Goa Ecstatic Festival

Join us in Arambol, India for a transformative movement adventure by the ocean. Celebrate with your global ecstatic dance family and an exquisite line-up of artists & teachers. We are excited to be with you again.

Arambol Beach, Goa

The home of the Goa Ecstatic Festival is our place Forgotten Land at Arambol Beach, north Goa, India. Here we will play, eat & workshop during the day, in the evenings and nights we will jam and celebrate on our big dancefloor directly on the beach.

Ecstatic Dance, 5 Rhythms, Contact Improvisation, Yoga, Biodanza, Fluent Body, Wataflow, Tribal Shake, Chanting. With Florencia Lamarca, Willemijn de Dreu, Ben Pavlidis, Martyn Zij, Lia Pavlidis, Arun Ji, Pascal de Lacaze, Tikki Masala, Marielle Gerke, Oceano Salvatore Russo, Tyler Blank, Esta Polyesta, Nataraj, Martha Japinder, Matthieu Panassie and more

Connect with a tribe of HEARTs that share the love for dance, music and awareness. Be welcome, precious human being, to this adventure for BODY & SOUL.

For more details, please visit the Goa Ecstatic Website.

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Early Bird Price: €250 - Deadline November 15, 2018

Cost of Event: €280

Indian Nationals Early Bird: INR 13.000

Indian Nationals Cost: 14.500 INR

What's Included:

The Forgotten Land kitchen prepares meals for us during both lunch and dinner. A nutritious breakfast is separately available from 7 am. Accommodations are not inclusive in the Ticket. Beach huts, rooms and apartments are easy to find during this time of the season in a price range from 5 –15 Euro a night for 1-2 persons.

Additional information can be found on the Goa Ecstatic Website.

Meet Your Facilitators

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Willemijn De Dreu

Willemijn de Dreu is a cherished conscious dance teacher in many cultures around the world since 1998. She is known for her fiery yet grounded presence. In her teachings she has a great sensitivity to what is going on in the field. Through playful creativity she brings light into deep process, and a gentle way of healing through movement. She is skilled in her way of weaving shamanic threads into her work, alwayʼ s listening to the bigger wisdom thatʼs holding us.

5Rhythms is designed to release the dancer in each of us. Through 5 different rhythms we unlock energy in the body that has been stored there for decades. Itʼs a creative, energizing, joyful way to freedom for body, heart, mind and soul. Come as you are, with all that you bring. Welcome.

Arun Ji

Arun Ji has 10 years of experience as a conscious dance DJ, trained in emotional awareness and tantra with Astiko Lopez and is passionate for Gabrielle Roth’s teachings of the 5 Rhythms. Arun offers a wide spectrum of rhythms and melodies, with a range of sensations and emotions, creating a space of connection and exploration. In his musical journeys meditation and celebration melt together in the dance.

Pascal de Lacaze

Pascal de Lacaze from Berlin plays music at events around the globe. His focus on rhythm and dance has made him friends in many communities: Dancers dig how his innovative DJ style connects with his energetic, modern drumming. Bands and Kirtan artists appreciate his steady, rocking world percussion and transcendental grooves. Since 2010 Pascal organizes Ecstatic Dances in Berlin. He is the resident DJ, accompanies his DJ sets with live percussion and cocreates live dance journeys. In workshops and at festivals he facilitates Body Bhajan – a fun and easy combination of chanting and body percussion.

Marielle-Gerke
Marielle Gerke
Ben Pavlidis
Esta Polyesta
Tyler Blank
Florencia Lamarca
Martyn Zij