Essence Festival has ended

We are so excited to be on this journey with you! Essence is an online portal, a virtual experience through the realms of magic, shamanism, and ritual. This is a place to learn about magic and mysticism, to taste the many avenues and modalities of spirituality and connection. In this space, we invite you to weave, to mingle, to share with an open heart, bring your gifts and be part of this global co-creation.

We bring to you a collective of modern witches, wizards, mystics, shamans, teachers and healers. Each have their own alchemical gift and medicine to bring to our planet. We encourage you to use your intuition and move towards those you feel drawn to or to those where you feel resistance. Explore this online bazaar with an open heart and trust in the journey. This is the place to find the path that resonates most with you!

Together we activate the planetary grid and move towards our evolution as humans and as a civilisation….

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The schedule is live! You can now start planning and feeling into your festival experience. Please read important information below for instructions on how to access the sessions:

Watch this sample walk through video (from another festival but the tools are the same!) on how to use Sched and adjust it to your time zone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3H4utVMWv4&feature=emb_title 

Facebook Group
Upon purchasing your ticket you will have received a link to join our private Facebook group. This is where you will be able to access important information including Zoom links to sessions, Sched (program links), connection opportunities with your community, livestreams and support. You must become a member of this group in order to access to the festival programme!

Link to Essence Festival Facebook Group:
Essence Private Facebook Group

Sched and Workshop Links
In the workshops and sessions below, you’ll notice there are yellow video stream buttons. These link to specific posts in the private Facebook group where all of the information (including the Zoom link) for the particular workshop is located.

Time zones
You adjust the schedule to your location by choosing your time zone from the drop down menu on the right hand side (when on computer) or at the top (when on mobiles). Time zones in Sched are divided by cities so choose a city that is in your time zone (for example "Berlin/Europe").

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                            ✨Looking forward to diving in deeper with you, through the cosmic
                                    and etheric realms, deeper into self and into the many subtle,
                                                       intricate layers of seen and unseen ✨
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Saturday, July 24 • 2:00am - 3:30am
Purakau- Know Your Roots

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I am of Maori descent and we have Purakau which translates to myths, legends, stories. I believe in order for us all to understand ourselves we must take the time to look back. Our (Maori) people passed down Purakau through storytelling and songs like many Indigenous cultures and its these stories that keep us grounded and connected to our Whakapapa (ancestry/lineage). Open the space with Karakia (traditional Maori incantation) and a mihi (traditional Maori welcome) to acknowledge those who have passed, those who are present, papatuanuku (mother earth) and our Atua (God/universe/space/higher being/power) I will speak to: -Our relationship with our Tupuna (ancestors) and how we relate to them -Our relationship to sound through waiata (song) pao (chant) which is how many of our stories are passed on -Ways in which we can navigate finding these stories if these stories are unavailable -How these stories can support our own unique blueprint Q&A Guided meditation to support participants to feel into their own Purakau (regardless of where they are from) I will sing a waita (song) and end with Karakia which is traditional to closing a space in my culture. As a Maori woman I understand that our language/stories/ancestral markings are in the process of being reclaimed and I feel privileged to have had a deep understanding of where I am from and who I am made up from and I feel this is a gift we can all give to ourselves.

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Vanessa Voigt

I guide women to hear, feel and taste their own bodies wisdom through embodiment. I am the creator of the Mana Wahine Affirmation deck designed for women who have experienced sexual trauma.Connect:insta:@nessvoigt Insta: @cocotalkpodcast

Saturday July 24, 2021 2:00am - 3:30am CEST
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