POSITIVE VIBRATION STATION


Andrew Ecker 
Ceremonial Drum Circle - FRI 3:30pm, SUN 1:15pm
Poet, Artist, Drum Ceremony Facilitator, and architect of Neotribal culture; Andrew is the grandson of Cresencia “Cora” Alvarez, an Apache Curandrea (Herbalist & Healer).  Andrew has continued his family tradition of transformative healing work by honoring the ancestors in the work he does with the drum. “It is only through the intentional movement of energy that we as a neotribal people will see the world transformed to serve our awakened culture”.  Andrew will also host two talks at SANCTUARY – Talking Cirlce and 7 Sacred Containers.  www.reinhabitingthevillage.com  

Fernando Artiga                     
Belonging - Creative Movement - SAT 1:45pm
This is interactive dance class using primal animal archetypes. We would tap in to the creative Mythic archetypes both individually and culturally to engage life's intelligence and abundance.   We will create a gentle playful container where we can listen to our somatic intelligence and needs while inviting, expression, creation, and play in a safe communal setting. Belonging is a dance movement practice that invites each mover to embody their unique self and take part in a co-creative experience. Through movement, dance and poetry participants will come into contact with a felt sense of authenticity and connection. 

Jenn Parma & Juliet Wilkens
Chakra Journey          FRI 2pm & SUN 10:15am  
In this class we will journey into the energy centers "Chakras" and experience various ways to bring them into balance and learn how to work with them in your daily life.  We will begin to activate your chakras using a powerful breath-work technique, guided meditation and affirmations.  We will be using essential oils and sound healing to assist in the balancing and activation of these energy centers.  Movement and Dance to release blocked or stagnant energy and connection exercises where we will learn to give and receive energy by still staying balanced and centered within ourselves.  www.parmawellness.com  

Jon Stancato    
Inside Voice Experience         FRI & SAT 10:30am  
Jonathan Stancato's 5-octave, multiphonic, mindbody approach to voice and song, will not only help you fall deeply in love with the vibratory pleasure of your unique expression, but help you understand discover how your voice transmits not just pitch and tone and dynamics, but also intention and subtle energy, allowing you to heal yourself, your loved ones, and perfect strangers.  For more info, check out:  https://about.me/jonstancato
  

Markus Meurer    
Didgeridoo                     FRI 12:15pm & SAT 3:15pm
You might know Markus as one third of the sonic juggernaut of a band that is AIRTIST, who have performed here twice before. He's been playing the didgeridoo for 18+ years, performing and teaching all over the world in India, Australia, Europe, the US and beyond. In 2004 he lived and worked in Yirrkala, Northeast Arnemland (AUS), with the tribe of the Yoingu people who invented the didgeridoo. There he learned traditional playing techniques and participated in everyday life of the indigenous culture of the aboriginal people of Australia. In 2006 he started the band AIRTIST which is one of the most known bands in the field of "organic beats“.  
  

Nigel Roman  
Open Mic                        FRI & SAT 5pm  
To know Nigel is to love him.  His warmth and humor fill the room.  Songwriter, Sound Engineer, Dancer, Promoter, Barista, Artist, Friend, Family Member, Lover, Lifer; Nigel hosts the (soon to be) famous Open Mic night on Thursdays at the Frontier Café in Yucca Valley.  We are thrilled to have Nigel host the inaugural OPEN MIC sessions here at the festival.  See our GET INVOLVED page to sign up! www.facebook.com/colourhythm
  

Omar De la Tejera  Capoeira Angola (Movement)  SUN 11:45am
Capoeira Angola is a form of martial arts derived from Bantu traditions, which were carried to Brazil by enslaved Africans. In captivity, Capoeira disguised it's power as a playful acrobatic dance, and became a form of resistance. Omar is a dedicated practitioner who loves to share with others the benefits for the body, mind and soul that this Afro-Brazilian tradition offers.  Omar is also a didgeridoo player, with 20+ years of experience, and will join Markus Meurer on SAT for a Sonic Didge Journey as well.  

Stevan Morris  
Hand Pan Jam  SAT 12:15pm
Join a handpan jam and sound bath. A longtime percussionist, Stevan was instantly drawn to the handpan, a steel percussion instrument invented in 2001 for the purpose of healing. Stevan is well versed in all things handpan, having performed all over the US, and is currently working for a Long Beach based handpan maker. Learn about improv, how to jam with others, and to see and heal the magic healing sounds of the handpan.  

Walter Winfield   
Qi Qong                          FRI, SAT & SUN 9am
Entering his 72nd year, Walter has incorporated yoga, breathing and martial arts into his life since his teen years. He began practicing Khi Cong in the 90’s and started leading a free class on the cliffs of Laguna Beach over 20 years ago. Khi Cong translates to ‘life energy cultivation’.  It is a self healing technique used to align body, breath, and mind for health, meditation and martial arts training.  Now a high desert resident, he continues to offer free classes every Sunday.
  

BOOGALOO STAGE

Pierette Baker and Brandon Kaysen
To Gong, With Love - SAT & SUN 10am (Boogaloo Stage)
Join Pierette & Brandon in the Boogaloo (backstage) Lounge for Sound and Vibrational Restorations.  They will guide you into your own Journey of Gratitude and Appreciation for everything in our lives.  Collectively, we will all lie back in the quiet of early morning desert breezes, as the gongs, chimes and singing bowls sing in chorus, they will bring peace to our souls and into our hearts while we meditate on all that we have and are blessed with in our lives.  Through the practice of meditating on thankfulness and full appreciation, we will raise our personal vibrations, which will reverberate with all.  When in high vibration, each of us will effect change to hundreds around.  And so it goes, to infinity and beyond.  One at a time, until WE ARE ALL ONE!