Ecstatic Dance Chicago at Shambhala, 2/22

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You are invited to an extraordinary dance party, where you are free to dance and move any way you want, and feel free to be you with others that want the same.

Ecstatic Dance Chicago elevates culture by offering a space to cultivate freedom of expression, mindful connection, and community.

Our dance floor is a welcoming space without talking, photography, shoes, and alcohol. It holds embodiment in the highest regard. We invite you to be curious, playful, sexy, meditative, adventurous, or anything you choose. While in your dance you can share with others, or dance alone. Our participation guidelines makes all this safe and easy.

✶ Dance Activation – Dj Romance, Jaguar’s Dream Set: Medicine Bass/Songs 
✶ Movement Warmup – Kellyn Jackson, Dance Play and Improvisation
✶ Sound Journey – Eric Majeski, Medicine Song
✶ Healing Arts – Janie Crick, Thai Massage/Energy Work
(Free Parking on North and South running streets)
Join us at any time.
Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
6:30pm to 10:30pm
(All Open Door)
6:30 PM   – Movement Warm Up 
7:20 PM   – Opening Circle 
7:30 PM   – Ecstatic Dance 
10:00 PM – Sound Journey 
10:15 PM – Closing Circle 
$25 PayPal Credit/Cash
✬ Kids 13 and under dance for free!
✬ Public servant, CPS Teacher, 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 are available by emailing with “2/22 Work Exchange” in the subject line.
✬ Financial Scholarship is available by request through 2/21. Email with “2/22 Financial Scholarship” in the subject line.
Keeping the space:
✾ All bodies are welcome.
✾ Bring your own container for water.
✾ Avoid wearing strong scents.
✾ Do wear deodorant, and please take care of stinky feet before entering the dance space.
For our Required Guidelines please visit the About Page.

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We are excited to have you join us.

✶ Dance Activation ✶
Dj Romance, Jaguar’s Dream Set

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Roman(ce) is a curator of incredible music, and a seeker of a higher potential. Music has played a big part in his life by providing him with gateway to embodiment, and into free flow of movement and energy. Wanting for others to have the same opportunity he creates space, and Dj’s music that bring on these mystical qualities.

For the Jaguar’s Dream Dj sets Romance will draws from music inspired by the nature and spiritual cultures of the Amazon Jungle, the Andes Mountains, and Coastal Americas along with complimentary music of from the nature and the culture of the African desert and the Middle East.

✶ Movement Warmup ✶
Kellyn Jackson, Dance Improvisation

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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.

✶ Sound Journey ✶
Eric Majeski, Medicine Song

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Music has been the medicine for awakening for Eric Majeski, and now he tours and performs his songs of healing, shadow, and light across North America with his band, the Mystic Hearts. He has been creating sacred space for intuitive journeying with music for over a decade and looks forward to taking you on a meditative sound experience with intuitive guitar and light mantra.

Eric is currently in grad school at Adler University, where he is cultivating new solutions to the addiction epidemic, and he loves being a Dad with his daughter Ella.

✶ Healing Arts ✶
Janie Cricket, Massage

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Janie is pleased to be offering a Dreamer’s Choice of one of the following sessions: Eastern Table Massage, Shamanic Reboot & Integration Reiki, or Intuitive Energy Readings. She has studied an array of massage modalities in both Eastern Asian Tradition as well as Western Clinical at Chicago’s Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She became a Licensed Massage Therapist in 2016 through the state of Illinois and has continued her bodywork practice throughout her travels to California, Colorado and Colombia. Her practice is shaped by her spiritual journey offering her clients a sacred space to receive and rejuvenate. During her sessions she also offers grounded energy work focused in chakra alignment and soul star activation.

Energy Exchange $1/minute
You are welcome to offer more, and to arrange a lower price before your session if you are in need.

Find out more information about Janie Cricket at her website:

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