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YOKE The Inner Witness ft. Philosophia (2.5HRS)
28 December, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
We come to dance
We come to move
We come to shed
Hear and be heard
What no longer serves
We come to be witness
An internal song
A deeper rhythm within
“And once you have got in tune with your being, you know the way, you know the how. Then it does not matter where you are. Alone or in the crowd, in the silences of the forest or in the noises of a marketplace. It is all the same. You can simply close your eyes and disappear inward.” – Osho
YOKE is a Melbourne based community fusing dance & self expression with live and electronic beats. The word YOKE is a Sanskrit term meaning ‘coming together’, forming union. Our workshops are about facilitating authentic connections to oneself and one other in a space completely free from judgments. We invite you to take the time to let go of the mind and drop into the body through conscious dance, movement and meditation. YOKE is a collaborative consciousness calling all individuals seeking to express intuitively and energize the soul.
At YOKE we believe in oneness at the core of all existence. With the help of our resident DJs and musicians, who play a mixture of down tempo, deep house, techno, world and live sound healing, we will take you on a two-hour journey releasing the mind and opening the heart. Always guided by your own body’s wisdom, the sacred space and music provided become a backing track to the deeper lessons that lie within ourselves when we truly let go.
Sanna Wittner is a movement facilitator, body worker and motivational up-lifter. Having danced from a small age, she has explored various styles of Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz, African, Funk, Electronic and Improvisational free flow. She has recently expanded her knowledge of the correlation between body and mind through a regular yoga meditation practice and ancient healing techniques. Her vision for Yoke was to create a safe space for like-minded bodies and souls to call home. One where each individual feels comfortable expressing themselves in their unique and wonderful ways. A place of acceptance and nurture, as well as a whole lot of fun and funkiness!
A general life lover and advocate of wholehearted living, Sanna is passionate about assisting others in realizing their own true potential and light. She is thankful for the opportunity to be a leader of today, and for the ongoing support received by the community in carrying out her soul’s purpose.
Sound by Philosophia
Philosophia’s musical travelogue has seen her embark upon a path of creative independence and optimistic expression that is reflected in the art she weaves, both in the studio and out on the dancefloor. Gift-wrapping sumptuously-layered sounds which reflect her own voyage of artistic appreciation and digitally-enhanced discovery. It is Philosophia’s unquenchable desire to unleash the diversity of her inner jackin’ jukebox with a global audience that informs her very deliberate choices in relation to the frame-boxed, pre-fabricated, set-in-stone categorization circus that befalls so many DJ/Producers these days. As she playfully puts it: “Who wants to be tied to one genre? One type of crowd One sound? Musical diversity is like tasting different parts of the world with your ears.” Philosophia’s drive is emotive. – “Listening inevitably brings emotion”. It is her ability (and calling) to embody her feelings, transcribe them through her sets/production work, and deliver them (with love) right into the soul-ar plexus of those she is reaching with her lifelong passion, that creates an air of inevitability about her musical trajectory.
Arrive at 5.45pm for a 6pm start. It is important we all start the journey together so please allow time to settle in before we begin. The dance will end at 8.30pm.
$35 Online + bf
$40 Door Price (unless sold out prior)
Tickets are limited to the capacity of the studio space. We suggest booking online beforehand.
The cost of this ticket covers the hard work and dedication on many parts that goes into the creation of each YOKE session. The exclusive sounds that have been carefully selected to tantalise your earholes, altering your consciousness into a state of transcendence. And the sacred space we are lucky enough to be using, including complementary chai/tea/snacks/elixirs before or after the dance to integrate and connect to this growing community. A large portion of funds is put towards expanding this conscious dance network in new and dynamic ways, so YOU can get more out of this collective journey. This is a collaborative movement that has evolved based on what the community want and need, so please if you have any ideas, suggestions or contributions we would love to hear from you. We are ever grateful for the constant support. These are collective steps we are taking on the path to bringing a deeper understanding of our connectedness to each other and planet earth. ♥
See you on the d-floor!
Love the YOKE crew