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Alchemy of the Senses: Honoring the Body Compass

  • Sacred Brooklyn 197 Clifton Place Brooklyn, NY, 11216 United States (map)

Join Stephanie Scharfenberg Severe and Virginia Rosenberg in an embodied workshop designed to lead you into the new year in the most magical, connected way.

Qoya is Wise, Wild, and Free. ( Qoya combines dance, yoga, ritual, and community. Through Qoya, we tap into our instinctual ability to feel and know Life. Our bodies never lie. Let us come together to move, feel, and realign with our body compass as True North. Take a journey through your senses to mark the passage. 

This practice is an elixir from which our intentions for 2016 are born and implanted into our beings.

Come ready to move and feel. Leave inhibitions at the door.
Depart fully aligned, connected, supported, juicy, and equipped with a talisman elixir to carry with you into the mystery of life.

A schedule of the evening:
Welcome: Current Astrology Forecast
Breathing and Intention Setting
Circling Thorugh the Body
Heart Opening
Hip Opening
Despacho: Gratitude Ceremony for 2015
Shadow Dance
Co-Creative Elixir-Making
Dancing your Magic
Community Blessings
Final Stretching

Stephanie Scharfenberg Severe is a Personal Trainer, Yoga + Qoya Instructor based in Brooklyn, NY. She infuses many modalities into her sessions with women to align the body, mind and heart. Stephanie passionately shares her devotion to the body and movement as a way to deepen the connection to self, allow space for fluidity and flow, and experience the fullest expression of life. Learn more at

Virginia Rosenberg is an Intuitive Astrologer and Sacred Movement Artist whose work spans the globe. A mystic dedicated to healing and spiritual cultivation, her expertise is developed from a lifetime of dance and performance, Taoist inner alchemy arts, energy work, shamanic tradition, walking the Magdalene Path and channeling the Akashic Records. Based in Asheville, North Carolina, she travels abroad as as Astrologer-in-Residence for Qoya Retreats. Learn more about her work at