February 22, 2019

Event Schedule for the 2015 LovEvolution Gathering.

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Friday beginning at noon: Co creating the village and building connections.

Attendees are invited to arrive beginning at noon to settle in, make new friends and help decorate the lodge and cabins and other Camp LovEvolution spaces. Bring decorations, lights, fabrics, stones and sacred items to decorate the camp and create sacred spaces. We invite you to place a sacred item in the heart altar in the field across from the main pavilion.

Welcome to the FLOW ZONE! (Time – On Going) Presented by – Full Circle Arts – River and Julia McDowell – Embrace your child-like learning nature and come play! See how movement and flow can increase your mental and physical stamina as well as happiness and attitude towards life. The Flow Zone is an interactive free-form play ground where you can try out a flow-tool like Hoop, Staff, or Poi without time restraints, pressure or obligation. We can also offer on-the-spot free-form beginner instruction. So let go of your hesitation and come enjoy how good it can feel to dance and play in the Flow Zone. ​

Crystal Singing Bowl Ceremony: Awakening Your Cosmic Heart at 2:00pm to 3:30 – Join Kate Beloved on a guided journey into the depths of your cosmic heart, the seed of true soul love. Beloved uses divine crystal sound frequencies flowing through her vocal harmonics, together with the crystal vibrations of her gemstone alchemy crystal singing bowls and native flute language of light to evoke transmissions from the Heart of the Divine Mother, Angelic Realm and Unseen Realms.  To learn more visit –  www.DivineCrystalSound.com

Sweat Lodge Ceremony (3 to 5pm) Join Cherokee Elder, Yona, in a traditional Cherokee sweat lodge ceremony for purification, prayer, teachings and singing. Let go of the outside world, clear your mind and body and open up to the love in and all around you. Drink lots of fluids before the sweat and wear modest loose covering clothing, including full tops for women. A sweat will again be offered on Sunday at around noon.

Visioning Your Future (4pm to 5:30pm) – Gatherer with others to co-create your own vision board to help manifest what you want to attract into your life. Get in touch with your innermost thoughts as you create your own vision and dreams by making a collage of pictures and words cut from magazines. All supplies are provided. Hosted by Debbie Wilson Pustorino

The “Unscheduled Workshop” (Time – When you least expect it.) – Facilitated by the person or situation that challenges your ability to remain present, conscious and unconditional in your love. Perhaps the best training “workshop” for being a LovEvolutionary in an often challenging and unconscious world.

Community Dinner (6pm to 7pm). Come join us in the dining  hall for a free and delicious vegan dinner.

Friday evening: Opening ceremony – Setting our high vibe intentions and circling the tribe.

Welcome Ceremony and Spiral Dance – Beginning at 7:30pm

Join us after dinner in the field around the heart altar as we circle up our heart tribe to set intentions, light the sacred heart fire and bless the land and event. Sacred chocolates will be served as we share music, song and movement, while doing a giant spiral dance.

Spirit Costume Celebration – Tonight you’re invited to step out of the role you normally play and let your spirit be free to express itself anyway you feel called to be. Feel like being a wild animal, a faerie, a werewolf, a mad man, a princess . . . ? Let your freak flag fly and be it!

Celebrate a night of music, dancing, singing and story telling in the pavilion and around the fire pit. Let go into the flow.

I, Star – live musical performance at the Pavilion – 9:00 to 10:00 pm. Let the beautiful and moving harmonies of husband and wife team, Truth-I and Aradhana, move your body, heart and soul. I,Star’s music is best described as folk-hop – blending reggae, funk, and alternative sounds with stellar musicianship. To learn more visit www.istarvision.com

Mystic Ferrymen live music at the Pavilion from 10:15-11:15pm. Take you on a musical journey with the Mystic Ferrymen as they explore, channel and love in the depths of a place somewhere between earth and the cosmos.

Drumming Playshop (9pm to 10pm) Synchronize your heart beats and hands around the fire circle in the woods in preparation for the open mic and sacred heart songs.

Open Mic and Sacred Heartsong Circle 10:00pm to Midnight – hosted by Noah Proudfoot and Ashe’ Tenderfire – Offer your stories, wisdom, songs, and poems to the fire as we come together for an evening of musical inspiration, dance and spontaneous creation at the fire circle.

 

Saturday Morning Theme – Clear your mind and open your heart:

Qigong (8 am to 9am) Experience moving chi, the energy of the Universe, through your body to become energized, focused and at peace. Enliven the garden within and around you. Hosted by Truth I.

Love Cleanse (9am to 10am) – Begin the new day by washing away all that obscures the natural expression of your inherent love and light. Dale Allen Hoffman will lead a toning, breath, sacred water and anointing ceremony at the pristine waters of the Pigeon River. To learn more about Dale visit www.daleallenhoffman.com

Raising Your Energy and Vibration with Kundalini Yoga (9am to 10am) – led by Bob Bauer of Long Time Sun Yoga. Experience the practice of moving your vital energy up through your chakras. Learn more at http://longtimesunyogaandwellness.com

The Art of Intimacy: Relationship as a Spiritual Path (10am to 11:30) with Steve Torma – As “LovEvolutionaries” most of us have experienced the deep joy and challenge of committed intimate relationships. In many ways we are pioneers in territory that has never been consciously explored before. To thrive we must free ourselves from old habits and blind spots and develop new skills and sensitivities.
Explore emerging ideas and skills during this experiential playshop that will help you create the loving relationships our hearts know is possible. Steve is the former president of Earthaven Ecovillage and co-founder of The REAL Center. Learn more at www.therealcenter.org

Medicine of the Heart Cacao Ceremony with JoJo Silverman – 10am to Noon    (Limited to 40 participants) This heart activation journey includes ceremonial grade, hand peeled, cacao from Guatemala. Chocolate, as it’s often called, is a safe and legal plant medicine that can be an amazing assistant and catalyst in our awakening and self realization.

This special variety, and potent dose of heirloom Cacao brings substantially more blood to the brain and heart, as well as activates the pineal gland. Combined with meditation, kirtan chanting we’ll together create a powerful vibration to reconnect and remember who we are. Note – Be sure to eat lightly (or not at all) to allow for full and rapid absorption of Cacao.  To learn more visit DRcacaos.com

Vegan Deli Lunch – 11:30 to 1pm – Come enjoy a delicious variety of healthy salads and deli sandwiches.

Saturday Afternoon Theme: Deepen into you heart space, inspire your imagination and open up to your inner joy and wisdom.

Shamanic Breathwork with Robert Six Owls – 1:00 to 2:30pm – Breathwork is a pathway to extraordinary states of consciousness for spiritual growth and healing through deep and connected breathing and music. Robert will also be available for private sessions during and after the Gathering.  To learn more visit http://isiscove.com/robert-six-owls

Shamanic Awakening ceremony 3 to 4:30 pm – facilitated by Benjamin Bernstein. Participants will be guided in simple yet potent techniques for self-healing, spiritual awakening and energetically assisting others. Benjamin will use shamanic tools and techniques such as rattling, singing, flowing energy and playing instruments to empower the group’s experience.

Participants commonly experience peace and expanded light body awareness, conscious merging with the Higher Self, and the integration of the light body and physical body. To learn more about Benjamin and his invocations visit http://astroshaman.com

Four Noble Truths (3:00pm to 4:00pm) – Facilitated by Forge Effect – The Four Noble Truths are the realization of the highest human potential to provide complete relief and happiness for ourselves and others. Come join in for an hour of relaxation and peaceful discussion on this beautiful topic.

Chi 4:00 to 5:00 pm with Zen BadKitty. We will practice heart opening exercises designed to purify & detoxify the liver, heart, and stomach, while releasing Yang energy and embracing Yin energy. We will finish by “Drinking in the Moon”.

Open Heart Kirtan Singing (4pm to 5:00pm) – lead by Michelle Shine  – Let your spirit vibrate through you with sacred songs of love, community and nature. Kirtan, the participatory music of prayer, involves chanting various Sanskrit (and other) mantras in a melodic format. We sing to the various aspects of Love that we all truly are.

The Keys To Empowerment (4 to 5pm) with Philo Sophical (A Flowetry Artist, Life Coach, Video Blogger, and Community Organizer). How do we stay inspired and motivated to manifest our dreams into reality? Philo Sophical outlines the “Keys to Empowerment” and how we can reclaim our Sacred Power and embody our True Selves.

Celebratory Ceremony of Truth – A Journey into the One Heart of the Human Tribe (5:00 to 6:00pm) – Facilitated by Michael Parisi – In this offering we will co-explore the truth of being One undivided Force, One Heart, One Life, within the Human Tribe. What does it actually imply to be One Being living in many bodies? How would the tribe live and serve if there was a true deep knowing that there is absolutely no separation? Through brief conversation, partner exercises, and an intuitive dance of devotion, honor and divine recognition, we will merge together into consciously being the One Heart Tribe.

Community Love Feast (6:00 to 7:30pm) – What says love better than vegan Italian food prepared with love and sauciness? Join us for this free feast. To make this shared meal even more nourishing we encourage each participant to choose a partner to feed and be fed by.

Love and Awakening Astrology 6:30pm – Join local astrology luminary Benjamin Bernstein during dinner for a fascinating presentation and discussion on the astrology that makes this particular time a period of powerful transformation and awakening. To sign up for astrology email updates and/or schedule a private session with Benjamin visit http://astroshaman.com

Journey into the One Heart of the Tribe Ceremony (8:00pm to 11pm) – Tonight we journey together into the One Heart as One Tribe gathering around the sacred heart. Together we will move from the static of our heads into the ecstatic of our hearts as we celebrate our love with song, dance and prayer around the sacred heart altar. Our heart energy will be our medicine.

Please join us under the big tent at 8pm to begin preparing for this ceremonial journey. In preparation, we invite you to contemplate the words of Rumi who wrote: “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

Open acoustic Music and Sacred Songs 11:00pm to 1 am at the giant fire circle in the woods – Offer your stories, wisdom, songs, and poems to the fire as we come together for an evening of musical inspiration, dance and spontaneous creation at the fire circle. Please keep volume down after midnight to respect the sound curfew.


Sunday Theme: Deepening our connections, integration and embracing our Well Being.

Qigong (8 am to 9am) Experience moving chi, the energy of the Universe, through your body to become energized, focused and at peace. Enliven the garden within and around you. Hosted by Truth I.

Sunday Morning Ecstatic Brunch Dance – 10 am to noon – Awaken and move your body and spirit to the flow of music. Delicious brunch will be served at the pavilion.

Compassionate Communication and Intimacy – 11am to 12:30  Intimacy is the ability to know oneself and connect deeply with others. In this workshop we will learn the basics of Nonviolent Communication, a powerful tool that helps us to stay centered in any situation, move beyond stalemates, forgive others and yourself, hear the yes behind every no, be flexible without being submissive, express anger or disappointment without judgment or blame, and more. Facilitated by Steve Torma –  the former president of Earthaven Ecovillage and co-founder of The REAL Center. Learn more at www.therealcenter.org

Sweat Lodge Ceremony (Noon to 2pm) Join Cherokee Elder, Yona, in a traditional Cherokee sweat lodge ceremony for purification, prayer, teachings and singing. Prepare yourself to re enter the world outside of Camp LovEvolution reborn with a clear mind and an open heart. Drink lots of fluids before the sweat and wear modest loose covering clothing, including full tops for women.

Water Blessing – 1 to 2pm – Join Kate Beloved and Heume of “the Beloved Waters Project” at the pristine Pigeon River for beautiful ceremony to heal and celebrate the waters within us and all around us. To learn more visit www.belovedwaters.com and www.heume.com.

Healing foods infused with love (2:30 to 3:30pm) – Join Christopher DeWilde (Major Wyld Heart) – the lead chef for the Gathering – as he shares how ancient bio dynamic cooking, energetically prepared from a positive heart space,  can keep and restore our health and well being.

Divine Energy Sharing, facilitated by Frank Connelly (Creator of Joy) – 2 to 3pm – Come  together to connect deeply with your inner divine nature and allow love, light, and power to flow through you to effect change in the world of form. During this share you will have an opportunity to receive and provide energy healing. We are all healers and divine at our core. Come explore and share your divine gifts.

Tantra – A Divine Pathway Back Home (2:30 to 4pm) – Facilitated by Shakti Elaine

As divine beings, we came to to this earth plane to experience ourselves in our truest form – as love. Ecstasy is our natural state of being. Tantra is not just a sexual practice but a pathway back home to our truth. Rediscover your truth as a divine being of light and experience your divine connection to all others. Learn the art of sacred touch to awaken, heal and pleasure another. There will be experiential exercises in this workshop. But no nudity or sensual/sexual engaging.

Mind Gardening (3 to 4pm) with Michelle Shine, PhD – This ancient Hawaiian method using your creative imagination is an easy access portal to your inner wisdom. In this workshop participants are guided step by step through this unique and relaxing method of creating their own inner garden to access their own innate wisdom for relaxation, personal wisdom, improved intuition, better relationships, a deeper sense of spiritual connection, and more happiness. To learn more visit www.mindgardening.org

Chi 4:30 to 5:30 with Zen BadKitty. We will practice heart opening exercises designed to purify & detoxify the liver, heart, and stomach, while releasing Yang energy and embracing Yin energy. We will finish by “Drinking in the Moon”.

Exploring the Energy of the Earth and Our Ancestors (4:30 to 5:30) with Elithia Daeva. Drawing on her background in neuroscience, permaculture and her training in shamanism,  chi gong and tantric spirituality, priestess Elicia brings together earth energies, ancient ancestor wisdom, spiritual dowsing, trance healing, sacred sites, crop circles, archaeology, shamanism and ritual. It’s all connected!

Sunday Vegan BQ Dinner 5:00 to 6:30 pm – Enjoy a delicious meat free vegan BQ.

Gifting Circle 6pm – Feel the bliss that comes with giving and receiving. You are invited to present your gift into the center of the circle. Then choose a gift that resonates with you. And remember that greatest present is to be present for each other.

Closing Ceremony 7pm: Taking the love and inspiration back into the world as LovEvolutionaries. LovEvolutionaries are invited to share how the gathering has touched or inspired them. Then take a walk through the “Tunnel of Love” created by beloved participants and be showered with expressions of love and appreciation.

Musical After Glow with “Proudfoot and Tenderfire” (Following the closing ceremony) This neo-folk/soul duo combines intricate harmonies with uplifting lyrics that resonate long after the songs are over. Charged with a mission to heal and share their positive outlook on life, this power couple is excited to reunite with the LoveEvolution tribe and share their gifts once more.

Final Fire 9pm – Those who choose to camp over night are invited to join around the fire for story telling, music and sharing.

Monday (Labor of Love Day)

Reality Integration with Maegen Coral 11am to noon – After being deeply immersed in transformational activities and community, explore helpful ways for processing and integrating these rich experiences into our lives beyond the Gathering.

Morning Exodus by noon: Time to pack up and leave the village and reenter the “world”. Be sure to take the LovEvolution home with you and let it ripple out to others to create a sea of change.

Those who are helping to pack and clean up Camp LovEvolution are welcome to stay beyond noon.

To see more details about the event and get your ticket visit http://www.thelovevolutionsolution.org/the-2015-lovevolution-gathering

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