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Sam and Christine Carter"Spirit Heal" Massage Therapy -  using intention and breath flowing through the heart to open to love. "Spirit Heal" is a contract with your angels and guides to bring spirit through for the experience of facilitating whatever you intend. 1/2 hour $40.00, 1 hour $70.00

Bioptron Light Therapy Treatments - Free to assist the body in and our cells in healing. A short session can energise and balance out many body functions.

Mayan Calendar Readings - Koha what is your Mayan birth energy to understand more about your Life Purpose.

Workshops 2015

Tribal Belly Dance - Lisa Māia Ambrose

Posted on 06/01/2015 at MOVE WORKSHOPS

Tribal Belly Dance -  Lisa Māia Ambrose

 

Ylimayu Dance leads those keen to learn into the basics of Tribal Belly Dance in a dynamic cue based format. At the end of this workshop, we will join with Carlos Riegelhaupt’s Middle Eastern Drumming Workshop and dance in all fullness with live drummers!

 

Road to freedom - Norm Collins

Posted on 27/12/2014 at THINK WORKSHOPS

Road to freedom - Norm Collins

To understand Common law and Human Rights and their legal application is to cut through layers of legislation and bureaucratic code. Become aware of the modes of deception being perpetrated upon us. Develop practical methods to assist in resisting them while seeking peaceful remedies to the erosion of liberty and freedom.

Yoann Combet

Posted on 08/01/2015 at CIRCUS WORKSHOPS

Yoann Combet

Yoann Combet

We are very excited to have Yoann – an outstanding slackline and highline performer all the way from France – join us at Luminate for the first time and teach his made skills in slackline and devil sticks to people of all ages!

Yoann has performance experience from being a clown and a fire juggler at cabaret shows and nightclubs in France to walking a highline over an abyss at the International Festival of Extreme...

Belly Dance for Kids - Lisa Māia Ambrose

Posted on 06/01/2015 at KIDZ WORKSHOPS

Belly Dance for Kids - Lisa Māia Ambrose

All kids, girls and boys are invited to come along to learn the basics of Tribal Belly Dance, a dance with roots and movements based in many ancient cultures, which is well practiced today too. It will be fun and interactive for kids of all ages! 

 

Ruby

Posted on 20/01/2015 at CIRCUS WORKSHOPS

Ruby

Ruby has been playing with devil sticks for several years, demonstrating throws and catches, spins and twists in a light and playful way. Recently she has been performing with Fusion Clown Company, entertaining spectators with her antics and characters at events in Nelson, Blenheim and Picton. Watch out for her enchanting fire play and infectious smile across the festival site. Ruby will be teaching workshops to both children and adults...

The Power of sound - The Melbourne Chant Collective

Posted on 27/12/2014 at SOUNDZ WORKSHOPS

The Power of sound - The Melbourne Chant Collective

The Melbourne Chant Collective, Sun Hyland and Chakradhyan This experiential workshop will combine an exploration of the voice as sound resonance and the power of Kirtans and short meditations along with other Nada (sound) Meditations from the Yogic tradition. Kirtan as a form of meditation, feel your body and energy as sound resonance, Use sound to heal emotional disharmony, the 7 tones of the Chakra's

 

Sound, noise, music and humans – how our aural landscape can harm or heal - Georgia Duder-Wood

Posted on 16/01/2015 at THINK WORKSHOPS

Sound, noise, music and humans – how our aural landscape can harm or heal - Georgia Duder-Wood

A discussion about how sound affects us on a cellular and energetic level, and how to practice mindfulness around sound in an environment for your family, workplace and community. Topics include research about physiological reactions to sound (both heard and produced by self) listening versus hearing, sound healing, muzak, cymatics, and the relationship between emotion and music..

The Unified Field Theory of Nassim Haramein & beyond... - Jamie Janover

Posted on 06/01/2015 at THINK WORKSHOPS

The Unified Field Theory of Nassim Haramein & beyond... - Jamie Janover

Jamie Janover will guide you through Nassim Haramein’s lifelong exploration into the geometry of space-time, which has resulted in an exciting comprehensive Unification theory based on a new solution to Einstein’s Field Equations. This award-winning Unified fFeld Theory brings together many scientific disciplines with the teachings of spiritual masters throughout history into one elegant theory of an infinite fractal geometric universe.

Tribal Style Belly Dance - Aaralyn/Tracey Saunders

Posted on 16/01/2015 at MOVE WORKSHOPS

Tribal Style Belly Dance - Aaralyn/Tracey Saunders

Tribal Style Belly Dance is a modern form of belly dance performed in groups that uses improvisational techniques and working together to create a cohesive dance on the spot. It is danced all over the globe by people of all ages. They enjoy the grounded, earthy style of the dance, and the pleasure and growth encouraged by learning to dance and perform in collaboration with others.

 

Creating a Permaculture Paradise - Robina McCurdy

Posted on 27/12/2014 at ORGANIC WORKSHOPS

Creating a Permaculture Paradise - Robina McCurdy

Seize this opportunity to learn the ethics and principles of permaculture, to design a flourishing home environment, enhance the community you live within, and harmonise your own life.

 

Embodied Resonance - The Melbourne Chant Collective

Posted on 27/12/2014 at SOUNDZ WORKSHOPS

Embodied Resonance  - The Melbourne Chant Collective

The Melbourne Chant Collective, Chakradhyan and Sun Hyland. Using the somatic practices of Yoga, Thai chi and other movement forms, rediscover the relationship of the body, breath and voice. The Melbourne Chant Collective will help you understand and fully utilize your voice to bring about deeper awareness and awaken the prana (energy) in the body. Techniques to expand the voice, 'Tuning' your body to sound, Chants to awaken prana in the body.

 

Guizouki & Ngoni Uke - Jon Sanders

Posted on 06/01/2015 at SOUNDZ WORKSHOPS

Guizouki & Ngoni Uke - Jon Sanders

The Ngoni Uke is essentially a ukelele, played upside down in bluegrass style to evoke the sound of the small african ngoni hair found in Mali.

Healing with the Earth - Redwood Reider

Posted on 06/12/2014 at HOLISTIC WORKSHOPS

Healing with the Earth - Redwood Reider

We live in uncertainty over the future health of our world. Spiritual tools to help us thrive through potent times generate healing within ourselves and the world around us. Poet and activist Redwood will share poems interspersed with Buddhist and shamanic practices to connect to the earth and spirit within. 

African Drumming, Singing and Dancing - Robert Koffie Fugah

Posted on 06/01/2015 at ARTS & CULTURE WORKSHOPS

African Drumming, Singing and Dancing - Robert Koffie Fugah

We will learn typical traditional dance steps from one of the tribes in Africa, the meaning to the steps, and why and when we do those steps. We will also learn the traditional songs that go with the dances and rhythms

Bodran/Irish drum and Irish Rythms - Helen Mayhew

Posted on 27/12/2014 at SOUNDZ WORKSHOPS

Bodran/Irish drum and Irish Rythms - Helen Mayhew

Folk music sessions to bring your instrument to…! This is an Irish drum (Bodhran) Rythms session providing enough participants bring a drum. All levels from beginner to intermediate are welcome to a full appreciation of the tradition of playing folk music where camaraderie and inclusiveness is at the heart of playing folk music in a group.

 

World Class Music

Luminate's Live Stage offers an authentic, world class line-up of talented musicians, spanning many contemporary and traditional genres and artists who merge live music with digital/computer technology to forge new and exciting, integrated pathways of musical creativity and performance.

The E-Zone line-up at Luminate 2015 is packed full of amazing international and local talent, pushing the boundaries of contemporary electronic genres, and providing a world class experience of diverse, cutting edge dance music. it's the only dedicated zone for 100% electronic music at Luminate.

Tribal hosts acoustic drumming & other native instruments in a wonderland of organic sculpture and much barefoot dancing around the fire. Bring your percussion, your fire toys, your inspiration and join in this sharing space.

The Chillout Lounge offers a comfortable place to chill out, lounge around, and enjoy a mug of chai or a bliss ball, whilst soothing atmospheric soundscapes permeate your cells and encourage a heightened state of quantum relaxation.

The Village Stage's pitch will have a powered stage with a couple of mics and speakers and be located in the food zone.

Inspirational Workshops

Luminate Festival offers a  wide selection of workshops like Permaculture, Bio Dynamics, Yoga, Aikido, Jikyo Jutsu, Qi Gong, Holistic health, Reflexology, Shiatsu, Native plant medicine, Harakeke, Maori Legends, African dance, to Belly dancing and lots more. At night a selection of enlightening movies & documentaries are screened.

Music workshops include Celtic guitar, Irish low whistle, Irish bouzouki, African drumming, Didgeridoo, songs of medieval Spain, Indian Vocalisation, Kirtan, Stagecraft, Improvisation, and Electronic music production using Abelton Live and Logic.

The dedicated Juggle-poi-toy circus zone hosts sessions on juggling, poi, staff, slackline, unicycling, stilts, whip cracking, silks/aerial, acrobalance, hulahoop, and lots more; most are suitable for kids and adults. At night the zone transforms into spectacular choreographed fire performances, and look out for the many roving performers too.

Amazing Range of Activities

The market is a colorful, spacious area; the central happening ‘home’ of the festival, offering quality, yummy healthy food, a range of wonderful products, and a open mic stage! It’s a great place to catch up with friends over a mouth-watering meal, coffee, juice or snack, and for parents to relax while the children enjoy a variety of activities.

The "Healing Hub – Hauora", offers a wide range of healing experiences from various styles of massage and other bodywork to channeled readings and light workers.

At the Flaming-Juggle-Poi-Toy-Zone you will find an extensive program of circus style workshops catering for all ages and abilities, and hosts a spectacular array of fire/LED performers each night throughout the festival.

When we say that the Luminate Festival is Kidz friendly, we mean much more than just 'allowing' Kids to be there with their parents... We actually try to make the event a memorable experience for all the children who come and to support their parents to enjoy being there with them.

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Live Stage 2015

  • Amani
  • Beats Antique
  • Beyondsemble
  • bioLuMigen
  • Carlos and Sybie
  • Carolina Moon
  • Chimuka
  • CirqueSanity
  • D-sens
  • Dark Nebula
  • dDub
  • Desert Dwellers
  • Deya Dova
  • DOV1
  • Dub Kirtan All Stars
  • Formidable Veggie Sound...
  • Galanjah
  • Ganga Giri
  • Henry & Makete
  • Hypnagog
  • Irie Vibes
  • Isaac Chambers
  • Janover & reSunator
  • Jon Sanders
  • Joshua Tree
  • JPOD
  • Kalya Scintilla
  • Knights of the Dub Table
  • Loose Connexionz
  • Matiu Te Huki with My Golden Soul
  • MudWood
  • My Baby
  • Mystic Beats
  • Nigel Gavin
  • Perfect Stranger
  • Redwood Reider
  • Sika
  • Spiral
  • Terrafractyl
  • The Slacks

Electronic Zone 2015

  • BlueFrog
  • Defazed
  • DJ Aleon
  • DJ Cib
  • DJ Hobo
  • Eukali
  • FreQ Nasty
  • Gabby Gunn
  • Galangah
  • Herman Saiz
  • Josh Tasman
  • Joshua Tree
  • Ladykerbs
  • Leorion
  • Luccid
  • Melt
  • Pino
  • Scent
  • Shantaraam/Tech Aid/NightShayde
  • ShinDig
  • Siliconbeat
  • Simon Deep South Audio
  • Solomon
  • Systm.Bypass
  • The Wisdom of Shankara
  • Treavor Moontribe
  • Waay
  • Warp
  • Wilderness
  • Wodjer Want
  • Wyldcard

Chillounge 2015

  • Beats Antique
  • Beyondsemble
  • bioLuMigen
  • Chris Butler
  • Defazed
  • DJ Cib
  • Dj Dazy
  • Dj Kamotion
  • Dov1
  • Galanjah
  • Isaac Chambers
  • Joshua Tree
  • Karena Koa
  • Lunaspice
  • Mamadafunk
  • Manu
  • Matt Coldrick
  • Mental Extensions
  • Nigel Gavin
  • Shantaraam
  • Tala
  • The Hallelujah Tribe
  • The Wisdom of Shankara
  • Waay
  • Wyldcard
  • Yeshe

Experiences

What a great schedule of life learnings! I'm sure Luminate will send a buzz through the whole of NZ! Wish I could have made it to all of those workshops, and hope to make it another year. All the best to all!

Luisa Ribas-Cadle

Luminate: to shine light, elevate spiritual consciousness, put a smile on your face; earth friendly festival of music, art, culture, intentional community, sustainability, celebration and inspiration; celebrating the ancient festival of Lughnasadgh, midway between the summer solstice and autumn equinox, 28th Jan - 4th Feb 2015. Luminate Festival Educational and Spiritual Trust. Registered Charity CC43938