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Second Annual Festival of Dreams

Sunday, March 11, 2018, 11am-5pm

at Louden Nelson Community Center

Featuring Pioneering Dream Expert Jeremy Taylor

Katherine Bell, founder of the Festival of Dreams Santa Cruz, says: “Just as being conscious of our breathing can enhance its healing effects (witness yoga and meditation), so too, bringing our dreams into consciousness can enhance our sense of wellbeing. Working with dreams can unravel habitual reactions, resolve relationship issues, and bring a sense of purpose into our lives.”

The Second Annual “Festival of Dreams” (formerly “Dream Caravan”) will be Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 11:00am – 5:00pm at Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Cedar Street in Santa Cruz. This year’s Festival will feature a Dream Expert Panel Discussion, six Interactive Workshops, Free Private Dream Consultations, and a Keynote Address by renowned author and dream expert Jeremy Taylor.

Read full presentation summaries here

“The Festival of Dreams is designed to uplift and enliven dreaming of all kinds, especially dreamwork that is focused on the transformative, healing, and inspiring aspects of dreams. The dreams we have at night, the dreams we have for ourselves and our communities, and the expressions of our imaginations are all aspects of dreaming that the Festival aims to encourage, explore, and support in any way possible.” Kezia Kamenetz, Founder of the Dream Caravan concept

Highlights of this year’s Festival are:

• Keynote Speaker Jeremy Taylor: “Dreams and Social Change.” An ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, Taylor has worked with dreams for over forty years; he blends the values of spirituality with an active social conscience and a Jungian perspective. Founding member and past president of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, he has written four books integrating dream symbolism, mythology, and archetypal energy.

• Dream Expert Panel Discussion: “Different Approaches to Understanding Dreams”

• Six Interactive Workshops:  Lucid Dreaming: Dreaming Wide Awake; Introduction to Tibetan Dream Yoga; Unlocking Doors with Dream Theater; Dreams are Alive: A Jungian Approach to the Embodied Dream; Capturing Your Nightsongs: Making Satisfying Dream Art; Forming a Dream Group

• Private 30-Minute Dream Consultation with a skilled Practitioner for every attendee

Tickets are $25 in advance/$35 at the door. Buy here soon!

Also: Chair Massage; Raffle Prizes; Organic food and beverages for sale.