Black Oak Ranch, CA – Having recently made waves in the festival community with the announcement of being an alcohol-free, more intimate, always welcoming and wonderfully freeing event, Enchanted Forest Gathering, NorCal’s premier boutique music, movement, and conscious living camping festival, has released the lineup for the 2016 Wisdom Shares workshops, further amplifying the restorative energy surrounding the gathering.
In addition to offering a world-class electronic + live music lineup and a movement festival within a festival, the Wisdom Shares topics are designed to invigorate and deepen connections between the few thousand participants in attendance with the help of internationally renowned speakers who will promote and share insights throughout four workshops zones: Nourishment & Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Relationships & Sexuality,and Spirituality & Science. Each Wisdom Shares workshop is designed to cater to a different aspect of consciousness and holistic living – encouraging the deeper exploration of an alternative festival experience. Attendees will find enlightenment and education in featured topics including The Art of Clearing Relationship Karma, Sacred Union of the Masculine and Feminine, The Science of the Magic of Sound and Vibration, Energy and Vitality Through Plant Food Living, Healing Hugs,and over 65 additional offerings.
Nourishment & Nutrition
Discover new ways to fuel your body throughout the festival and the rest of your life! Fully equipped with a hands-on kitchen area, there’s something for every type of eater to learn in the cooking school’s Nourishment & Nutrition workshops covering topics from Energy and Vitality Through Plant Food Living with James Sant, The Conscious Carnivore with Mischa Skolnik,to Soaking and Sprouting: How to Enliven Your Food with Ryell Carley. Each day will host a slew of sensational chefs and teachers that take you through the journey of feeding your body the right kind of goodness. By the end of the weekend, the Nourishment Lab crew will outfit participants with a list of recipes to continue forth and prosper in their own kitchen.
Health & Wellness
With Health & Wellness at the forefront of the festival’s values, the workshops in this category are plentiful and showcase a variety of enticing topics. These include Sexy Bitches Like It Raw: Amae Love & Friends Teach An Un-Cooking Class with Amae Love, a sacred Cacao Ceremony with Juan Pablo Barahona, Opening Your Heart in the Living Kitchen: James Sant, and Healing Hugs with Christopher Bonzani. The Health & Wellness workshops cover any and all topics from divine harmony, to how to make raw desserts or about the intersection of neurobiology, spirituality, and social change.
Relationships & Sexuality
Upon entering the Relationships & Sexuality area, guests will be offered a rare gift: a safe place to explore yourself, each other, and all your relations with full consent and pleasure. The workshops will teach how to relate to the people around you, how you can play with them, and get totally sexy while keeping your pants on. Through discussions such as The Art of Clearing Relationship Karma with Philippe Lewis, How To Make Love Like a Goddess and Be Worshipped Like One Too with Muse Magdalen, The Art of Sexual Spanking with Eva Lyons, and Aleksandra and The Sacred Sonic Apothecary with Aleksandra Dubov. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to explore their desires and curiosities in the safe space that Enchanted Forest Gathering has worked so hard to create.
Spirituality & Science
If science, spirituality, or the marriage of both interest you, head over to the Spirituality & Science Wisdom Shares where attendees can enjoy presentations like a Moon Ceremony with Kate Hockett, Collaborating With Your Soul Tribe, 5D Reality & Your Divine Mission with Debra Giusti, Balancing The Masculine and Feminine: A Tantric Dance Ceremony with Rose Beam, Music Composition and Jam with Dan Neville, and many more options to fulfill your curiosities of something “greater”.
Enchanted Forest Gathering’s 50+ Wisdom Shares workshop offerings will expand the minds of all attendees and further connect the community which the festival has helped to create and foster. Open your mind and heart by attending the beautiful Wisdom Shares offered by the festival. Full schedule coming soon!
Group Discount & Giveaway: To ensure you and your friends have the best Enchanted Forest Gathering experience possible, they’re offering a special Assemble Your Saucy Squad group discount. When you buy four tickets together, you get $120 off the order. Your squad will automatically be entered to win a FREE Boutique Camping upgrade, a $1700 value! Purchase by Friday at 11:59pm to be entered.
For a glimpse at what else makes Enchanted Forest Gathering a unique experience, watch the 2016 Official Video – Dance With Us. Stay in the know by subscribing to the event newsletter via the website and be sure to RSVP through the Enchanted Forest Gathering 2016 Facebook event page! Click here to purchase tickets and be sure to check out available event amenities and camping options!
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ABOUT ENCHANTED FOREST
Returning to the lush landscape of Black Oak Ranch in Laytonville, CA July 22 – 24, 2016,Enchanted Forest Gathering celebrates its sixth year as NorCal’s premier boutique music, movement, and conscious living camping festival, perfect for a weekend getaway to activate personal growth, inspire collective sharing and redefine conscious celebration. The 2016 music lineup features over 70 internationally-acclaimed live and electronic musical acts, including headliners Shpongle, The Polish Ambassador, Ayla Nereo, Hamsa Lila, PANTyRAiD, Minnesota, Fana Fi Allah, Autograf, Lila Rose, and Thriftworks. In additional to the stellar music, the festival offers a movement festival within a festival with over 50 movement classes for flow artists, yogis, and dancers such as the holistic Twerkshop, Yoga of Bass, Soul Moves and Intuitive Contact, coupled with over 60 educational workshops covering subjects around sexuality, science, spirituality, ancestral arts, wellness, nutrition and nourishment. With plentiful microenvironments including the Nectar Temple, Kidslandia, Crystal Dome, Tea Lounge, Visionary Art Gallery, Artisan Village and more, all walks of life will find something special in this unique “get saucy, not sauced” alcohol free event.
FULL MUSIC LINEUP
River Stage: Autograf, Andreilien, Reid Speed, Soohan, Drrtywulvz, Champagne Drip, Eurythmy, Saqi, Morillo, Psy Fi, Dragonfly, Irieyes, Brian Hartmann, Sharu, Manoj, Subducto, Quilici, Genji, Origin
The Hearth Stage (Live): Ayla Nereo, Hamsa Lila, Fanna Fi Allah (2 sets), Lila Rose, Youssoupha Sidibe, Suzanne Sterling, Matthew Human and Friends, eO & Kyrstn Pixton, Cello Joe, AmaeLOVESLife, Freedom, Whiskerman, Masha Campagne, Christopher Worth, The Abe Train, Randy Todd, Elijah Ray, Shawn Barry, Marya Stark, Mama Crow, Maesyn, Cheraki, Buddhabee, Sweet Medicine
Mighty Oak: Shpongle, The Polish Ambassador, PANTyRAiD, Minnesota, Thriftworks, Bluetech, Stélouse, CloZee, Love and Light, Nominus, KRNE, Atyya, Living Light, Shamanic Technology, Sixis, Devin Kroes, Haana, Neptune
Mighty Oak Silent Disco: Nasja, Acacia Beats, YoHm, Soules, Syrius, Taotempo, more TBA
Shower Party Stage: Artists TBA