9th to 13th February 2015
Cacao is the pathway to the hearts calling… This small and beautiful bean is so revered for its heart opening effects that its journey has carried it world wide…
Today Cacao has reclaimed its position as a sacred ceremonial medicine and is been offered within a dance ritual of letting go and manifestation.
Using the Dancing Alchemy Retreat as a pre-requisite for embodiment; we will then go deeper into the practices of sensory exploration and development; deepening our ability to hold space for others through learning to deeply hold space for ourselves.
The greatest teachers are those who teach through full embodiment of what they are teaching. It is the transmission that is our greatest teacher.
Firstly we arrive from the ordinary into the non-ordinary, gathering in circle and sip the alchemical blend of cacao with other powerful herbs as we share our intensions of what it is we are blessing and letting go and what we are calling into being…
It is said that life danced itself into being so we use the sacred tool of dance in unison with the wisdoms of the 5 elements – Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether – to set our payers into motion.
A seed becomes the fruit…
In this training we explore
- Free form dance as a language to communicate, express and heal
- Shamanic and Taoist 5 elements systems
- Preparing and holding sacred space
- Use of sacred plants for ceremony and health
- The art of music for sacred journeys
- The art of facilitatating any workshop space
- Becoming a empowered and embodied leader
Please note that completion of the Dancing Alchemy in the week beforehand is a prerequisite for this training.
Daisy’s conscious dance work and five elements exploration is a culmination of her experiences in many aspects of the healing field, working for over 20 years in massage therapy, herbology and nutrition. Daisy is both a Taoist practitioner and a yogini. It is her deep passion to bring people together to work in community towards health, healing and playfulness.
“I have met Daisy few years ago I participated in one of her caco ceremony and it was mind blowing. I decided to join here cacao ceremony teacher training which I have done twice. The gift that I received by been in this woman present is more then words can describe. Her embodiment of the element and her way to transmute it is very unique and very authentic it’s not something that come from a book it’s a personal experience and there for was so transformative for me. I learn so much and was able to use this practices in my daily life and to incorporate it with my own practices and teachings. I’m grateful for this woman and for the gift she gave me. Which will remain with me for the rest of my life.” Yael Abbey
“Daisy holds a sacred space safe enough to allow your innermost authentic self to be revealed and expressed. I experienced profound transformations within the cauldron of her five element dance workshop. Her expertise and passion for her subjects be it breath work or dance ceremony and her highly intuitive nature seemed to allow her to flow with the highest interests of a very diverse group for the highest benefit of all participants. Her genuine joy is contagious and down to earth attitude really refreshing. Thank you Daisy for standing in your truth and power to help me do the same.” Marian Rose UK, Traditional Acupuncturist and Universal Healing Tao Instructor and Women’s Healing Love Instructor
“The entire experience of this training was healing, heart opening and transformational. Having the opportunity to explore our individual connection with the very elements we are made of; and how we can journey through them through sound, movement, spirit and sacred cacao medicine has personally been a turning point in my life; an explosion of creativity, motivation and direction. Daisy is not just a teacher. She is an inspirational being of passion, vitality, strength, motivation, energy, consciousness, creativity, knowledge, heart, connectivity and presence. The learning environment was a high-vibration, energised, conscious, playful, sacred and safe space; allowing each individual to connect, download and flourish from whichever individual platform they had come from. The dynamic variety of the training allowed for the essence, teachings and wisdom to be absorbed in different ways- from visual, oral, experiential; through sound, movement, breath, energetically and within. We also had the opportunity to learn more about our bodies, the healing qualities of cacao and other herbs, benefits of dance and movement, breath- work, qui gong and other practices that compliment the process of being propelled into a realm of health, vitality, connectivity and creativity. I plan to do the next training, particularly for the opportunity to spend more time working with Daisy; who inspires me in every aspect of a highly empowered, intelligent, healthy, sexy, conscious, present, balanced woman and being. I really have never met anyone quite like this woman; so much energy for life, a living example of her wisdom of health and the body; and so much true love and passion for what she teaches and offers to this world. Thank you Daisy, you rock!!!!!! Lisa O’Brien – Transformational Dance, Dancing Medicine
“Since attending regular cacao ceremonies with Daisy Kaye in 2012, I felt called a year later to commit to the teacher training in raw cacao ceremonies and five elements dance. This training has been integral to my growth and evolution of my life purpose. Grounding me in the knowledge of plant medicine and raising my connection to the power of dance as a healing tool, I have followed my passion of healing through creative expression to offer ceremonies that are powerful and transformative. I am deep gratitude to be able to intuitively facilitate a space of meditative and ecstatic practice that supports the opening of the heart and self-realisation. Daisy Kaye is a giver of gifts, and offers her knowledge freely and in abundance for the highest good to encourage others to step forth into their greatest offering of themselves. I would recommend this training highly. It is a defining path in recognising your own truest nature.” Guinevere Rhonwen Short
Cost and Booking Information
Full workshop price -17,000 Thai baht
Full Teacher training including Dancing Alchemy – 27,000 baht
For further information or to reserve your place, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To secure your place on this course, we will request a non-refundable PayPal deposit of 50 pounds.
Accommodation is not included within the price of this workshop. If you have not already booked accommodation, please visit our accommodation page to check the options.
For participants of this workshop, we can also reserve limited spaces in our Zorba Dormitory (330 baht per night) and Zorba Private rooms (660 baht per night) for the duration of the Dancing Alchemy and Cacao 5 Element Dance Teacher Training