Naturally High Workshops and Retreats

Ecstatic dance

We hold ecstatic dance workshops  ones every couple of months, to free the body from the stagnated and controlled ways of dancing  and moving. Ecstasy comes from the Greek word – Outof our minds 
And Latin – not to be stuck .Shake mediation and ecstatic dance meaning free dancing with no rules, is a very liberating way of being in tune with your inner true rhythm. No arcohol no drugs just deep breath work and allowing the inner you to move freely. Meditation and fire ceremony is held at the end of class. 

Naturally high workshops and retreats 

In a safe environment together facing any obstacle or pain. The first thing that addiction does is take away our awareness, and places us in an illusion. The illusion can be short or long depending on the substance and our emotional state. Drugs and alcohol lock us in a never-ending cycle of craving and aversion that keeps us from accessing the very dimension of self-awareness, a pause is required to transcend it.  Addiction starts with a reason not a substance

After much life experience, we develop habits in the mind called Samskaras.  Samskaras are ruts or grooves of habit cut into our head by recollections, impressions and psychological imprints.  Addiction is the ultimate samskara. Addiction is a groove that we fall back on subconsciously over and over again to solve the problem of the intensity and discomfort of present moment. The problem of addiction cannot be solved in the realm of the known.

We have to have a completely new experience that overshadows the habit, solutions, comfort and understanding of the mind. Meaning don’t be too hard on yourself, lets exchange addiction for new ways, with more uplifting actions and practice that will have long time effect of real joy, sustainable joy and mostly love. 
To be loved and love, is the greatest healing available to us, but you need to do the work! 
We all get addicted the same way
Well there is even more powerful ways to trigger your bliss system, and with no substances herbs or foods, just through meditative state and the breath, but as a small help on the way some substances and tecniques can help us when we need it the most to motivate us.
Like many systems in the body, the endocannabinoid system is highly affected by stress and stress hormones like cortisol.

To reduce  of stress on the endocannabinoid introducing healthy behaviours such as exercise, social interaction, massage, yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and even fasting, which can actually help increase natural endocannabinoids.

The body’s best-known endocannabinoid, anandamide, Anandamide is a neurotransmitter produced in the brain that binds to the THC receptors. It’s been called the “bliss molecule,” named after ananda, the Sanskrit word for “joy, bliss, or happiness.” 

Yoga nidra – Breath work & Music Therapy sessions

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