Whakapainiga (Whaka//Wa-ka) started sharing the gift of flight in 2009. In 2014, he helped co-create Acro Revolution an intermediate teacher training. Whaka, the native Maori healer, is the spiritual heartbeat of the Acro Yoga movement. Whaka spent the past 10 years healing people through yoga, thai massage and the gift of “flight” (acro/acropeutics). Whaka has traveled around the world, flying folks at festivals, mansions, on the street, and helped over 7,000 people find the gifts of trust, joy, play, and balance through acro.
Intro to Acro
Since you were a kid you dreamed of flying. Make that dream come true with Whakapaingia this festival. Whaka will teach you how to fly and make other humans fly. Through a playful fun inspiring way. Whaka will give the foundations of Acro such as bone stacking, timing, tempo, etc.. while building skills of trust, play, and communication.
We take sound sound seriously. The dance floor is our temple. With each stage a sculptural masterpiece and Funktion-One sound system tickling your insides, we spend the entire year masterfully crafting an all night beach jungle celebration you'll never forget. Some sounds blast you away. Ours will hug you closely. It’s crisp and holographic. Come prepared for a deep inward journey designed to break you open.
Breathe, flow, and find unlimited freedom in physical expression. Our bodies are the vessel in this world that serve as the foundation for which we can discover our highest potential. Explore stages and spaces for you to completely let go at Envision.
Living is an art form. At Envision we cultivate a 360 degree immersive art environment that blends the edges of the canvas with the world around it.
We let the environment lead. Every structure is artistically designed with locally sourced natural materials to create a village that mimics the beauty of our natural environment, and demonstrates a way of life defined by minimizing our impact on our planet. Envision is not an EZ-Up festival.
To care for others we must first take care of ourselves. Experience and explore mindful practices for food, activity, medicine, and more that will nourish a lifetime of joyous behaviors and self-care rituals.
You are not alone. Discover the community you always knew existed but were never able to experience. Brought together by all of our similarities , and illuminated by all of our differences.
We think long term. The 12 principles of permaculture are echoed throughout every undertaking at Envision. necessity of restorative stewarding demonstrated on the land we gather and in the lives we lead.
Strengthen your source connection. Envision supports you with an open heart space where you can explore a deeper understanding of our common oneness with nature and each other.