Workshops

Domefest 2017's Workshops Coming Soon!

Domefest invites you to expand your mind, body and soul in these productive workshops. All workshops are free of charge and located in the Workshop Dome unless noted otherwise. Take a look at last year's workshops below and stay tuned for Domefest 2017's workshop information coming soon.

2016 Workshops in the Dome

Friday

Friday 11:00am-12:00pm

Rise and Shine Yoga Flow

Led by Rebecca Simms

Friday 12:00-1:00pm

Aerial Hoop 101

Led by Sparky Nicoll

Note: Meets at the aerial rig

Friday 12:00-1:00pm

Magic Lesson

Led by The Legendary Rick Beatty

Friday 1:00-2:00pm

Hooping: Weaves

Led by Erin Jeannier

Friday 2:00-3:00pm

Recycle Glowsticks Into Dreamcatchers

Led by Rachel Brown

Friday 3:00-4:00pm

Stretch Flexy

Led by Sparky Nicoll

Friday 3:00-4:00pm

Tie-Dye Party

Led by Grateful Dad

Note: Meets at Grateful Dad's Tie-Dye Booth

Friday 4:00-5:00pm

Double Staves

Led by Sparky Nicoll

Friday 5:00-5:15pm

Fire Safety Meeting

Led by Steve Koellmer

Friday 5:30-6:30pm

Magic Show - Warping Reality As You Know It

Led by The Legendary Rick Beatty

Saturday

Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm

Rise and Shine Yoga Flow

Led by Rebecca Simms

Saturday 12:00-1:00pm

Upside Down Town

Led by Kelly Purtell

Saturday 1:00-2:00pm

Aerial Silks 101

Led by Erin Jeannier

Note: Meets at the aerial rig

Saturday 1:00-2:00pm

Magic Lesson

Led by The Legendary Rick Beatty

Saturday 2:00-3:00pm

Recycle Glowsticks Into Dreamcatchers

Led by Rachel Brown

Saturday 3:00-4:00pm

Juggle Struggle

Led by Steve Koellmer

Note: Meets outside the dome

Saturday 3:00-4:00pm

"Let It Flow" Poem Tell

Led by Ben Carrey

Saturday 4:00-5:00pm

Poi: Balls on Strings

Led by Steve Koellmer

Saturday 5:00-5:15pm

Fire Safety Meeting

Led by Steve Koellmer

Saturday 5:30-6:30pm

Magic Show - Warping Reality As You Know It

Led by The Legendary Rick Beatty

2016 Workshop Descriptions

Aerial Hoop 101

Come out to be assisted or spotted into certain dance poses on the aerial hoop, also known as lyra. This is a total body workout and is recommended for those interested in testing their strength and conditioning while having fun in the air. Meets at the aerial rig. Led by Sparky Nicoll.

Aerial Silks 101

Come fly with me! Learn to climb and invert yourself while dangling in the air on the aerial rig. We will learn some foundational skills to get yourself moving and grooving on this challenging apparatus. Meets at the aerial rig. Led by Erin Jeannier.

Double Staves

We will use two baton style staves, one in each hand to utilize our wrists and shoulders in the making of circles and patterns. Double staves helps with ambidextrous and hand eye coordination skills. Double staves will be provided or bring your own. Led by Sparky Nicoll.

Fire Safety Meeting

All fire performers must attend this mandatory workshop and receive a wristband that must be worn when handling fire at the festival. You will learn the appropriate places to spin fire along with the proper procedures to keep everybody safe while amazing them with your skills. Led by Steve Koellmer.

Hooping: Weaves

Get your hoop on: learn 2 and 3 beat weaves, hug weave, and thread the needle. Advanced variations will include turning, tracing, and flowers. Bring your favorite twin hoops, extra hoops will be provided. Led by Erin Jeannier.

Juggle Struggle

Learn to throw and catch with 1, 2, and 3 balls. Introduce your mind to the fascinating patterns of juggling. Beginners welcome! Balls will be provided. Meets outside the dome. Led by Steve Koellmer.

"Let It Flow" Poem Tell

Words have benefits! Take a walk in the metaphorest with Ben Carrey of Pigeons Playing Ping Pong.

Magic Lesson

They say a magician never reveals his secrets... but the Legendary One made an exception for Domefest!! Learn magic techniques from The Legendary Rick Beatty.

Magic Show - Warping Reality As You Know It

Come witness the impossible! Experience amazing sleight of hand, side-splitting comedy magic, mind-blowing feats of psychic phenomena and death defying acts of sideshow sorcery by the Legendary Rick Beatty.

Poi: Balls on Strings

We will learn some introductory moves like weaves and stalls, and more advanced skills like flowers and tangles. All levels are welcome. Some extra poi will be provided. Led by Steve Koellmer.

Recycle Glowsticks Into Dreamcatchers

Collect last night's glowsticks and bring them to this crafty workshop where you'll learn how to fashion them into dreamcatchers using nature and yarn. Led by Rachel Brown.

Rise and Shine Yoga Flow

Wake up the body, discover balance and strength, and connect movement with breath. Leave this yoga class feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and full of life! All levels welcome, please bring your own yoga mats and water bottles. Led by Rebecca Simms, 200hr Registered Vinyasa Yoga Teacher.

Stretchy Flexy

Flow style workout that opens up and evens out the body and mind. Soothing and gentle movement session with advanced options for deeper twisting, hip opening, and splits stretching. Led by Sparky Nicoll.

Tie-Dye Party

Grateful Dad Tie-Dye's is hosting a tie-dye party at their vending booth! Bring your clothes (or grab a $5 Domefest 2011 T-Shirt at the Domefest General Store) and learn Dad's techniques first-hand. Dad will provide you with a take-home bag and washout instructions. Please donate $5 for dyes and materials. Led by Troy "Dad" Pemberton.

Upside Down Town

Do you want to go there? I will take you. Bring your body, your smiling face, a bottle of water, and a yoga mat if you please. We will dabble in headstands, forearm stands, and various hand balances! Led by Kelly Purtell.