The Art of Being Summer Festival 2017

A Not-only-Tantric Festival, 3rd year Miracle and Mystery! July 5-9, 2017 Hotel Luna - Ledeč nad Sázavou, Czech Republic
5 days
18 teacher-guides
200 participants

MIRACLE AND MYSTERY!

 

5 days opening and awakening to the mystical magic of becoming present in our whole being.

We dive deep, we fly high, we share intimately and celebrate passionately, guided by Alan’s carefully chosen team of teacher-guides and musicians–men and women who love to pour out their life-transforming gifts with real presence, to enthrall and thrill us with music that may carry us into mystic space or dance us off our feet, who love the inspiration of working together, and love above all the rising festival wave that uplifts and transports us all into the realm of MIRACLE AND MYSTERY. We hope you will join us!

 

Alan Lowen
The Patron, Founder and Spiritual Father of the Art of Being Festival

TEACHER - GUIDES

Alan Lowen Alan Lowen
Tina Malia Tina Malia
Gayatri Gayatri
Niraj Niraj
Guy Barrington Guy Barrington
Šárka Kmochová Šárka Kmochová
Adam Taffler Adam Taffler
Tajemství .. Tajemství ..
Shakya Shakya
Rishi S. Vlote Rishi S. Vlote
Ivo Janeček Ivo Janeček
Mystery … Mystery …

Creators of accompanying programme

Richard a Honza Richard a Honza
Eva Mašínová Eva Mašínová
Helena and Dušan Helena and Dušan
Mystery 1 Mystery 1
Stuart Farleigh Stuart Farleigh
HEALING TEMPLE HEALING TEMPLE

Programme

Miracle and Mystery!

5 days opening and awakening to the mystical magic of becoming present in our whole being.

We dive deep, we fly high, we share intimately and celebrate passionately, guided by Alan’s carefully chosen team of teacher-guides and musicians–men and women who love to pour out their life-transforming gifts with real presence, to enthrall and thrill us with music that may carry us into mystic space or dance us off our feet, who love the inspiration of working together, and love above all the rising festival wave that uplifts and transports us all into the realm of MIRACLE AND MYSTERY. We hope you will join us!

Alan Lowen
The Patron, Founder and Spiritual Father of the Art of Being Festival

 

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The programme begins on Wednesday 5th July 2017 with an afternoon meditation at 4 p.m. However, you can arrive and check in as from 2 p.m. Dinner will be served between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Alan Lowen and his friends will inaugurate the festival at 8 p.m.

 During the next three days we will always begin the day with a morning meditation at 7:30 a.m. Every day will have three main programme blocks – morning, afternoon and evening one. After lunch, during the afternoon siesta, you will have plenty of time to stroll in the forest, swim in the lake or pool, sunbathe or buy some great products in the stalls. We are also preparing an extensive accompanying programme for the afternoon siesta. You will be able to stretch during acro yoga, choose from several types of massages, attend workshops or listen to interesting lectures. For the evenings we have prepared live music concerts, Trance Dance, Firewalking, campfire and much more.  Main programme will take place in a giant outdoor tent; therefore your experience will be enhanced by direct contact with surrounding nature.

“The programme is subject to change.”

Arrival and Welcome

Wednesday is the day of arrivals. You will get to know the place and surrounding nature and meet and greet others. We will make sure that you are in ease and relaxed to join the tantric festival wave.

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Afternoon Meditation

Are you one on those people who like being everywhere on time? Would you like to have enough time to settle down, get the feel for your surroundings and shake off everything that you would prefer to leave outside the festival gates? So it is you, who would enjoy welcome meditation. It will help you to tune in and truly arrive.

 

Opening Ceremony

After the registrations and dinner, the time has come for the ceremonial opening of the The Art of Being Summer Festival 2017. We are meeting our guides and teachers while musicians from over the world welcome us with their music.

 

 

Opening Ceremony – Alan Lowen

Alan will guide you through a gentle opening ceremony to help you to reach yourself so you are truly able to welcome and greet others and able to take in and share a piece of the magic, which is still NOW and HERE!

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Concert – Tina Malia

Morning Meditation the Art of Being

It will set you up for the day…

„Flying into the mysterium already at 8 a.m., it is what I truly call the beginning of the day”, says Ondřej after the morning meditation.

 

Morning Workshops

 

Šárka Kmochová and Guy Barrington – „Flying high…and safe!“

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This workshop offers an experience where you learn how to recognise and take care of your personal boundaries while having fun, exploring adventurously and courageously, enabling yourself to fly high safely during the coming events of the festival.

 

Lunch, Relaxation, Siesta and Entertainment

 

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Spend the afternoon as you wish – swim in the lake, have a massage, join workshops, have a walk, chat to friends or just simply lie down under the open sky and savour the beauty of life.

Afternoon Workshops

 

Adam Taffler – Shhh…..

Gayatri – Hold Me in Your Arms

This playful workshop explores ways of meeting without words. It’s an excellent way to enter the festival and start feeling at ease, meeting others and making friends. You can expect a warm up to make you feel comfortable, relaxed and happy, followed by connection games and a little eye gazing. It does not matter which language you speak! Our excellent guide Adam will make you feel at home.

 

Many people have a deep longing to feel ‘held’ by another. Within a space of safety and security we can expand ever more fully into an experience; whether the heights of ecstasy or the depths of surrender. In this workshop we explore what it means to hold someone – both physically and energetically. We play with different ways of holding in physical connection from a nurturing hug to a kinky restraint. Become skilful at holding with your presence and your heartfulness for more intimate and profound connections.

 

Evening programme

 

Live Concert

 

 

Morning Meditation the Art of Being

It will set you up for the day…

„If I start the day with a meditation, the whole day is completely different.  I am alive, connected to myself “, says Pavlína.

 

Morning Workshops

 

Šárka Kmochová

Gayatri – Massage à Trois

Workshop´s description is being prepared

 

 

 

Three is the magic number for totally tremendous touch – less intense than a one on one connection, more pleasure possible with two pairs of hands! Join this sensual massage party where we’ll be creating a deliciously safe and sexy space to discover different strokes with different folks. Open to everyone curious to explore sensuality through touch and the magical powers of many hands.

 

Lunch, Relaxation, Siesta and Entertainment

 

 

Spend the afternoon as you wish – swim in the lake, have a massage, join workshops, have a walk, chat to friends or just simply lie down under the open sky and savour the beauty of life.

Afternoon Workshops

 

Guy Barrington

John Hawken

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Evening programme

 

Rishi S. Vlote – Trance Dance

Ivo Janeček – Meditation and Firewalking

Trance Dance is using methods to occupy the mind so that the Spirit can manifest itself and the dancer can get into a state beyond the usual sensory perception, beyond the usual ways of behaviour, customs, projections, rational analyses or inherited beliefs. These tools are a clear intention, special breathing techniques and rhythm of music with sounds of natural instruments, uncontrolled movement and a bandana to cover the eyes, which provides a protected space of darkness.

If we are able to walk over burning coal, we are also able to face other challenges in our lives and we can daily apply this experience of victory. Our internal boundaries will move further, our potential will increase…The key to fire walking is our state of mind – full integration of body and mind, a moment of total concentration and confidence in the process. Preparation is a very important stage of firewalking and by the end of it we are standing in front of a carpet of burning coal, ready to walk. The process of preparation itself is more important than the actual walking.

 

The Art of Being Homecoming Meditation

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Guy Barrington – Dance Meditation

It will set you up for the day…

„To wake up means to step out of the costume of your personality into BEING”, says Alan.

 

Morning Workshops

 

Gayatri – This is my Body, My Prayer

Niraj – Biodanza

What if every action you made was sacred? Many faith traditions deny the body and focus on our affirmations and intentions ascending towards the Heavens. But the body can be a potent place of worship; inviting Grace down into this earthly plane. This workshop explores how postures and movement can embody our prayers and create a doorway to Divinity.

 Workshop´s description is being prepared

 

 

 

Lunch, Relaxation, Siesta and Entertainment

 

Spend the afternoon as you wish – swim in the lake, have a massage, join workshops, have a walk, chat to friends or just simply lie down under the open sky and savour the beauty of life.

Afternoon Workshops

 

Alan Lowen and John Hawken

Workshop´s description is being prepared

 

Evening programme

 

Alan Lowen & all Teachers and Musicians – CELEBRATION and PARTY TIME

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Meditation Volcano – Alan Lowen

If it cannot be long, it should be intensive.  Alan is counting down from 10 to 1, be ready for the explosion of volcanoes!

 

Closing Ceremony – Alan Lowen, all the Guides and Musicians…

Everything has its beginning, duration and end. And that´s the way it should be. At the end of the festival you will have the opportunity to integrate your experience, thank to all who have enriched you and also to let go of everything that you do not want to take home with you. This Closing Ceremony will be led by Alan Lowen with participation of all the teachers, guides and performers…

 

 

Prices and registration

Accommodation in a single room with en-suite bathroom: 190 € 0 left

Sold out….

Free entry to the wellness centre     (jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, swimming poo

Festival Ticket Price: 230 €

Morning meditation, workshops, entertainment, improvised shows, musical performances, firewalking

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Accommodation in a double room with en-suite bathroom: 152 € 33 left

Free entry to the wellness centre     (jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, swimming pool)

Full board – Delicious vegetarian, vegan and also raw food

Festival Ticket Price: 230 €

Morning meditation, workshops, entertainment, improvised shows, musical performances, firewalking

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Accommodation in an apartment, 2+2 shared bathroom ( 2+1 – sold out) 148 € 12 left

Free entry to the wellness centre     (jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, swimming pool)

Full board – Delicious vegetarian, vegan and also raw food

Festival Ticket Price: 230 €

Morning meditation, workshops, entertainment, improvised shows, musical performances, firewalking

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Accommodation in a four-bed room with en-suite bathroom: WOMEN ONLY 144 € 3 left

Free entry to the wellness centre     (jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, swimming pool)

Full board – Delicious vegetarian, vegan and also raw food

Festival Ticket Price: 230 €

Morning meditation, workshops, entertainment, improvised shows, musical performances, firewalking

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Accommodation in a five-bed room with en-suite bathroom: 144 € 9 left

Free entry to the wellness centre     (jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, swimming pool)

Full board – Delicious vegetarian, vegan and also raw food

Festival Ticket Price: 230 €

Morning meditation, workshops, entertainment, improvised shows, musical performances, firewalking

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Accommodation in a four-bed chalet shared sanitary facilities : 80 € 16 left

Free entry to the wellness centre     (jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, swimming pool)

Full board – Delicious vegetarian, vegan and also raw food

Festival Ticket Price: 230 €

Morning meditation, workshops, entertainment, improvised shows, musical performances, firewalking

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Our team

People who are preparing the Festival for you:
Irena Vejmelková Irena Vejmelková
Petr Žurek Petr Žurek
Jana Bergerová Jana Bergerová
Jarka Baumruková Jarka Baumruková
Miluška Wiebkin Miluška Wiebkin
Šárka Kmochová Šárka Kmochová
Zorka Rossmanová Zorka Rossmanová
Jan Dlabal Jan Dlabal

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