FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I have enough skills to join?
The short answer: Yes! Don’t be so hard on yourself! Momentom offers workshops for all levels, across diverse disciplines with top end teachers to supercharge your learning. If you are looking to step into enthusiasm, passion, drive and playful curiosity, then this is 100% the place for you.
I consider my skill level to be high, will I learn new things?
How can you travel across the world, surround yourself with fellow high vibe people and immerse yourself in a creative environment for sharing skills and not learn new things! We accept all levels, from newbies to badass pros. We have beginner, intermediate and advanced classes. We also encourage open training for you to develop choreography and skill on your own time. With the wide array of talents in house, you will find your crew to train with and likely leave the residency with new insights and expansions into areas you never expected - as long as you’re open to the experience ;)
What is the concept of Momentom?
Momentom merges yoga with circus (we thought about calling it Yircus but somehow decided against it). How? We believe that a daily ritual involving the practice of introspection and self-expression allows for quick self-transcendence and a clear understanding of oneself. That and laughter. We give full permission to play!
How long should I come to Momentom?
We highly encourage 28 days in residence. Studies show that any habit can be broken or created in 28 days. With daily workshops in business, yoga and movement arts, you will come out an optimized you.
What do you mean by “the generation that woke up?”
Basically it’s anyone that is alive in this day and age that thinks outside the box and wants to shift the existing paradigm. We do not limit age. Everyone is welcome and allowed to thrive in this waking dream :)
What kind of people come to Momentom?
The people that walk through our doors are all colors of the rainbow! Generally, these people have an interest in circus, yoga, community, entrepreneurship, authentic relating, spirituality, and dance, or are just curious, open-hearted travelers. The age range is usually 21-40 but we have had many people who were not within that range join us and have a great time.
Will I have to do things I don’t feel like doing?
Nope, we won’t force anyone to step outside their boundaries but we will encourage you to safely step out of your comfort zone. We hold a safe container for you to explore and to invite you to look deeper into yourself to see if its fear that is holding you back or if it is truly serving you to hold off. Usually, there is great resistance just before the magic happens. During the weekends we have no set schedule, open training times and often plan group excursions or other fun events and activities to balance the weekday training.
How will going to Momentom help me with my business?
We believe the combination of art and entrepreneurship with a spiritual foundation has the highest potential for peak performance for both business and self growth. Momentom houses a solid mix of yogis, circus artists, entrepreneurs and spiritual healers. The idea is to create an ecosystem that fuels growth for in-house residents. Artists can help entrepreneurs in movement practice, while entrepreneurs can help artists with tricks for creating a business. In-house Energy healers bring a sweet blend of spirituality to all residents.
What the difference between all the Momentom Residencies?
Each residency has its own unique flavour. Whether it’s on a private island in Nicaragua, a volcano in Guatemala, or a resort in Indonesia near 9 surf breaks, our team strives to create out-of-this-world, extra-ordinary experiences for extra-ordinary people. Check out our new locations coming up in San Blas, Panama and Costa Rica.
What does a ‘platform for shared learning’ mean?
We believe the best communities and grounds for learning are centered around a platform for shared knowledge - not from one guru who simply preaches to their pupils! With that we feel everyone involved at a Momentom Residency should feel like both a student and a teacher throughout their stay. Momentom strives to balance the weekly schedule of experienced instructors with providing opportunity to uplift new teachers. Whether it’s through a formal class, teaching new tricks in an impromptu jam or giving a dharma talk on a new subject, everyone has something to benefit from their neighbour’s knowledge.
What are the guest speaker spots about?
Momentom invites thought leaders to discuss their unconventional projects and ideas. Speakers include shamans and influencers to world champions, and can range in topics of business, authentic relating, flow mastery, mayan astrology, and plant medicine. The world is our oyster. What we can guarantee is that you will step out with knowledge you did not previously have.
How do I perform with Momentom in International Festivals?
Artist Residencies are often scheduled around major international festivals in order to house residents who wish to attend or perform at them. Momentom is involved with Envision, Shambhala, Cosmic Convergence, Wanderlust, Kamp and the list is growing. Make sure to apply with the crew or attend the residency to take part of training for performance.
What if the price point is out of my budget?
We have a few options to help make this a reality for you.
If you are an experienced in massage, bodywork or counselling there is an opportunity for you to earn income at the residency. We will have a beautiful massage room that you can rent out to complete your services. *A small % of the profits will go towards the space rental.
We are soon rolling out a referral program! Each week that your referred friend stays at the residency you will BOTH receive $$.
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Ultimately, you have to commit to investing in yourself .
What results will I experience?
Everyone is different and it really depends on your intention. Do you just want to get your toes wet or are you ready to fully dive in?
In general, people experience; an upgrade in their physical strength, improved flow and tricks in flow arts, greater confidence with performing and creating routines, a feeling of love with new family/tribe/community and ninja relating skills to connect to people on a deeper level, inner peace from meditation practice, grounding and more in tune with there emotional and physical body and a deep relaxation from being immersed in nature.
We will be coordinating some goal setting sessions when you arrive. We want to make sure that you have a tangible goal upon arrival and each week you will check in with your mentor to see how your progress is going along and if you could be coached to achieve your goals before you leave.