***UPDATE: YOGA IS SOLD OUT. TICKETS FOR THE REST OF THE NIGHT ARE STILL AVAILABLE HERE AND AT THE DOOR (CASH ONLY, GET THERE EARLY BEFORE IT SELLS OUT!)***
Get Your Dance On is a revolutionary event that is changing the way the planet parties. We feature the very best local DJs, musicians, yoga teachers, artists, healers, performers, and healthy indulgences to connect people through music, movement, and world-changing ideas.
GYDO begins its 2011 residency at Urban Zen (www.urbanzen.org) on January 29. The night begins with an Evolver Activation featuring renowned Anusara Yoga teacher Elena Brower doing what she does best (kicking your asana till your heart bursts), followed by a short discussion with Elena. International 5Rhythms teacher Jonathan Horan will get everyone moving and start the dance party right.
The party gets busy at 9pm with DJ Dhundee, Black Panther Drumming, Brooklyn Shekere, The Didge Project, live art, performances TBA, all the high-vibe food + drink you can consume, and The Truth: a multimedia exhibition by Haitian, Haitian American and Haitian inspired artists curated by fashion photographer Marc Baptiste.
Profits benefit Hope, Help & Relief: Haiti.
Vila Mats and Off the Mat products must be picked up at the event.
Saturday January 29
711 Greenwich St
6:30pm - Doors
7:00 - Evolver Activation: Yoga with Elena Brower, music by Garth Stevenson and Laraaji
8:00 - 5Rhythms with Jonathan Horan
9:00 - Downstairs: DJ Dhundee, live drumming, live art, body painting, food and drink
Upstairs: Chill space featuring the Didge Project and guest artists, Healing Space featuring Brooklyn Acupuncture Project, Double Diamond Wellness, and Urban Zen's Integrative Therapists
11:45 - Closing Ceremony with Parashakti and Wakia
ABOUT URBAN ZEN:
The urban zen foundation creates, connects, and collaborates to raise awareness and inspire change in the areas of well-being, preserving cultures, and empowering children. We design forums, partner with existing organizations and bring together experts to define solutions and implement action.
BIG THANKS TO OUT SPONSORS!
Evolver Intensives presents Awakening the Cosmic Serpent: Shamanism and plant teachers in this transformative time. Indigenous wisdom about plant medicine can open the path to deep personal healing and a profound understanding of the universe, and for many people this ancient knowledge is transforming modern life. The intensive features live talks with Luis Eduardo Luna, Kat Harrison, Stanislav Grof, and Wade Davis.
YogaGlo is the online yoga HD video experience that gives you the ability to practice yoga in your home or on the go, offering over 700 classes in a variety of styles, levels and durations designed to give you the "in class" yoga experience. Classes are taught by experienced certified teachers who embody yoga and teach with an intimate understanding of the classic yoga texts and various yoga traditions. For each YogaGlo teacher, their devotion, lives and teachings are their art.
So if you get home after GYDO and still haven't gotten your full Elena Brower fix, you can grab your computer and get your Glo on!
Simple Shoes strike the balance between form + function with kicks that look good, feel good, and are made using sustainable techniques and materials like bamboo, jute, hemp, recycled PETE, tires, and cork. We wear ours every day, and they make us smile.
GYDO's former home YogaWorks' mission is to honor and embrace each student’s search for personal growth, wellbeing, and fulfillment by offering the highest quality yoga programs to people of all ages and from all walks of life. They do this with love, compassion, a sense of humor, and with respect for what each individual can accomplish through Yoga and throughout their lives.
Ascended Health is a cutting edge natural products company that integrates the highest quality organic/wild crafted herbal extracts, premium magnetic clays, compressed oxygen/ozone oil, potent functional compounds and scientifically grounded formulation systems to generate a range of effective and safe products. Combining the best of established herbal medicine with tomorrow’s ingredients and production techniques, all of their original formulations are preservative, chemical, and artificial ingredient free.
Vila is Swedish for rest and relaxation. Vila Mats use acupressure technology to increase blood circulation, release muscle tension, elevate energy, relieve pain associated with back and neck stiffness, and give you an opportunity to relax and recharge.
*OFF THE MAT*
Handmade in Brooklyn, Off the Mat's products relax the body and soothe the soul with totally natural ingredients, home-blended essential oils, and the sweet vibrations good intentions + pure love.
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