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Kids Yoga Love Festival

The first ever Kids Yoga Love Festival was held at Amethyst Retreat Center in July 2021. Chelsea Parcels created a wonderful event for children of all ages!

Every child is an artist, the problem is how to remain an artists once they grow up.

Pablo Picasso

Kids Festival

This was more than just a Yoga festival, it was full of experiences that allowed our inner child to play, dance, create, and explore!

The event offered Yoga inspired classes for all ages, Vendors, delicious food, ice cream, hiking, dancing, drumming, community art, beginner friendly. Kirtan, henna, forest meditation, friends, kittens for adoption, magic show, super hero martial arts class, Qigong, nature + SOooo Much More!

The day began with an opening ceremony with Chelsea Parcels & Emily Turin who performed of her very special song, “Send Out A Smile.”

Nicky Yesser lead us all in dance time.

I truly felt my inner child filled with joy as I danced along with the kids! You can feel her heart as she leads the kids to express themselves through dance!

There were many yoga classes held, Jennifer Lynn Teens Yoga Class, Kids Yoga Class with Erika Malorzo, Holly Keich, Kids Yoga with Suzi Zappile, Nat Aiello Yoga for Toddlers, Jennifer Lynn, Erika America Family Yoga Nidra, and Amy Necci Tween & Kids Yoga.

Rickie with Reiki by Rickie lead workshops for kids. It was so wonderful seeing Rickie work with kids and teach them about Reiki! So powerful to see children taking time to slow down and listen and feel the energy around them.

Dani & Shelley Herlihy played Kids Kirtan for us. Their music is beautiful and all the kids enjoyed sharing in song with them!

Julie Niblett read her book “The Talking Stick,” based on a true story of a boy who was bullied, and utilized the native American traditional talking stick to communicate and overcome obstacles.

Participants were able to make their very own talking stick, followed by a traditional circle discussion about effective communication. This was such a powerful experience for kids to have! We need more of this.

There was a Magic Show with River Barry, who has been immersed in the entertainment world for over twenty years. One of the most original and in-demand acts out there, River’s style of entertainment emphasizes moving beyond the present moment to help find an equal balance between self and nature, allowing the individual’s movement to be inspired by the moment. A magician, bubble artist, and rock balancing artist, River is committed to sharing the expression of the four foundational pillars of physical, mental, spiritual and financial.

Emily Turin, read her book “Herbert likes Sherbert.”

About the book: It seems at first to be a story about a child’s reluctance to try new things. As the story progresses, he learns that while cherishing memories is beautiful, sometimes holding onto something for too long can hold us back! Share in Herbert’s discovery as he braves the outcome of making new choices.

William Autore shared, ”Finding Your Future”

About the book: Finding Your Future written by author/artist William Autore, featuring his son on the books’ cover, is a comprehensive guide to self awareness and discovery of one’s purpose. Debuting in 2017, Finding Your Future is currently in talks of becoming a school based curriculum in New Jersey and an independent short film.

Kathy Conners Bucher lead everyone in Super Hero Training where they practiced their special powers and talk about what makes these super humans special. They finish the class learning what special powers they possess and how to bring them forth to help humanity. Experiences like this set the stage for a more self aware child!

Tammy & Jack Bray Yoga “Sacred Silliness” is always a favorite of mine. We did group giggles as we stretched, moved, and got our joy on playing in Laughter Yoga. So amazing… to show kids its ok to be silly and be you!

For the weekend I offered Intuitive Henna, and sold prints of my artwork.

I also hosted a Flower of Life workshop for the kids, allowing them to co-create in completing flower of life murals. This taught them the importance of our choices, and being tolerant of others choices. Also it was a nice lesson in the idea that sometimes things don’t always go the way we expect them to… the universe sometimes throws new things in the mix.

There was also William G Pagan Live Performance with his Didgeridoo, which were out of this world! Qiqong with Kathy Conners Bucher, Chad Brown live music, Forest Meditation with Erica Jo Shaffer, and a community fire with music, and s’mores!

Thank you Emily Zebel for capturing the day so beautifully!

Chelsea did an amazing job bringing together people from different backgrounds to create a safe and magickal environment of creation, exploration, experimentation, questioning, expressing and reflecting.

Her next event is the 2nd Annual Yoga Love Festival. (this one is for adults.) The first Yoga Love Festival was an amazing success! I am so grateful and honored to call her friend and be apart of these amazing experiences!

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Central PA Yoga Love Festival

The first ever Central PA Yoga Love Festival was hosted at Amethyst Retreat Center in Dillsburg PA.  Chelsea Balance envisioned and created an amazing yoga event for all.

There were so many amazing vendors, musicians, and yoga instructors! This was the first year for this event, and I look forward to the next one!

There was a buddhist meditation lead by Bhante Soma from the Blue Lotus Temple in Carlisle, Pa.  After the morning meditation, attendees were able to visit vendors in between multiple yoga sessions!

There was a powerful bonfire on Saturday night, that lead to a lot of releasing and healing energy for all who participated. Amethyst was vibrating with so much energy!

The next day there was coffee and breakfast along with morning yoga and a meditation.

I was a vendor at the event, and also the artist for the event materials!

Thank you Chelsea for following your heart, bringing your vision to life and inviting me to join you in this event! Check out this youtube video from the event!

 

Watch out for a Kids Yoga festival coming this year!

Migwetch

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Divine Retreat

In July my best friend Amber and I held a family fun weekend retreat.

It was divinely guided,
more than I could have ever imagined
and way different than I thought it would be.

We held the retreat at Amethyst Retreat Center in Duncannon Pa.
The perfect space for what the universe had in store.

There was yoga, community dinner, bonfire,
children’s laughter and communion between so many beautiful beings.
Learning about each other, while learning about ourselves.

The journey Amber and I went through to build this vision and dream was deep, and powerful growth for both of us. Learning what our true passions were and how to see ourselves as the leaders we are, to embrace the facilitator role we thrive in.
Gizaagin Amber <3 It would’ve have happened without you.

The weekend was magickal and beyond words.
I am so grateful for all the connections, growth and love we share
Migwetch to each of you beautiful souls.
<3

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Retreat

Are you interested in getting away for a few days to tap back into your being?

Looking for a new experience to help you reconnect with your soul?

Excited about Art, Yoga, and Meditation in nature?

Our Art and Soul CEEQER Retreat would be perfect for you!

For a limited time we are offering a 33% discount using the code:
CEEQER

Spaces are limited so act fast to reserve your spot!

Click here to register!

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Art & Soul CEEQER Retreat

I am super excited to be hosting my first retreat! The Art and Soul CEEQER Retreat, Journey to the Divine I Am. July 7th-9th 2017. This is a full moon weekend as well!

My dear friend Amber and I have come together to host an art and soul retreat. Unleashing our Divine I am through art, nature and meditation.

Amber Evans will lead yoga and meditations for the three day retreat, discussing releasing old patterns and awakening our divine energy within us. We are each powerful beings capable of living the life we desire, we just have to remember how! Focusing on our intentions and the power of positive affirmations, we can manifest our desires.

I am Light, I am Human, I am Thankful

When each of us is focused on being the best version of ourselves, we help each other be the best as well. The Ojibwe say all roads are equal, no path is higher than the next. By being authentic and respecting each journey, we all shine light on each others paths.

I will be facilitating the release of things that no longer serves us through intuitive art making. We will tap into our energy and express it through a free flowing painting process. No painting experience necessary! Intuitive art comes from the heart… everything you do comes from within… the colors you chose, the shapes you make, the lines you see… everything will evolve as it should, representing your energy through your mark making.

This intuitive painting is all about the process, but will create an energetic piece for you to take home and use as a reminder of your Divine I am.

Here are few examples of some Intuitive Painting Workshops I have facilitated

 

The retreat will be hosted at Amethyst Retreat Center in Duncannon, Pa.  It is a beautiful location in the middle of nature. A perfect place for a full moon fire ceremony and lots of releasing and healing. There will be a nature walk, and a meditation in the labyrinth.

 

We would love for you to join us on this journey to our Divine. To register click here!

<3 Migwetch
Raine Dawn

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Women’s Retreat

I was invited to attend a Women’s Weekend Away retreat hosted by my new friend Cindy Beers with Red Headed Yoga.  The retreat was held at beautiful Amethyst Retreat Center in Duncannon, Pa.

I was invited as a guest artist to work with the women on creating vision boards using the new moon and spring equinox energies, but it ended up as so much more for me.

Saturday was a beautiful day of connecting with women, experiencing new things, and releasing old stories that no longer serve our purpose.

My dear friend Linda D’Agostino is an acupuncturist and did a short session on our ears! She shared with us how easy it is to move our Qi every day to help align our energy. Maggie Salter presented a lecture on I Am affirmations, which was fantastic.

Melody Bishop shared her knowledge of Runes, with doing a short reading for everyone. I received the Raidho rune, which was a perfect synchronicity.  I was in the right place at the right time. Melody described it as on my journey, and that weekend was definitely a huge part of my journey.

Raidho

Raidho

Sound: “r”
Stands for: Wheel, Cartwheel (or Riding)
Color: Blue (Black)
Casting meaning: This rune allows us to focus our energy so that we may obtain our goals. However to do so effectively we must be “in the right place at the right time.”

You’re about to embark on a journey – either in the physical world or a journey of your soul to heal something that needs healing.

Joyce Marafka shared her knowledge on Enneagrams, having each of us take a brief test to find out our personality type. I felt drawn to 3 different personality types!

7    THE ENTHUSIAST
Enneagram Type Seven

The Busy, Variety-Seeking Type:
Spontaneous, Versatile, Acquisitive, and Scattered

Type Seven in Brief

Sevens are extroverted, optimistic, versatile, and spontaneous. Playful, high-spirited, and practical, they can also misapply their many talents, becoming over-extended, scattered, and undisciplined. They constantly seek new and exciting experiences, but can become distracted and exhausted by staying on the go. They typically have problems with impatience and impulsiveness. At their Best: they focus their talents on worthwhile goals, becoming appreciative, joyous, and satisfied.

I realized that I use this part of my personality to compensate for my fear of stepping into my role of leadership… which is 8.

8   THE CHALLENGER
Enneagram Type Eight

The Powerful, Dominating Type:
Self-Confident, Decisive, Willful, and Confrontational

Type Eight in Brief

Eights are self-confident, strong, and assertive. Protective, resourceful, straight-talking, and decisive, but can also be ego-centric and domineering. Eights feel they must control their environment, especially people, sometimes becoming confrontational and intimidating. Eights typically have problems with their tempers and with allowing themselves to be vulnerable. At their Best: self- mastering, they use their strength to improve others’ lives, becoming heroic, magnanimous, and inspiring.

Eights are charismatic and have the physical and psychological capacities to persuade others to follow them into all kinds of endeavors—from starting a company, to rebuilding a city, to running a household, to waging war, to making peace.

Eights have enormous willpower and vitality, and they feel most alive when they are exercising these capacities in the world. They use their abundant energy to effect changes in their environment—to “leave their mark” on it—but also to keep the environment, and especially other people, from hurting them and those they care about. At an early age, Eights understand that this requires strength, will, persistence, and endurance—qualities that they develop in themselves and which they look for in others.

I also felt close to a 9, which is a peacemaker. I believe I am using my 8 energy to bring about the 9.

9   THE PEACEMAKER
Enneagram Type Nine

The Easygoing, Self-Effacing Type:
Receptive, Reassuring Agreeable, and Complacent

Type Nine in Brief

Nines are accepting, trusting, and stable. They are usually creative, optimistic, and supportive, but can also be too willing to go along with others to keep the peace. They want everything to go smoothly and be without conflict, but they can also tend to be complacent, simplifying problems and minimizing anything upsetting. They typically have problems with inertia and stubbornness. At their Best: indomitable and all-embracing, they are able to bring people together and heal conflicts.

We have called personality type Nine The Peacemaker because no type is more devoted to the quest for internal and external peace for themselves and others. They are typically “spiritual seekers” who have a great yearning for connection with the cosmos, as well as with other people. They work to maintain their peace of mind just as they work to establish peace and harmony in their world. The issues encountered in the Nine are fundamental to all psychological and spiritual work—being awake versus falling asleep to our true nature; presence versus entrancement, openness versus blockage, tension versus relaxation, peace versus pain, union versus separation.

Joyce connected each personality type to different goddess’ and tarot cards from different decks, as well as to different oils that each type could use to help with balancing that aspect of themselves.

On Saturday evening a beautiful soul Edyta Hutchman came and held an amazing women’s circle. It was the most fantastic releasing experience I’ve had in a while. Prior to the circle she did henna and spirit animal readings for the ladies, which was my first time getting henna! Thank you Edyta, for creating such a magickal circle. Your spirit is pure love, and I am forever changed seeing my reflection in you.


I am so in love with henna,  I bought some and did it for my little girl Element. We had such a blast… and now I am planning to do private henna sessions at Firefly Hollow Wellness Center, along with the many other activities I host there.

 

I have to send out love and light to all the amazing women I met during the retreat.

All of you are amazing goddess’ who have such beautiful and admiring strength and will power. Thank you for opening up and being authentic with yourself and each other. Thank you for your vulnerability and support. Thank you for your love and light. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to share space, energy and love with you all. I learned so much from each of you, and you are forever in my hearts.

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Migwetch Cindy… for being in tune with your journey enough to know when, where, and how to hold this amazing space for such healing and uplifting. You are a treasure.

Giizagi’in

<3 Raine Dawn