DAY OF THE DEAD – Breathwork Ceremony

Thursday November 1, 2018 | 7:00-9:00pm

The Day of the Dead originated several thousand years ago with the Aztec, Toltec, and other Nahua people, who considered mourning the dead disrespectful. For these pre-Hispanic cultures, death was a natural phase in life’s long continuum. Those who had passed were still members of the community, kept alive in memory and spirit with love and respect.

INVESTMENT: $39 Early    $45 Day of

Dr. Rae Riedel is a Certified Breathwork Facilitator and will guide us in a celebratory ceremony dedicated to those whose lives have visibly or invisibly touched our own, and to Source – the life blood connecting us all within and beyond the time bound world. We are all an inextricable part of this web of life and we are here as the downline of the consciousness, actions and energy of those who came before us. Through the presencing power of the breath, we consciously connect to the stream of Life moving within us and extending beyond us, calling on the courage, wisdom and vision of our ancestors and relations. For more info: www.drraeriedel.com

Bollywood & Bhangra Workshop

Saturday December 1, 2018 |2:00-4:00 pm

Join us for a day dedicated to Bollywood & Bhangra music & dance!

Dance like a Bollywood star! After 10 years of teaching across the west coast, the charismatic choreographer & DJ, Prashant is coming to iBody Denver for a workshop dedicated to sharing vibrant dances from India. Come prepared to smile & sweat at this workshop focusing on two high energy music & dance forms.

Participants will spend the first-hour learning Bhangra, the high energy folk dance originating from the north Indian state of Punjab. During the second hour, Prashant will introduce you to the dreamy world of Bollywood, India’s largest film industry based out of Mumbai. You will learn the building blocks of both dances, as well as build a choreography for each form that will have you smiling throughout the workshop & beyond.

Investment: $25 Early $30 Day of Event.

Watch this Workshop Video Recap

Prashant brings over 10 years of experience in teaching Bollywood & Bhangra dance at universities (PSU, REED & PCC), various dance studios (Portland, Seattle & New Orleans) as well as DJing cultural events to people of all ages, cultures & nationalities to both coasts of America & places in between. When he is not traveling across the US teaching dance or DJ’ing, Prashant spends time making music with his producer, Jireh.

Click here to watch his TEDx talk about Bollywood.

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Brazilian Samba Workshop

Sunday December 9, 2018 |2:00-3:30pm

Have you ever wanted to experience the beautiful dance Samba from Brazil?
Learn to move your feet, hips and whole body with grace and confidence while dancing?
Get ready!

Please join native Brazilian dancer/performer Luciana da Silva for another extraordinary Samba workshop. Luciana will take you in a journey of exploration and understanding of this fascinating dance. We will have an introduction of Samba done in a circle exploring its roots and then travel into history to the glamour of Samba Rio de Janeiro style.
This class is for all levels of dancers looking for a new way of moving your body and receiving knowledge of Brazilian dance and culture.

$25 early $30 day of

Luciana da Silva, native from Brazil, is a Brazilian dance teacher and performing artist. She has been teaching Brazilian dance in the U.S. for over a decade and is the producer of an annual show in Colorado called Viva Brasil!

Luciana has a deep understanding of various Brazilian dance genres and related music styles through her continuous training with some of the best prestigious master dance teachers in Brazil. She also regularly attends the carnival in Brazil to stay up‐to‐date on the latest trends found among the best samba schools in Rio and the traditions of of the other dances from Northeast Brazil As Luciana has been an important representative of Brazilian culture in Colorado not only as a dancer but presenting the best teachers and performers from Brazil to the community, training other dancers or helping them to achieve an understanding of Brazilian culture. Currently, she resides in Denver, CO and teaches Samba and Forró (partner dance).

 

Winter Solstice Sound Healing Experience

Gongs, Bowls & Crystals

Saturday December 22, 2018 | 6:30-8:30 pm

Experience the transformational tones and healing power of Himalayan bowls, Gem Stone Crystal Bowls, planetary gongs harmonically tuned to resonate with the cosmic cycles, and didgeridoos all vibrating together in a cosmic harmony.

Join Gary Fishman as he leads you on a shamanic sound journey blending together the healing power of Crystal Gem Stone Singing bowls, Himalayan bowls, planetary gongs, and didgeridoos. These vibrations have the energy to cleanse outdated thought forms and will heighten your vibrational level and open the door for new spiritual growth.

Feel Free to bring mats, blankets, pillows and anything to lie comfortably in.

Please respect this is a fragrance-free studio and a fragrance-free experience and refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes, scented lotions, etc.  

Doors open by 6:30 and sound healing begins at 7 pm.

$30