Gaia Festival 2010 Schedule

Saturday, 11/13/10

9:00 Registration/Breakfast
9:40-10:20 Opening Circle – Ernestine De Soto, Chumash Elder to begin with a blessing. Vince Chafin to provide his shamanic flute playing as we connect to the heart of Gaia and reconnect with each other.
10:30-11:00 Tyr Jung-Hall – “The Labyrinth Project” – Tyr to give a 30 minute talk on the labyrinth and we will open the labyrinth for walking during the Healer/Reader hour and throughout the day.
11:00-12:00 Healers give mini-healings and readings to participants
12:00-1:00 Lunch/Raffle/Community Announcements
1:15-2:30 Karen Tate – “Sacred Feminine for a Sustainable Future”
2:30-3:00 Coffee/Tea Break
3:00-4:00 Panzumo – “Archetypal Rhythm, Song and Dance”
4:15-5:00 Beach Ritual – Panzumo to celebrate Iemanja and Oxum through dance and song. Ritual also dedicated to the Nine Morgans; gather water from the ninth wave.
5:20-6:40 Stephen Gerringer – “FROM HADES TO HEAVEN: A Labyrinthine Legend of Love & Loss”
7:40-8:40 Sara Munro – “Step into the Sacred Geometry of the Spinning Hoop!”
8:55-9:55 Freya – “Bliss Bath: A Sound and Intuitive Movement Experience”

Sunday, 11/14/10

9:00-9:45 Reistration/Breakfast
10:00-10:35 Paul Cronshaw – “Save the Bees: Observe a Hive and Learn How You Can Help”
10:45-11:20 Elisa Robles – “Benefits of Vermicomposting”
11:30-12:30 Healers give mini-healings and readings to participants
11:45-12:30 Judy Piazza, “Earth Honoring RhythmSongs” Kirtan
12:30-1:15 Lunch Buffet Served/Raffle/Community Announcements (open mic)
1:15-2:15 Catherine Svehla – “Birthing, Breathing, Thinking, Weaving: Gaia and Grandmother Spider”
2:20-3:20 Julie James – “Flora Erotica”
3:30-5:00 Miranda Rondeau – “Transformative Power of Vocalization and the Frame Drum”
5:15 Closing Ceremony w/Miranda Rondeau, Judy Piazza & the Gaia Priestess Drummers. Featuring Sacred Goddess Dancers Laura Eliseo, Lisa Beck and Sara Munro.