Ecstatic Dance DJ Workshop (Level 1)
Welcome to the Ecstatic Dance DJ Workshop, where the rhythm of your soul meets the art of DJing! Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey that will unlock your hidden talents and unleash your true creative potential?
If you've ever felt the pulsating energy of the dance floor, the euphoria of music flowing through your veins, then this workshop is your gateway to becoming an Ecstatic Dance DJ extraordinaire. We invite you to join us for an immersive experience where the art of DJing converges with the sacred rituals of dance and cacao.
Over the course of 2 days, you'll dive deep into the realms of the leading DJ software, as we unravel its intricacies and empower you with the tools to curate breathtaking soundscapes. From setting up to mastering beatgrid and harmonic mixing, we'll guide you every step of the way.
But this workshop is not just about technical skills; it's about channeling your passion and intuition into crafting unforgettable dance journeys. You'll learn the art of building seamless transitions, using effects to elevate the energy, and creating playlists that take dancers on profound inner voyages.
In addition to DJing mastery, we'll embrace the sacred rituals that elevate Ecstatic Dance to a transcendent experience. Together, we'll prepare a sacred altar, infuse the space with intention, and indulge in the ancient art of cacao ceremony. Discover the power of cacao as it harmonizes mind, body, and spirit, amplifying your connection to the dance and the collective energy.
Whether you're a seasoned DJ looking to expand your horizons or a dance enthusiast yearning to express yourself behind the decks, this workshop is your catalyst for transformation. Join us and immerse yourself in a world where rhythm meets spirit, where music becomes a vessel for profound healing and self-expression.
Are you ready to step into your DJing journey and become a guide of ecstatic experiences? Register now and let the dance floor become your canvas for limitless creativity!
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Program - 1:1 & Group Workshops
Full Ecstatic Dance DJ Workshop - 2 Days Program (weekend)
9:00 AM - 1 PM: Welcome and Registration
Greetings, overview of the workshop, and ensure everyone is present.
A brief meditation or mindfulness exercise to set a positive and focused intention for the upcoming session.
Session 1 - Introduction and Setting Up Your Set
Welcome and Introduction to Ecstatic Dance DJing
Workshop program overview
The psychology of music selection for ecstatic dances
Understanding the role of a DJ in Ecstatic Dance
Basic equipment and software required for DJing.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch Break (1 hour)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Session 2 - Overview
Identifying different sections of a playlist (warm-up, peak, cooldown)
Creating a cohesive flow with tracks
Adding variety in tempo, energy, and mood
Exploring the interface of software
Understanding decks and their functions
Transitioning between tracks smoothly
Introduction to EQ and filtering for seamless mixing
Practice mixing tracks with similar tempos
Interactive Breakout Groups:
Participants break into small groups to practice what they've learned.
Peer Feedback Sessions:
Participants share their homework creations and provide constructive feedback to each other.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Session 1 - Basic Usage Tutorials Continued
Introduction to beatmatching and phrasing
Beatgrid: Importance and how to set it up accurately
Working with Cue Points: Setting and triggering cues
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch Break (1 hour)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Session 2 - Sound and Technical Setup
Harmonic Mixing: Basics of mixing in key
EQing the Bass Frequencies of tracks during transitions
Working with Mixer FX: Adding effects to enhance your mix
Utilizing loops for creative mixing techniques
Exploring different FX units and applying them in your mix
Adding live elements like drumming or vocals.
Recording your set
Introduction to the importance of the altar in Ecstatic Dance
Gathering and arranging sacred objects for the altar
Setting intentions and creating a sacred space
Ecstatic Dance Guidelines
Cacao Training, Integration: Ceremony & Ecstatic Dance.
Cacao training: Learning to prepare ceremonial cacao
Understanding the significance and benefits of cacao in dance rituals
Integration of cacao ceremony and dance experience
Closing circle and sharing insights and experiences.
Frecuently Asked Questions
Do you need any equipment for this course?
No need to worry about expensive equipment for this course! My workshop is designed to cater to all levels, including those who are just starting and might not have any DJ equipment yet. You can join and learn the software without needing any additional gear. We’ll guide you through the software and the fundamentals of DJing, making it accessible for everyone. If you do have any equipment, you’re welcome to bring it, but it’s by no means a requirement for participation. Looking forward to having you in the workshop and helping you kickstart your DJing journey!
Can you come to my country and co-create a workshop for my community?
Absolutely yes. I've been booking more and more co-creations in different parts of the world. I only need your support on finding a space for renting and make it happen.