Say Yes for Virgins
House of Yes
Each year we create many events for the playa that bring to the citizens of Black Rock City a glimpse into how to make the most of their week.
Targeted at first time burners (called Virgins), we practice letting out our inner Yes with some invented games specifically to focus on understanding the power of this special 3-letter word.
Special thanks to my cohosts
- 2013 - Andy Sarouhan
- 2014 - Natalie Collins
Games we used:
- Big Yes, Little Yes - a warm up exercise based off of big face, little face but has you shout Yes in lots of different ways
- Yes, and - The classic
- Gift Giving - Have people say yes to giving gifts and be grateful for whatever you get
- Yes, affirmations - Participants jump up on stage and say what they want to say Yes to, and the crowd cheers them on with Yes!
Quotes from happy attendies
"Your workshop set the tone for my entire Burn. Thank you for putting it on and helping me practice saying "YES, LET'S!" That's what my Burn was all about, and as a result I experienced intense and deep personal change. I'm so grateful to your camp."
Josh - 2013
"...from the bottom of my heart, Thank You Danica and to everyone else at the House of Yes for teaching me the power of YES, a lesson I have been integrating into my everyday life in the default world. "
Amandeep - 2014
As a member of More Carrot at Burning Man 2011, I fought for Carrot's rights against a swarm of Angry Bunnies.
We invited in our fellow burners and enrolled them in the fact that "CARROTS ARE PEOPLE TOO".
We found ourselves an entire salad and lots of orange wearing people to join in.
The carrots teamed up with Animal Patrol who also have a strong opposition to the Billion Bunnies.
Then we marched to the man where we had a ear raising battle followed by an epic dance party at the base of the Thunder Dome.