East of Eden presents OMMERSION – SUMMER SOLSTICE – CACAO, KUNDALINI AND SOUND
With Lani Rocillo and Laura Burns
Saturday 23rd June 2018, 19:30 – 21:30
A summer solstice gathering celebrating the height of summer, the life giving fire of the sun and the ripening bounty of the earth. We will explore the cultivation of luminous life-force in our bodies – to heighten presence and awareness, deepen our relationship with nature and realise our vital power to create – through the practice of Kundalini Yoga, Sound Medicine and the guidance of the powerfully heart centering plant ally Cacao.
The CACAO we will be communing with are lovingly grown under the guardianship of the Ashaninka tribes of the Peruvian Amazon.
Facilitated by Lani Rocillo and Laura Burns
is known as the yoga of awareness. As a technology it combines pranayama, asana, mantra and meditation to safely raise the Kundalini energy* up from the base of the spine, removing obstacles and healing energetic blocks in the body as it goes. We develop our strength, flexibility, and coordination, expand our lung capacity, improve the balance of our nervous and endocrine systems, nurture our intuition, induce states of deep meditation, provide powerful detoxification for the entire body and much more. (*Kundalini energy is akin to what has also been named qi, élan vital and life force energy, amongst other things. It’s represented as a serpent coiled in dormancy at the sacrum.) In today’s culture which readily overstimulates our attention and encourages instant gratification, it’s particularly profound to cultivate a space like this to focus, connect, breathe, release, envision and project.
is the intentional use of sound to harmonise dissonances in the physical, emotional, mental and etheric body. Facilitating the expansion of self awareness, compassionate perspective, enhanced creativity, balanced health and total well being.
PLANT SPIRIT MEDIICINE : CACAO
is a powerfuly nurturing plant used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. It supports physical health, psychological well being and improves cognitive function. In it’s pure and raw form cocoa is abundant in antioxidants which prevent premature cellular ageing and disease. it is rich in mood-enhancing agents such as dopamine, seratonin and phenethylamine which stimulates the nervous system and triggers the release of pleasurable compounds known as endorphins. It nourishes the heart and encourages heightened intuitive, sensory and emotional awareness.
is a healing arts practitioner and musician trained in Sound Therapy, Energy Medicine and Shamanic Practice. She works with the mediums of sound, plants and performance medicine with the intention of opening space to explore the multi-dimensional memory, so that we may access our natural capacity to embody balanced health, compassionate purpose and grounded potential. Inspired by the holistic approach in the creative process, she integrates wisdom discoveries from ancient spirit medicine traditions and contemporary platforms in her evolving practice.
She holds ceremonial gatherings, facilitates personal therapeutic sessions and collaborates in art and music projects that innovate boundaries of culture towards strengthening the unified purpose of nature.
Lani is creator of Wisdom Roundhouse, a multi-disciplinary healing arts platform. Nurturing conscious planetary expansion through creative expressions of the language of nature.
Dress comfortably and bring water to drink. Yoga matts, and cushions are provided in the venue