Daniel *Sonic* Rojas (COL)

Professional Dancer & Movement Master


Daniel has been dancing & performing for nearly 30 years, and is known around the world for his movement creativity and dance mastery. He has created his own healing art form called Alliyana Movement.



His rich experience includes several World, European and Scandinavian Championships in breakdance, touring for more than 20 years with reputable, contemporary dance companies in Europe, performing in world acclaimed theatre productions, dancing for Queens, Kings and Presidents, and inspiring many to move through his performances, competitions, workshops and life story. Combining his experiential journey of decades as a dedicated movement practitioner and rehabilitation through significant injuries, he has created Alliyana Movement – a holistic, integrative movement methodology that inspires the evolution and healing of our body and spirit. Daniel has been sharing Alliyana Movement, formerly known as Embodied Dance Movement, for more than 10 years internationally, as well as continues to perform, compete, judge and offer his art form around the world for children and adults, from beginner to professional.

Dance of the Elements

Cacao stage
20. 7. 2023 15:00 - 16:15


Dance Workshop


Alliyana Movement

Cacao stage
21. 7. 2023 13:30 - 14:45


Dance Workshop
‘Alliyana’, derived from the Quechua language of South America, means to heal, cure or recover. Alliyana Movement, founded by Daniel Sonic Rojas, is a unique art form that presents simple, yet powerful forms of movement to evolve and heal our connection to our body and spirit. This integrative and holistic practice helps to move energy along meridian channels, clear toxins and stagnant energy, prevent and rehabilitate injuries, and to bring creativity and inspiration to one’s movement practice through dynamic, embodied, healing & mindful movement.

In this introductory workshop, discover the pillars of Alliyana Movement, with founder Daniel Sonic Rojas. Expect to realign, purge, invigorate and connect through movement, breath and sound practices. No movement experience is necessary as this modality meets you exactly where you are.


Rhythms of Mobility

Good Life stage
20. 7. 2023 10:00 - 11:00


Moving with fluidity through multidirectional, cyclical and spiralized movement
Rhythms of Mobility, a concept within Alliyana Movement, offers a unique way to bring fluidity into your movement practice, whether you are beginner or professional. While expanding away from linearity, learn how to hydrate your connective tissue through mobility of the joints, optimise circulation and cultivate a holistic range of muscular movement. This session will redefine, up-level and invigorate an entirely new way to move through yoga postures, animalistic movements and embodiment practices.
Expand away from linearity within your practice, optimise circulation of life force energy, nourish your body/mind with fluidity, and incorporate a holistic range of muscular movement into your art form.



Good Life stage
21. 7. 2023 10:00 - 11:00


Exploring the subtle art of animalistic movements to holistically nourish the body and mind. Animan, a concept within Alliyana Movement, takes a holistic approach to creating strength, flexibility, mobility, coordination, balance and alignment in the body. This dynamic practice uses mobility training and animalistic movements to develop an intelligent form of conditioning for the body and mind. Working from the inside out, Animan gives important emphasis to embodying the quality of animalistic movements as a means of going beyond mechanics and connecting more deeply to mobility and muscular function, targeting the whole body. Animan is a complete physical conditioning training that works with progressive exercises, unique flows, and creative animalistic movements in order to move with grace, confidence and totality.
This dynamic exploration uses mobility training and animalistic movements to develop an intelligent form of conditioning the body/mind.
Learn how to work from the inside out, accessing the subtle qualities of animalistic movement, explore your understanding of body mechanics through creative mobility and muscular function. Dive into a playful, intelligent & holistic approach of movement that benefits the whole body.