Ecstatic Immersion is a warm and welcoming space for community to enter into ecstatic states in yoga, call and response singing, ecstatic dance, and while listening to healing sound. Here, embodiment and freedom of expression are held in the highest regard.
You are invited to be nourished and held by these ecstatic and heart opening practices. Spend your Sunday afternoon in community, diving into bliss, play, and curiosity..
December 30th, 2018
1pm to 5pm
Upstairs Loft at
Second Unitarian Church
656 W Barry Ave, Chicago, IL. 60657
(Free Parking East of Broadway on Surf, Oakdale, Wellington, Barry, and Briar. Paid parking on Broadway, Clark, and Halsted. Parking Garage at 3115 N. Broadway)
✶ Yoga – Shannon Connell, Yoga Play
✶ Kirtan – Ellen “Radha” Katz, of The Bhakti Caravan Kirtan Band
✶ Ecstatic Dance – Roman, Ecstatic Dance Dj
✶ Sound Journey – Dustin Borlack, Didgeridoo and Steel Tongue Drum
✶ Healing Arts – Tony Holmes, the Love Warrior, Chair Massage
1p – 1:45p – Yoga + Opening Circle
1:45p – 2:30p – Kirtan
2:30p – 4p – Ecstatic Dance
4p – 4:30p – Sound Journey
4:30p – 5p – Closing Circle
*Show up and leave Any Time*
45 min of Yoga, lead by Shannon Connell Fischer, will open and stretch your capacity to be present with sensation, and prime you for deeper inner and outer connection.
45 min of Kirtan, a form of heart felt call and response singing of devotional mantras, led by Ellen “Radha” Katz, will provide the space for your voice to play, your listening to tune inside and out, and for your heart to receive the sweet nectar of devotion.
1h 30min of Ecstatic Dance, Dj’ed by Roman, invites you dance, shake, roll, and jump to beautiful music that inspires connection play and the embodiment of ecstatic experience. The dance participation guidelines, and the container we create will make it easy for you to express, and to share in the dance.
30 min in a magical Sound Journey, lead by Dustin Borlack on didgeridoo and steel tongue drum will offer your body and mind grounding and settling, while inviting the ecstatic energy you cultivated to compliment you in any way that you need or wish
✬ Public servant, CPS Teachers, Student, Senior, Out of State or 4 hours drive, and Bike Arrival receive $5 off..
✬ Work Exchange Opportunities for entry to the Dance are available by emailing EcstaticDanceChicago@gmail.com with “12/30 Work Exchange” in the subject line.
✬ Financial Scholarship is available by request until 12/28. Email EcstaticDanceChicago@gmail.com with “12/30 Financial Scholarship” in the subject line.
For more about Ecstatic Dance Chicago, and our Dance Participation Guidelines please visit our About Page.
– Ecstatic Dance Chicago