ALL EVOLVE CONTRIBUTORS
Coming from a background in Fine Art, working as a free-lance artist in painting and teaching Art Birgit is in love with creation and creating. Since 2011 she has been focussing more and more on her passion as a bodyworker, teaching Yoga in various traditions, Yoga Therapy rooted in modern movement physiology, breathwork, meditation and massage (lomilomi, singing bowl, Ayuryoga and Thai) in Corfu and Germany.
Originally from Taiwan, Naveen now lives in Corfu. She is a multi-talented intuitive, energy healer, massage therapist & tarot reader. She has been passionately involved with Biodanza since 2006, & through Biodanza, she discovered that “Love” heals everything. She is an internationally trained & recognised Biodanza® Facilitator & Didacta & will be joining us at Evolve to explore the integration & expression of love.
Sacha is a yoga & meditation teacher, mantra singer & co-founder of Mandala Yoga B&B Corfu. Her love of yoga, meditation & mantras started at the young age of 11. She believes the joys of yoga should be accessible to all & is honoured to have taught in-person & online to thousands. She lives between Corfu island in & the UK with husband Ben, their two young children & two pampered dogs. She offers yoga & ceremonial music at Evolve.
Colleen is qualified Naturopath (BSc, BNat). She offers private consultations where she will discuss your health & any chronic or acute ailments you may have. In her practice, she recommends evidence based herbal & nutritional treatments as well as dietary & lifestyle changes to address a variety of health conditions. Together, she will work holistically to guide your body through its natural healing pathways & for you to achieve your optimum health!
Dutch born singer & multi instrumentalist Igor Ezendam is an acknowledged performer & teacher of vocal harmonics, inspired by soul music, shamanic chanting, Blues, Tibetan undertones & Sufi mantras, as well as music from Australian aboriginal, African & Indian traditions. Igor is one half of Feeling Sound who will host a night of Singing Freedom.
Arianna is a Yoga teacher & a holistic wellness advocate, born in Italy, adopted by Switzerland & since 2017 living between France and Corfu. Passionate holistic researcher, she’s been learning from many ancient and modern traditions. Her book 13 STEPS OF WELLBEING is available as e-book and paperback on Amazon. Arianne is one half of Feeling Sound who will host a night of Singing Freedom.
Elena grew up on Corfu & studied photography & digital graphic design in Athens, where she lived & worked as a photographer for 13 years. Elena is a much sought after photographer, she has a deep appreciation of the natural beauty of the island, the deeper layers of myth & the unseen magic when people & place come together. Her passion, to capture the spirit as well as the image of things.
Alex & Kaushalya
Alex & Kaushayla met in 1999. They studied Music Therapy with EMTA (Estonian Academy of Music & Theatre), are multi-talented musicians, using voice, Singing Bowls (Tibetan & Crystal) & Monochords. They play & make Ocean & Frame Drums. They studied the gong with Don Conreaux – A Yogi Bhajan disciple & have developed ”GongSPA” for relaxation, meditation & healing.
Shumba Colin Rubin
Shumba was born in South Africa,and has lived in Australia, Ibiza and has now found a beautiful home in Corfu . He practiced for over 30 years as an Optometrist, before changing direction, and now brings empowerment, joy and unity into the world, awakening the masculine and feminine in us all, in the form of the Māori Haka, Shumba yoga, Heart-Surrender-Dance and ecstatic heart-centred DJ’ing
Fascinated by Martial Arts since a young age, Thomas spent several years living and breathing the monastic life of the Nam Yang Kung Fu school in northern Thailand. As the understanding of the Kung Fu deepened within him, so too did the understanding of himself & Nature. Since 2020, Thomas has lived & taught in Greece and has co-founded Nam Yang Greece with his life partner Ageliki Croc.
With a background in Horticultural Therapy, James has transitioned to running deeply transformative retreats, walks & workshops in Corfu. He helps people create connections with inner parts, embracing the inner child & shadows with the warm embrace of Nature & the higher self. Whether in person or in the container of online healing sessions, James provides gentle guidance & simple tools, fostering greater self love for a more liberated, expansive life.
Could This Be You?
We offer a number of RESIDENT opportunities to Ticket Holders called to work on a creative endeavour that champions the spirit of Evolve The Journey through their work. In exchange we will promote your services on our website, in our pre-event social media campaign and post event we will share your offers and services to the Evolve mailing list. Resident positions include but are not limited to Writer, Artist, Videographer/Photographer.
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Not everyone can come to Evolve but there are opportunities to show case your work e.g. art or music to support our promotional campaign.
Art, for Ahmad, is a beautiful way to express intangible feelings & understandings of life. His work is about sparking imagination & playfulness; especially around the topics of mental health & mindset. Ahmad is maker of Shook Man – a character with an empowering message for life and being used in schools in the UK to educate children on emotional awareness and confidence. Ahmad is the manager of a Family Care Home business, an advocate for men’s work and is the artist who created the Evolve Logo & artwork,
Kim was born with crayons in her pocket; she is an intuitive, an artist & a student of Natural Success dedicated to enhancing her creative capacity. Creator of The Circle That Heals, the symbol for a new consciousness that emerged when she used art to heal her own heart; she now shares this message globally. In April 2022 she sold the boat she called home to start a new adventure. She was Resident Artist for Evolve 2022 and the art work created there is being used on our website for Evolve 2024.