DCM is excited to welcome Monks (Niko Sina), a local Maui music producer and DJ and long standing member of the Maui Underground Bass Family, to our DJ booth for a bass/trap heavy set. Opening up the evening we are excited to welcome DJ Theron from Southern California playing a mix of house and breaks. We're excited to have a wide range of musical genres and styles to get down to for this event.
$15 ~ cash only at door
~ all ages ~ no drug/alcohol on church property ~
~ intentional, no talking dance space ~ kids under 14 are free ~
7:30 - 8 pm ~ Opening guided movement by Adesh Khalsa
8 - 9 pm ~ DJ Theron
9 - 10:30 pm ~ Monks
10:30 pm ~ Closing Circle - closing song by Sarine Inna Dream
Born and raised on Maui, Hawaii, Monks has been part of the local music community since a young age. His musical interest spans though many genres and styles but is focused largely on bass heavy music and hip-hop/rap. His style is influenced by a large spectrum of producers and artist from from all reaches of the the planet such as Ill.Gates, Kai Wachi, Eprom, Trevor Kelly, Stylust Beats, Truth, CHEE, Ivy Lab, DMVU, and many others. Monks has been a founding member of MauiUBF (Underground Bass Family) since its launch along side local Maui DJ’s TRVR and Turtle. Recently, Monks was brought on board a music production project by his long time friend Tyler of 'PTRU' productions in collaboration on a project known simply as ‘Shpoon’ which was recently picked up by west coast label Shadowtrix Music. Monks is also part of a local facet of sub.mission known as sub.mission hawaii which has been moving the people of hawaii through sound no hype for the past few years. Through his career, Monks has performed along side well known artists such as Mr. Carmack, DIPLO, Steve Aoki, Trevor Kelly, Nico Luminous, Joe Nice, Pigeon Hole, PSY-FI, ill-esha, PARTYWAVE, Dirt Monkey, Alex Incyde, and MiMOSA, just to scratch the surface of a rather long list.
DJ Theron Bio
Accomplished musician and award-winning DJ, Theron Hunt has been setting the standard as one of Southern California’s most influential artists-producer for over a decade. He has been one of the most influential DJs for the last decade in San Diego and throughout the continental US. Some of his achievements are, first place out of 20 DJs at the “DJ Spin-Off” contest- 4th and B nightclub-2002; Eventvibe’s “DJ of the Year” in 2004. Back to Back awards for “Best Resident DJ”-944 Magazine Platinum Awards in both 2006 and 2007; And most recently Theron received 944 “Reader's Pick For Best DJ"- 2011 in San Diego. His innovative approach combined with his laid back persona has given his following a unique artistic perspective in creating and DJing music. His residencies and venues include 5 star Gaslamp hot spots, such as the Ivy Hotel, Side Bar, Stingaree, Fluxx, Basic and any Fortune Industry event. During his career thus far he’s also DJ'd alongside Industry legends like Tiesto, Donald Glaude, DJ Icey, Bad Boy Bill and the Crystal Method to name a few. He has also headlined numerous events at these venues in different cities/countries: Winter Music Conference-Miami (2001-2010), Automatic Slims- Miami, Pawnshop- Miami, The Cleavelander- Miami, Roail- Austin, Balero Lifestyle Club- Switzerland, Club Rubber- OC/San Diego, Hard Rock Hotel- San Diego/Las Vegas, Drai's- Las Vegas, Royale- Austin, Texas, See Sound Lounge-Seattle, The Ambassador- San Francisco, The Chapel- Pittsburgh, Jet Hotel- Denver and Longhis/Fleetwood’s on Front Street-Maui, HI.
Adesh Khalsa Bio
Adesh is the Founder of Kundinyasa School of Yoga (Kundalini and vinyasa fusion), Inspired Purpose Consulting, Dharma House holistic post addiction recovery retreat center opening in Maui, and Co-Founder of Rooted Kava Bar. She has been featured on Fox 5 San Diego and other news outlets, including the Union Tribune, for her innovative Kundinyasa yoga fusion, as well as her conscious bar model. A dedicated yoga practitioner/ teacher for over 15 years, she studied under first generation senior teachers Sat Jiwan Singh and Sat Jiwan Kaur in NYC at Kundalini Yoga East and received her Kundalini Yoga Certification there. In 2003 she continued her training under senior teacher Anne Nowell in San Diego with emphasis in Ashtanga Vinyasa and the teachings of Krishnamacharya. She has a natural gift for mantra and sound alchemy and believes very much in the ability of both to heal by changing old vibrational patterns. She is a mulitinstrumentalist and leads regular Sound Healing events incorporating planetary gongs, sacred rattle, harmonium, mantra and medicine songs, singing bowls, hand pan, and ukulele.
Tatiana Devi is vending for our tribe. Feed your body some goodness to keep you dancing with amazing superfood raw chocolates, almond butter bombs & some other gluten free desserts! There might even be gluten free mini cupcakes which had a whole party going wild a couple weeks ago! Who wants cupcakes? I'll also have WELLNESS ELIXER SHOTS made with ginger, lemon, cayenne & turmeric & organic lemonade. All made with love! <3
About Dance Church Maui
An alcohol/drug-free event that welcomes all ages to its dance floor for the sacred expression of dance. The group that organizes this event is non/all denominational, without any direct connection to any religious or political affiliation. The container that is created is designed to allow freedom of dance expression that is liberating, heart-opening, communal and uniquely self-expressive. We have our own QSC/JBL sound system that provides surround sound with 6 tops and 4 subs.