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Lightning in a Bottle adventure 2015

Tantric Belly Dance at the Lightning in a Bottle Festival, 2015

11295862_10152910903785885_5795732284986331035_nThe Temple of Consciousness invited me back to teach my Tantric‬ Belly dance workshop at the Lightning in a Bottle Festival again this year.  This time I taught about hundred people, none of whom had been to one of my classes before!  Most were under 30 yrs old and some of them were men.  It was the first morning of the Festival so everyone was still fairly normal.  But then, that all changed when we had a blast together!  The workshop got them in their bodies dancing, smiling and in a high vibration space….

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Extra time at the workshop  gave us a rare treat.  After a communication mix up… thank you Mercury retrograde… I ended up with an extra 10 minutes to fill.   Intuitively I had a sense to have the last witness dance for the MEN in the room. They were so powerful and into it, that the women present had to jump up and dance with them.  They blew us all away.  See a short Iphone VIDEO snippet here….

After that everyone looked at me in disbelief…we had raised the roof!  Then we sat and set intentions together to make beautiful heart aligned connections all weekend.  And I suspect they did.

The workshop is mentioned in Wild Spice Mag:

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and then I performed too!

Tantric Belly Dance and DJ Dragon Fly at the ‘Temple Of Consciousness’

JKDJDI was paired up with well loved DJ, DJ Dragonfly.  It was a cool challenge to dance Tantric Belly Dance moves to deep thumpy bass music, intertwined with middle eastern sounds.  I counterpointed the strong drums with lyrical snakey moves.
Meditating before the set helped me with Stagefright.  Once I was out on stage though, it was fun an easy :).  And doing Tantric Breathing while performing made the performance very intuitive and full of shakti (feminine presence).

I met a fellow dancer at a gatheiring  a week later and she thanked me for being the highlight of her plant medicine journey that night!

More about Lightning in a bottle on their facebook page here.

 

 

 

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Summer Solstice Tantric Belly Dance Immersion

On this special day blessed by the Goddess with her full POWER, join this advanced course:
ENGAGE deeply into your body, your emotions and your desires.
ACTIVATE your radiance allowing the goddess to call you into the source of who you are.
AWAKEN the Feminine, through breath and dance.
QUANTUM LEAP your embodiment to a new level, jump timelines.
INTEGRATE the energies of Solstice into your being with a special technique for inner Union of The Divine Masculine with the Divine Feminine.

12pm -4pm  
Sunday 21st June

BeEnergy Center

Suite 211 ~ 213
22030 Clarendon Street
Woodland Hills, 91367
$65
Cash, check or credit
Space is limited to 12 women.
RSVP and book your  place using Paypal Link below

or  EMAIL:Josie@TantricAlchemy.com

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Tantric Belly dance Four Week Series in May and June

Four Week Workshop Series in May and June – starts the day after Memorial day

Are you hearing the call…or feeling a persistent nudging inside ?

Are you ready to awaken the Divine Feminine within you…?

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Josie in Workshop Shakti Circle – Byron Bay Spirit Fest 2015

Join this Four week series to re-tune your feminine energy and subtle energy bodies to the higher
frequencies of light now available to us. Learn the the ancient practice of Tantric Belly Dance as taught by Josie Keys.  Let your heart and spirit sing together when your sexuality is ignited …allowing the flow of shakti in your body and energy field to radiate!
This Series of four workshops combine to unlock the mystery & awaken the divine feminine within you through sacred healing dance.  The series runs one night a week for four weeks – immersing you in Shakti for the entire month.
You may drop into one or more classes or sign up for the whole series on the first night!  No experience necessary.  Sorry guys, women only.
Week 1  May 26th   SEXUALITY
Week 2  June 2nd   POWER
Week 3  June 9th    LOVE
Week 4 June 16th   BEAUTY

What to Expect

• An increased appreciation for your own feminine nature
• Enhance your joyfulness through Simple Belly Dance techniques
• A grounded connection to the Earth
• Animals, trees and plants will feel like friends
• Access your true power and sweet feminine energy
• Feel the sensuality of your body
• Transform into your True Beautiful Radiant
Goddess Self

 

WHEN: Tuesdays in  May and June, 2015
TIME:    7pm- 9.30pm
INVESTMENT:  $40 per workshop or $140 for all four workshops.  Cash, check or credit card accepted
WHERE: Be the Change Energy Center
Suite 211 ~ 213
22030 Clarendon Street
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW!

Buy the whole series today to get your 10% discount

Please use the ‘Buy Now’ button below it will take you to paypal, where you can use your credit card or paypal account to get your series discount!

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Facebook event here:

INTERESTED BUT WANT TO KNOW MORE BEFORE YOU SAY YES?
  The full description is on this website: http://tantricalchemy.com/index/tantric-dance

If you have a specific question or want to know more, feel free to send me an email at Josie@Tantricalchemy.com and we’ll set up a time to chat on the phone.

Josie Performing at "Moving Into Grace - Dances of the Divine Feminine" - 2014

Josie Performing at “Moving Into Grace – Dances of the Divine Feminine” – 2014

Josie  is a shamanic dancer, weaver of dreams, and deep diver into the psyche of the body.  She was initiated by a Tantric Priest in 1999, has studied Tantric Belly Dance for 16 years, Astrology for 30, collected intuitive tarot reading along the way, and now works with the powerful Awakening Divine Feminine within and without.
She hails originally from Australia and has been on a profound journey towards the self for 20 years in her beloved California.

 

 

 

 

 

Lighting in a Bottle 2014 Adventure!

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Josie (on right) hip shaking with a sweet workshop dancer

Lighting in a Bottle 2014 Adventure!

The Temple of Consciousness at the Lightning in a Bottle Festival asked me to teach my class as part of their movement repertoire, and I jumped in enthusiastically.  However I had to adapt it to the environment!  It was in the open air, 97 degrees, daytime, included men, and I had a sprained ankle (from a night time run in with the rough terrain) and included 60 people!
It was an exciting challenge and I so enjoyed filling up those shiny expectant faces with wisdom and fun.  We had a blast, and the brave ladies who did a solo dance in a circle of 60 witnesses were totally transformed.

 

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Beginning Belly Dance instruction for the whole group

 

Seeing how moved they were, and how they touched and galvanised the rest of the circle showed me that this practice works, even in a less than comfy temple space.  The men who stayed the course had a great time, and were happily respectful.  Everyone was so excited by the end that the whole group got down to Bassnectar’s Snakecharmer to prepare them for a night dancing with the headliners Beats Antique.

More festivals to come!

NEW! Tantric Belly Dance: One Month to Embodying the Divine Feminine!

Four Week Workshop Series in January and February

Are you hearing the call…or feeling a persistent nudging inside ?

Are you ready to awaken the Divine Feminine within you…?

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Join this Four week series to re-tune your feminine energy and subtle energy bodies to the higher
frequencies of light now available to us. Learn the the ancient practice of Tantric Belly Dance as taught by Josie Keys.  Let your heart and spirit sing together when your sexuality is ignited …allowing the flow of shakti in your body and energy field to radiate!
This Series of four workshops combine to unlock the mystery & awaken the divine feminine within you through sacred healing dance.  The series runs one night a week for four weeks – immersing you in Shakti for the entire month.
You may drop into one or more classes or sign up for the whole series on the first night!  No experience necessary.  Sorry guys, women only.

 

Week 1  January 20th   SEXUALITY
Week 2  January 27th   POWER
Week 3  February 3rd    LOVE
Week 4  February 10th  BEAUTY

 

What to Expect

• An increased appreciation for your own feminine nature
• Enhance your joyfulness through Simple Belly Dance techniques
• A grounded connection to the Earth
• Animals, trees and plants will feel like friends
• Access your true power and sweet feminine energy
• Feel the sensuality of your body
• Transform into your True Beautiful Radiant
Goddess Self

 

WHEN: Tuesdays in  January and February, 2015
TIME:    7pm- 9.30pm
INVESTMENT:  $35 per workshop or $125 for all four workshops.  Cash, check or credit card accepted
WHERE: Be the Change Energy Center
Suite 211 ~ 213
22030 Clarendon Street
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW!

Buy the whole series today to get your 10% discount

Please use the ‘Buy Now’ button below it will take you to paypal, where you can use your credit card or paypal account to get your series discount!

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Facebook event here:

INTERESTED BUT WANT TO KNOW MORE BEFORE YOU SAY YES?
  The full description is on this website: http://tantricalchemy.com/index/tantric-dance

If you have a specific question or want to know more, feel free to send me an email at Josie@Tantricalchemy.com and we’ll set up a time to chat on the phone.

Josie Performing at "Moving Into Grace - Dances of the Divine Feminine" - 2014

Josie Performing at “Moving Into Grace – Dances of the Divine Feminine” – 2014

Josie  is a shamanic dancer, weaver of dreams, and deep diver into the psyche of the body.  She was initiated by a Tantric Priest in 1999, has studied Tantric Belly Dance for 16 years, Astrology for 30, collected intuitive tarot reading along the way, and now works with the powerful Awakening Divine Feminine within and without.
She hails originally from Australia and has been on a profound journey towards the self for 20 years in her beloved California.

 

 

 

 

 

Tantric Belly Dance  – One Month to Embodying the Divine Feminine!  Series starts July 9th, 2014
Welcome to the glow of Midsummer!
Inhale the beauty, mystery and love of the Divine Feminine as you learn to belly dance from the inside out.  Experience dancing from a place of pleasure, sweetness and inspiration as you activating your natural shakti (feminine) energy.
Do you want to feel an incredible sweetness you did not know you had?   Feel deeply empowered and yet fully compassionate? Break through any stagnation you might be feeling?
Join your sisters as we explore what the feminine rites of dancing in a group can mean for us on a deep level. 
We travel on our wonderful Summer journey of deepening into the feminine this July!  Plants seeds of remembrance,  blossom into the fullness of the of our life giving Sun.
This series of 4 classes is designed to unlock the mystery & awaken the divine feminine within you through the rites of this sacred healing dance. We will be delving deeper into the natural power and healing energy contained in our wombs during this series.
Once initiated into the practice of Tantric Dance, the world looks very different. You will feel a deeply grounded
connection to the earth through increased appreciation for your own feminine nature. When you feel beautiful, grounded and heart opened, then your bond to Mother Earth and all living things expands exponentially.  Animals and even trees and plants feel like friends. Nature moves you on a far deeper level than you previously thought you could contain!
Let your heart and spirit sing together when your sexuality is ignitedallowing the flow of shakti in your body and energy field to radiate.
This 4 week series will bring you into alignment with your divine feminine essence.  Are you ready to own the ravishing, intoxicating, sacred beauty that you actually are…and live your life with pleasure as your guiding force?
This Series of 4 workshops combine to unlock the mystery & awaken the divine feminine within you through sacred healing dance.
1) July 9th – SEXUALITY:  Learn to Embody the Divine Feminine through Tantric Belly dancing.
2) July 16th – POWER:   Join your sisters tonight to feel a new sense of POWER – the power of standing in the deepest truth of your feminine instinctive self.
3) July 23rd – LOVE:  Discover a new way to engage your feminine sensitivity to navigate in the world.
4) July 30th – BEAUTY:  Feel your beauty!  Enjoy the allure of the goddess, the siren or mermaid. The Masculine (of any gender) really is drawn to a feminine energy field, and when it is shining, all he wants to do is sit in that field.  Feel you magnetism…
INVESTMENT:  $35/workshop or a 15% discount if you buy the whole month in advance – so $120 for all 4 workshops.  You are welcome to come to any single workshop.  Although an immersion is recommended, you do not have to attend the whole series to enjoy and benefit from one or more workshops.
WHERE:   The Love Dome, 200 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291
WHEN:     Wednesdays in July  – 7.30PM – 10PM
WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM THE EXPERIENCE:
Heal old wounds, overcome fear, embrace sensuality and sexuality.
Bask in the radiance of your beauty in an emotionally safe space.
Feel sexy and ALIVE in your body.
Feel an incredible sweetness you did not know you had.
Be deeply empowered and yet fully compassionate.
Break through any stagnation you might be feeling.
Create a profound and joyful shift in your way of seeing …

BENEFITS of this practice:
Learn to receive: graciously accept compliments, have more attractive energy.
Notice how men (or predominantly masculine identified people) rush to assist and admire you wherever you go, and women feel emotionally safe with you.
Let your heart and spirit sing together when your sexuality is ignited … allowing the flow of shakti in your body and energy field to radiate.

These ancient but simple techniques of movement in community beckon to us from our distant past – from our feminine lineage of sacred temple dancing. In pre -christian times, humans accessed higher vibrations and created a portal to the dimensions of spirit by women dancing and sounding in a group in a sacred place. This raised their vibrations in unison. The men honored and assisted this process. Our bodies remember this! and we just need to be reminded, by bypassing the mind and diving into the movements with a new found awareness.

THIS IS FOR YOU IF…You want to Reclaim your Feminine Power…  Are you, or your friends curious about what Tantric Bellydance is?   How do you get that GLOW that some magical women around you have?  Come and find out!

RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW! 

Buy the whole series today to get your 10% discount

INTERESTED BUT WANT TO KNOW MORE BEFORE YOU SAY YES?
  The full description is on this website: http://tantricalchemy.com/index/tantric-dance

If you have a specific question or want to know more, feel free to send me an email at Josie@TantricAlchemy.com and we’ll set up a time to chat on the phone.

XOXO Josie

 

RECLAIM YOUR FEMININE POWER IN 5 WEEKS! Completes next Friday December 6th

Newsletter for workshop series!! here
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RECLAIM YOUR FEMININE POWER IN 5 WEEKS!  Begins next Friday November 1st
Are you feeling this intense Eclipse time?  You are not alone.
We are in between a Lunar Eclipse (Oct 18) and a Solar Eclipse (Nov 3) right now. Throughout history, eclipses have been considered to be very powerful phenomena. See blog for more info and a special Eclipse astrological chart reading price!
During this potent time of the year, the nights gets longer and we start to turn inside and seek our inner light.  What better way to do this than with your sisters in a beautiful wash of feminine shakti!
Are you ready to own the ravishing, intoxicating, sacred beauty that you actually are…and live your life with pleasure as your guiding force?
This Series of 5 workshops combine to unlock the mystery & awaken the divine feminine within you through sacred healing dance.
1) November 1st – SEXUALITY:  Learn to Embody the Divine Feminine through Tantric Belly dancing.
2) November 8th – POWER:  Feel a new sense of POWER, not power ‘over’ but the power of standing in your deepest truth.
3) November 15th – LOVE:  Discover a new way to engage your feminine sensitivity to navigate in the world.
4) November 22nd – BEAUTY:  Feel your beauty!  Enjoy the allure of the goddess, the siren or mermaid. The Masculine really is drawn to a woman’s energy field, and when it is shining, all he wants to do is sit in that field.
5) December 6th – Mystical Connection to the Goddess:  Experience the Archetypal energies you have worked on creating over the month in a beautiful temple space we create together.  You will be initiated to your PRIESTESS!
**I invite you to wear all white… or all black, as part of our PRIESTESS ritual.**
INVESTMENT:  $125 for all 5 workshops, or $30 per separate workshop.  You are welcome to come to any single workshop.  Although an immersion is recommended, you do not have to attend the whole series to enjoy and benefit from one or more workshops.
WHERE:   The Love Dome, 200 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, California 90291  (Opposite Wholefoods Venice i block north of Rose ave on the East side of the street)
WHEN:     7.30PM – 10PM
PARKING:  Street Parking.  Lincoln Blvd. or side streets
WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM THE EXPERIENCE:
Heal old wounds, overcome fear, embrace sensuality and sexuality.
Bask in the radiance of your beauty in an emotionally safe space.
Feel sexy and ALIVE in your body.
Feel an incredible sweetness you did not know you had.
Be deeply empowered and yet fully compassionate.
Break through any stagnation you might be feeling.
Create a profound and joyful shift in your way of seeing …
BENEFITS of this practice:
Learn to receive: graciously accept compliments, have more attractive energy.
Notice how men (or predominantly masculine identified people) rush to assist and admire you wherever you go, and women feel emotionally safe with you. 
Let your heart and spirit sing together when your sexuality is ignited … allowing the flow of shakti in your body and energy field to radiate.
These ancient but simple techniques of movement in community beckon to us from our distant past – from our feminine lineage of sacred temple dancing. In pre -christian times, humans accessed higher vibrations and created a portal to the dimensions of spirit by women dancing and sounding in a group in a sacred place. This raised their vibrations in unison. The men honored and assisted this process. Our bodies remember this! and we just need to be reminded, by bypassing the mind and diving into the movements with a new found awareness.

THIS IS FOR YOU IF…You want to Reclaim your Feminine Power!   Are you, or your friends curious about what Tantric Bellydance is?   How do you get that GLOW that some magical women around you have?  Come and find out on Friday!

XOXO Josie

See the facebook invite:
https://www.facebook.com/events/735892483106752/?context=create&ref_dashboard_filter=calendar#

INTERESTED BUT WANT TO KNOW MORE BEFORE YOU SAY YES?
 The full description is on my website: http://tantricalchemy.com/index/tantric-dance

If you have a specific question or want to know more, feel free to send me an email at Josie@TantricAlchemy.com and we’ll set up a time to chat on the phone.

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Happy dancers from our September/October series!

15 Principles Of New Paradigm Relating

This is it!  Conscious Relationships…I’m ready now…

15 Principles Of New Paradigm Relating

• Happiness is Irrelevant – Be Free To Embody Your Courageous Self
• Your Only Need Should Be – Am I Growing?
• Your Wounded Feelings are Your Responsibility
• You are Never Upset for the Reasons You Think You Are
• Control Does Not Belong In The New Paradigm
• New Paradigm Relationships Require 100 % Conscious Awareness and Contribution From Both People
• Create Balance: Physical, Sexual, Emotional, Mental and Soulful Stimulation/Relaxation
• Transparent Communication. No Secrets, Lies Or Half Truths
• Make Requests Never Demand
• Make Your Partner More Important Than Your Past
• You Are Free. Your Partner Is Free
• You Are Trustworthy. Your Partner is Trustworthy
• Take A Quantum Step Beyond Your Ancestral Wounds In Relationship
• Never Repeat Your Parents Shortcomings
• Always Hang In There, If Your Partner Is Just As Committed – It Will Pass

Anaiya Sophia

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Painting by: Robby Donaghey