Lovelight Learning Lab

Immerse yourself in the Lovelight Learning Lab which provides hands-on creative or self-development experiences throughout the duration of the Festival.
Expand your spirit through cacao ceremonies and add your energy to community creations by joining Lovelighters in creating group art projects. The Lovelight Learning Lab also offers the opportunity for you to create individual projects to take home.
Participation in most of the Immersions is included in the General Admission Ticket price; vendors are also offering immersions for additional fees.

Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

Cost: $40 in advance and onsite

Take your practice to the water
This 2 hour workshop offers an introduction to stand up paddle board yoga, a 90 minute yoga flow on the water, and the incredible experience of floating savasana.
No yoga or paddle experience necessary. Equipment, instruction, and photos provided. Participants must have swimming ability.

Workshop Times:
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Artistic Immersion: Design and Create, a Mala Bracelet

Cost: $45 in advance | $50 onsite

This Artistic Immersion Experience includes a complimentary custom Mala Bracelet.
This Immersion is being offered for a discounted rate when you register in advance.

Workshop Times:
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Personal Development Immersion Experience: Cacao Ceremony

Cost: $15

Cacao is a superfood. One of its main active ingredients facilitates the release of dopamine, the ‘pleasure’ hormone. Cacao supports memory, immunity, heart health and helps relieve stress and depression. It contains the highest concentration of antioxidants of any food on the planet. Learn how to incorporate it into your life.
Please arrive well hydrated to the ceremony and make sure to bring your water bottle.

Workshop Times:
Saturday 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Sunday 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Artistic Immersion: Tie Dye

Cost: $25 (bring your own garment) | $30 (we will provide the garment) | $35

Create a hand-dyed garment of your choice (sign up early to ensure that we bring the right size for you or bring your own— must be pre-washed and only natural plant fibers like cotton, linen, silk, rayon, hemp.

Dye your very own take-home garment to wear and love for years.

We provide gloves, rubber bands, string, the work area, cleanup materials, soaking solution, and one dozen shades of professional grade dyes. Lovelighters may bring their own item to dye (cellulose fibers only, no synthetic materials), or contact prior to Monday, August 14th, to have us bring the right size for you. A limited number of t-shirts will be available for purchase onsite!

Professional Certification: Thai Yoga Massage Module

Sudevi is a highly sought-after Vedic Conservatory certified teacher of Nuad Borarn, Vedic-style Thai-Yoga Bodywork and has done extensive studies with Mukti Michael Buck. She completed a 175 hour internship through SomaVeda in Northern and Southern Thailand as well as studied at the Sunshine School of Massage in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

She is duly certified in Integral and Jivamukti Yoga and was graced by His Holiness, Sri Swami Satchidananda and Yoga Masters Sharon Gannon and David Life.

She also holds a Master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri as well as many certifications in various forms of energy medicine and healing technologies. Sudevi leads study tours to Thailand, and workshops nationally and internationally.

Symmetry Body Flow with Lotus

Cost: Complimentary

Explore the symmetry and movement of your body through color with the full body movement based chalk pastel pieces we will be creating. Participants will have 6’ x 8’ paper mediums taped to the floor for them with pastel chalks available in a variety of colors. After Lotus’ demonstration, participants will have the opportunity to create beautifully symmetrical pieces of work that capture their form and their experience at LoveLight with bringing health and light to their bodies. Participants can roll their finished work up and take it home with them.

Workshop limited to 30 people so arrive early to claim your spot.

Workshop Time:
Sunday: 2:00 p.m

Paint the Lovelight Masterpiece

Cost: Complimentary

An entertaining approach to fine art. Pick up a paint brush to be one of the creators of a community painting. This immersion is complimentary and no additional fees apply.

Workshop Time:
Drop by when the mood hits you!

Mandala Garden

Cost: Complimentary

A gorgeous spot awaits you in the mandala garden where you are able to create, on your own or in community, natural mandalas made from flower petals, leaves, sticks, stones, pine cones, and natural items provided by us or found by you in your journey through the Lovelight lands. As supplies are limited, please ensure that you have the opportunity to participate in the immersion by pre-registering

Workshop Time:
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1:45-2:45 p.m., 3:00-4:00 p.m., 4:15-5:15 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Painter's Place

Cost: Complimentary

Be a part of the group art project or create your own masterpiece at the Painting Place. Instructors are on hand to show how you can easily create a small painting. You may elect to take the painting home or you may add it to a collective piece to be displayed at all Lovelight festivals. Participation is complimentary and doesn’t require additional funds; however, supplies are limited so it’s recommended that you pre-register for free to ensure you are able to participate.

Workshop Time:
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1:45-2:45 p.m., 3:00-4:00 p.m., 4:15-5:15 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Golden Doors to Infinity

Cost: Complimentary

See the doors created at Lovelight Festival in 2016 by celebrated Master framer and artist Bill Adair as part of his international exhibition Golden Door to Infinity; which is a collection of doors decorated by artists, activists, and thought leaders from all over the world.

Join other Lovelighters as we learn the old-world techniques of brass leafing and combine them with modern paint pens to decorate more doors! Ths immersion is complimentary and no additional fees apply.

Workshop Time:
Drop by when the mood hits you!

Pebble Place

When things get rocky, create art!

Cost: Complimentary

At Pebble Place, artists of all ages are able to spend a few moments or many hours enjoying interacting with natural products and great people. Lovelighters make small masterpieces or participate in a large scale community projects on which many people work simultaneously. Lovelighters are welcome to drop by at any time they feel creative.

Workshop Time:
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1:45-2:45 p.m., 3:00-4:00 p.m., 4:15-5:15 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m.