Experience

Bliss Camp will host a fabulous variety of spaces and workshops to enrich your experiences all throughout the camp. We will have workshops and playshops on different forms of meditation and yoga, movement and dance, ecology and conservation, sound healing, improv theater, compassionate communication, songwriting, and crafts such as wand making and face painting, and much more. Explore your Bliss!

10,000 Facets of The Goddess!
Shona Keeli Jones
I will be speaking from my soul as DIVINE FLOW discussing becoming an Instrument of the Divine through Astrally Inspired Words, Sacred Ceremony, Grounding Ancestors Meditation, Partner Tantra Practice, Dancing, Yoga, Sound, Bio of Breath and Mantra; as we Rekindling the Union between Mother Earth/Father Sky! ~Woman’s only workshop! -Beginning with a Womban’s Circle and Grounding Mediation Ceremonial Style. -Tantra Partner exercise, Goddess Cleanings and Eye Gazing. -Discussion on the “Holly Grail” and Offering to… Read more
5Rhythms Sweat Your Prayers
Rachel Jordana
5Rhythms® is a dynamic movement practice – a practice of being in your body – that ignites creativity, connection, and community. Flowing Staccato Chaos Lyrical Stillness ™ Created by Gabrielle Roth and practiced by tens of thousands worldwide, 5Rhythms® is a philosophy, perspective, performance art and the dynamic movement practice rooted in the principle that if you put the psyche in motion it will heal itself. Movement is both the medicine and the metaphor, reaching… Read more
Access the Akashic Records
Mist Smith
The Akashic Records are the place where past lives, future lives, and present time live. Transformation on all levels of being is possible in this place. It is the center of the heart, which is the Oneness, and from this place, we can learn to access the future of our dreams as a human species. Come learn a variety of entry points into the Akashic Records for the purpose of healing both past life and… Read more
Acoustic-Electro Dub Sound Healing Yoga Theta DNA Activation Session
Rocker-T, Ilee Lou and Yogarina Heartfly Blake
Exuberantly elevate your frequency! Experience introduction to relaxing energy points on the head, group, partner & self connectivity experiments, yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Tao Gung, Theta Healing & chanting – all with live acoustic-electro dub sound healing by Dubsmashers Rocker-T & Ilee Lou. In this environment, you will be offered the opportunity to receive effortless energy block clearings & DNA activations, if you choose. It is possible to experience high vibrational levels of bliss! This… Read more
An Introduction To Dancing The Goddess Tara
Adora Deva, Pia Hagan, Raga Wiley
Tara – Goddess, Mother, Buddha Essence of the Enlightened Feminine The tantric Buddhist practices that we will work with, invoking Tara, the great Mother of Wisdom and Compassion, is composed of various rituals, prayers, mantras and meditations. We will be invoking the 21 praises of Tara and dancing her qualities. These all have the sole purpose of awakening our inner wisdom, freeing our ability to radiate loving compassion. These practices help us to develop ways… Read more
Aura Fluffing Ecstatica
Shamanatrix Missy Galore
Learn to Aura Fluff and let love shine bright! Come make your own Shamanic Smile Stimulation Technology device. Welcome to the Portal of Possibility where Shamanatrix Missy Galore will introduce you to happiness techniques that liberate your inner child and get your chakras dialed into the frequency of Love + above boost your blissness + elevate * recalibrate till you are feeling great * 3:33 ~ 5:15 daily @ the Art Fluff Hut learn more… Read more
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Awaken the God/dess Within
Larisa Stow and Kai Karrel
“Awaken the God/dess Within” is an experiential, vibration raising playshop led by Larisa Stow, Transformational Life Coach and lead singer/songwriter of the band Shakti Tribe, and modern day mystic and spiritual storyteller Kai Ran Baron. Using sacred sound, alchemical story telling and mantra as a gateway, we create a high vibrational field communing with our inner God/dess frequencies. We move from sitting at the lotus feet of the deity to experiencing these energies dancing within… Read more
Awakening Clairvoyance
Finch and Saera
Want to connect to your higher psychic senses? Join Saera and Finch on a journey of exploration into telepathy and clairvoyant seeing. We will outline related concepts before diving in to a multi-layered experience that will help you connect to these abilities. Saera currently lives with her family in a vibrant village in the mountains near Santa Cruz. Currently offering her talents as a Clairvoyant to clients around the globe to assisting with soul retrieval,… Read more
Awakening Infinite Bliss QI Gong & Didgeridoo Vibration Meditation
Lewis Lee Regen
Awaken your Connection with Source and Bliss up your Being with the Healing Qi! Deep Breathing, Flowing movements, Visualization, Powerful Postures, Partner Qi Massage & more… Followed By Sacred Healing Vibrations offered through the Didgeridoo. Relax and Breath 🙂 Lewis Lee Regen is a Certified Qi Gong, Tai Chi and Yoga Instructor as well as a Massage Therapist he has been immersed in the world of healing energy from a very young age. .. Passionately… Read more
BioDynamic Breath & Trauma Release
Chetana Barkan
Utilizing open mouth connected breathing supported by conscious movement, we will release long held trauma from our nervous system. Trauma can be any situation, memory or belief (conscious or sub~conscious) internally stored, which keeps us from living in the heart of the moment. The connected breathing system will bring forth tension from cellular memories and invite the innate wisdom of the body to express and release it through a gentle catharsis. This trauma release approach… Read more
Bliss Meditation
Christina Bonilla
A sound bath healing with a guided meditation. I will need any volunteers who want to participate with their own sound healing equipment to join me as I guide the audience into a meditation. I am a healing artist and practice energy work and many healing modalities and would like to share some tools for transformation and relaxation through meditation. I live in Los Angeles and have been running a private practice for 7 years.… Read more
Cacao Yogi ( Union) – Ceremony of the Sol
Nathaniel Finkelstein
This is an interactive journey to open up the allowance of our group to set intentions and share prayers with the Spirit of Cacao. As we imbibe this “food of the gods/goddess” we unite with the elements and directions to allow for an organic blossoming of ecstatic union to take place . Union with our goals, visions, aspirations, and supreme truth held in our heart. We allow for the group energy to organically direct the… Read more
Collective Yoga and Massage
Ashley Hunter
We will be uniting the Sun “Ha” energy and Moon “Tha” energy in our bodies and minds through a series of Sanskrit chanting, pranayama, and asanas. So much love for the sun!~*~! Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) & Gayatri sadhana, allowing our breath to guide movement and ease tension, so the radiant soulSun within us can shine ;P Throughout the asana sequence, we’ll also be playing with the practice of some foundational Acupressure points that we… Read more
Compassionate Connections
with SCOTT CATAMAS & EMILY ORUM
Scott & Emily will provide all participants with practical tools for relationship challenges We always adapt to the specfic needs and interests of those present. We will start with Emily’s Crystal Bowl Sound Healing & Invocation, and Scott’s Prayer that connects us to our Heart. All participants will receive worksheets and docs to take home with them,. Highlights of the class include learning how to change the neurological pathways of the brain. How to go… Read more
CONNECT: A playshop for creating community & belonging
Akasha Stacey Woodcock
Come play in a field of open-hearted vulnerability. Access the heart’s intelligence and your deepest longings for the weekend – and your life – through nonverbal experiential exercises and partnered heart sharing. Let yourself be gently supported and come home to your childlike wonder. Discover genuine connection with yourself and your community, and the freedom found therein. Akasha is a heart-centered educator, committed to personal and planetary healing. She has over a decade’s experience as… Read more
Danceformation Celestial Navigation
Dan Crane and Amanda Rose Loveland
Come discover and embody the stars as tools for navigating your way through life and the cosmos. Dan Crane astronomical guide inspires us to look up more to determine where we are in relationship to the heavenly bodies we connect with on a daily basis. https://www.facebook.com/DangerSki99 Amanda Rose Loveland facilitator of Danceformation shares a process of personal co-creation with the holographic world of star light we live in.… Read more
Dances of Universal Peace
Adora Deva
The Dances of Universal Peace are a beautiful spiritual practice, a Meditation of Divine Light and Bliss, inspired by the world’s many wisdom traditions. We move around the circle, sometimes from partner to partner, allowing our thoughts to fall away as we experience the Divine in each other and ourselves. As we connect, we do simple, graceful movements while focusing on the positive words of these powerful chants and songs, from many traditions and languages,… Read more
Dancing Across the Canvas 3D Painting and Live Performance
Tara Shorey
Tara Shorey invites participants to dance upon the canvas, weaving in storytelling, Live Musicians and Painting. Through this collaboration a painting of beauty is birthed. This is the birth of the canvas, once dried from the sun, Tara will continues to work on the canvas during Bliss Camp while engaging and sharing with her audience through the weekend. These painting performances were created back in 2009 where Tara directed and performed at Isis Oasis, Winter… Read more
Dancing Freedom Feeling Connection
Owlswan Free Eagle
https://www.facebook.com/owlswan People will gather with a short session of warm up music after which we will gather/circle to set intention within our container, invite our guides, guardians, ancestors, directions and elements into our container and consider the teaching about connection. We will then have about an hour and ten or twenty minute set of dance through the elements Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Aether. We will then harvest the insights we gained in the dance… Read more
Divination of Names
Amanda Rose Loveland
Breakdown the origin of your name to discover the mission of your life! Join with friends and align your names realizing your ideal relationship configuration. Integrate a tool universally mirroring the potential destiny of you and your connection to the outside world. https://www.facebook.com/amandalalove… Read more
Earth Based Building for Fun and Shelter
Steve Kennedy
Earth based building technologies with special emphasis on cob (hands on) and iHemp Steve Kennedy is a builder and advocate for earth and plant based building materials and methods… Read more
Ecstatic Dance
Reed Richard
Website http://www.mixcloud.com/mystareed/ FaceBook page https://www.facebook.com/reed.richard.5 MystaReed (Reed I’o) began DJing in college on the radio, with a freak out show of every genre and mash-ups. During that time Reed became the Engineer of the radio station WBIM Bridgewater State College, where he made all of the “commercials and announcements” to be played during the other shows. After putting down electronic music for many years it came back in a powerful way. In 2010 Reed began… Read more
Expressions of Gaia
Gail Trojanowski-Holbrook
http://www.souljourneyswithgaia.com A unique piece of art on the computer while being projected onto a large screen for participants to follow. A meditation to clear and ask for Divine Spirit to come and work through me/us, inspiring music playing to help tune into certain frequencies so that the art that is created has the ability to shift consciousness (while creating and for the end viewer) and a hands on tutorial where all participants will contribute ideas,… Read more
Fairy Tale Yoga
Luiza Caroli
The Green Snake and the beautiful Lily tells the story of a snake that sought gold on the path and In eating it became strong enough to build a bridge for the princess to have her kingdom united again to its treasure and wisdom. In practicing yoga asana you are given the opportunity to tune into your breath and drop into meditative space. As emotions are released and memories activated, and we have the chance… Read more
Hanuman Loves a Hipster: Devoted Yoga Flow
April Martin
Shift your shape and fly on high, like Hanuman way up in the sky. Be like the funky monkey of love and devotion. From your hips to your head to your heart, embrace this moving art. Let’s get together and awaken to, the beauty and love buried deep inside every one of you! This is an Every Body hatha flow accompanied by hip beats, your vibe, your breath and lots of love… April Martin is… Read more
Hoop Dance Yoga Fusion Playshop
Bri Summers
A conscious flow of meditative movement. Beginning focused on grounding in our center, breathing through the core & opening with our hoops. Intent on lubricating & elongating the body. Stepping into creative play with our hoops. Flowing into on & off body hoop trick tutorials with options for all levels. I invite you to bring your own hoop. Bri experienced an early love with dance and performance. Gaining a background of ballet and jazz as… Read more
HoopDance FUNdamentals- Foundation and Flow
Kandice Korves-Kaus
Have you always wanted to try hooping, but just wasn’t sure how to start? Have you tried hooping, but have been frustrated by constantly dropping the hoop that is just too small or lightweight for you? Come join us and learn Beginner HoopDance Fundamentals! We will help you choose the perfect sized hoop for your success and share with you several concepts essential to understanding your hoop’s movement in relation to your body, while demonstrating… Read more
Hula Hoop and Aerial Workshop
Ashley Keith
Happy Hooping! Come get fun and funky with your sacred hoop! We will explore dance movement within our hoop as we learn how to incorporate tricks with graceful transitions. Body rolls, tosses, isolations, and funky foot spinning will bring your hoop dance to a new level! Let us transform our hoop dance into an offering of love and light! Beginner Aerial: Come fly in the trees with me! This workshop will give students the fundamental… Read more
Integration of Being Empowered
Richard Van Donk
Integration of Being Empowered utilizes centering, breath, chi kung, energy flow, Om’ing the spine, owning yourself fully, kundalini flow and expansion into ones self. GrandMaster Richard Van Donk has traveled the world for 40 years studying with consciousness and martial arts masters in Japan, China, India, Tibet, South America, etc http://www.Bushindo.com… Read more
Introduction to Chi Nei Tsang (Tao Abdominal Massage)
Ellen Kane
Chi Nei Tsang is an internal organ massage. It can be given to another or even to oneself (self-massage). I will give some of the theoretical background (with handout) and then demonstrate practical application of how one can access the various organs, including their location within the abdominal cavity and the various techniques used in this type of abdominal massage. Workshop attendees will practice on each other, and one is welcome to come with a… Read more
Kriyavati Puja and Hyper Sonic Sound Healing – Kundalini Galactivation of the Heart Mind Union
Matthew Machu & Ani Clearmoon
Awareness to Freedom, Freedom to Awareness. Rooted in the tradition of Kriyavati and carried through the Mystery School for ages, kundalini is here to ignite the inner DNA soul and help us breathe life-force into our challenges and our bliss. Handed from Master Kriyanna, the teachings of the “red-feminine” path of spiritual acceleration will be brought and practiced through facilitators Matthew Machu and Ani Clearmoon, offering the experience the master calls “Waves of Bliss” !… Read more
Kundalini Yoga and Ecstatic Chant
Ardas Kaur
Kundalini Yoga and ecstatic chant to open the heart, sense the sweetness and shake the chakras!! http://ardas.wright Ardas is a certified Kundalini yoga instructor. Ardas developed her teaching style at Golden Bridge Yoga where she worked closely with Gurmukh Kaur, Tej Kaur and Hari Jiwan Signh. Ardas toured with a The Temple Bhajan Band which led her to chant with many great musicians, and teachers. Her heart expanding and dynamic workshops have been well received… Read more
Kundalini/Hatha Yoga
Padmani Kaur
I am offering a 1 hour 30 min yoga workshop. The focus will be on using the breath to balance polarities. Also, honoring the self through practicing love, inspired by the earthly elements and ether surrounding us. will do standing/balancing and floor work, meditation, and pranayama. Padmani Kaur has been teaching since 2007. She has taught in 3 countries , in 3 different languages. Yoga has saved her from many things, but the ultimate benefits… Read more
Living Mantras: Empowering Your Life with Sacred Sound
Jordan Leahy
The earth around us sings with empowering sacred sounds. Our bodies and minds are a rainbow of blissful sound energy. Mystical traditions draw on these sounds and energies to vitalize the body, calm and focus the mind, heal the earth, and manifest personal well-being and success. This playshop provides mantra, chakra, and sound-based techniques to awaken the body’s bliss, free the emotions, illuminate the heart, and crystallize one’s dreams and aspirations. Class will include sound… Read more
Living On The Edge: The Fractal Nature of NEW-trition
Zachary Mazi
The field of nutrition is in constant flux, sometime turning 180° around, as new details emerge (Yay! Butter IS good for us!). Can we identify a trajectory? How does one find the most nutritious foods in the world? Why do they help us so much? Chef Mazi explores all of these inquiries and more, tying together fractal geometry, basics of permaculture, gut physiology, and some seriously deep thinking to create a new map of human… Read more
Mentor with the Ascended Masters: “Embodying Your Higher Self” Transmission
Kaia Ra
“Embodying Your Higher Self” is a transcendental teaching immersive into the architecture of your soul, your destiny, and those Masters of Light who wish to make “The Way” ahead easier for your spiritual ascension. Your experience will include: • Understand the architecture of your Oversoul, Higher Self and human body / awareness to empower your next steps • Explore why spiritual ascension must happen INSIDE your human body, not by leaving it • Introduction to… Read more
Moldavite Dreams
Finch Lessack
Moldavite!! Come learn about the origins of this powerful crystals, created in a meteorite impact 15 million years ago. As one of the strongest and most potent spiritual crystals, it can help facilitate deep dreamwork, connection to spirits and guides, channeling, and accelerated personal evolution. Learn about potent alchemical combinations with other stones and metals to enhance the properties of moldavite even farther. After years of working with moldavite, Finch has developed several modalities and… Read more
moveintuit: Body Rhapsody
Brynne Flidais
Body Rhapsody is an exploration of the body’s response to sound and music through intuitive movement. We will begin by awakening our inner sensory pallet. By delving into our internal landscape, we can discover our own unique way of sensing and giving physical form to auditory vibrations. How can our bodies soulfully and genuinely tune in to various instruments, lyrics, and types of music? How can we more completely let the rhythm and melody support… Read more
Open Art Playshop
Maya Sequoia and Sean Basalyga
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso. This playshop is about process-oriented art instead of product-oriented art. Come and explore the materials provided and see where they take you! This completely open-ended playshop is for children of all ages, as well as adults who consider themselves children at heart. Maya Sequoia is a heart centered childcare provider that has worked with a spectrum… Read more
Peace Talks
Peaceman
Peacetalks by I AM Peaceman. Lead builder of Bliss Camp 2014 and Sacred Spaces Village 2010-2013, discussing his perspective on the state of affairs in our current society. https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=2032046956009&set=vb.1089189054&type=3&theater… Read more
Practical Tools for Deconstructing Indoctrination: What do you believe and why do you believe it?
Matthew Breno
This interactive workshop / presentation discusses the nature and origin of the belief-systems we hold that dictate the reality we experience. The purpose is to offer practical tools to be employed in the present moment which help one identify and dismiss one’s own, and each other’s fallacies, biases, and prejudices, that can corrupt one’s relationship to oneself, to others, and to the world we collectively co-create. The goal is personal empowerment through applying the principles… Read more
Prayergasm Shamanic Dance Puja Ritual
Melinda Bernstein
Prayergasm Shamanic Dance Puja Ritual Just as Creator created the world in 7 days, we will explore with the 7 chakras via an ancient shamanic dance puja of Prayergasmic proportions. Prayergasm is a sacred sexual devotional practice, white tantric in nature that addresses your sensual awakened state and essence via Kabbalah. Be prepared to charge every cell in your body, rebirth a new frequency, stimulate lust of your orgasmic serpent in your spine and illuminate… Read more
Redwood Ecology: Connection through Relationship
Kathren Murrell Stevenson
This playshop explores redwood ecology in the context of co-creative healing and transformation. As we walk through the trees, you will learn about the ecology of this enchanting forest and experience inspired ways of connecting and co-creating with the medicine of Redwood. Kathren Murrell Stevenson, Ph.D. Kathren is an adjunct professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies, which she teaches courses in ecology and consciousness. She also shares classes, workshops, and retreats in Wisdom… Read more
Shamanic Death and Rebirth Ceremony
Karl Bralich
The Ceremony of Shamanic Death and Rebirth invokes the Spirit of Healing from the Rainforest, or simply your higher Self, to help us release our baggage and heal our wounds so we can live reborn, fresh, and full of Love. We drink a symbolic cup of water and apply Palo Santo Oil to call in the Spirit. Come prepared to lie down or sit and envision this is your last day on the planet. You… Read more
Soul Alignment Class
Gae Thornton
Meditation workshop using healing modalities such as Theta Healing, Reiki, Reference Point Therapy, Transcendental Meditation. Interactive with goal setting (please bring pen and paper) We will have a closing meditation circle with the goal to intergrate the transformative exercises. What has been said about this class; Your workshop opened my heart to upgrading my self talk and patterning. Your simple approach is empowering and I like they way you related each theme to quotes at… Read more
Sound Healing Alchemy Divination
Erica Sandstedt
Alchemy Divination Sound Healing The future is ours to create. Alchemy Divinations helps individuals obtain visionary inspiration for their life path We can look into any dimension of time utilizing Breath, Conscious Alchemy, and Sound Healing. Come amplify awareness, sensitize perception and clear your energy field with the Yogic Meditative techniques of Channeling Light-Fire, Toning and Breathing; combined with Sound Healing: Crystal Bowls, Tibetan Bowls; Chimes; Flute & Hung Drums. Erica Sandstedt presents core East-West… Read more
Sound Healing Chakra Attunement & Chanting
Zahira
SOUND HEALING CHAKRA ATTUNEMENT (40 MINS) In this transformational experience Zahira leads you on a deep soul journey within. Through sound/light channeling she guides the group through a meditative and interactive healing. The intention of this healing is to clear, align and balance the chakras as well as connect you to the Creator, arch-angels, your guardian angels, higher-self power and individual spirit guides. CHANTING (50 MINS) After the clearing Zahira will then guide all willing… Read more
The Art of Creating Ceremonial Dances
Ayah Buonaugurio
Ayah has been teaching Yoga as well as facilitating women’s circles, rituals and dances for over 10 years. Certified Yoga Instructor RYA, Initiated minister through the fellowship of Isis , and life-long student of dance. She has creatively infused a lifelong path of apprenticing in healing & ceremonial arts into her passion for therapeutic movement. Her intention is to help others develop a practice that suites their individual lifestyle needs while inspiring creative expression, strong… Read more
The Galaxsea Playground
Chase Vargas and Kelly Lanphier
Wooden/metal structure assembled on site (can be made into ANY SHAPE! as long as it is structurally secure to hold at least 5 rowdy people safely. So me and my partner Kelly Lanphier create a little playground out of wood and metal, once it is complete and safe, Kelly begins to paint the entirety of the structure with beautiful glow in the dark paint and water colors, so when you and your fellow space cadets… Read more
The Yoga of Nature: Learning to Breathe with the Trees
Kathren Murrell Stevenson
Explore our common union with the Natural World through the practices of Tantra Yoga. Breathe with yourself, one another, and the trees in this unique set of practices designed to replant us in the fabric of life and restore the balance in our relationships to Self, our human community, and our larger-than-human world. Kathren Murrell Stevenson, Ph.D. Kathren is an adjunct professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies, which she teaches courses in ecology… Read more
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Theatrical Adventure w/Faerie and Goblin Photo Shoot
Kaija Runa
In this playshop, we will start with dynamic exercises in theatrical exploration, and fun improvisational and storytelling games. With the characters we develop through the playshop, we will do a wandering photo shoot in the woods, after a 30 min dress up session, in which we give others a chance to join and dress up to join for the forest hopping faery shoot. Body paint artists are super appreciated to help with the dress up,… Read more
Theta Healing Workshop
w Dove Mosis & Ra Be
Theta Healing is a powerful tool of soul transformation that has been shifting peoples lives all across the world. It has become the fastest growing modality on the planet in the last 5 years. Why? Because it works, and the results are undeniable. Not only will you learn how to identify and clear limiting belief systems held on the DNA level but you are at the same time awakening your true intuitive gifts and learning… Read more
Working with the Chakras
Christine Hayes
Part one of “Working with the Chakras” will focus primarily on grounding and connecting to the mother, body and breath connection, bandhas (energetic locks), and a series of asana intended to balance the seven major chakras presented in a pose breakdown style rather than a flow. Concluding the class will be a gentle guided meditation. Part two of this two part workshop is devoted to activating energy flow through the chakras through the use of… Read more
YoGong
Dara Daniels
Awakening through Movement: A powerful and playful practice that integrates hatha yoga, elements of shadow yoga, and qi gong to activate the physical and subtle bodies. We will work with standing postures, strong leg work balanced with flowing energetic forms, shaking, breathing, visualization, meditation and prayer to align with Heaven ad Earth and embody our DIvine essence in human form. Dara Daniels is a lifelong yogini, mover, and healing artist has been a certified yoga… Read more