Ecstatic Dance Chicago 10/22 @ MKP

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You are invited to an extraordinary Sunday Morning dance party, where you can be who you want to be, dance how you want to dance, and celebrate life, love, and community under the light of the sun!
 
Established for the purpose of nurturing, and cultivating free-spirited movement community, Ecstatic Dance Chicago sets a held space for authentic expression and relation.
 
We encourage you be curious, playful, sensual, meditative, adventurous, and to make friends on and off the dancefloor. Our participation guidelines help to make this easy.
 
Sunday Morning 10/22
A “show up and leave anytime” event.
 
10am – 10:50am Movement Playshop
10:50am – 11am Opening Circle> Guidelines Share
11am – 2pm Ecstatic Dance (3 hours)
2pm – 2:11pm Meditative Sound Journey
2:11pm – 2:30pm Closing Circle
 
Rich Logan (Movement Playshop)
Siri Add Singh as DJ RedLox
Rich Logan (Sound Journey)
Robert Bershadsky, Massage (Healing Arts)
 
at The Man Kind Project Center
 
(Free parking everywhere)
 
Kids 13 and under dance for free!
Price for Seniors, Students, and anyone from Out of State is Discounted.
Work Exchange Opportunities are available through Samuel Lamour.
 
$15.76 PayPal prepay until 10pm of 10/21.
$20 Cash, or $21 Credit Card and PayPal Day of.
(includes service fee)
 
Please refrain from wearing strong scents. Do wear deodorant.
Photography, Videography, and Conversations off and away from the dance floor.
And only if you absolutely need them for dancing, wear clean, non black bottom shoes (to prevent marking the floor.)
 
Wheelchair Accessible.
Gender Neutral Bathrooms.
If dancing topples, Men and Women must cover their nipples (tape and pasties will be provided)
Bring Your Own Cup for water and tea.
High Definition, Bass Rich Sound System.
 

For more info on us, our guidelines, please visit the About Page.

To get on our Mailing List, and for Dj’ing, facilitating movement, and work exchange opportunities please visit the Contact Page.
 
***Movement Playshop***
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Rich Logan
 
Rich Logan is widely known and celebrated for his eclectic teaching style. You can expect to find sensitivity, strength, and complexity in what are often taken as seemingly basic postures. It’s these very poses that Rich encourages his students to immerse themselves in, exploring the nuances of a pose for extended periods of time and moving through other postures smoothly and with deliberate attention on placing the body in the pose as opposed to letting habitual patterns and gravity run the show. For Rich, a ‘mindful’ practice entails bringing us to the edge of experience and, at that edge, witness the moment unfold, so to realize that it is us who are the unfolding.
(http://richloganyoga.com/)
 
***Dj Activation***
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DJ REDLOX
 
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.
 
***Sound Journey***
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James Abud on Oud
 

James is a lifelong musician in a near-literal sense. He started playing doumbek at three years old, and was performing traditional Arabic music alongside his family by five. He graduated to oud before picking up drums and guitar and diving headfirst into rock, blues and jam bands.

Today James is a virtuoso multi instrumentalist and composer, and a musical researcher. His original acoustic works are grounded in American folk, jazz, theater, and traditional Arabic music. When he plays he effortlessly connects to and transmits the divine state of flow that arises from the the ecstatic bliss that playing music can elicit.
 
***Healing Arts Facilitators***
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Logan Richard
 
Logan Richards found his deepest meditative states in the realm of sound… acoustic natural sound has influenced his approach to gentle repetition that influences deeper conscious states… he has played kirtan infused with blues and rock, trained in sanskrit chant, studied classical piano and jazz guitar over the last 30 years and infused a meditative sound with modern sensibility. Founding member of “Akoustikirtan” and support to several midwestern kirtan bands over the years, he brings 40 years of meditation experience to the moment… (www.richloganyoga.com)

 

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-Robert Bershadsky
 
Robbet is a Yoga Teacher and Licensed Massage Therapist. He will be offering Acro Thai and fly, Sports Massage and light Myofascial Stretching. He plans to bring his healing experience, background in meditation, and restorative yoga to help facilitate amazing therapeutic treatments, allowing participants to get the best of movement and regeneration.
 
 
– Ecstatic Dance Chicago Team
Roman Borochin
Samuel Lamour
Julie Brannen
Robert Bershadsky

 

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