Ecstatic Dance Nights Thursday 7/26

You are invited to an extraordinary dance party, where you can dance and move any way you want!
 
Ecstatic Dance is a welcoming place to dance, connect with compassionate community, and feel free to be you with others that want the same.
 
We set a space where you can be curious, playful, sexy, meditative, adventurous, and in celebration with ease.
You are invited to be brave, to step into your hero’s journey, and to make friends along the way.
 
Thursday Night 7/26
 
✾ A “show up and leave anytime” event
 
7pm – Movement Playshop.
6:50pm – Opening Circle, Guidelines Share
8pm – Ecstatic Dance.
10pm – Meditative Sound Journey.
10:11pm – Closing Circle.
 
✶ (DJ) L O Kari, Soul and House
✶ (Playshop) Janie Crick
✶ (Sound Journey) Octavia Reese, Mystical Cello
✶ (Healing Arts) Sara Palmer, Intuitive Energy Therapy
 
 
✬ Kids 13 and under dance for free!
✿ Work Exchange Opportunities are Available by FB messaging Pocket Earnhart or emailing to onefamiliarface@gmail.com
✿ Financial Assistance is Available by request. Email Roman at berockn@gmail.com by 7/24 (Also applies for ✬ Public Servants, Seniors, Students, and Out of State).
 
$15 at the Door.
$16 Credit/PayPal in Advance or at the Door
 
**Please Forward This Invite To Anyone Who Loves To Dance!**
 
Please refrain from wearing strong scents.
✶Do wear deodorant, and take care of stinky feet before entering the dance space.✶
Photography, Videography, and Conversations off and away from the dance floor.
Only if you absolutely need them for dancing, wear clean, non black bottom shoes (to prevent marking the floor.)
 
✾ Gender Neutral Bathrooms.
✾ Bring Your Own Cup for water and tea. Cups will be for sale if you need one.
✾ High Definition, Loud, Bass Rich Sound System. (Ear Plugs will be provided)
 
For more info on us and our guidelines, and for djing, facilitating movement, and work exchange opportunities please send us a message through the Contact page.
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***DJ Activation***

L O Kari, Soul & House

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Elgin Bokari T. Smith aka L O Kari is a Chicago based DJ, Activist, Visual and Performing Artist from St. Louis, Missouri. Born in 1987, L O Kari was heavily influenced by the soulful sounds of RnB, Jazz, Hip Hop, Gospel, and Alternative Rock. While attending Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis, Elgin discovered that he had an ear for music and began creating music on piano and guitar while adding his unique flavor. Now known as L O Kari, Elgin has performed domestically and abroad – ranging from New York, St. Louis, Ohio, Seattle, South Korea, Japan, and all over the Chicago land area. He has shared stages with the likes of Bone Thugs and Harmony, Ruby Ibarra, The Terra Godz, Saba, Da Brat, Clark Airlines, Mega Ran, Bop Alloy, No Name Gypsy, DJ Esco, Young Chop, Lil Crazed, Rebel Diaz, Twista, and Chingy… just to name a few.

(www.mixcloud.com/LOKari)

(www.ElginBokari.com)

***Sound Journey***

Octavia, Mystical Cello

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Octavia Reese hails from Detroit but has been a Chicago resident for more than ten years, where she is a Corporate Trainer at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. In addition to being the proud mom of three boys, Octavia is a relentless creative, speaking life into women through writing, music, dance and art. Octavia is the author of The Hibouleans, a young adult novella series featuring bold, beautiful and brilliant girls of color that fearlessly take the lead in their own adventures. Also a cellist, Octavia has written the book score to accompany her series.

Octavia dances with DesueñoVision, a Latin-contemporary fusion company of professional women that make healthy living through dance a priority in their busy lives. And finally, through art, Octavia paints encouragement cards that promote self-loving mantras empowering women to validate themselves first.

(http://www.facebook.com/OABOOKS/videos/1457189724380433)

(www.octaviareese.com)

***Playshop***

Janie Crick, Empowered Movement

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Join Janie Crick for an Empower Movement Playshop. This movement class is for movers and shakers of all ages, sizes, and movement backgrounds. Step into your most empowered self! And then Step onto the Dance Floor!

“Our physical bodies are the sacred vessels where the Divinity of our Spirit resides. Our greatest goals as both highly enlightened and physical beings is to honor, nourish and replenish our physical bodies. This allows us to release any energies or limiting beliefs that may be blocking us from complete alignment. Through movement, spacial awareness, and partner exploration, we tune into the subtle energies of the body. This allows us to act from a place of elevated authenticity, reminding us what it means to be truly free. Free from the external influences of societal shame. Free from the internal stories of self-doubt, unworthiness, and guilt. Free to be whoever YOU want to be.

Shake your body! Stomp your feet! Move the energy to shift your perspective on how you embody your temple! Give yourself permission to energetically release anything that no longer serves your highest good! Then fill that newly made space with Love, Light, Truth, and Joy!”

(youtu.be/RS-txDrzBdI?t=51s)

(www.JanieCrick.life)

***Healing Arts***

Sarah Palmer, Intuitive Energy Therapy

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Sarah is committed to helping as many people as possible live their best lives. She is a certified Yoga Alliance instructor formally trained in both the Power Vinyasa style and the Kundalini Yoga tradition. She is also a Reiki Master Teacher and intuitive energy worker certified in Usui Reiki and New Paradigm MDT, with training in Akashic Records readings. Yoga, meditation, and energy work have changed her life immeasurably for the better. As a result, Sarah holds deep love and respect for their transformative power. She is committed to helping others find their own change and carve their best path through life.

Sarah will be offering Intuitive Energy Therapy influenced by the schools of Usui Reiki, New Paradigm MDT, Sat Nam Rasayan, and the Akashic Records. Receive multiple healing frequencies and a flow of unconditional love to clear blockages; balance energy flow; restore chakra function; and revitalize mind, body, and spirit.

(www.rogueyoga.com/)

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