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CREATE YOUR FESTIVAL with 3 dance floors running every morning & afternoon. Choose your favourite workshops from an incredible selection.

Between dance sessions is yoga & guided relaxation and at night we gather for ecstatic dance & ceremony, or, you can kick back and relax in the Chill Tent. 


This year we have a stream of workshops running through the festival that explores 'how can we use our embodiment practices to deepen & expand our sense of fulfilment in relationship with others?' The workshops some teachers created in response to this prompt are highlighted with a rainbow banner.

MEAL TIMES are the same every day:

Breakfast (optional) - 7:30-9:30am

Lunch (community lunch included in ticket) 12:30-2pm

Dinner (optional) - 5:30-7pm


Browse through the selection of workshops on offer and choose one for each session. When you're ready, go ahead and save your festival line-up:



Day 1 - arriving

3-6pm - WELCOME

Welcoming and Festival Opening

Pause, breathe and arrive with us! 

We will open the Festival and the Dance Floor. Our first chance to be and move together. 


Day 2 

7-7:45am - Morning Yoga with Bex

Gentle Morning Wake Up (optional)

9:30-12:30 - SESSION ONE

Your preferece for session one:


 Sound healing with Total Yoga Nidra. Come lie down, rest and integrate.  
Please bring any supports such as a yoga mat, cushions, blankets.
Jeanette Ida


Your preferece for session two:

7:30pm- EVENING ENTERTAINMENT (2-3 hours)


with Jade Ferriere

Show up just as you are, move with whatever is present. This is a safe container with no teaching, only gentle whispers for your inspiration. A space purely for your personal practice. You might use this time to rest and digest, move to a dynamic soundscape or explore through creative drawing or writing.


Day 3

7-7:45am - Gentle wake up and stretch with Bex

Gentle Morning Wake Up 

9:30-12:30 - SESSION THREE

Your preferece for session three:


Restful Yoga Nidra with Kate Fulton 


Your preferece for session four:

7:30pm - EVENING ENTERTAINMENT (2-3 hours)


with Jo Woods

Join Jo Woods - Open Floor movement teacher, queer activist, and gender fluid humxn for a night of gender bending and playful RELEASE. Together we will step towards gender as we know it, and play with the edges of the the archetypes that potentially bind us. Utilising props and dress-ups (BYO) we will dance & play with the many different aspects of gender waiting to be explored within you!


Day 4

7-7:45am - Yoga with Kate Fulton

Gentle Morning Wake Up 

9:30-12:30 - SESSION FIVE


Trauma Informed (TI) facilitation creates safety that makes real, lasting change not only possible but perhaps inevitable. TI facilitation is an invitation to explore embodied experiences of power from within. This workshop is for teachers of any kind.

with Hester Phillips

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Option 2

Examining a decolonisation of movement, imagination and voice.

through the inspiration of Butoh dance, Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement, Linklater Vocal training and physical theatre...

with Damara Sylvester


This gentle, clothed movement exploration will offer the opportunity to delve into the terrain of the pelvis and explore the edges of our own ancestral, cultural and socially gendered movement pattern...

with Claire Eccelston

Your preferece for session five:


 Sound healing with Yoga Nidra.
Come lie down, rest and integrate.  

Please bring any supports such as a yoga mat, cushions, blankets. 
Jeanette Ida


Your preferece for session six:

7:30pm - EVENING ENTERTAINMENT (2-3 hours)


This is a space to integrate, process, rest and digest. An candlelit evening to symbolise the individual light of awareness and the collective light of our group body. You can expect a gentle time of inward reflection and energy restoration with seated ceremony & sounding.



Being a Conscious Dance Facilitator in Aotearoa/NZ

Spend an evening with three diverse conscious dance teachers ( Jaime, Kerry--Ann and Damara) who discuss their respective journies and experiences of being a Conscious Dance teacher in Aotearoa/NZ.  Bring any questions you may have.

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Day 5 



In our closing session, we will dance and move together as a whole community and harvest the gems that have emerged for each of us during the festival. This session is designed to help us integrate our experiences, insights, visions and dreams for possible next steps.  It will also be a time to celebrate and lean into the support of new and renewed collegial relationships as we prepare to re-enter the world, empowering each other to hold fast to our visions, hopes and dreams, and bring a sense of grounded closure to our time together.

Finished Your Workshop Selections?

Double check you have entered a preference for all of the sessions and when your ready click 'curate my festival'.


Our team will use this information to help us allocate the best venue for each workshop. If you want a copy of your selections, flick us a quick email and we will get the details to you ASAP.

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