Ecstatic Dance Chicago elevates culture by offering a space to cultivate authentic expression, and mindful connection. It is a place where you can explore your dance, and connect with an awesome collective dance consciousness.
You are invited to an extraordinary dance activation, where you can dance all that needs to be danced, shake loose anything holding tight, and in a shared experience with amazing folks that want the same! At the Second Unitarian Church with a Loud Sound System.
Saturday, June 26th
6:30pm – 10:10pm CDT
✶ Dance Activation – Dj Taz Rashid, World Beat, Smooth Melody, and Bass
✶ Opening and Closing Circle – Robert Bershadsky
✶ Yoga/Dance Warm Up – Robert Bershadsky, Yoga/Play
✶ Sound Journey – Sam Bottner, Guitar, Voice and Synth
– 6:30pm Arrive and Connect
– 6:45pm Movement Warm Up
– 7:30pm Opening Circle and Intention Setting
– 7:45pm Sound System Ecstatic Dance
– 9:45pm Sound Bath
– 10:00pm Reflections + Closing
DJ Taz Rashid brings a high vibrational energy to any room instantly by mixing the beats and rhythms of Love, Ancient New World, House, Devotional, and all the cosmic sounds. His vision is to be a channel to cause the expansion of all those around by tapping into the creative wisdom of the body and allowing them to feel, let go and awaken.
Taz has been producing and part of creating mindful events globally over the last few years. As a musician he plays guitar, piano, Native American Flute, didgeridoo hand percussion, and music production tools. With these instruments and tools, he connects to source energy and what comes through has the ability to move his crowd to connect to their higher selves. Recently he has been performing and DJing at events such as Yoga Journal Conference, Wanderlust Festivals, Arise Festival, Bhakti Fest, Bali Spirit Fest, and many more high vibrational gatherings while sharing the stage with global acts such as Xavier Rudd, Michael Franti, Trevor Hall, Sol Rising, MC Yogi, DJ Drez, Guadi and more…..
Dj Taz at Ecstatic Dance Oakland
We will have the great pleasure of being lead in a Yoga Warm Up, and in the Opening and Closing Circle by Ecstatic Dance Chicago’e very own Robert Bershadsky. His playful and inviting approach to teaching bridges all ages and skill levels.
As a musician, producer, and yoga teacher, Sam has a passion for utilizing sound and music as tools to venture inward. Since 2012, he has toured North America with his band, Barrier, and recently released his debut record for his newest project, Ananzi. Currently Sam is in the studio producing emotive soundscapes, medicine songs, and music for anyone that nees his services with Revolution8audio. He looks forward to taking you on a sonic journey to deep inner space through atmospheric guitar, voice, and resonance bowls