Join us @ Feeling Groovy Wellness & Café for Ecstatic Dance L.A.!
ECSTATIC DANCE L.A. weaves together world class DJs, immersive sound journeys, and free-form movement. It’s a substance-free, all ages community celebration where you can simply BE yourself, and experience rejuvenation and inspiration through connection, dance & music.
Onsite is our Groovy Café offering organic and natural snacks and foods, including vegan and gluten-free options, Cold Brew Coffee & Tea, Smoothies, and a variety of refreshments!
5:45pm: Door Opens to “Middle Earth”
6:00pm – 6:45pm: Yoga & Movement Warmup with Vox Angelus
6:45pm – 8:30pm: ECSTATIC DANCE with Robin Parrish
8:30pm – 8:45pm: Sonic Meditation with Vox Angelus
8:45pm – 9:00pm: Closing Circle
How it works:
We open with a special Yoga & Movement Warmup facilitated by VOX ANGELUS (Phyllis Douglass). The opening class blends seamlessly into the freeform dance journey facilitated by ROBIN PARRISH, the co-founder and resident DJ of Ecstatic Dance LA. At the end of the DJ set we follow with a Sonic Meditation by Vox Angelus to ground, and a Closing Circle to complete the experience.
What to expect:
Ecstatic Dance is a community gathering for people who want to express themselves freely, to connect, and to expand together.
Join us and enjoy a safe and inspiring space to dance without talking, drinking, and the nightclub vibe. This is about self-expression, freeing your mind and body, and connecting with yourself and those around you. No booze, no shoes and no chit-chat on the dance floor helps us keep it intentional. Amazing music helps us keep it all about Dance.
No talking on the dance floor
Move your body however you wish
Maintain care/awareness for the space and those around you
This is a drug and alcohol free event
No photos or videos; cellphones muted and out of sight
Ecstatic Dance is a barefoot practice. If you need to wear shoes due to health reasons, please note dance-specific shoes are allowed, but only shoes that have not been worn on the street
What to Bring:
1. Loose-fitting clothes that let you move your body and free yourself
2. Water and a covered water bottle
3. A good attitude and an open heart
ROBIN PARRISH is the co-founder and resident DJ of Ecstatic Dance LA. He is a life-long musician and has specialized in live performance, drums, percussion and sound healing. His rhythmic Ecstatic Dance journeys include a diverse range of compelling music from multiple genres designed to light up the dance floor and paint a theatrical score for all to be swept up in and moved with heartfelt inspiration and joy. Robin’s passion in life is in creating experiences that evoke transformation and healing in others. Expect expansive, melodic and rhythmic crescendos as the music lays the foundation for physical release, mind-body nourishment and liberating play. Genres include: World Music, Tribal, EDM, West-Coast Bass, Trap, Reggae, Dub, Classical, Funk, Electro-Swing, Dubstep, Cinematic and more. www.EcstaticDanceLA.com
VOX ANGELUS (Phyllis Douglass) is a Massage Therapist specializing in Integrative Advanced Manual Therapis including John F. Barnes Myofascial Release and Lomilomi Lapa’ au Hawaiian Temple Healing Medicine. In addition, she is an Ambient Sound Therapist, Vocalist, and Yoga teacher (Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200). In her classes the breath informs the movement; reawakening our innate connection with the elements with a focus on postures and functional movements that are natural and progressive, because she knows first hand that movement heals. She knows the body and mind to have a beautiful and innate ability and resiliency to transform and heal itself, and her work and passions are focused upon assisting people in reaching their personal goals on all levels, and through life transitions. She performs Sound Meditations, Gong Immersions, and Drum Medicine Ceremonies using a variety of indigenous and sacred instruments, and divinely inspired vocals. www.phyllisdouglass.com