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Ecstatic Forest Festival

Dance • Play • Learn • Create • April 19-23, 2023 • Elgin, Texas


Day Vibes

Dance, play, learn, and create in curated, heart-centered 75-minute workshops each day


Night Vibes

Celebrate with 5 hours of conscious music each night with the hottest DJ's and bands.


Forest Experiences

Explore the trees and river and find the flower power lounge, psychedelic speakeasy, and hammock valley


Find The Fairy Doors

Explore the forest and discover heart-warming treasures


See you in the forest!

Ecstatic Forest Festival is a 5-day transformational festival with a dance and movement soul in the heart of Texas. Heal, camp, and connect with friends while dancing, playing, learning, and creating in our unique 75-minute workshop offerings and celebrate each evening by the main stage with 5 hours of conscious dance music by some of the best artists around.

Join us at the breathtaking Spark River Ranch at Spiderwood Studios in Elgin, Texas. This 150-acre land is 25 minutes East of Austin and right on the majestic Colorado River. Explore the forest and discover the curated experiences and the nature.


Ecstatic Forest Tour

Houston 4/1

Join us for a fun afternoon and get a taste of the festival! Yoga, ecstatic dance, sound bath meditation, community...

Ecstatic Forest Tour

Austin 4/2

Join us for a fun afternoon and get a taste of the festival! Yoga, ecstatic dance, sound bath meditation, community...


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The Experiences

Ecstatic Forest 2023 Main Stage

Dance and Play

Main Stage
presented by Thomas-ConnectX

Now that you have learned all these new inspirational ways to move your body, express yourself freely and openly every night with our amazing local and international artists bringing you the latest conscious frequencies.

Move and Heal

presented by Vybe Productions

Fulfill the Ecstatic Forest mission by healing through movement. Explore your personal mind/body connection in your own space through new or familiar expressions such as Yoga, Martial Arts, Cultural Dances, Free Expression, and more…
  • Ashley Shelton – Cosmic Body
  • Bianca Davis – Naked Yoga for Your Next Level of Embodied Liberation
  • Butterfly Priestess – Inner Flow: Shibari with Self
  • Devon Hornby – Ecstatic Tai Chi
  • ElleMental – Hand, Head and Forearm Balancing
  • Kalyan Darshan – Solar Eclipse I AM Activation – Yoga, Chant, Dance!
  • Manpreet Sangha – Bollywood Bhangra Dance
  • Mystica Fiora – Sacred Feminine Dance (Belly Dance)
  • Stephan – Get High On Dance
  • Stephy Rose – Dance Movement Therapy
  • Stevie Hudson – Dance of the Sacred Jester
  • That Flow Chick – Modern Dance
Ecstatic Forest 2023 Programming - Danceshop Tent
Ecstatic Forest 2023 Programming - Playshop Tent

Flow and Connect


Want to interact with others or flow props? Our Playshops are designed to inspire you to move interactively. Acro Yoga, Partner Dances, Tantra, Poi, Bo Staff, Hula, Other Flow Arts, and more? Yes, please!
  • Alex Snyder – Introduction to Staff Spinning
  • Butterfly Priestess – Ichinawa Tsunagari: One Rope Connection
  • Cameron Vaughn – Buugeng/Poi Flow
  • Dante – Move With Your Prop
  • Fadi Hamdan – Wings not required: Fly with Acro!
  • LyRic – Hooping with Magic
  • Manpreet Sangha – Ayurveda Couples Massage
  • Naughty Monkey – Partner Worship: A Sensual Introduction to Tantra
  • Ronnie Saenz – Unifying Mind and Body – Core Principles of Ki Aikido
  • Siddhu – Slackline Workshop
  • Stevie Hudson – Contact Beyond Contact: Community Dance Journey 
  • Takuma Katagiri – Slowing Down, Tuning In: A Contact Improvisation Workshop with Takuma

Relax and Learn


Sit back and relax while growing intellectually, mindfully, and spiritually. This space is dedicated to non-interactive workshops where you can take a break from moving.
  • Amanda Wonderland – Raise Your Vibe With EFT (Meridian Tapping)
  • Araiah Jazzar – Egyptian Underworld Anointing
  • Coach Thomas – The Global Butterfly Evolution
  • Erika Ramelli – Herbs and plants initiation for ascended mastery
  • Juniper Vaughn – Feminine Ecology: Womb + Endocrine Regeneration
  • Lucid Love – Oshos Dynamic Meditation
  • Melanin Lion – Ancestral Healing
  • Rayne Grant – Mushroom Nootropics and Aphrodisiacs: A Deeper More Titillating Look Into Our Connectedness
  • Sara Kovash – Alchera Death Meditation
  • The DMT Force – Conscious Breathing – Breath Work & Live Music
  • The Street Angel – Epic Healing Meditation & Sound Bath
  • Veronica Marconi – New Moon Cacao Circle and Heart-shares
Ecstatic Forest 2023 Programming Thinkshop Tent
Ecstatic Forest 2023 Createshop Lineup

Participate and Create


Our new Createshops are an opportunity for you to find a new creative outlet or participate in one of your favorites. Make art, crafts, music, poetry, and more!
  • April Dawn Scheffler – Re-write Your Story…. Literally!
  • AsiRiana Rasa – Healing with Voice! Vocal Toning & Chakra Balancing with Mini Sound Bath Guided Meditation
  • Bonnie Divina Maa – Ecstatic Kirtan
  • Juniper Vaughn – Cultivating Your Unique Herbal Medicinals
  • Rebecca Brumfield – Oracle Cards for Intuitive Divination
  • Stephan – My Words ARE Poetry
  • Unity Yogis – Self-Love Workshop
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