a New Year’s ceremony

December 31, 2014 – January 1, 2015

Revive and rejoice!

We invite you to a ceremony starting from mid-day New Year’s Eve until mid-day New Year’s Day at a luxurious beach home on the Jersey Shore.

rejuvenOasis is a participatory experience with inspiring and relaxing activities designed and facilitated by the two hosts, Azul Arco Iris, ritual and healing leader, and Angela Delichatsios, theatre practitioner and workshop leader. The ceremony creates a space for participants to reflect on 2014 and create intentions for fulfillment in 2015 within the supportive and revitalizing environment of the group and the loving guidance of the co-hosts.

✽ Who is this experience for ✽

Men and Women of all ages who long to create a conscious transition and passage into the new year that engages body, mind and spirit in the process

Helpers, healers, caregivers, artists, actors, lovers, practitioners of all kinds

People who are generous in giving and are ready to receive

Those with an open, curious and adventurous spirit who like doing new things

Anyone who wants to be cleansed and transformed by love

✽ What to expect ✽

• restoring balance to your being
• energizing your body, mind and spirit
• revitalizing your intentions and visions
• nourishing yourself with healthy meals
• resting your sweet soul in beautiful, comfortable accommodations
• connecting with group members and your inner self
• celebrating your wellspring of creative life force energy

✽ What we will do together ✽

• somatic awakening
• theatre practices and improvisation
• immersion in nature with walks and explorations
• yoga and massage
• visual collage making
• healthy meals, snacks and tea
• rest and relaxation

Receive the opportunity to return your attention to your deepest heart’s desires and creative potentials. Be held in an environment led by facilitators who have provided for all your needs and desires. Practice physical theatre, improvisation, yoga and movement. Explore the nature of the ocean environment. Enjoy communal meals with warm companions and supportive guides. Reaffirm your core intentions and dreams with visual collages to bring your intentions to life and to keep as a reminder and energy booster throughout the year. Reprogram your agenda for the new year within the context of loving friends and co-travellers.

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Accommodations and Location

We will be staying together at a beautiful, private luxury home in Avalon, New Jersey, located in a quiet beach town neighborhood. You will enjoy the sights and sounds of the coastal environment from any one of the multiple decks. A gas fireplace warms the living room on a cold winter’s night. You may wander out to the dock behind the house which is situated on a quiet bay canal. The ocean is a 2 minute drive or a 15 minute walk from the house. You will enjoy the large kitchen and dining area where four nutritious meals will be provided (lunch & dinner on December 31 and breakfast & lunch on January 1). Special dietary options available upon request. WiFi is available throughout the home.

Early registration by December 15 gives you first choice of sleeping options which range from bedrooms with their own private bath and deck (perfect for individuals who desire extra privacy and couples who wish to register together) and shared rooms (perfect for companions who are attending together).

Easily reachable by car and bus from New York City, Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Detailed travel information available upon request.

Ceremony Registration

The ceremony begins at noon on December 31 and ends at 2pm on January 1. Early arrival starting from the evening of December 30 is available at no extra charge if you wish to extend your personal restorative time. Guests are also welcome to stay into the afternoon on the 1st.

$319 regular registration:

Last-minute special:
$255 per person (save over $60)

Friend special:
Register with a friend and each pay $207 (save over $200)

(All inclusive of ceremony, activities, accommodations and delicious food to nourish your body)

Please email with any questions.

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About Your Facilitators:

Angela Delichatsios is an actress, director, and theatre instructor based in Athens, Greece. She teaches Polish/Grotowski-influenced physical theatre in Greece and the United States. She is a founder of flagrante delicto theatre arts, and a co-founder of Band of Toughs. Angela holds an MA in Acting Techniques from Manchester Metropolitan University/Teatr Piesn Kozla, an MFA from Naropa University’s MFA Theatre: Contemporary Performance Program, and a BA in Social Studies from Harvard University. Recent acting and directing credits in Greece, Poland, UK, and US, include: Entering the Canyon, exotic exile, Drawing on Schulz, Finders Keepers Losers Weepers, Big Love, Good Girls Don’t But I Do, Swimming Upstream. For more information, please see

Azul Arco Iris is an artist and healer who facilitates transformation for people through creative play, energy work and spiritual guidance to cultivate more joy and peace in their lives. Azul holds a Master of Arts in Media Studies from The New School in New York City where she studied media production and performance and has worked guiding university students at both The New School and Cooper Union School of Art. In addition to her diverse background the visual and performing arts, Azul has been a student of spirituality for most of her life. Her study of reiki, yoga, Christianity, Native American practices, shamanism, tarot, gods and goddesses, angels, intuition, sound healing and crystals all inform her unique approach to healing and to life. Azul incorporates both her background in the visual arts and different healing modalities into her work with individuals and groups. For more information, please see

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May all beings be well and happy.

May we bring in the new year 2015 with blessings, good cheer and revitalized energy to be of service to the world!