Centre for Change

The Centre for Change aims to capture the potential for creating positive change at Kiwiburn.

Mornings are dedicated to yoga, meditation and other embodiment practices.

The day is dedicated to the revolution – with talks and workshops that inform and inspire the changes necessary to co-create a more beautiful world our hearts know is possible.

Events

Wednesday 22 January

Rapping 101 with Lettuce

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Centre for Change

Have you always admired freestylers? Have a passion for rap? Or just want to find a new way to express? Come join in the ciphor, learn some basics, get silly and have fun! Mikenna, a professional beginner, will share her journey into rap, and show you how easy it is to start yours!

Workshop

Wednesday

Yoga with Leo

2:00 pm at Centre for Change

Together we'll flow through an awakening yoga sequence. Get your energy up in this class, which combines mixed styles and characteristic elements of flowing vinyasa and traditional hatha. Level: beginner to intermediate Please bring your won mat if you have one, or a towel, blanket or other, water and comfy clothes.

Health & Wellness

Wednesday

Awakening Yoga

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Centre for Change

Together we'll flow through an awakening yoga sequence. Get your energy up in this class, which combines mixed styles and characteristic elements of flowing vinyasa and traditional hatha. Level: beginner to intermediate. Please bring your own mat if you have one, or a towel, blanket or other, water and comfy clothes.

Spiritual & Healing

Wednesday

Thursday 23 January

Yoga

9:30 am - 10:30 am at Centre for Change

A playful and energising practice combining yoga, surfing and thai chi. Explore flow through rhythmic sequences, dynamic movement and tension-releasing breath.

Workshop

Thursday

SOGA (slutty yoga)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm at Centre for Change

A kinda yoga-ish/very dance-ish weeerkshop designed to shamelessly unleash the sacred slut within. Expect a heart throbbing, hip opening, pleasure dripping experience. Semi clothed. Lingerie encouraged. No touching. Feminine practice (men welcome). If you’re sensitive to filthy hip hop, don’t come.

Workshop

Thursday

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Liberation Theatre

12:00 pm at Centre for Change

Liberation Theatre games! A series of playful games designed to shed light on our roles as oppressors and oppressed. Liberation Theatre games are a whirlwind of humour and humility, sudden challenges and silliness. Jump into deep fun, and be glad you did.

Games

Thursday

Massage

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Centre for Change

Beginners massage workshop: come learn basic anatomy, technique and structure.

Workshop

Thursday

Poly 101

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Centre for Change

Join this workshop/ discussion circle and learn about alternative relationship structures like relationship anarchy. Being poly is all about crafting intentional relationships in your life, questioning inherited norms, treating other humans with respect and practicing empathy. Come learn what it’s all about before partaking in our campmate’s Poly wedding this Friday at 4h20.

Workshop

Thursday

Contact Improv

4:00 pm - 5:30 am at Centre for Change

This workshop will introduce you to the basics of Contact Improv and will give you tools to confidently connect outside a workshop environment, in and out of the dance. You will reclaim your capacity to move naturally with flow and freedom building a connection with yourself, others and surroundings.

Workshop

Thursday

Friday 24 January

Psychological Resilience in Times of Hope and Despair

11:00 am - 12:00 am at Centre for Change

Climate change-related trauma can be a crippling burden to bear. Join activist and sustainability consultant Leo Murray shares his story of climate anxiety breakdown and the school of will which allowed him to continue working as a changemaker.

Talk / Lecture

Friday

Co-Creating a More Beautiful World

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at Centre for Change

Reconnect with your personal, interpersonal and ecological self through interbeing. Thought leader and changemaker Leo Murray explores the possibility of shifting our collective identity from 'mother nature' into a regenerative 'lover nature' capacity.

Workshop

Friday

Life Drawing

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Centre for Change

Ever wanted to try your hand at figure drawing? Even if you're not normally a visual artist, a life drawing session is an awesome event to experience once in your life! Remember, the process of creating is magical and more valuable than the end product. Come chat with more experienced artists and have a go at drawing fun lines and shadows from a real life nude model. Paper/pencils provided.

Arts & Crafts, Workshop

Friday

Eye Gazing

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Centre for Change

Receive the gift of presence and witness your burner whanau with new eyes. Together we will journey a space of connection and learn to create greater depth within us, within every interaction. During this eye gazing workshop we’ll explore ways to invite more intimacy into our lives. Come with curiosity and an open heart.

Workshop

Friday

Female Sexuality with Nikki Rhodes

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Centre for Change

The sex-ed class that you wished you had taken. This workshop debunks myths, releases damaging beliefs and brings a whole new perspective to intimacy, connection and epic sex. What do women want? Epic sex and fearless love! This workshop explores female sexuality with a focus on anatomy, the fertility cycle and the various erogenous zones and is designed for those who identify as male.

Workshop

Friday

Saturday 25 January

Yoga with Tara

9:30 am - 11:00 am at Centre for Change

A slow, deep and sensuous practice. Explore all the delicious layers of yourself through fluid soft movements to enliven and regenerate.

Spiritual & Healing

Saturday

Moving Meditation

11:00 am - 12:00 am at Centre for Change

This immersive experience is completely guided to a deep journeying playlist. You will be verbally guided into your body via somatic movement, breath awareness, and creative imagery. We highly recommend Ali as a contact coach.

Spiritual & Healing

Saturday

Sharing Economy

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at Centre for Change

One of the guiding principles of Kiwi Burn is gifting. Sharing who we are and what we have is an instrumental part of creating community. When the embers of the fire are out, the light of giving will still burn within us. Sophia White will facilitate a workshop on how we can take the sharing economy, the spirit of gifting, home with us to our many communities.

Workshop

Saturday

Songs for the Earth

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Centre for Change

This space will be facilitated for songs of resistance to be shared, from song carriers of Extinction Rebellion, or any other songs learnt in defence of the oppressed. Bring a (short) song you may have learnt at a climate rally, animal rights event, or indigenous voices event- or simply yourself, there will be more than enough music to go around. Drums and all instruments wholeheartedly welcome

Discussion / Conversation, Performance, Spiritual & Healing

Saturday

Stress and burnout? Screw that!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Centre for Change

The world is a terrible mess and I, like you, am trying to fix it. But I get tired. Don’t you get tired? And overwhelmed? What can we do, what helps? The answer is not self-care, it is all of us caring for each other. We’ll cover the biological stress response cycle to return your body to a state of relaxation. And go through why rest and human connection are key to recovering from and preventing

Workshop

Saturday

Emotional Revolution

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Centre for Change

Over the last two decades we experienced a technological revolution, one that gave rise to an exponential access of information through an explosion of communication mediums. We are more connected than ever, however have never suffered from such severe isolation and separation as we do now. Join the emotional revolution!

Workshop

Saturday

Theatre for the end of the world

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Centre for Change

Come and enter the realm of theatre to explore our collective struggles within the climate crisis, and to discover opportunities for empowered, creative responses. We'll engage with the complexity of the end of the world as we know it and listen for what worlds are wanting to be born. It'll be embodied, playful and profound.

Workshop

Saturday

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