Diversity Festival Workshops 2016




Sound Healing
with Cindy Babyn

Relax, tune in, and ground yourself with this 1-hour morning sound healing session with Cindy Babyn. Cindy will play acoustic frequencies in a trance-style with instruments from around the world. Come feel the vibes of gongs from Bali and China, Koshi Chimes from France, Hapi Drums from California, frosted quartz crystal singing bowls and clear quartz crystal singing pyramid, Himalayan singing bowls, and more.




Freestyling Word Flow Circle
with Curly the Imaginician (UK)

I welcome all levels to come and allow words to spill freely from your mouths without judgment or the need for it to be particularly good. In this space we are all free to fail, get it wrong, freeze, get stuck, laugh, cry and jam. I have some amazing exercises for un-blocking your vocal plumbing and inviting your most truthful expression. We will meet fear as joyful friend who can carry us towards powerful, joyful transformation. It’s really fun!



Microbial Art
with Nicholas Crudele

We will be using the Amino Labs DNA Playground to paint with E.Coli bacteria on a petri dish




Guided Meditation through the Elements
with Jenna Jade & Beatfarmer

Guided Inner Journey Meditation activating our inner knowing and connection to the elements. Using imagery, music and breath to guide the participants on a journey within.



Intro to Juggling and Flow
with Ethan Mallais & Tom Mallin

Learn how to juggle or take it to the next level! Guidance for manipulating flow props such as clubs, hoops, poi, staff, chickens... and anything your heart desires. Get into the flow and connect with movement




Harmony Singing
with Susie Ro

Come and experience the incredible power of joining our voices in harmony - giving ourselves the gift of opening to pure presence through music and harmonic connection. Gorgeous songs of the heart, of the earth, of freedom, joy and presence - composed by and collected from around the world by Susie Ro. "Singing together is an advanced technology that brings us almost instantaneously out of our heads, and into our hearts" - Susie Ro



Bellyfit® Live - Strong. Sexy. Soulful
with Alice Bracegirdle & DJ ROWAN

Join the legendary, Ms Alice & DJ Rowan of Bellyfit® Enterprises Inc., for Bellyfit® Live: a mystical, magical movement experience, masterfully designed to invoke & awaken the Wild within. This intuitive fusion of dance + yoga + mantra + mudra, will summon both Sacred Feminine & Divine Warrior in perfect harmony.




with Shekinah Clarke

Dive deeper into the beauty of dreamcatchers by learning the intricate art form, accompanied by detailed history and the sacred meaning behind each part of the dreamcatcher




Acro Yoga Play
with Auren & Ayla Challenger

AcroYoga is a form of partner acrobatic-yoga practice. These beginner techniques are accessible for EVERYONE to try, regardless of experience. You don’t need to bring a friend. Bring your wonderful self and meet new friends. Come laugh, play and support each other as you learn how to base, fly and spot in a fun and safe environment.




The Turntemple Sessions with DJ All Good

The Turntemple is a mobile, solar powered, multi turntable DJ classroom housed inside a 26 foot Uhaul truck. It is a place for DJs to share the art of Turntablism and Vinyl based DJing. Workshops for new DJs, professional development for veteran DJs.



Mask Making with Tian Ostapovitch and Layla Duggan


Mask Making with Tian Ostapovitch and Layla Duggan

Design your own unique mask! Decorate with a big selection of fabrics, feathers, and much more. Wear it around the festival after you're done.

Both adults and kids welcome, come have fun with the whole family!



Paint your Fantasy Pet - Recycled Art Party
with Artisan Emma

For those who believe we must tread lightly on Mother Earth. You are invited to take part in this mini 'fantasy pet' acrylic painting class using upcycled materials.Painting and art recycling tips lead by Artisan Emma. Workshop includes all materials, but artists are welcome to bring their own supplies! Sign up required, maximum 20 people.



Home Based Mushroom Cultivation
with Vadim Junea

Learn to grow edible and medicinal mushrooms at home using low tech methods. In this workshop the participant will make their own oyster mushroom bag to take home.



Hoop Playshop: Be Your Badass Self!
with Ariel Anderson, Nancy Toro, Eric Shinn

Hoop playshop and movement exploration followed by jam! Designed to bring out your inner playful badass, getting into our authentic and creative hoop dance. Let your freak flag fly!




Tantra Yoga
with Yogi Shambu

Using both humor and intuition, with over 20 years of teaching experience, Yogi Shambu trains people in many of the exciting techniques of Tantra Yoga. Join Shambu in Victoria for Tantra Tuesdays, follow him on Facebook and Instagram @yogishambu, and checkout his free yoga nidra at www.shambu.co.




Grounded Feet Qi Gong
with Bryana Hope

This workshop teaches you some of the basics for Qi Gong to help you connect to your Qi, or your life force energy. Based on the Taoist principles from Mantak Chia, these movements help to harness your Qi through your connection to the earth, and the cosmos. This is a great form of movement meditation to start your day and get grounded.





Earth Stars Imagination
with Curly the Imaginician

Come and become an Earth-star superhero storyteller who is ready to make a difference in this world. We will play games and hear stories that remind us how much we care about our dear mother earth. There will also be an opportunity for children to learn a song that will be performed on the diversity stage.



Time Will Tell
with Curly the Imaginician

Calling all parents and children to join the ridiculous adventures of Curly the time-travelling Imaginician. Enjoy an electic bundle of stories, songs and poems as we visit the past, present and future through the magic of imagination.



Stay tuned for more workshops to come!!!




Diversity Festival would like to present it's all new competition section for 2018.
Check it out!!



Male Model Swimsuit Competition

Calling all MEN (or those who identify as male.) This is your chance to strut your stuff and give us something to talk about. Bring your bathing suit, your attitude and a towel. Cause to be a male model, your swimming skills and technique will be put to the test! Don’t be shy, be bold and bodacious!!
All contestants must fill out entry form by july.10th



Airband Competition

Do you think you have what it takes to rock Diversity’s first ever AIRBAND COMPETITION??? Diversity wants you to BRING IT and rock so hard, we might take you for granite! Prepare to be judged by our world class judging panel and compeat your way to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes!!!
All contestants must fill out application form by July.10th





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