Ecstatic Dance Training

With Kareem Raïhani, Tristan Gorski, Ina Elanor & Christina Dohr

Ecstatic Dance Facilitator / Teacher Training Course

25th February – 1st March 2020
6 Day Intensive Training Course

A comprehensive Ecstatic Dance facilitator training course, designed specifically for those who wish to facilitate Ecstatic Dance, and who want to be empowered to create their own local Ecstatic Dance community and events.

Who is this training for?

For those who want to become an embodied Ecstatic Dance facilitator and create their own Ecstatic Dance Community.

People who are passionate to learn how to hold space for others, step into a leadership role and share their love for music and dance with the world.

Lovers of  Ecstatic Dance, and those who are seeking to delve more deeply into the teachings of Ecstatic Dance.

Those who desire to spread the magic of Ecstatic Dance by facilitating and creating their own Ecstatic Dance events.

For those who are interested in personal growth and developing new embodiment skills as a dance facilitator and teacher.

Anyone who want to deepen their movement practice intelligently, broaden their toolbox of creativity, gain inspiration and creatively hold space for Ecstatic Dance.

Anyone who has a lust for life and wants to embrace something new and exciting by meeting their dancing tribe on a paradise island.

For you if you have a desire to explore dance as a movement meditation practice, and if you are seeking to learn how to take others on that journey with you.

this training will give you

  • The skills and knowledge to become an embodied Ecstatic Dance Facilitator.
  • The confidence and capability to fully develop your unique voice as an Ecstatic Dance facilitator and conscious space holder.
  • A deeper relationship with Ecstatic Dance, movement and music.
  • Transformational techniques and practices, to extend your teaching range as a facilitator and space holder.
  • An introduction to the global Ecstatic Dance Community.
  • Professional teaching and personally tailored feedback, for your growth and development.
  • Access to the private Facebook community for Ecstatic Dance Training, a supportive haven for your continued development.
  • Expert mentorship, to support you in creating your own Ecstatic Dance events.
  • All the information you need to start teaching and creating your own Ecstatic Dance community events.
  • An understanding of Sound Healing.
  • A comprehensive and in-depth Ecstatic Dance training manual.

on this course you will learn

  • To guide others in authentic movement practice, a key element of Ecstatic Dance.
  • Embodiment tools to inspire others, and to overcome any nervousness you may have about speaking on a microphone.
  • The art of listening through the body to discover it as a tool for creative communication.
  • Intention setting for a successful Ecstatic Dance experience.
  • To fully embrace your true authentic self as a conscious space holder.
  • 5 Elements Dance theory & practice.
  • To market your Ecstatic Dance effectively, purposefully and ethically.
  • Elements of dance movement and psychotherapy to add structure to your Ecstatic Dance facilitation and guidance .
  • A understanding of Ecstatic Dance DJing and how to compile an Ecstatic Dance playlist.
  • How to use music to guide people into an Ecstatic Dance experience.
  • Relational movement and meditation practices.
  • Contact Improv & Blindfold Embodied Movement.

What’s Included In This course ?

  • 6 Days of Ecstatic Dance theory and practice.
  • Professional tuition from our team of experienced teachers.
  • All learning materials required including an in-depth training manual.
  • Group and individual feedback sessions.
  • The opportunity to network within the wider Ecstatic Dance Community.
  • Online group mentoring session after the training.
  • The opportunity to co-create an Ecstatic Dance event.
  • 2 x Evening Ecstatic Dance events @ Jaran’s Yoga Retreat.
  • Delicious and healthy lunches and snacks.
  • Daily Yoga & Meditation.
  • Daily group movement practice to help you embody the teachings.
  • Intention and goal setting sessions.
  • Use of professional audio equipment throughout the course.
  • Access to global pioneers within the world of Ecstatic Dance.

Typical Daily Schedule

  • 8.30 - 9.30 Morning Group Practice
  • 9.30 - 10.00 Break
  • 10.00 – 12.00 Morning Teaching Session
  • 12.00 - 13:00 Group Feedback
  • 13:00 - 14.00 Lunch (Provided)
  • 14:00 – 15:00 Personal Time
  • 15.00 – 18.00 Afternoon Teaching Session
  • 18:00 – 18:30 Group or Individual Feedback
  • 18:30 – 19:00 Break
  • 19.00 – 22.00 Community Ecstatic Dance @ Jaran's Yoga Retreat (twice during the course)

About Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan is Thailand’s fifth largest island but it is arguably its number one Ecstatic Dance destination! The island has a fantastic conscious dance scene with almost daily Ecstatic Dances, and is fast becoming recognised as the Ecstatic Dance capital of the world. It has amazing live music venues, incredible beaches and an abundance of deliciously healthy restaurants. The natural beauty of the island is simply breath-taking, and makes every view a source of peace and inspiration.

Koh Phangan is a real life paradise on earth which makes it the perfect venue to immerse yourself in Ecstatic Dance. Use the island as a source of inspiration as you embark upon this course of discovery with us.


Price for the 6 day Ecstatic Dance Training: Facilitator Teacher Training Course is:

1195.00 EUR

A deposit of 400 EUR is required to confirm and reserve your place, the remaining balance is then due within 14 days of booking.

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20 % Discount for foreigner residents of Koh Phangan

(Staying longer than 3 months, or valid work permit)

50 % Discount for Thai Nationals

No formal experience is required, but an understanding of Ecstatic Dance, Yoga, 5Rythms, Biodanza and similar movement practices would be an asset. A deep appreciation and love for Ecstatic Dance and moment is an advantage for your transformational journey with us.


Kareem Raïhani

DJ & Music Producer

For more than 20 Years Kareem Raïhani has been sharing his music throughout Europe and beyond. His DJ sets contain many of his own productions and remixes. Kareem’s music is all about being close to the heart and Mother Earth, about respecting ancient knowledge while being conscious of modern technology.

Kareem’s Ecstatic Dance DJ sets are setting dance floors on fire! He is ever reaching for that transcendent moment when the trance kicks in and the dancer truly becomes the dance. Sample his music here:

Tristan Gorski

DJ & Ecstatic Dance Facilitator

Tristan is the co-founder of Ecstatic Dance Koh Phangan and has held weekly Ecstatic Dances at Jaran’s Yoga Retreat since December 2016. He facilitates and DJs Ecstatic Dance events around the world and has performed at the Angsbacka Tantra & Yoga Festival, the Ecstatic Dance Retreat Holland & the Ecstatic Dance Festival Corfu to name but a few.

Tristan is passionate about the connection between music and movement. He harnesses this special relationship during his Ecstatic Dance DJ sets by taking you on a real musical experience, creating a safe space for connection and exploration. A space where celebration and meditation melt together as one.

Tristan’s own journey with with Ecstatic Dance has been one of huge personal development and growth, where music and dance have helped cure his addiction to an unhealthy life style. He is now passionate about sharing with others the magic of Ecstatic Dance.

Christina Dohr

Embodiment Facilitator & Coach 

Christina is a certified Embodied Facilitator who leads workshops and individual sessions that tap into the power of embodiment. With a refined repertoire of facilitation skills she is able to share powerful tools and techniques that will help you develop confidence in leading yourself and others through movement and processes.

Christina draws on the principles inherent in dance, martial arts, yoga and meditation. She draws on her experience of the corporate sector, Ecstatic Dance, contact improv, facilitation and martial arts in her work.


Ina Elanor

Ecstatic Dance Facilitator & Social-Psychologist

Ina’s life-journey has led her to extended practices of Vipassana, Osho Meditations, Metta, Tantra Yoga, Qi Gong, Light Language Healing, Golden Ray Healing, astral and shamanic healing.

She is a certified Facilitator for DanceMandala Movement Meditation, facilitating Ecstatic Dances, Contact Dance Jams and teaching Authentic Embodiment, Authentic Movement and Contact Improvisation on Koh Phangan, where she is resident since 2017.

She took part in various dance intensives, including Goa Contemporary Dance Residency, Butoh, Somatic Bodywork, Performance Labs, Shamanic Trance Dance, Female Archetypes & Dancing Shadow Work, No Borders Project with Vangelis Legakis and years of dancing on Ecstatic Dance floors and Contact Improvisation.

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