Workshops

The Embodied Alchemy Series:

Somewhere along the way of this amazing, confusing and sometimes painful life, we learn to suppress our desires and prioritise other things because we don’t have time: we forget who we are, what we love, and to connect to our joy everyday.

Here at Maya Gandaia: Embodied Alchemy we want to help you remember! To come home to yourself, to reawaken that joy, to reconnect to our true soul purpose and begin sharing our gifts with the world.

YOU can creating an abundant joyful life using your creativity!

 

This is a series of 7 workshops inspired by the Chakra system to help empower female creatives to transform doubt, embody their passion and create abundance and become true Alchemists.

Over the course of the program, you will be inspired to step out of the illusions which hold us back from being our true superhero selves and create the life we would love!

The Series were developed on Ella Mesma Company dancers whilst I was training in Alchemy, to facilitate the telling of the performers stories and dealing with all the stuff that comes up in the studio, and in life in a way that was healing, affirming and helped the dancers access the beautiful place of vulnerability where the magic happens.

Now, that series has evolved to empower female creatives to transform doubt, and the blocks from embodying their passions in life and create abundance and joy.

The series are a powerful healing

A Alchemy, Truth, Freedom, Creativity, Grounding, Releasing Fear, Opening your heart… and much more!

They are a our journey bring us back home to our authentic self.

They are our true CREATIVE expression.

 

  HOME (Read More)

HOME | Awakening Muladhara the Root Chakra | Grounding to create Foundation and Abundance with the PATHFOR Series 

“The ache for home lives in all of us: the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned” Maya Angelou

This workshop is for you if you are interested in further understanding how your fear, and your subconscious thoughts are holding you back!

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HEART | Awakening Anahata the Heart Chakra | Giving and recieving with the PATHFOR Series 

“The more love we feel in our hearts, the more it will be brought to us” Deepak Chopra

This workshop is for you if you would like to welcome more abundance in all aspects of your life and want to raise your vibration into one of self love!

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WOMB | Awakening Svadistana the sacral chakra | Exploring Pleasure, Boundaries and Shadows with the PATHFOR Series

“I live in a queendom, ruled by a womb-iverse.” Erykah Badu

This workshop is for you if you would like to explore boundaries, the masks you wear and experience more joy and pleasure!

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SING | Activating Visshudhi: The Throat Chakra | Self Expression from the PATHFOR Series 

“Reclaim your potent voice, filling in the past silences” Tererai Trent

One of our greatest fear is that we will leave this world with our “song” still inside us. This workshop is for you if you would like to have some fun expressing yourself and using your voice!

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FLY | Awakening Ajna the Third Eye Chakra | Intuition and Imagination with the PATHFOR Series

“Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances. ” Maya Angelou

This workshop is for you if you would like to work on your intuition!

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Manipura the Naval Chakra | The Lustrous Gem | Creating a life we treasure with the PATHFOR Series

 “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” Oprah Winfrey

This workshop is for you if you would like to remember who you really are and create beyond your wildest dreams!

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SPACE | Awakening Sahasrara the Crown Chakra | Connecting through all time and space with the PATHFOR Series 

“I am connected to everyone through all time and space” William Whitecloud

This workshop is for you if you would like to vibrate the cosmos!

If chakras are blocked this keeps us from flowing freely in our lives, from creating, from taking control of our lives. Each lower chakra corresponds to an upper chakra, and so we like to run our sessions in this order to achieve balance, and each time we move up to a new chakra raising a higher vibration.

The origin of the rainbow chakras and the kundalini serpent derive from the Yoruba Orisha system of ancient West Africa, deified in the divinity Oshumare and that is why the PathFor series focus on the dances of these deities as well as movement styles and artistic mediums to allow us to connect with our pure creative spirit.

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