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YOKE in the Valley
17 March, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$25.25 – $51.25
Hello Yarra Valley Community! We are just loving our new home, and would love to share our offering of conscious dance movement, meditation and music with you all.
Join us on Sunday March 17 at Yarra Valley Ecoss for the first YOKE in the Valley. All welcome!
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 and movement. 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 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 creative expression!
Sound by NUAGE
The Nuage project is to inspire a rhythm of expression through the music. Nuage creates energetic waves and impulses through intelligent mixing and merging of genres, from downtempo to upbeat, internal to external. The music is carefully selected to engage all parts of the body in a dynamic free flow where dancer and musician co-create and unify the sounds through expression.
The mixing allows space for the creation of the dancer to unfold. Victor’s intention is for you to create your own story through the movement exploring the theme of the night, guided by the music. His eclectic collection of songs weave together to create an electric journey offering multiple directions for the mover.
Arrival is at 2.30pm for a 3pm start. The dance will finish around 5pm. Some light refreshments will be provided afterwards.
Contribution, necessary to cover cost of venue hire and AV equipment:
$25 Online + bf
or cash on the day
Children are welcome and dance for free.
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. Please realise that these are collective steps we are taking on the path to bringing a deeper understanding of our connectedness to each other and planet earth. ♥
Cover photo by Han Marko Photography
See you on the d-floor!
Love Sanna & Victor