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Invest today!

P h a s e   O n e
March 2021 to September 2021

  • Locate 20-30 acres with at least one legally permitted home within 35 min. of Santa Cruz

  • Identify & secure investor(s) to create financing and capital for $1M purchase and improvement of 980 Travers Lane

  • Move onto property with initial design/build team. Begin set-up and construction

  • 6 to 8 full-time residents or “pioneers"


September 2021 to September 2023

  • Completion of temporary facilities for events, classes/workshops, and retreats 

  • Continue installation/build of remaining infrastructure and gardens

  • Add 15 tiny home sites

  • Options for day use or camping passes for non-residents

  • Increase resident population to 30

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Phase 1 is happening! Your investment dollars are needed. I am currently in escrow on 980 Travers Lane, a 26 acre agricultural property in Corralitos, CA. This is the future home of Barefoot Farm, a center for Ecstatic Dance and supportive modalities. Enjoy these sweet pics of the land and consider becoming a Founder by investing.


Investment Opportunity


Earn 6% APR on $10K or more!

(plus special perks and bonuses)


I am raising $1MM for the purchase of this 26 acre farm in Corralitos, CA.  Your investment not only gives you a solid financial return (secured loan at 6% APR) but also creates the world's first center for Ecstatic Dance and it's supportive modalities.

Click HERE to receive the INVESTOR PACKET via email today

(investment application deadline 8/5/21)


If you are wondering about how to get involved or learn more about the project, stay tuned to this website for updates and additional details plus future opportunities to create with us!

Please BE there for this!

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Culture Diversity Primer with
Reverend Deborah Johnson

Saturday, August 14, 2 pm

155 River Street South

Santa Cruz, CA

Thank you to the 418 Project for putting this on! I am in full support. Join us as we uncover our blind spots and learn more about creating equitable outcomes—together.

Meditation/breathwork/movement are part of this event.

This event is free for all, however, you must sign up
HERE to attend.

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Wanna see some of the magic? Watch this short 3 min video from our last gathering.

Our next campout is just around the corner and the Fall Equinox occurs on a full moon this year! It will be a very special 6 days to connect, play, celebrate, honor, and dance. Full and partial camp packages available. Go HERE for more info and/or to register now.


** Special Edition Ecstatic Dance **


Ready for an extraordinary night of movement, connection, and expression? This is going to be epic!!!

Wednesday, August 18

7pm to 11pm

at the new 418 Project

(155 River St.).


A four hour extravaganza of Ecstatic Dance, Contact Improv, body work, tea service, and a super yummy cozy zone for the ultimate evening with your community.


All ages, 10 and under free. No shoes, no booze, yes creativity, yes embodied expression!


Tickets on sale now HERE

Weekly indoor dancing is back!


So excited to begin dancing indoors with you again! I'll continue offering 3 outdoor dances still which I love doing, but...

 WOW am I ready to move indoors with a smooth, clean wooden floor and the sweet holding space of four walls.

Oh did I mention full subs for the BASS that bumps and caresses our bodies??!! Yeah been missing that, too ;-)

$15 cash at the door

(old circle passes will be honored)


All park dances are on!


Outdoor Dist-Dances

(Three times weekly!)

Mondays and Thursdays

5pm to Sunset

Saturdays 2pm to 4pm

at Ocean View Park in SC

Ocean View Park is an amazing place for an Ecstatic Dance outside overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay. With three dances offered each week you've got plenty of opportunity to move, express, and connect with your innermost wisdom and resource. Come join us any Monday, Thursday, or Saturday afternoon. 

Outdoor dist-dances are compliant with shelter in place variances for outdoor group exercise and will be offered at least through the summer and fall...weather permitting! If it's raining, we won't dance. I'll post a cancellation notice right here by noon on the day of the scheduled dance so you'll know for sure. Otherwise you can assume the dance is happening!


** $10 per headset (cash only, please). All outdoor dist-dances using “Silent Disco” headphones that I provide and 10’ physical distancing. Compliant with SCC variances for outdoor group exercise.

  "My life is devoted to community, family, creativity, play, and service. 

 Whatever I can do to help people be more connected, more fully 

 expressed, and more embodied, that's what I'm all about." 


July Update


Summer is here!

Our first annual Ecstatic Dance Summer Solstice Campout just wrapped up and it was a phenomenal success in about every way imaginable. Over 100 people came to blend fun, growth, play, transformation, sacred ceremony, and a ton of dance together for an unforgettable experience. My heart and soul are deeply satisfied. Next year's EDSSC is already being planned. And of course our shorter Fall Equinox campout is only 3 months away!


As we move from Spring into Summer, I am enjoying all the warmth and bright sunshine as we continue to dance outdoors at Ocean View Park three times a week. Indoor dances starting soon on Wednesdays from 8-10pm and Sundays from 11a-1pm btw ;-)

I am also deeply engaged in bringing the world's first Ecstatic Dance Center to life. There are many great developments as we close in on our deadline to raise funds. Can you (or someone you know) invest and help me make this a reality? Message me through this website if you are able to loan $10K to $1M. Basic terms are a 5 year note secured against the property with 6% interest paid annually.

And finally, we are expecting our second child in the first week of October. Ya Mei has officially entered her third trimester! I am happy to report that she is healthy and well-resourced. Not much in life is more gratifying and awe-inspiring than supporting her at this time in whatever way I can.

about me

I live in Santa Cruz, California and am grateful every day for the gift of life. I am passionate about creative expression and I am devoted to building communities that balance personal freedom with care for the whole. My love of freeform conscious dance nourishes me daily and inspires me to share the gift of music, dance, and conscious touch wherever it is wanted or needed. My community, family, friends, and loved ones provide the perfect blend of belonging and freedom. I know my purpose and how I am needed.  I know that those who care about me want only one thing from me...to give them my authentic self.


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photo A. Orion