ॐ XPANSION ॐ Complete Festival Info

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XPANSION is weekend of friends and nature; it’s a  communal gathering of beautiful souls coming together to celebrate all there is 🙂

XPANSION is held on 15 private acre property which is absolutely gorgeous and naturally preserved by the love and efforts of the owners. We’re so happy to be able to be guests on this much loved land.

XPANSION starts Friday June 3rd 11am and runs until Monday June 6th at 10am (we go to a secret swim place along the road home). Tickets $88. Cabins $88/$108. Parking $20.

We require that all cars must carry three or more passangers. So go ahead, post your ride needs/wants and get ready to make some new friends 🙂

XPANSION ॐ mission is to bring peace through teaching of THE THREE POSITIVES:

LOVE the EARTH

LOVE the PEOPLE

LOVE yourSELF

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XPANSION THEME: THE HERO’S JOURNEY ॐ

FRIDAY – SEPARATION ॐ

On Friday we leave our known lands and go on our journey, crossing the Red Sea (401), getting lost in the dessert (GPS…) and finally making it to the Promised Land of XPANSION.

Upon arrival, get your parking pass (see below for parking info) and wristbands and set up your gear in your cabin or tent area.

A bunch of activities for Friday is up- check postings!

FRIDAY NIGHT is RED NIGHT ॐ

We wear RED for our opening ceremony, have a communal meal and do a little wiggle by DJ!

SATURDAY – INITIATION ॐ

On Saturday we put our efforts into completing The Temple and The Effigy.

BRING FOR TEMPLE: decorations (only that you can take back home with you), fabrics, items for the Alter, a memo to loved one you would like to leave at Temple (we then take it to the Burn at night during the procession), candles, offerings, incense, etc etc

TEMPLE ALTER – bring item to share (make sure to take them with you when we’re done), such as: fabrics, crystals, cards, offerings, incense, candles, etc.

BRING FOR THE EFFIGY – make a note or bring a photo of someone you want to say goodbye to, or ask for forgiveness, or any other personal matter you’d like to clear, You may place this item in the Temple and during our Burn procession we’ll bring it to the Effigy. You could also place it into the effigy as we build it.

SATURDAY – BURN NIGHT is WHITE NIGHT ॐ

On Saturday we’ll have a procession from the Temple (the Dome) to the Burn Site (fire pit) where we torch the effigy. We suggest everyone wears white for this special occasion.

SUNDAY – RETURN ॐ

The Hero’s Journey completes when The Hero comes back home to share all of their stories and learnings with their families and tribes. On Sunday we relax, meditate and enjoy a gorgeous day of natural beauty and music by the beach. There is a host of fun and positive activities planned for Sunday 🙂

Although some of us will indeed return home Sunday, we have the property available until Monday morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT is PURPLE NIGHT ॐ

Representing our higher selves, our re-birth and evolution, Purple represents and invites our upper chakras to energize as we connect to nature and with all that is.

There will be beautiful music playing all day 🙂

ॐ MONDAY – CLEANSE AND PURIFY 

On Monday we’re leaving camp after coffee and breakfast (absolutely), then heading to a SECRET SWIM LOCATION located just south of Huntsville for a swim and relaxation time in this hidden spot… we purify in the water then off home singing our song…  x

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TIX >

https://www.picatic.com/expansion2016?code=lead

SIGN to a TEAM >

https://www.volunteersignup.org/8QX7J

INFO >

http://houseofdust.info/

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XPANSION ॐ on Meat Eating, Drinking, Smoking & Drugs!

XPANSION ॐ loves all living beings!

We bring only plant-based foods to the festival.

We do not consume animals nor use them for profit.

SO >>> bring lots of yummy foods made from plants! Ask for Vegan food at the Health For store and you’ll come out with amazing things! and chocolate. Lots of chocolate! All Cabins have fridges, too, so use em for your treats and home-made foods 🙂

XPANSION ॐ on Mind Altering Consumables

Set in nature, a proper and intentional use of various mind altering materials can be beneficial and sometimes create a positive life-changing mark within the person or the group. On the other side, mindless consumption of ma materials lowers resonating frequencies and creates an energetic drain on the person and their environment.  How you act and how you effect yourself and your environment is your decision and your responsibility. 

XPANSION ॐ is mindful about mindless consumption of things, and thus:

XPANSION ॐ is cigarette smoke-free

XPANSION ॐ is glass free.

XPANSION ॐ is disposable plastic free (plastic bottles,, water, pop, booze, etc)

XPANSION ॐ loves Coffee and Tea

Many beautiful moments are shared around the fire with someone handing you a hot drink on a starry night… all the cabins are equipped to create hot drinks, or if you dare, bring an outdoor coffee kit and make some using the fire pit!

BRING your own mugs, travel mugs and thermoses. An extra to share goes a long way up north… OK!

BRING ORGANIC, FREE TRADE Coffees and Team please.

BRING NATURAL ORGANIC SWEETENERS such as Agave.

XPANSION ॐ Waste and Dump

This is the opportunity for us to be mindful about the waste we create. All waste that we generate goes to a local dump sitting atop what once was a forest. The more waste, the less nature. Easy ideas: get stuff in bulk, cook at home, get together as a group and prep together. Yes? YES!

XPANSION ॐ is about COMMUNAL EFFORT

Everyone has TWO tasks at EXPANSION:

1 – your gift to the community – for example, healer, yoga, music/dj, art, hoop, … whatever you like to share

2 – a communal task you assign yourself to on this page > https://www.volunteersignup.org/8QX7J

Besides that, someone always needs a hand with something… or a hug…

COMMUNAL DINNERS ॐ

We’re setting up a couple of picnic tables in the main festival area and a folding table for everyone to come and pot-luck our dinners.

Bring – all vegan foods, stuff to share, all your cooking needs and supplies (cabins have fully equipped kitchens), HOT SAUCE, deserts, vegan frozen deserts, soy and plant-based proteins. There are some excellent vegan spicy burgers, vegan sausages, TVP and vegan cheese available at all health food stores. Go to the fridge at the back. Also bring fruit, dried fruit, baked goods, edible creations, corn on the cob, stuff for the bbq… did we say chocolate?!?

What to Wear

XPRESS yourSELF any way you like! Be creative, be yourself, be whom or whatever you want to be… fun, comfortable and colourful clothes always work wonders!

We do recommend extra layers for night time, light long sleeve and a wide-brimmed hat for the sunny hours, and be able to fully cover yourself at dusk, in case things fly by,

LIGHTS, LAMPS, TORCHES, CANDELS ॐ

It would be really nice if we had many little lights sparkle throughout at night time…

Please bring only reusable lights, LEDs, garden torches to place along the path (fuel OK), solar lights (the best!), candles – and lots of candles. Cabins have plugs outside, so if you have outdoor lights bring those, too.

DRINKING WATER ॐ

We have natural and chlorine-free well water on property 🙂

Bring two or more metal water bottles. it’s good to have extras.

All cabins have water running, too!

TENTING

Tenting sites are plenty and located up the path towards Karma Hill. The views are amazing, you’re on top of the hill looking down on the water. There is a fire pit, picnic tables and washrooms at the tent area, the trees are right above it’s just perfect. Make sure to have extra headlamps and water bottles if you’re tenting! Thank me later.

If you are bringing a lot of stuff to the tent area, get yourself a dolly or a folding shopping cart. Thank me later for that one, too!

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XPANSION ॐ is mindful about mindless consumption of things, and thus:

XPANSION ॐ is cigarette smoke-free

XPANSION ॐ is glass free.

XPANSION ॐ is disposable plastic free (plastic bottles,, water, pop, booze, etc)

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XPANSION ॐ mission is to bring peace through teaching of THE THREE POSITIVES:

The Three Positives - by House of Dust

LOVE the EARTH

LOVE the PEOPLE

LOVE yourSELF

http://houseofdust.info/xpansion-north-burn-2016/

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