Ecstatic Dance Chicago 10/26 at Shambhala

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Ecstatic Dance Chicago is a welcoming place to dance, celebrate, connect with community, and feel free to be you with others that want the same.
 
You are invited to be curious, playful, sexy, meditative, adventurous, or anything you choose, and to share with others or dance alone. Our participation guidelines make this safe and easy. You are encouraged to step into the joy of your dance, and to make friends along the way.
 
Presenters
✶ Dance Activation – Dj RedLox
✶ Movement Warmup Kellyn Jackson, Dance Improvisation 
✶ Sound Journey Math Velasco, Gong and All the Vibes
✶ Healing Arts Grace Jolicoeur, Crystal Grid Reiki
 
 
(Free Parking is east of Broadway on Surf, Oakdale, Wellington, Barry, and Briar. There are also two Car Parks, and paid street parking near by)
 
Join us at any time.
7:00 PM   – Movment Warm Up (Open Door)
7:50 PM   – Opening Circle (Open Door)
8:00 PM   – Ecstatic Dance (Open Door)
10:00 PM – Sound Journey (Open Door)
10:15 PM – Closing Circle (Open Door)
 
Tickets:
$26 CC/$25 Cash at the Door
 
✬ Kids 13 and under dance for free!
✬ Public servant, CPS Teachers, Student, Senior, Veteran, Out of State or 4 hours drive, and Bike Arrival receive $5 off..
✬ 1 hour, on site Work Exchange opportunities for entry to Ecstatic Dance are available by emailing EcstaticDanceChicago@gmail.com by with “10/26 Work Exchange” in the subject line.
✬ Financial Scholarship is available by request through 10/24. Email EcstaticDanceChicago@gmail.com with “10/26 Financial Scholarship” in the subject line.
✬ Bring your own cup for Water✬
✬ Do wear deodorant, and take care of stinky feet before entering the dance space.
 
✾ Talking, cell phones, photography, your shoes, and alcohol are left outside the dance space. Playfulness, curiosity, and a welcoming spirit are invited in. Ecstatic Dance is a practice of self expression, and communication on a non verbal level. You can find Ecstatic Dances all over the world, from major cities to small towns and communities. 
 
For our Required Guidelines please visit the About Page.

Sign up for our Mailing List here.

We are excited to have you join us.

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✶ Dj Activation ✶
DJ Redlox
http://soundcloud.com/redlox-radio

Siri Add Singh is a Co-Founder of Sat Nam Yoga Chicago & Chicago based DJ & electronic music producer who records and performs live as DJ REDLOX & Thunder Gong Sound System. His music encompasses a wide range of genres which have allowed him more than 20 residencies throughout Chicago, host an award winning radio show (Thunder Gong Radio – heard throughout the country), produce for Grammy Nominated artists and share the stage with influential artists such as Bally Sagoo, The Wailers,Talib Kwali, Beenie Man, & Kymani Marley – to name a few. REDLOX prides himself by avoiding stereotypical sounds and is always working diligently to push his music to new dimensions.
He recently returned from touring Asia and Playing / teaching Kundalini Yoga in Bali at The Bali Spirit Fest, Yoga Barn, Desa Seni Yoga Resort. There he also enjoyed Dj’ing for the Bali Ecstatic Dance Community.

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✶ Movement Warmup ✶
Kellyn Jackson, Dance Improvisation
http://goo.gl/Xk5qMN

Using principles of contact improvisation, we will explore relating to ourselves, each other, and THE DANCE. How can we allow the dance to find us?
Kellyn is currently studying to receive her MA in dance/movement therapy & counseling. She’s taught yoga and dance for the last 6 years in a wide variety of settings-with children and adults, in India and Chicago, in healthcare and corporate America. She’s fascinated by the interplay and commonalities of these contexts, and delights in bringing play to adults, mindfulness to children, and the unexpected to the expected.

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✶ Sound Journey ✶
Math Velasco, Gong
Math Velasco is a student and purveyor of vibrational wellness through sound frequencies and rhythm. His goal is to guide you into the present using sonic dreamscapes and assist in the movement and processing of all things stuck.


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✶ Healing Arts ✶
Grace Jolicoeur, Crystal Grid Reiki
https://grace-in-space.com/healing-arts

Grace, is a Yogi- KRI and YTA certified Kundalini Yoga teacher through Yoga West Los Angeles with Guru Singh. Grace is a certified Master Reiki practitioner with the Dr. Usui Shikoku Ryoho lineage of natural healing as of 2013. After intuitively learning herself for many years, Grace is now a certified Crystal Healer of the Crystal Academy through SatDevbir’s Chateau Singh in 2017. Grace graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 2014 with a degree in Fine Arts and Environmental Studies. She is passionate to make art that resonates with the ancient modern lifestyle and experiences the Kundalini Yoga lifestyle to be a complete embodiment of that.