Fire and Whirling Dance Workshop

Wednesday 21st July 2021

2.00pm – 10.00pm


Boyd Campsite and Activity Centre, Church Rd, Henlow SG16 6AR

Treat yourself to a day of unalloyed joy and release!

Be inspired as you join us for a day of incredible and fantastical dance and fire.


Does this sound extraordinary?


You’re right. That’s exactly the word to describe our Fire and Whirling Dance Workshop – an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy a beautiful and therapeutic experience.


The day will focus on the inspirational talents of Rachel Ackerman from the USA and Anna Whirling from Ukraine.

Rad Rachel Ackerman

Rad Rachel is an international fire performer and dancer from California. She is a core member and choreographer of the Sacred Fire Dance community.


Rachel is passionate about helping people be their most authentic self. Her mission is to make the world a better place by helping to heal one beautiful soul at a time. We all possess the tools to heal ourselves, but sometimes we need guidance to see it - and courage to own it. This is Rachel’s amazing skill – she helps us along the path of healing, using the power of fire!


Join us for the workshop and learn the art of stick dancing with Rad Rachel in partnership and in group formation. You will learn the stick dance and in the evening your sticks will be lit as you will perform the fire stick dance.

Anna Whirling

Anna Whirling is renowned throughout the world for her phenomenally powerful fire whirling dance. Join us as Anna shares the joy of whirling. See her perform her fire whirling dance in a moonlit woodland setting.


Do you remember how, as a child, you loved to spin and whirl – just for pleasure? In her workshop, Anna will share and explain her fascination for whirling and how, as adults, we can derive so much joy from this simple activity. After all, as our planet spins, we’re unconsciously circling every day of our lives. It’s the natural flow of life – to whirl.


Share Anna’s love of whirling in her mesmerizing, fun and connected workshop. She will teach us how to whirl in deep meditation and to be free and present in thought.


We’ll find out too how Anna designs and creates her incredible fire whirling skirts.

Set aside Wednesday, July 21st as a day for fun, learning and release. We’d love you to join us!

2 pm Welcome

2.30 – 4.30 – Stick Dance Workshop with Rad Rachel Ackerman

4.30 – 5.00 - Break

5.00 – 7.00 – Whirling Workshop with Anna Whirling

7.00 – 8.00 – Campfire & Dinner

8.00 pm – Fire Stick Dance Performance by Attendees

8.30 pm – Fire Performance by Rad Rachel Ackerman & Whirling in the woods with live music by Anna Whirling and Ukraine Musicians.

Ends 9.30 pm Depart by 10 pm

Places are limited – so, don’t be left out. Book early. Guest tickets are available if family and friends wish to join you for dinner by the campfire, watch your Fire Stick Dance Performance and the Fire Dance Performance by Rad Rachel Ackerman and Whirling in the Woods with live music by Anna Whirling and Ukraine Musicians.

Make sure you eat a light lunch an hour before we start.

Dinner is provided.

Drinks available throughout the day.

Cost: £125

Early Bird: £95

Guest ticket includes:

  • Dinner by the campfire
  • Evening Entertainment including; Fire Stick Dance Performance

Fire Dance Performance by Rad Rachel Ackerman

Whirling in the Woods with live music by Anna Whirling and Ukraine Musicians

Cost £25

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