April 7-12, 2016 :: 8th Annual New Culture Spring Camp in Santa Cruz Mountains

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Thursday, April 7, 2016 - Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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Lupin Lodge

This is an archived – past event.

8th annual

Network For a New Culture

*Spring Camp*

Loveolution for a New Earth” 

at Lupin Lodge, in Santa Cruz mountains, Ca

 April 7–12, 2016

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In a unique 6 day/5 night experience of community,
Join us in the Loveolution for a New Earth

Imagine community, without coercion, based on Trust.
Imagine love, without possession, based on Freedom.
Imagine communication, without violence, based on vulnerability.

“We need community in which the latent war between the genders has ended, in which free sexuality is based on truth and trust, and in which our fellow beings are respected as cooperation partners within a sacred alliance. We need intimate cooperation with nature and the universe because healing is the re connection with the original power field of the divine world. This applies to the individual organism, to the organism of a community, and to the organism of all humankind.” By Dietre Duhm in the new book “Terra Nova” Global Revolution and The Healing of Love.

We join magic in the creation of love. Spring Camp is an opportunity to co-create the transformation of our Culture and Ourselves through Universal Earthy Love in the deepest sense. By Universal Love we mean deep intimacy, transparency, honesty, spirituality, genuine equality, compassion, ultimate respect for autonomy and conscious responsible sexual awareness all through the context of community.

Experience “The Presence” of focused group energy playfully pulling the authentic YOU forward, beyond your box, into your clearer, stronger voice and choice. We are creating a “field”, tapping into The Sacred Matrix, where, when one person succeeds in personal transformation, all people in the connected group will benefit, by observing that person’s work in a safe, loving container. Click here for more info.

Experience Transformational Tribal Technologies like:

The SD/Zegg Forum authentic self expression
Compassionate Nonviolent Communication
7 Minute Connections & Transparency Games
Tantra / Puja Ritual w/Evalena Rose
Biodanza Dancing
Next Culture self mastery thoughtware
DJ Juicy Dancing
Theater Games / Improv
Cuddle Party™
“HeartSong Singing”
Creativity Sharing Cabaret night

There will also be opportunity for working together to integrate shadow, reclaim power, voice, sacred conscious responsible sexuality and trust for each other.


Our presenters include these, and more (click for details):

GROOVE™ – with Miranda
Compassionate Communication for Evolutionary Love – Being Me and Loving You – with Katrina Vaillancourt
Waking up in Love Together – The New Freer Love – with Kelly Bryson, M.A., MFT
Singing and Healing Journey – with Briony Greenhill
Tantra Puja – with Evalena Rose, M. A.
(TBA) – with Fred Burks
Conscious Communication – Radical Honesty – Somantic Spirituality – with Taber Shadburne
Shamanic Journey – with Amos Lovell
Gentle Yoga & Chi-Gung – with Behzad Moftakhar
Relationships – with Brian Bourke and Connie Wisesan
Emotional Freedom Technique – with Carole Golden and Brian Bourke
Sensual Massage Experience – with Carole Golden
How to Enjoy Conflict – with Wolf
Zegg Forum – with the forum team (facilitators TBA)


Miranda has always had a love a dance and music and always knew that a desk job was not for her! For the last 13 years combined, Miranda has been a personal trainer and taught Jazz, Hip Hop, Body Jam, Zumba and GROOVE™ all over Melbourne, Mexico, Chicago, Miami and Hawaii.
Miranda most recently discovered GROOVE™ in 2011. Miranda is now the Australian Master Trainer for GROOVE™. She teaches kids and adults hip hop and GROOVE™ classes and runs GROOVE™ facilitator courses internationally. Miranda also runs her own kids hip hop school. She believes that her contribution to society is to get as many people as she can to move their bodies and feel good!


Join Miranda  on the DANCEfloor for a dynamically interactive, deliciously creative DANCE experience for your mind, body, heart and soul!  If you love to dance (at home alone or in a group), then you’re a groover!  Join us in a simple rhythm or move and then add YOUR OWN STYLE! The aim of this community building workshop is to help you discover how to feel

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Katrina Vaillancourt

To Katrina Compassionate Communication, also known as Nonviolent Communication (NVC), is a way of listening, thinking, and speaking that encourages and cultivates deep heart connections and the co-creative resolution of conflict.

Karina will be leading us in “Compassionate Communication for Evolutionary Love – Being Me and Loving You”, a workshop designed specifically for Network for New culture.  Her masterful skills in relating will support the community in deeper communication and connection.

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Kelly Bryson, M.A., MFTKelly-AutumnCamp

Kelly is the Director of The Center for Compassion, a community organization providing education in Compassionate Nonviolent Communication℠ to organizations and individuals, and conflict resolution locally and internationally. He is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice working with individuals, couples, and families, and a Certified Trainer for the Center for Nonviolent Communication since 1984. Kelly Bryson is the author of Don’t be Nice, Be Real—Balancing Passion for Self with Compassion for Others an NVC handbook. He is also a contributing author to the anthology The Marriage of Sex and Spirit. Kelly is a Communitarian, workshop facilitator, consultant and developer of “Tribal Technologies” for the growth of communities and organizations of every description.  languageofcompassion.com

Waking up in Love Together – The New Freer Love

Love Freer from fear.  Because “It takes a village to raise a consciousness, or a relationship” we will dive deep into “What does it take to create a Transparent, Trusting, Touching. Tantric. Tolerant Tribe.”  We will be creating a “Field” of “Weness” or connection thru experiencing Kelly’s different “Tribal Technologies” like “Humanizing Hugs”, the “Aloha Kiss”, “Ear on Heart”, “Empower Shower”, “Dance I am”etc.

And then from that Connection flows the Direction of the group.

We will be responding to questions and issues emerging from our collective group field. We will also learn and practice compassionate “Transparency” and clean “Rough Love” to enjoy the hell out of each other, the hell RIGHT out of each other.

We will use SD Forum as needed (“SelbstDarstellung” which means self expression) to explore the great community issues like the wounded relationship between the masculine and feminine, mankind and nature, and the breakdown of deep community.  We can also explore the great individual issues like Jealousy, (jealousy is a part of love in the same way asthma is a part of breathing)  neediness, expectation, infidelity and the lust for fully lived lives.  We will learn tools for bringing forth the “Shadow” of the individuals and the group without harshness and with compassion.

“The next Buddha will be a community” says Thich Nhat Han.  And community is a state of consciousness, says Sabine Lichtenfels co-founder of the Tamera Community in Portugal.  We will experience how to enter this state and learn principals and tools for deepening this state.  Because we are Social Spiritual beings we can only evolve thru truthful intimate encounters in service to a Sacred Matrix of Life.  We will go spiritually spelunking into the four great love caverns of consciousness – The erotic, spiritual, self, and community loves.

We will be drawing from the just released “Terra Nova, Global Revolution and The Healing of Love” the brand new book by Dietre Duhm cofounder of the Tamera Community.  We will also draw on Kelly’s 30 years of experience as a certified NVC trainer, his personal work w/Abraham Hicks, Eckhart Tolle, Virginia Satir and Marshall Rosenberg, Sabine Lichtenfels and his own Higher Elf.

“We need community in which the latent war between the genders has ended, in which free sexuality is based on truth and trust, and in which our fellow beings are respected as cooperation partners within a sacred alliance.  We need intimate cooperation with nature and the universe because healing is the reconnection with the original power field of the divine world.  This applies to the individual organism, to the organism of a community, and to the organism of all humankind.” By Dietre Duhm in the new book “Terra Nova”

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Briony GreenhillBriony at EOL

Briony “takes people through the window of music into the Cathedral of Consciousness”, says Kelly Bryson. Briony has been a performing singer since aged 11 and a song leader for a decade. She specializes in improvisation, which for her is sacred; surrendering to emergent music, sung through us by a bigger aliveness to which we listen, follow, and give ourselves. Emergent, collaborative, ecological, organic, beautiful, Briony sings and leads New Culture Music.

Briony is our mistress of song for the week supporting the group energy with her voice, love and spirit…  She will also be leading us on a very beautiful healing journey through voice and touch in a structured fully experiential workshop.

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Evalena Rose, M.A.

Evalena has taught Tantra for 22 years and is a skillful coach in intimacy practices and communication skills. She has helped people heal emotionally and spiritually through MetaTherapy, energetic healing, and channeled readings for 35 years. Through LoveJourney: the Healing Path of Tantra she offers workshops and supports a compassionate community practicing the highest erotic and romantic arts.

Evalena has decades of study in Tantra, alternative healing, body/mind therapies, Soul Retrieval, and recovery from incest, abuse and addiction. She works in the San Francisco Bay Area and by phone or Skype world-wide. Her channelings and tele-seminars have reached people in 14 countries and 24 states.
http://LoveJourneyTantra.com or http://evalenarose.com

Evalena will be leading a Healing Between Men and Women Puja with Evalena Rose

In circle exercises, we explore the ways we project on each other the past wounds we’ve had with the other gender, and move toward forgiveness and unconditional acceptance.  We step into each other’s experiences and use the power of Puja to get fully present and regain our true power to love, honor, and respect each other.  We open our hearts to new paradigm relationships as we transcend the duality of gender and open our eyes to seeing people for the radiant souls they truly are. 

From this circle, we move with song and ritual to open the Sensual Erotic Temple, bless it, and fill it with our prayers, positive intentions, and universal love.

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Fred Burks

Fred has been deeply dedicated to spiritual growth and transformation for his entire adult life. He became interested in tantra and energy work nearly 20 years ago, and has facilitated many engaging, heart-centered workshops around the country helping people to open to the limitless sources of transformative energy available within themselves and others. He was a key founder of the sex and spirit based Sacred Connections community in the SF Bay Area and is a respected spiritual activist on the Internet. See http://www.peerservice.org for the inspiring and transformational websites he manages.

Fred will be leading a workshop on creating safe boundaries and exploring your yes’s an no’s.  A seasoned Forum Facilitator he will also be holding the Zegg forum container creating safe space for transparency in our community.

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Taber Shadburne

Taber Shadburne – Conscious Communication – Radical Honesty

Taber has been studying comparative mysticism, Buddhism, psychology, and conscious communication since the early ’80’s, and teaching and counseling since 1990.

He is is a cutting edge counselor, teacher of transformation, soul worker, and guide: “I help those who yearn for deep soulful connection to create it. I facilitate R/evolutionary R/elating and conscious community… I can help you get to really know and love your own insides — the light, and the dark — and to open-heartedly share yourself with others.

Taber will be leading an interactive workshop on somatic Spirituality.  Join him as he leads us on a memorable experience of oneness.

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Amos Lovell

Amos is a Shamanic Medicine, Life Coach and Workshop Facilitator. Amos has been working with individuals and facilitating workshops promoting full human aliveness, health and consciousness for 25 years. It is his passion to connect authentically with a person thereby facilitating ease, personal awareness and core-level healing.

Amos will be leading us on a Shamanic journey into the other realms.

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Connie Wisesan

Connie is an Intuitive Healer, Body Worker and Healing facilitator and see’s energy in people, places and things. . Her life work is to be a healer and a custodian of the Land and its’ people. Her interesting perspective of both the seen and unseen world supports all in the movement back to the higher vibrations of love, peace, abundance and complete health.  http://www.healingyoursoul.us

Working with Dis-ease on a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual level, Connie helps to support her clients in shifting to a more positive reality and possibility. “What if all we had to do to maximize our health was to shift our focus” Using the laws of attraction and a tool box of healing modalities, Connie supports her clients on a journey to self connection coming back to wellness and remembering what it feels like to feel good, to feel love, to feel peace.

Connie will be offering a hands on healing class that acknowledges that everyone is born a natural healer.  Join her as she leads you in a guided healing journey with a partner… give a healing, get a healing!

Connie will also be offering an open forum discussion on open relationships and loving more with her partner of 11 years, Brian Bourke.

Brian and Connie, are in a successful 11 year open relationship. They live to support loving connections. Using a toolbox of modalities and techniques, that are easy to learn, they support their clients in a deeper awareness of self and interconnectedness. They will be providing a powerful workshop in which alternate relationships will be openly and honestly discussed.

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Behzad Moftakhar

A pioneer in the Holistic health movement, Behzad has devoted the past 33 years to the study and teaching of alternative healing modalities, meditation, music, dance and conscious evolution as pathways to opening the heart. His professional training include : Somatic Psychology, Rolf inspired myofascial bodywork, N.V.C., Classical yoga , Dance Therapy, Mindfulness Stress Reduction Program, Medical Hypnotherapy, Re-birthing and Trauma resolution work.

Behzad will be offering Gentle Yoga & Chi-Gung the first 2-3 mornings and Compassionate Touch & Movement with a short intro to Contact Improv/Social dance.

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Brian Bourke

Brian is a Certified Hypnotherapist, EFT Practitioner and Life Coach. He is committed to supporting the health and well being of his clients.
His near death experience has given him a deep awareness or our greatest potential and dance with the divine.

Brian will be leading an interactive workshop on Emotional Freedom technique with Carole Golden and then later in the week a open forum discussion on open relationships and loving more with his partner of 11 years, Connie Wisesan.

Brian and Connie, are in a successful 11 year open relationship. They live to support loving connections. Using a toolbox of modalities and techniques, that are easy to learn, they support their clients in a deeper awareness of self and interconnectedness. They will be providing a powerful workshop in which alternate relationships will be openly and honestly discussed.


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Carole Golden

Carole has had a stellar career as a professional body worker for over 20 years. Trained as a Reiki master, in Feldenkriest, ortho-bionomy, EFT and much more, Carole loves to share her gift of magical touch and invite others to open to learning how to connect their heart with their touch.


Carole will teach Emotional Freedom Technique with Brian Bourke, and also lead a Sensual Massage Experience.

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Wolf Lindley

Having created the life of my dreams,building a marriage, family, sports career and founding one of Ireland’s largest computer companies and ‘succeeding’ in the ‘ways of the world’. Wealthy, handsome, successful and in internal agony. The painful and profound losses in my business and personal life, due partially to addiction and separation from truth reminded me of my internal ambitions to connect to my source and share from that connection. After 7 intensive years learning with Marshall Rosenberg ( founder of Non-Violent Communication ), and many others I began offering my own workshops and support sessions. I feel blessed and honored to be serving in a manner that has more alignment with the Divine.

How to Enjoy Conflict – The inner self is extremely wise. For me, this wisdom understands that it is not conflict, but rather, the avoidance of conflict that creates harm. Our genes carry the information for being successful in community because that is how humans survived – in community. Consequently, our genes carry the information for being in good relationship with others. We all have this wisdom deep within us because we share that genetic code. That wisdom is often blurred by life experiences that undermine our confidence in our own capacity to be in good relationship as well as the capacity of others. Our surface awareness and surface behavior are often incongruent with our deep internal wisdom. Getting down to that deep internal wisdom is not easy. We are culturally trained to communicate to ourselves and others in judgment. Our speech, thoughts ( and beliefs )  are often the voice of the external critic that we have internalized or the voice of our own rationalizations and justifications that we use to cover our fears or insecurities. The inner wisdom has a gentle acknowledgment of the fears and insecurities and empathy for self ( and others ) regarding the experiences that created those fears and insecurities. A healing paradigm for responding to conflict and harm is not the dominant paradigm of our society. We have been socialized in the dominant paradigm. When we act reflexively we tend to drift to habits of our original socialization. For me, it requires conscious work to continually question and re-frame my responses. It is important for me to pay attention to unconscious assumptions and reactions. We seek to notice our thoughts and feelings to see if they  are connected to the wisdom. Together we will explore a new culture dance with conflict.

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Sheea Shafer, M.S.                                                      

Sheea is a Tantra Sexpert and Healer promoting conscious communication, conscious sexual awareness, thriving relationships and spiritual sexuality.  Using her training in Taoist, Indian, and Native American Tantra along with her passion for conscious communicating and relationships, she loves upgrading one’s life as a 7 in 1 Lifestyle Makeover Coach.  The seven areas include tantra, spirituality, communication, nutrition, beauty, fashion and feng shui.



She will be co-leading a boundaries workshop with Fred Burks supporting all in always being at choice and exploring your yes’s and no’s.


Event registration:

Event tuition:  $ 395* (additional costs for accommodations with Lupin Lodge and food will apply). We will be providing delicious meals for modest additional cost, Thursday dinner through Monday dinner; breakfasts are complimentary with Lupin registration. Campers may also provide their own meals; bring and cook your own -or- dine at Lupin’s restaurant. Note: it is inconvenient to go off-site for meals.

You will complete two separate registrations. One with our registrar for the Spring Camp event, and one with Lupin Lodge for lodgings.

For info on Lupin’s special discounted lodging rates for Spring Campers :: Lupin’s contact info :: address and driving directions SC’s Lupin info page.

For info on Food Options :: Opening & Ending schedule :: Making a custom payment see the Spring Camp 2016 general information page.

For Spring Camp event registration and information contact our registrar at: SFBay.NC.Events@gmail.com or (831) 687-8878.

*We are open to negotiating scholarships if you have financial need. Please inquire with the registrar.

It will support us if you can PAY BY CHECK. If you are able & willing to do this please email our registrar for the mailing address. ~Thanks

Tuition for: Please type the name(s) of the people for whom you are registering in the text box below: if more than one person, separate names with a comma. Then click the “Register Now” button. You will be directed to a Paypal form where you can complete your payment. Pay by credit card, debit card, or Paypal account. No Paypal account necessary for credit or debit.

Scholarship Donation:

If you would enjoy making a donation to the “All Needs Met” Scholarship fund, please use the button below to access our Paypal donation form. The scholarship fund supports participants who need financial assistance to attend this event. We want everyone who is excited to spend this time with us to be able to attend!