workshops

when we are receptive to learning, we make ourselves more open to true transformation

Schedule

Empowerment + community growth

Seeking and sharing of knowledge.

With a world-renowned lineup of instructors, skilled teachers and masters offering a wide variety of workshops and skillshares, you can let curiosity be your guide, explore something new and get a galactivated download from a wisdom keeper while you’re at it.

Workshop Instructors

Learn, explore, and grow with these community leaders.

Class Descriptions

Radical Nourishment: Delicious Recipes for Beneficial Health and Well-Being

Become a Kitchen Alchemist by learning and preparing nutritious and delicious food and drink! This workshop explores recipes that will leave your body and mind smiling and feeling vibrant. We will utilize locally grown, wild harvested, and nutritiously dense ingredients that are available in our own backyards.

Sacred Orgasm for Women

Learn how to wake up both the pelvic floor and roof using Rocking, Meridian massage, Stretching, and Strengthening. Increase pleasure without genital stimulation or penetration, with or without a partner. Increase Reproductive and Menstrual wellness, reducing pain and cramping with increased blood flow. And finally, prepare for amazing sexual experiences using these special techniques!

The Gift of Touch

Every being offers unique energy to the collective in each and every moment. Through this workshop we will connect with the present through breath and awareness guiding us to tap into our own energetic fields before safely exploring that of another. Building upon each block of awareness and consciousness, we will learn techniques to gently hold space for first ourselves before another through touch in the form of guided self-massage and then offering that gift of touch to a partner.

Erotic Superstar: Step Into Your Power!

Unleash the wildly free sexual being within you by discovering your truth of who you really are as an erotic being. Sexual empowerment means making your own rules for your erotic life, and through clarity and the unraveling of what no longer serves you, your life can overflow with soul-shaking richness as you now radiate at your highest vibration. This playful workshop will inspire radical self-love, shameless intimacy, and the re-wilding of the sacred sensual being within you.

7 sacred containers of self Identity

Ancestral tribal introduction of the Workshop Facilator Andrew Ecker Apache/ Irish the workshop is both educational and ceremonial t gives an over view of how humanity lost the tribal way of understand self and step into system based around jobs the work shop then gives participates the pragmatic tools to restore there own identity and find sovereignty very simple but yet when used in practice this technology is extremely profound… Get ready to make a bridge to you ancestors restore self

Shamanic Sound Healing and Heart Opening

“Go deep within and discover the parts that need your love and attention.
The Shamanic Beat of the Two Horse Drum will ground your energy deep into Mother Earth while a Didgeridoo will be played on your Chakras to re-balance and activate your Kundalini energy. A Spirit Flute will be played to open your Heart while tuning forks will be placed on your body to move stuck energy. The Crystal Singing Bowls and chimes will access the Ethereal Realms; connecting us to our Ancestors and cosmic family.”

Vocal Activation

Awaken yourself with sound and voice. Release fear, shame and guilt. Open up to the universal language. Play with the living orchestra inside. Unite in song as the collective choir. During this interactive workshop we will open the heart to feel into the body and explore the ancient language of sound, opening the channels within to allow your unique expression to shine through. Discovering the hidden areas of expression to allow your full self to shine.

Hitting the Jackpot with Superfood Power Balls

Super snacks, energy nuggets, power balls….come and learn how to make your own special blend of supercharged snack balls @ this workshop. I’ll show you the basic formula for how to make an awesome treat, and then show you the world of different possibilities, flavors, textures, and functions that you can elevate your gooodies to. Whether you wanna play with paleo, make magic with exotic superfoods, power up with lots of protein, or get gourmet with specialty ingredients, they’re the perfect.

Being an Active Participant in an Ethical Food System: Understanding GMO's

The goal of this workshop is for the participants to feel educated and empowered surrounding the subject of GMO’s, the world, and food. We will deconstruct Non-GMO Project Verification & GMO’s (what it means for something to be a genetically modified organism, how the labeling and verification process works, what crops are most prevalently GMOs and the foods they are commonly found in), as well as speaking to the ethics of GMOs and their place (or lack thereof) in an ethical global food system.

The Earthship Experience

What is an Earthship? I will delve into this topic by explaining the sustainable living homes known as earthships. Topics will include: solar energy, greywater treatment, passive solar heating, rainwater catchment, food production and more. I will talk about my experience at the Earthship academy and review how Earthships function and why they are important. The workshop will end with a bundle of resources that I will offer to help participants to get involved.

Holding Frequency - Using Sound for Challenges and Conflicts

Using sound to deal with challenges and conflicts with Relationships, Health, Wealth, World Changes, and Sensitivities to Noise and Loud Sounds. “This class is profoundly useful for these volatile times. Imagine being able to be at peace and even go into a higher state of consciousness in the face of any challenge or conflict in your life.” We will be learning and practicing multiple techniques on how to use sound to find that place of deep peace and calmness within — no matter what is going.

Decorate Your Unihorn & Let It Shine

This super sparkly WHIMSYshop invites participants to decorate their magic Unihorn and let it shine. Elliotte will give a brief, fun talk about what the horns mean – with a 2-minute visioning exercise that any age can handle. But this isn’t just for kids – this is for ALL ages and spectrums of unicorns. Each participant will receive a white horn, and The Unicorn Scouts will provide supplies to customize them. Newly horned Unicorns of all ages can then complete a variety of unicorn missions.

Free Your Voice: World Folk Harmony Singing Beginner's Workshop

This workshop is a chance to play with sound, learn from several international music traditions, and build confidence with the human voice. The workshop will include a short welcome, breathing and vocalization exercises, tips for learning songs by ear, and rehearsal of 1 – 2 songs from the Republic of Georgia, Bulgaria or other Balkan states, South Africa, or the United States. We will also cover the unique tone qualities of each tradition and explore the cultural context of the songs.

Platonic Playground

Platonic Playground is a deeper exploration into positive connecting and touch. Many of us are touch deprived and looking for a way to nourish our bodies, while accessing the inner healer and emerging empath growing in all of us. Everyone is a healer, and this playshop is designed for all who are open to give and receive healthy healing touch. Learn to read and use energy wisely, express boundaries and needs, play connection games, massage, cuddling, contact dance, and more! All are welcome.

Festival Food & Herbal First Aid Kit

I am offering a workshop on how to make your own food & herbal based first aid kid for festival time or anytime! Participants will learn how to make a quick and easy tincture for the nervous system & cognitive functioning to help sustain a healthy mental state with just a few herbs, a yummy food based fire cider that people can sprinkle on their foods through out the festival (or anytime!) to boost & maintain a healthy immune system, & a bentonite clay mixture for cuts, bites & stings.

Fizzy Fusion: The Art of Making Probiotic Beverages

Our bellies contains more neurons than our spinal chord or peripheral nervous system. It’s our “second brain” and is important to take care of! Join me on a journey in feeding our “second brain” with sensational, probiotic beverages. We’ll learn a little about what probiotics are, how they help our digestive system, and their many health benefits. I will demonstrate how to make probiotic sodas such as ginger brew, kombucha and wild sodas. Indulge in abundant health with probiotic alchemy!

Knowing Yourself, Loving All

What if the voice inside your head isn’t who you really are? Karl Baba will lead a workshop aimed at connecting with your true essence, the source of Love itself. Knowing yourself is the key to Loving All. Questions and answers and guided introspection.

Vivaciously Vegan and wonderfully raw Sauces

Come learn how to make nutrient, protein and fat rich sauces with co-founder of the Nourishment Lab Kayla Wexelberg! We will explore the many benefits of nut and seed based sauces as well as make a few staple Nourishment Lab cafe sauces such a the infamous raw red pepper cashew dip, the zesty peanut sauce and the almond herb pesto.

Activist Circle-Let's Get Organized Together!

This workshop will focus on providing space for the Enchanted Forest Community to come together and pass the feather, and to talk about the hows, wheres, whens, whys and whos of current effective activist strategies, and is open to all who are currently or want to get more active in our world of affairs. This forum is for ALL types of activism: Social Justice, how to take effective political action, how to form Affinity Groups, and to share our sources and get to know our fellow evolutionaries!

Cultivating Deep Presence: Explore Your Edge through Yin Yoga and Meditation

In this workshop we will explore unconditional presence in the body, heart and mind through Yin Yoga and meditation. Yin empowers us to find our edge of sensation through deeply held postures, presenting us with an opportunity to observe and calm our minds, and stay present with ourselves during momentarily uncomfortable experiences. Through this practice we will playfully unwind discomfort into pleasurable sensation and unfold into loving presence and acceptance of what is. All levels welcome!

Honor the South Direction with Healing Plant Based Elixirs

Native American medicine follows the Four Directions for symbolism of spirituality and health, all mind body and spirit. In the summer we honor the South Direction, a season of passion,courage, strength, growth and abundance. Celebrate the South Direction by learning how to create energizing, bright and invigorating plant based elixirs using fresh fruits, vegetables and local flora that act as catalysts for our vitality and health. Drink and feel replenished, restored and renewed.

Nourishment Lab: So Fresh & So Clean

Cilantro Pesto w/ Chlorella:
This plant-based food is for purification to remove heavy metals from body tissues and the brain, thereby improving mental clarity and focus, preventing and clearing problematic and recurring viral and bacterial infections, and increasing immunity functions. Instruction includes preparation and dosage, the nutritional attributes of each ingredient, sources and symptoms of heavy metal bio-accumulation, and the science supporting the effectiveness of this medicine.

Who Deejays the Deejays? Curation as Meta-Art

If works of Art are tools for cultural transmission, Artists are toolmakers, & curation is the magickal act of wielding those tools towards the shaping of society. My talk will explore each stage of human consciousness from prehistory into the foreseeable future through the lense of the curator as master-wizard, illuminating the ultimate power of the people “behind the curtain” choosing the stories through which we see the world.

Your Amazing Brain

The brain and nervous system is what allows us to experience our internal and external worlds which then creates our reality. We will discuss its astonishing structure and how it mimics the universe itself. We will discuss the brain’s role in pain, pleasure, conditioning, habits and addictions and ways that we can rewire these connections to create positive changes in our lives. We’ll also learn practical applications for connecting to collective consciousness and our limitess potential.

Building the Movement: Solutionary Steps to Living the Transformation

This workshop focuses on ten Solutionary steps to living the transformation, that are expressed in this article: www.bloomingbiodiversity.solutions/single-post/2016/05/24/Solutionary-Steps-to-Living-the-Transformation We discuss and engage in Feeling, Dreaming, Communicating, Planning, Team-Building, Funding, Promoting, Doing, Reflecting, and Sharing. We work on participant’s personal projects, and allow new ideas to emerge.

The Eros of Self-Trust: Being True to our Heart and Avoiding Self-Betrayal (All Gender Circle)

All are invited to this combined workshop to co-create this Sacred circle dedicated to remembering what lives in the heart of True Self-Love. There will be exercises to awaken our heart knowing w/ men/women combined, to trust our heart-body knowing and put right relationship into action. We will expand our sense of Divine Being as we establish our courage and confidence to follow our own unique individuated paths, honoring and extending our gifts in this Life to ourselves and each other.

The Eros of Self-Trust: Being True to our Soul and Avoiding Self-Betrayal (Men's Circle)

All Men are invited to this two day workshop to co-create this Sacred circle dedicated to remembering what lives in the heart of True Self-Love. There will be exercises to awaken our heart knowing for day two with the women in a combined group, to trust our heart-body knowing and put right relationship into action. We will expand our sense of Divine Being as we establish our courage and confidence to follow our own unique individuated paths, honoring and extending our gifts in this Life.

The Importance of Boundaries and Consent for Creating Communities of Care

This talk will be a reflection of some of the histories of resistance, and how that has affected where we are today. We need strong boundaries in order to center on care for everyone and everything, as opposed to the ideology of “us versus them.” Consent is a crack in the systems of oppression and violence that we live under that we can, together, work to widen.

Life Is A Game

A spiritual improv class, taught by Reverend Levity (creator of The Utility Players and Alchemist Theatre), which blends the elements of improv and metaphysics for a truly transformational playground experience.

The Healthy Masculine

We discuss and talk about what it means to exude healthy masculinity in a world ravaged by its toxic rival. We will begin the conversation, much as our feminist sisters, and recognize the need for our own revolution of gender. We will embrace one another to paint a vision for the men we so desperately need and have potential to become.

Death and Rebirth Ceremony

“Karl Baba will guide participants in a “”Shamanic Death and Rebirth”” ceremony to make peace with life and let go of the inner baggage that weighs on our heart.

We call in the Spirit with a ritual drink of water and Palo Santo scent. Come prepared to lie down or sit and envision this is your last day on the planet. You have an opportunity to make peace with your life and everyone who has touched you, to surrender, to forgive, and emerge freshly into a new life.”

The Forge of Vulnerability

Here we will face the bravado of power, the brashness of overconfidence, and the detriment of ambition in pursuit of the stoic man. We will face the fear of emotion, the humility of tears, and the panic of weakness. In the end, we will glimpse past the delusion of strength and see the might of vulnerability. We will learn that to embrace the vulnerability within is to radiate a brilliance capable of melting the toughest facade, to withstand any turbulence, and outlast the most virile ego.

The Barbarian Effeminate

Men will learn the untapped ocean of beauty within and open the empathy of introspection. Through this we will endeavor to become more than men satiated by only the sexual conquest of beauty in others. Men are beautiful in a way entirely unknown to ourselves, shrouded by our own denial, sedated by our unhealthy need for conquest and belonging. The Barbarian Effeminate is wild, free, gorgeous, and gives to his heart no matter how pretty the floral fragrance may yearn.

The Forge of Vulnerability

Here we will face the bravado of power, the brashness of overconfidence, and the detriment of ambition in pursuit of the stoic man. We will face the fear of emotion, the humility of tears, and the panic of weakness. In the end, we will glimpse past the delusion of strength and see the might of vulnerability. We will learn that to embrace the vulnerability within is to radiate a brilliance capable of melting the toughest facade, to withstand any turbulence, and outlast the most virile ego.

The Barbarian Effeminate

Men will learn the untapped ocean of beauty within and open the empathy of introspection. Through this we will endeavor to become more than men satiated by only the sexual conquest of beauty in others. Men are beautiful in a way entirely unknown to ourselves, shrouded by our own denial, sedated by our unhealthy need for conquest and belonging. The Barbarian Effeminate is wild, free, gorgeous, and gives to his heart no matter how pretty the floral fragrance may yearn.

The Eros of Self-Trust: Being True to our Heart and Avoiding Self-Betrayal (All Gender Circle)

All are invited to this combined workshop to co-create this Sacred circle dedicated to remembering what lives in the heart of True Self-Love. There will be exercises to awaken our heart knowing w/ men/women combined, to trust our heart-body knowing and put right relationship into action. We will expand our sense of Divine Being as we establish our courage and confidence to follow our own unique individuated paths, honoring and extending our gifts in this Life to ourselves and each other.

Get Your Greens into Your Routine

Greens are filled with so much goodness and it can be easy to forget about them. Come and learn some simple, soulful recipes to bring the green back into your routine. We’ll learn some raw recipes for making your own pesto, green wraps, glorious green smoothies, and even talk about how to grow your own sprouts. Come get nourished and grounded by the power of greens!

Balancing the Elements~ A Tangible Approach to Finding your Center (Ayurveda)

Have you ever found yourself feeling less than 100% at a festival, not understanding what threw you off or how to best take care of yourself? This Introduction to Ayurveda workshop will give you the basic information and tools needed to regain personal balance by understanding basic signs and symptoms of the body and what they mean. Each sign, symptom and emotion in the body is a whisper that reveals the way back to a centered place. Come join to explore elemental influence and body awareness.

Kale Yeah! The hype, the Myths and the Truth!

“Kale Salad Demonstration
Deconstruct why Kale is amazing and why it can be very dangerous
Dispel the marketing, and taste the healing leaf
Understand how you can use kale to save the enviropnment
Learn how to massage kale , and why its so important!
Bring forks!”

Return to Balance w/ 432hz Sound Healing

Tune-In to the ancient art of vibrational healing to align the chakras and cleanse your energy. Harness the power of frequency and sound for balance, restoration, and harmony. Come enjoy this sound bath utilizing 432hz alchemical gemstone & Tibetan singing bowls, chimes, drums, and more! All paths, creeds, and students are welcome to join us for this uplifting, transformative, and unique experience!

Discussion of Naturalistic Research on Entheogens

Entheogen healing and practices will be discussed, and intertwined psychopsychological research on the subject. Cognitive and physical measures of stress response were observed to better understand the healing processes underlying psychotropic plant medicines; the study was conducted outside of Iquitos, Peru. Shelby, the primary investigator, will explain measures used and significant results of the study and how the biofeedback system of the body and mind intertwine to create consciousness.

A Traveler's Guide to Hygiene and Health

This guide will discuss topics typically confronted by travelers who are attempting to live healthily while being partially or fully nomadic. Dietary health discussion of probiotics and gut microbiome will integrate with tips toward accessibility, affordability and durability of nutrients. Tutorials will show people how to make natural toothpaste, deodorant, antiseptic and sunscreen that are kind to the body and bank account. Festival goers and travelers alike will benefit from the tips.

Tai chi

Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art 武术 that brings health and healing, strength, power and disease prevention. Training is presented on several different levels, emphasizing structural integration as a foundation for energetic development and martial applications.

Somatically Experiencing Attachment Styles: The Science of Connection

“Attachment Theory”? No, not like the Buddha.. have you ever noticed the patterns of how people move closer and further from one another again and again in relationships? Yet others seem to stay a steady course with greater ease? Come explore your inner relationship to connection and intimacy. Based on extensive research, Attachment Theory offers us a potent body based understanding of how we engage in intimacy, life, and achieving the stable lasting relationships we desire.

Superfoods and Regenerative Practices

Superfoods’ is a widely used word. In this talk, we dive deep into what it means to be a superfood. Imlak’esh Organics cofounder Tucker Garrison tells the full Sacha Inchi superfood story on two levels: 1) On an individual level, it is one of the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet with amazing health benefits for the human body. 2) On an eco-social level, it is providing economic opportunity, revitalizing traditional culture, and regenerating the environment.

The Daily Art of Spirituality and Sacred Ritual

Awaken your connection to self through ritual. A presentation on spirituality and sacred ritual as the foundation for starting your day, making decisions and entering relationships. Learn the principles of ancient Vedic ritual, the result and purpose of meditation, mantra, pranayama, the meaning of chettva guru (guru within) and the practice of journaling to keep your mind balanced. Shift to an intuition, Bhakti centered lifestyle and create your personal sacred ritual with the natural elements.

The Seven Lessons of Love: The secrets to deep and fulfilling relationships

Come learn the secrets to lasting love and intimacy. Teacher, poet and writer Zach Beach will bring to light the truths of romantic and unconditional love. After years of studying love, sex and relationships, Zach created Learn to Love, a platform that has helped hundreds of people bring more love into their lives. In this workshop he’ll distill the best wisdom and most practical tools for living a life of love.

Simply Delicious Decadent Desserts

Come indulge in the world of decadent desserts that also lift your spirits and nourish your body and soul leaving you ready and refueled for the next dance. Alicia M. Ojeda will go into the ins and out of creating healthy live treats.

Simply Delicious Raw Vegan Flavors of Thailand

Come join Alicia Ojeda, Director of Living Light Culinary Institute for a deeper look into the flavors of Thailand delivered to you in rich nutrient packed raw preparations. She will dive into the traditional spices used as well as introduce the abundant health benefits to using such flavors in raw creations.

Creating Your Consent Castle with Consent As Love

Interested in easeful, yummy, honoring, and loving relationships? Want more practice asking for what you want? What does your consent castle look like? Through the container of *brave space*, discussion, active participation/play, we will discover what our individual and collective consent castles look like – the fortresses that hold the space for REAL, FULFILLING CONNECTION and TRUE LOVE to exist. Come learn CLEAR practical tools and baseline common language to get more of what you want.

The Meaning of Om and the Power of Mantra

A whole philosophy is embodied in the syllable AUM, comprised of 3 letters. These represent the states of waking, dreaming and sleeping. The threeness of AUM represents the three-fold nature of the manifested universe. Together, through mantra, we join the cosmic chorus.

Women's Empowerment Song Circle with Consent As Love

Want to intentionally co-create our dreams together? Come share your voice with me! My vision with this circle is to encourage us all to come more into our voices through song, so we can step into our voices more fully in other areas of our lives (like feeling more confidant in asking for what we want). This an opportunity for you to be courageous and support yourself individually by sharing your voice, while also feeling and contributing to the support and power of our collective sisterhood.

The Meaning of Om and the Power of Mantra

A whole philosophy is embodied in the syllable AUM, comprised of 3 letters. These represent the states of waking, dreaming and sleeping. The threeness of AUM represents the three-fold nature of the manifested universe. Together, through mantra, we join the cosmic chorus.