understanding how these elements interplay affects our energy, our internal landscape, and the ways in which we perceive the world. In this workshop, we will explore the five elements as they present themselves both in and out of balance and look to synchronize and harmonize our bodies, and our asana practice.
Primal Vinyasa 1 – Breathe, Rock & Squat with Annie Adamson
8:15-9:45 am, Valley Amphitheater
Our bodies are meant to move. We are naturally dynamic, strong, flexible and deeply intuitive. This class encourages students to break up their patterns and experience authentic, primal movements. Build the skills for more advanced poses (inversions, arm balances, twists, etc.) through a thoughtful progression of strength-training drills. Explore functional movements that transcend the boundaries of traditional yoga practice. Breath initiates life and informs the fundamentals of movement. Early-stage development skills tune you into your body’s natural reflexes. Re-connect with your true, functional core as the source of your life’s evolution. Explore the most fundamental anatomical positions for the human body, strengthening your three-dimensional core, and increasing range of motion in your hips.
Adventures in Archetypes with Kimi Marin
10:00-11:30 am, Valley Amphitheater
The deities in Yogic mythology are archetypes of human behavior and mirrors of your own life experience. Join Kimi Marin as she tells stories and discusses symbolism that inspired the yoga poses as well as discuss the greater implication of these stories on a conscious and subconscious level. The session will culminate with an hour practice that will help you experience the myths in your body and psyche.
11:30am- 1pm Lunch Break & Transition to Downtown Studios
Integrated Movement Therapy (IMT) – An Introduction to Using Yoga to Work Therapeutically with Sensitive Populations with E.B Ferdig
1:00-2:30pm, Flow Yoga
This workshop will incorporate both introductory theoretical and hands on techniques used in the Integrated Movement Therapy (IMT) method. IMT is a yoga therapy approach that utilizes true partnership. It can be used with children and adults with any life challenge, from anxiety to cancer to autism spectrum disorders. This is a great workshop for therapists of all kinds, parents/caretakers, and those interested in exploring therapeutic applications of yoga, movement, and meditation. Participants will come away with inspiration as well as practical ideas to implement immediately.
True Nature Meditation & Satsang with Adi Vajra
1:00-2:30pm, Flow Yoga
We will begin with a meditation for realizing your true nature as awake, silent Presence. Adi will offer guidance, as well as the space of silence, to authentically connect with the heart of Being. Satsang means ‘Association with Truth’. Satsang begins with a guided/silent meditation, and follows with a discourse on living a life of true peace and fulfillment. Adi will offer this talk with time for questions at the end.
Yoni Yoga Nidra ~ Reclaiming your Sensual Nature with Lora Munn and Abby Kenny
3:00-4:30pm, Flow Yoga
Yoga Nidra or “divine sleep,” focuses on systematic relaxation of the body while the mind enters a state of deep, meditative awareness—like dreaming while fully awake. Yoni is the sanskrit word for “sacred space”, or “source of all life”. This unique practice will guide you through the process of reconnecting with the profound yet subtle feminine wisdom contained within your pelvic floor and energetic womb, while building a strong foundation of presence within your body. You will feel a vibrant sense of aliveness in your sacred center of creativity, physical and emotional vitality and sensual presence, while enriching all your sense perceptions. Abby Kenny will also be offering the water and plant medicines of the Columbia River Gorge, womb healing, craniosacral therapy and reflexology to assist you in the rediscovery of your feminine sensual nature.
AcroYoga Sacred Geometry with Deven Sisler
3:00-4:30pm, Flow Yoga
First comes solo asana and breath– connect with yourself and your practice. Next, comes partnership in twos through partner supported inversions and deeper stretching. The smallest community is three: a supportive base, a trusting flyer and a watchful spotter. Like Ram, Citta and Hanuman we will cultivate trust, communication, strength from softness we will take our practice up and off our mats linking flying poses, creating pyramids, and embody joy. Exploring these dynamic movement techniques in partnership to find freedom, creativity and expression. Cool down with therapeutic flying & the dance of thai. Pre-Requisites: At least six months consistent yoga, aerial OR rock climbing experience.
4:30-6:00 ~ Dinner Break & Transition to Amphitheater
Sunset Lullaby Yoga with Johanna Beekman
6:30-8:00pm, Valley Amphitheater
Johanna gently guides participants through a series of deeply relaxing poses while singing and playing soothing songs and chants. Her class uses principles from restorative yoga, therapeutic yoga, yoga nidra, and subtle body and breath work. The music provides a luxurious, peaceful space for the mind to rest while the body relaxes, rebalances, and restores itself.
Ecstatic Awakening with Kriyanna Feyalove
6:30-7:30am, Valley Amphitheater
Ecstatic Awakening Meditation is a practice meant to gently awaken your kundalini energy. This energy is magnetic, meaning it empowers us to have the ability to attract and repel. When our kundalini energy is activated, we are able to let go of that which no longer serves us. In addition, it makes it infinitely easier to manifest our needs and our hearts desire. Ecstatic Awakening Meditation incorporates breathing techniques and guided visualization with subtle movement.
Sustainable Vinyasa Yoga – Liberating your Shadows into the Light with Stephanie Adams
7:45-9:15am, Valley Amphitheater
Sustainable vinyasa yoga creates a container for transforming Grace (Pushti) by aligning our bodies, minds and hearts with the divine and natural sacred energy flow of the nadis and bandhas. First, awareness (vidya – clarity, understanding) comes. Next, acceptance becomes available when we open to a deep level compassion born from vulnerability. Vulnerabil
Primal Vinyasa 2 ~ Compression, Expansion, & Rebound with Annie Adamson
9:30-11:00am, Valley Amphitheater
Our bodies are meant to move. We are naturally dynamic, strong, flexible and deeply intuitive. This class encourages students to break up their patterns and experience authentic, primal movements. Build the skills for more advanced poses (inversions, arm balances, twists, etc.) through a thoughtful progression of strength-training drills. Explore functional movements that transcend the boundaries of traditional yoga practice. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. The laws of physics apply to all of life including your body. Experience the give and take that propels you through complimentary motions like push and pull, expand and contract, squat and stand… and discover how to transfer energy from one action to the next so you can move with ease.
11:00-12:30pm ~ Lunch Break & Movement to Downtown Studios
Mudras: Expression of the Hands with Kimi Marin
12:30-1:30pm, Flow Yoga
Mudras, seals or gestures, are ways to move or hold the body to influence your energy and benefit your health. We are made up of the five natural elements and mudras activate the different elements to aid the emotional, physical, and mental body. In this workshop, you will learn which fingers correspond to the different natural elements, how mudras influence your moods and benefit your health. Discover the mudras you can practice in yoga classes, meditation, and in your daily life activities for an overall sense of well-being.
The Breath of Life: Pranayamah as a Life-Affirming and Rejuvenating Practice with Britt B. Steele
12:30-1:30pm, Flow Yoga
The significance of attending to and directing the breath is frequently overlooked in modern yoga practices. In this workshop, explore the power of pranayamah as a means to enhance, deepen, and impact your asana practice. Learn how the breath can tap you into resilience, endurance, and the ability to control the way stress manifests in the body, and experience the lightness of being that comes with a few simple and profound techniques.
Sound Bath & Toning Circle with Kabe Grant & Lora Munn
2:00-3:30pm, Flow Yoga
Join us as we use the power of our voices through toning & chanting, as well as sacred healing instruments to release stress & negativity, to invoke healing and well-being, and to expand into the abundantly wise, joyful energies of our Highest Selves. During the sound bath, ancient healing instruments including singing bowls, drums, didgeridoo and more will be played over your body while you rest comfortably on the floor supported by props. Sound vibration powerfully brings the body, mind and spirit back into a state of RESONANCE, creating optimal health and well-being. Toning ~ the sustained, vibratory sounding of single tones, often sacred vowel sounds and mantras, brings you into the present moment and quiets the mental chatter. This group experience is both relaxing and transcendent, whether you tone loudly or barely a whisper. No singing experience is necessary.