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20-22 June 2019

Midsummer

at Ängsbacka

20-22 June 2019
 

 

21-23 juni 2018

Midsommar

på Ängsbacka

Vi bjuder in till musik, kreativitet, stillhet, skogsmagi, ceremonier, öppna hjärtan, nya vänner och massor av dans.

 

 

 

 

 

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Children & Youth

Welcome to a Midsummer Celebration for all ages!

Our intention is to create a magic weekend for the whole family. There will be plenty of time to hang out with each other and play together. There will be workshops for families to join and some suitable for both youths and adults. Also the opening/closing and morning meetings will be for all ages and we really hope you will bring your children there to sing and dance together.

On a central spot in our beautiful garden you will find the children’s tent where there will be lots of opportunities for creativity and having fun together.

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Info for 2019 will come later!

Opening times kid’s camp 2018:
22/6 Friday 10.00 -13.15 and 14.15-16.15
23/6 Saturday 10.00- 13.15

Please note we do not have child care for children under the age of 4. The little ones are very welcome accompanied by an adult.

During certain times on Friday and Saturday, there will be childcare for all children form the age of 4 and up, to play, sing and try out different activities. There will be a great team of workshop leaders and volunteers taking good care of our beautiful children. During these hours parents are given the opportunity to attend workshops on their own.

We will present the time for childcare here shortly. (No childcare under 4 years)

We are extra happy to welcome our fantastic children and youth to this Midsummer Celebration!

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Workshop Leaders & Musicians –
Ängsbacka Midsummer 2018

    

We are pleased to present the Teachers, Workshop leaders, Artists & Musicians. The list will be updated and replenished, and there may also be changes in the program, so remember to check back for updates.

Please click the arrow under the names for more info

Approved
Andy & Saara

PLAYshop

"Play is the highest form of research." - Albert Einstein

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Andy and Saara are partners in life and love, on a exploration of creativity through discipline and play. The goal in unknown. Maybe to grow up, or grow old. Life is a fine balance between the two. Indulging in play is the highest form of luxury and pleasure, and this is what they bring to the Midsummer Celebration.

Andy is a student of theatre and a medical massage therapist, with an corporate background in international team coaching.

Saara is a mathematician, teacher, and former competitive ballroom dancer.

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

This is not a WORKshop. It is NOT about learning something, or becoming someone. It is about mindfully aiming for nothing while doing everything you want. Open to everyone (kids, adults, animals, plants, and fantastic beings) who want to PLAY.

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Amanda Ragnarsdotter

Joyful Singing

"In your throat lies a hidden treasure. This fragile portal of beauty, pureness and truth. This endless source of joy and creativity"

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Amanda is a Swedish voice coach specialized in singing techniques, trained for five years at the academy of music in Malmö. She works with all ages and focuses on combining body and breathing awareness with different voice techniques.

Amanda creates a safe and playful singing-space to encourage people to accept their own voices and let go of boundaries. She tries to break down the myth of tone-deafness and claims that its just a matter of practice.

Amanda is a trained pop/rock singer but has also a lot of experience in genres like soul, jazz, folk, musicals and classical singing. She has been writing her own music and lyrics for 15 years. For Amanda, both composing and singing is essential elements for dealing with life.

Warmly welcome!

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

In a playful way we will get to know our voices and our hidden potentials in singing and improvising. Through movement, contact and laughter we will honour the uniqueness in our voices. No previous experience is needed.

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Jimmy Lundgren

Sweat Lodge

"Life starts where your comfort zone ends."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Jimmy is a wild passionate soul, a warrior of the heart. He has died many times and comes back stronger every time. He do not fit in the "normal box" and create his life fearless.

This man "had a feeling" that a certain poisonous plant could be healing so he went out alone in the forest, lit a fire, created a ceremony and took what should be a nearly deadly dose and sat in meditation with the fear of death, embracing, reflecting, meditating.

If he believes something is true and can benefit growing he will be one of the first to try. Jimmy have many years training behind him mostly withtin the areas tantra, sexual healing and shamanism.

If you want to be inspired with joy, passion, love and power - you go visit this man!

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

Jimmy holds a non traditional SWEAT LODGE. It is a mix involving Lakota, Northern Shamanism, Tantra and Meditation.

WEBPAGE 1
please start with www ( skip the http:// ) :
http://consciousviking.wixsite.com/consciousviking
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Anna Viktoria

Yoga

"Yoga is a beautiful tool to re-connect to body, mind & spirit and remind us of our true nature which is peaceful, fearless, loving and free."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Anna is passionate about sharing yoga that suits everybody, wherever you may be your yoga journey. The healing and therapeutic effects of yoga changed her life 5 years ago and awoke a calling for her to share this practice further. She received her 500hr Yoga Teacher certification in the Himalayas with Yogrishi Vishvketu in India and has studied Hatha, Yoga Therapy, Alignment, Yin, medical yoga and restorative.

She is a traveling yoga teacher who loves to follow the sun but has a base in Stockholm where she is teaching when in Sweden. Annas yoga is infused with warmth, joy, and compassion.

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

Yin Yoga with live music, Morning Yoga Flow

WEBPAGE 1
please start with www ( skip the http:// ) :
http://www.instagram.com/annaviktoriayoga
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Benjamin & Milou Ananda

Thai Yoga Massage, Energetic Healing

"Serve the Universe, jump with me into the endless ocean, dance with me in the waves until I become you."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Milou and Benjamin is a couple that has dedicated their life's to explore love and freedom, and they have melted together into a sweet and powerful unit, that travels the world to share all the treasures they have found, in the ocean of unity.

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

A unique approach to tantric massage where we connect with the energy body of the receiver to create expansion and full body orgasms that can take us into higher states of consciousness and profoundly resolve energetic blockages.

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Benjamin Hedengran Andersen

Musician - Drums, Percussion etc.

"The universe is a timeless dot, that we magically stretch out into time and space, so we can perceive it as music."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Benjamin is a funny bunch of carefully selected musical whateverness.
whatever awakens the soul is embraced with genuine curiosity and continuity, and hopla! there you go - one fresh piece of spiritual music dough, ready to be baked in the love showers of Ängsbacka.

During Midsummer Benjamin is also giving sessions together with Milou.

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Filip Fišer

Musician - Flute​s, Percussions​ & Sound Scapes

"To play music with others is like walking together, home.”

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Filip is a self-taught, intuitive musician.

He sees music as a gateway to the world of Spirits, like a wild and vivid landscape where light and dark are just different aspects of one big life. Where all that we are could be expressed and given and something greater being met.

By trying out different kinds of instruments, playing on the streets and exploring the nature of sounds in sacred rituals, Filip found flute to be his instruments of the soul.

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Gaja Beukers

Essential Sauna- Aufguss ceremony
Walking Barefoot in the forest

"Home is where the earth is."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Gaja Beukers is coaching people combining her 15 years experience and education about food, nutrition, essential oils, longevity and healing our relation to the digestive system. Having done many kinds of cleanses and gone through an amazing transformational healing process her goal is to give guidance and awareness, so you can rediscover a new awareness with your body ‘s needs related to the food choices you make. To a path of wholeness, holistic nutrition for body, mind, and soul.

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

Essential Sauna- Aufguss Ceremony
Welcome to a relaxing sauna with delicious scents of therapeutic essential oils.

Walking Barefoot in the forest
Grounding, our feet on Mother Earth, we walk and (re)connect.

WEBPAGE 1
please start with www ( skip the http:// ) :
http://www.holisticmamma.net
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Gwen & Indra

Courage - the power of being brave

"There is no courage without fear, no adventure without courage and no hero without adventure. Without fear there would be no fairytale."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Gwen and her partner have traveled around the world overland until west became east. While traveling they filmed the world as they met it. The movie they created, after returned to Germany, surprisingly became the most successful cinema documentation of the year. And people keep asking her: How does it come you are so brave?

Indra has created a community and cultural meeting place in Germany. With artistic practice, this project let towards the cultural change of a city. She discovered and used courage as an essential tool for empowerment in her life.

After years of going separate ways and making different experiences, the two friends met again and developed this workshop to share with you the empowering qualities of being brave.

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Johan Hedström

Yin & Yang Yoga, Breathwork, Meditation, Yoga Dance

"Whatever happens in life - try to be kind, brave & honest."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Johan is a integrative theraphist specialising in transpersonal psychology- the psychology of the spirit. It is a division of psychology that integrates the spiritual and the transcendent aspects of the human experience with the framework of modern psychology.


He is a Medi and Yin Yoga Intructor- who teaches mindfulness as well as dance therapy.
 Since 2008 Johan has been one of the key people and teachers in the organisation "HBTQ Spirit" (LGBT Spirit). This is a group offering workshops and retreats with focus on movements, stillness and contact.
 He is a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and owner of Stillhet & Rörelse.

WEBPAGE 1
please start with www ( skip the http:// ) :
http://www.hbtqspirit.se%20-%20www.stillro.com
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Magnus Vikström

All Ages Contact Impro & DJ

"Whatever works."
& "Fail again, fail better."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Magnus is a program coordinator for the No Mind Festival. He arranges courses and holds workshops in improvised movement, process, and presence. He's a certified dynamic psychologist. A musician, singer, and songwriter. And a dad.

A passion is to co-create spaces where people are embraced in getting real, expressing their powerful light and hidden shadows. He also loves when people unite and experience a sense of oneness.

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Malin Wik

Musician - Voice, Guitar

"Breathing in and out for Life - breathing life for Love."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Malins longing and intention is to be open and support others in opening up for the music to take us everywhere and nowhere.

In music and singing she truly enjoys the gift of just being in the present moment.

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Myrthe van den Kieboom

Childeren Playground

"Even the smallest things of life can become the greatest adventures."
-Osho-

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

As a child Myrthe was very playful, dancing in the rain, playing theatre, connecting with animals and loved to cuddle. Now when she is 24 she still embodies all of that. She is very connected with her inner child and loves to play.

In 2014 she finished the theatre school, she has been dancing her whole life, she paints and makes drawings. For her, the most beautiful thing about children is how connected they are with the wonders of life. They are so wise. We have no idea. When they are young they are so connected to their true feelings, needs, and boundaries. Children are one of the greatest teachers for us.

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

An improvisation of play. Feeling the needs of the children and creating a safe space for them to explore. Going on an adventure! Space where we can dance, sing, play or whatever we feel to do. Opening up to the wonder and innocence of life!

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Nina & Boris ♥

Kirtan & Heartsongs
Family AcroYoga

"A challenge turns into playing when is experienced in a safe environment. Transformation happens in each moment."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Boris & Nina are yoga and acroyoga teachers that invite to serious playfulness and full presence. With their warm-hearted pedagogy, they create an atmosphere where everyone can feel included and ready to explore their potential.

Boris and Nina combine their diverse backgrounds from yoga, dance, circus and kung fu and find their common denominator in movement and creativity with a life-affirming attitude. Boris & Nina teach and perform together and are passionate about sharing the bliss of acroyoga wherever they put their feet. ♥☀✈

WEBPAGE 1
please start with www ( skip the http:// ) :
http://www.acrobhakti.com
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Pernilla Tykosson

GONG-RELAXATIONS

"To listen to and surrender to my inner voice and the way that life unfolds itself, has become a blessing that guides me through my life."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Pernilla´s first meeting with the unique gong vibrations was a deeply spiritual experience. Her feeling after the relaxation was that "everything was different", a feeling of being new in this world. A deep experience of peace, calmness, and relaxation. Another place to act from. At that moment she decided to learn how to play that fantastic instrument. It was the start of a transformational process that came to change her entire life and her way of living it.

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

The vibrations of the Gong affect the body and the brain at the cellular levels. It cleanses and balances the chakra system. It is very efficient to release stress and deep tension in the body. Dare to let go of control with the sound of the Gong.

WEBPAGE 1
please start with www ( skip the http:// ) :
http://www.yogaterapi.se
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Prem Macuxiva

AWAKEN CLUB

"Dance and all kind of art are to listen to the voice of intuition and allowed yourself to be guided by it. Make your life a masterpiece of celebration."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Macuxiva is a multimedia Brazilian artist who travels around the world spreading love, freedom, and creativity through his work. He is the organizer of the legendary party Favela Viking in Stockholm. Macuxiva brings together in his events, workshops and spiritual practices his experience with contemporary dance and theater, creating an atmosphere of celebration of life, always with unpredictable and magical surprises.

He became a follower of the world Movement "Awaken Love" coordinated by the spiritual leader Prem Baba and was trained as a Yoga teacher by the Maa Yoga Ashram at Rishikesh in India. He has just published a book of poems and spiritual insights entitled "When the mind is silent, the heart speaks."

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

A journey to open the heart and connected with the joy of life through the music and dance and free expression. A magical space to allow yourself to be guided by spontaneity and creativity.

WEBPAGE 1
please start with www ( skip the http:// ) :
https://www.facebook.com/Favela-Viking-CLUB-312378658836281/
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Satya Nyberg

Yin Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Mantra Singing, Queer Spiritual

"Being queer is a quest for consciousness."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

Music is Satya's passion. Sacred, connective sounds together or alone. Satya has been practicing yoga since 1994, is an educated Yinyoga teacher, and is now studying to become a Kundalini yoga teacher.

Since 2008 Satya has been one of the key people and teachers in the organisation "HBTQ Spirit" (LGBT Spirit). This is a group offering workshops and retreats with focus on movements, stillness and contact.

Sat Nam.

WEBPAGE 1
please start with www ( skip the http:// ) :
http://www.hbtqspirit.se
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Ulrika Svanström

Plantwisdom and meditation

"Weeds can be our best green allies."

BIOGRAPHY *Required:

For more than ten years Ulrika has actively studied, worked and lived with herbs and their medicinal properties.

Ulrika never stopped admiring natures beauty and wisdom. In the world of medicinal plants, there is always more to learn.

Ulrika is a herbal therapist and works as a
teacher at Nordens Folkhögskola Biskops-Arnö, Naturens Medicin.
Ulrika also makes salves, tinctures etc. from plants in her garden and from the wild surroundings.

TITLE DESCRIPTION *if suitable:

We will explore a few of the Swedish medicinal plants that grow around Ängsbacka and take part of their wisdom through information and meditation.

Please note that this info is from 2018. Planning and preparation for 2019 is in progress and we aim to make big updates in beginning of next year. More profiles are added regularly ♡ Remember to check back for updates…

 

 

Come as a Volunteer

 

MIDSUMMER 2018

Dates: 19-23 June

Price: 1200 SEK

Summer volunteering at ängsbacka

 

As a festival volunteer you come to participate in our festivals and in exchange, you offer your time and energy to serve the festival in one of our working groups.

As an exchange for your contribution, you receive our festival ticket at a discounted price; three beautiful, vegetarian meals a day and a bed in one of the dormitories or tents on the festival campsite.

Please note that the camps have limited spots and might get full.

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Join our Facebook group

Welcome to join the volunteer group on Facebook: Volunteer @ Ängsbacka.

Here Ängsbacka publish info etc, as well as volunteers share good memories, pictures and offers/requests about co-traveling etc.

 

Warmly Welcome to Ängsbacka!

With further questions please contact:

@  volunteer@angsbacka.se

+ +46 709 203 174
Phone time between the hours 10-13 & 14-16, Monday-Saturday.
Sometimes we receive a lot of calls, so sometimes it can be difficult to get through. If so, please leave a message on our answering machine, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Dates & Times 2018

 

 

 

Starts: Thursday, June 21

Check-in: 14.00-17.00
Dinner: 18.30- 19.30
Welcome Ceremony: 20.00

Ending: Saturday, June 23, 15.00

 

“Children & Youth”

Opening times kid’s camp 2018:
22/6 Friday 10.00 -13.15 and 14.15-16.15
23/6 Saturday 10.00- 13.15


 

Price & booking – 2018


 

 

 
 

ONLINE PAYMENT METHODS & TERMS

Your ticket is booked and paid via the online booking system. We accept most credit cards, Swish (within Sweden) and bank transfer as payment methods.
For tickets with a value of 1-10 000 SEK it is required that you as customer pay the total amount directly upon booking.
For group bookings of tickets with a total value above 10 000 SEK you are given the option to pay in steps (minimum first payment is still 10 000 SEK).
Upon booking you will receive a confirmation email with a link to your booking page online; here you can check what has been booked, view and handle payments and keep track of due dates. The full amount associated with your booking has to be paid at the latest 30 days before the event starts. Remember, only full payment guarantees your booking, make sure to pay any outstanding payments on time – you will receive a reminder via email before due date!

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

It is possible to cancel your ticket and receive a refund, see details below. For all cancellations we keep a fee of minimum 400 SEK per adult and 200 SEK per participant 0-17 years of age. You contact booking @ angsbacka.se for all issues related to cancellation and refunds.

• Until 30 days prior the event: contact booking @ angsbacka.se to cancel your ticket and receive information about how to claim your refund. We keep a cancellation fee of 400 SEK per adult ticket and 200 SEK per child/youth ticket.
• Until 14 days prior the event: contact booking @ angsbacka.se to cancel your ticket and receive information about how to claim your refund. We keep a cancellation fee of 15% of the total booking value per ticket – minimum fee 400 SEK and maximum fee 900 SEK. Half fee for child/youth tickets.
• When cancelling your ticket less than 14 days before the event starts, a doctor’s confirmation of your inability to participate is required to receive a refund. We keep a cancellation fee of 15% of the total booking value per ticket – minimum fee 400 SEK and maximum fee 900 SEK. Half fee for child/youth tickets.
• Refunds will not be made if you cancel after the event has started.
• If Ängsbacka would cancel the event, all payments will be refunded (including the cancellation fee).
PLEASE NOTE: It may take up to one month before you have the refunded amount on your account.

 

PERSONAL DATA POLICY

When booking an event with us you give consent to our Personal Data Policy (as follows):

It is important for us that you as customer feel safe around how Ängsbacka handles your personal data. Our focus is to give all customers the best service possible; this requires that we have access to the following information about you: name, address, date of birth, phone number and an email-address.

We are relying on this information to be able to correctly process your requested service.

In addition to this, due to the type of events we offer, we will also ask you to specify a gender (some events have a limited amount of tickets offered within a certain gender-group).

We handle all data in compliance with Swedish law and GDPR. We have chosen to cooperate with Transitor AB (the supplier of our booking system) and in that cooperation we have secured full ownership of the customer data-base and that it is handled in line with this policy. We do not share data with any other party than what is required for the delivery of the service to you. You always have the full right to take part of the data we have collected from you, as well to revise and correct them as needed.

Once we have delivered our service to you (the event is fully paid and completed) you can actively reach out to us with any wish to be removed from our system. We will systematically remove data related to customers that have not requested our services within the past 7 years.

 

COMMUNICATION POLICY

Unless you actively ask to be excluded from this part of our communication with our previous and current customers, you can expect us to get in touch with you who have participated in our events to share:
* Thank you letters and evaluation surveys.
* Offerings to sign up for mailing lists in a similar area of interest.
* Information about similar future events or events with the same workshop leaders.

We also share a monthly newsletter where we tell about what is going on at Ängsbacka, upcoming events etc. You can opt in and out of our newsletter at any time. Information on how to register or opt out you find in the newsletter itself or on our website www.angsbacka.se

 

DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY – ZERO TOLERANCE

All operations on Ängsbacka are based on a drug and alcohol free environment. The aim is to create a safe atmosphere that favors authentic meetings, personal development and spiritual practice. This means that guests and residents must not consume or be under the influence of alcohol and drugs at the whole area of Ängsbacka.
A person on the area of Ängsbacka under the obvious influence of alcohol or drugs can be asked to leave immediately.

 

CONTACT INFO

If you have questions regarding the booking, payment, cancellation, our policies etc, please contact us:
Email: booking@angsbacka.se
Phone: +46-553-100 35 (Weekdays 10 am – 1 pm)