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 3 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!
Full Ecstatic Dance DJ Workshop - 3 Days Program
Session 1: Introduction and Setting Up your set.
Welcome and Introduction to Ecstatic Dance DJing
Overview of the workshop program
The psychology of music selection for ecstatic dances.
Understanding the role of a DJ in Ecstatic Dance
Basic equipment and software required for DJing.
Homework: Create a short playlist and get your tracks.
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.
Homework: Create a 15-minute mix with smooth transitions.
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
Homework: Create a 30-minute mix that tells a story using cue points.
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
Homework: Create a 30-minute mix that tells a story using cue points and harmonic mxing
Session 1: Working with Playlists and Altar Preparation
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
Session 2: Cacao Training, Ceremony, and Integration
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
Note: The 3-day workshop program is highly condensed and covers the essential aspects of DJing for Ecstatic Dance. Participants should be prepared for an intensive and focused learning experience.
Frecuently Asked Questions
Do you need any expensive equipment for this course?
No need to worry about expensive equipment for this course! Our 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!