Harvest Kaplankaya is a curated four-day experience aimed at bringing people together to rediscover human connection, contemplate important global issues and celebrate human potential.
On the edge of turquoise waters with Greek islands as the backdrop, Kaplankaya is spread over a hilly and rugged terrain dotted with olive groves and pine trees.
Thanks to the warm climate in this region of Turkey, Harvest takes place mostly outdoors, taking advantage of one of the seven beachfronts for our main stage and the spectacular restaurants and bars for evenings under the stars. Playing host to Harvest is the 5-star Six Senses Kaplankaya hotel in Turkey, the perfect partner to complement our values of wellbeing and nature. Rated #3 in Condé Nast's Top Destination Spa Resorts in the world in 2022, the hotel boasts luxurious rooms guaranteed to give you a good night’s sleep, as well as a range of facilities including a 10,000sqm spa with unique high-end treatments targeting nutrition, ageing, detoxing, sleep and much more. Fitness facilities also include a state-of-the-art gym, yoga room, basketball and tennis courts, cycling studio and more.
Physician & leader in Functional Medicine
Practising physician and internationally recognised leader, speaker and leader in the field of Functional Medicine, Dr Mark Hyman is sparking a health revolution with an emphasis on the power of real food. The 14-time New York Times bestselling author also hosts one of the leading health podcasts, The Doctor’s Farmacy; a place for deep conversations about the critical issues of our time in the space of health, wellness, food and politics.
Expert in family dynamics & personal growth
Dr. Shefali received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Columbia University. Specialising in the integration of Western psychology and Eastern philosophy, she brings together the best of both worlds for her clients. She is an expert in family dynamics and personal development, teaching courses around the globe. She has written four books, three of which are New York Times best-sellers, including her two landmark books The Conscious Parent and The Awakened Family.
Co-Founder, Center for Humane Technology
Featured in the two-time Emmy-winning Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, Tristan has explored the influences that hijack human attitudes, behaviours and beliefs. Once a Design Ethicist leader at Google, he now runs a nonprofit organisation whose mission is to align technology with humanity’s best interests. Regularly briefing heads of state and CEOs, Tristan also mobilises millions of people around the world through his podcast, Undivided Attention, and other mainstream media.
Visionary psychedelic artist
Representing realms of visionary consciousness, interweaving the anatomy of body and soul, Alex’s paintings illuminate the core of each being with light, depicting psychedelic mystical experiences that have inspired millions. Along with his countless exhibitions, the visionary artist and New Age leader is also the author of five books. His speaking appearances, including a popular TED talk and his work with the rock band TOOL on three albums, including stage sets, animations, and Grammy award winning album art has made Alex Grey a renowned figure in contemporary art.
Painter & social sculptor
Educated at Tufts University (MFA), Allyson has long been an art educator, editor, art events creator and muse to artists. A mentor and influencer of the contemporary Visionary Art movement, her paintings address an essentialized world view, the artist’s interpretation of the realms of Chaos, Order and Secret Writing. Chaos symbolises the material world, a field of coloured light made of particles and waves, cells and systems. Order represents the interconnected realm of pure spirit, a mandala of energy and light. Secret Writing scribes the untranslatable realm of creative expression.
Buddhist monk, Co-founder of Tibet House US
Bob is a talented populariser of the Buddha’s teachings and the first Westerner Tibetan Buddhist monk ordained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. A charismatic speaker and author of many books on Tibet, Buddhism, art, politics and culture, Bob was named by The New York Times the leading American expert on Tibetan Buddhism. Time Magazine chose him as one of the 25 most influential Americans in 1997, describing him as a “larger than life scholar-activist destined to convey the Dharma, the precious teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha, from Asia to America.”
Athlete, author, adventure traveller
A sportswoman and intrepid traveller, Sandy has visited more than 135 countries, climbed the Seven Summits and reached the top of Mt. Everest within 3 attempts. In addition to her physical accomplishments, Sandy’s writing skills have earned her a place in esteemed publications including Vogue, Allure and Men’s Journal and she is also the author of two books. Her current passion is focused on regenerative agriculture in a project in Ibiza.
Tibetan Buddhist scholar & religious academic
Educated in the classical Tibetan monastic academia, Thupten received the highest academic degree of Geshe Lharam (equivalent to a doctorate in divinity). He also holds a BA in philosophy and a PhD in religious studies from the University of Cambridge. Since 1985, he has been the principal translator to the Dalai Lama, accompanying him to the United States, Canada and Europe. He has translated and edited many books by the Dalai Lama, including the New York Times bestseller Ethics for the New Millennium.
Philosopher, futurist & technologist
Jason explores modernity and technology and how it both benefits and disrupts humanity. The pressures of these can impact our mental health, but it turns out moving past our comfort zones is cognitively beneficial. Blowing our minds boosts cognitive flexibility. We become more resilient, more creative, more adaptable.
PSYCHIATRIST, PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGIST & AUTHOR
Dr. Julie Holland is a psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist and author of the NYT bestsellers Moody Bitches and Weekends at Bellevue. She is the editor of two non-profit books: Ecstasy: The Complete Guide and The Pot Book: A Complete Guide to Cannabis. While now a medical advisor to MAPS, she was a medical monitor for several clinical studies examining the efficacy of using MDMA-assisted psychotherapy or cannabis in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Her newest book is Good Chemistry: The Science of Connection, From Soul to Psychedelics.
Author, Founder of Flow Genome Project
Specialising in the neuroscience and application of Flow states - full task engagement that is accompanied with low-levels of self-referential thinking - Jamie has advised everyone from the U.S. Naval War College to the owners of the NBA and Premier League teams, to the executives of Google, Deloitte and Goldman Sachs. He is the founder and Executive Director of the Flow Genome Project and co-author of the Pulitzer nominated global bestseller, Stealing Fire.
Movement specialist & wilderness medic
Julie Webster is an embodied movement specialist, wilderness medic, mountain guide, mother and Montessorian. Her passion is women's fitness with a focus on the whole body, our full lifespans, health and vitality.
Dancer of light, founder of Dancing the Divine
With an impressive background in dance with groups such as the Cirque du Soleil, Amber offers a dancing path of self mastery, with inspiration from real life diva Dakini experiences. Her teachings focus on cultivating life force and revitalising our beauty with courage and ritual embodiment anytime, anywhere.
Musician, Curator of Cosmic Awakenings
A prolific designer of sound, Lemurian produces vibrations that connect you to your higher self and ancestral knowledge, while continually bridging the gap to the conscious mind. His Cosmic Awakenings label was created to awaken hearts and celebrate life, taking you on a cosmic journey of melodies from all over the world to help people transcend without borders.
Musicians, explorers of sound connection
A duo of dear friends joining in a life journey, exploring the subtle space in music and playing the strings of the mind-heart connection in a congruent resonance of individual and global truth.
Founder, Blisspoint Breathwork
NYU certified coach and master breathwork teacher, Lisa is a spiritual technologist committed to the evolution of human consciousness. Her trailblazing style has made her a crowd favourite among prestigious organisations such as Summit Series, Bloomberg and Well+Good.
Drummer & group orchestrator
A founding member and drummer of Scritti Politti, an 80’s band who used to improvise half of their songs on stage, Tom has also recorded with David Bowie and Madness. An expert in bringing people together, he uses a vibrant blend of music and humour to enable individuals and teams to activate their ‘rockstar energy’ and find their creative voice as a group. He helps transform a group of people into one high performing team achieving an amazing team sound, creating a lasting legacy and a truly unforgettable experience.
Celebrity Trainer & The Studio Paris Founder
A former professional ballerina, Julie trained with Boston Ballet and Joffrey Ballet, before founding her own ballet school at the age of 22. After going on to get training qualifications in yoga and personal training, Julie then went on to found The Studio, the first American-style boutique fitness studio right in the centre of Paris.
Since a chance encounter with the process of N.S.A (Network Spinal Analysis), David has been working with N.S.A. and exploring the energetic nature of the body/mind for over 25 years. This has given him the opportunity to travel Europe, Turkey and Israel, presenting classes and workshops, helping others awaken their potential at every level to become more fulfilled in all areas of their lives.
Born from the musical dreams of Istanbul based musician and producer Toga Boyuk, Islandman represents a fictional character, music persona and dreamer, composing stories of a fantastical land. Setting off on a cross-cultural sound journey, they introduce shamanic rhythms and nomadic guitars combined with compact electronic structures.
Creator, producer & DJ
In recent years T-Puse has become one of the prominent names in the Organic House scene in Israel and around the world, with countless releases with the major labels of the genre. His DJ sets and electronic live performances combine electric Baglama and keyboards. T-Puse brings an experience full of soul-healing sounds that produce an authentic oriental celebration.
Yoga & mindful movement guide
With 18 years’ experience in studying, practising and teaching the principles of yoga, Alexis believes everyone deserves the opportunity to feel inspired and motivated. Alexis helps to incorporate effective and efficient tools into everyday life with a sense of ease, helping individuals practice self- reflection, remembering what brings health and success into their personal lives. Working with movement, mindfulness and breath-work, she travels the world teaching classes, workshops and retreats to facilitate a deeper sense of connection and purpose.
This eclectic dance project of irreverent New York violinist Adrian Jusdanis draws heavily on the Mediterranean melodies of his Greek heritage and has played around the globe from the streets of New Orleans to sunrise sets at Burning Man. Taking inspiration from hip hop, house, classical and blues sounds, Adrian believes in the liberatory power of ecstatic experience, his musical mission is to foster deep release and communal joy.
Composer, pianist, dreamer
Author of cinematic music, theatrical productions, and commercial projects, using his own chamber orchestra and electronic instruments in the creation of his works.
Acrobat & co-founder of AcroYoga
A champion acrobat, by age 16 Jason had won silver and bronze medals at the World Championships of Sports Acrobatics and at 21 realised his dream of performing at the Olympic Games. The co-founder of AcroYoga, he fuses elements from acrobatics, yoga and Thai massage into his practice. With celebrity clients and companies such as Google, Jason’s work has gained worldwide recognition and even earned him a feature in New York Times Bestselling author Tim Ferriss’ book, Tools of Titans.
Associate Director at Burning Man Project
With a background in brand strategy and experience design, Erica’s focus has long been on unlocking the potential of decentralised networks. A co-founder of two branding agencies and co-organiser of Bretton Woods 75, an experimental economics conference designed to examine the definition of value and the future of resource distribution, Erica now is helping Burning Man Project envision how it can best contribute to the flourishing of both people and planet.
Sadhu Board Master
A practising master of sadhu nails, Fedor studied from Master Stan who practiced nail standing for more than 10 years. Fedor is full of energy and likes to encourage his clients to try this therapy and push through any initial discomfort in order to reach a euphoric phase. He has been a guide to over 200 people.
Co-Founder of Organic Alchemy Yoga School
Ola shares her unique blend of yoga, inspired by a wide range of movement, from dance to healing arts. With a circus background, she calls on the power of imagination to break down limiting boundaries, inviting you to gain confidence and ability in your body. Through a contemporary flow and progressive methodology, her sessions are a journey from the matter to the subtle, to increment our intuition, through the awareness of the sensations and towards optimising our vitality, allowing us to create more freedom and harmony in life.
Model, activist, actor & builder
From war-torn Uganda, Dennis seeked asylum in the UK in 2010 where he studied biochemistry and began modelling. He has since worked with notable fashion houses and editorial pieces such as Vogue Magazine. Dennis founded the Lumule Foundation, aimed at empowering the youth and women of his home town in Uganda by teaching schemes and rebuilding schools devastated by war.
Ignacio is above all a traveller who soaks up cultures and traditions, using them to create music. He brings together the South American and African continents and imagines the divine language of a new musical Pangea. Ignacio prefers mantras, deep, hypnotic, rhythms, thus inviting the viewer to travel in a meditation aloud. Ignacio encourages a new state of musical consciousness, uninhibited from the traditional structures of songs and stripped of any known and pre-constructed language.
For over a decade, David has been exploring the intersection of mindfulness and music. His belief is that through focusing our attention and sharpening our faculty of awareness, we can align ourselves with a more balanced way of living. He has presented on mindfulness, creative process, and using art as a tool for transformation all over the world at institutions like the MIT media lab, to festivals/events like Lightning in a bottle festival and Mindvalley’s Afest.
Balearic Beats Pioneer
Through spaces and sound, Jaime Fiorito assembles around him a universe of intertwining musical lines, inspired by travels and cultural connections. Collected along the road, this melodious ode to travelling about meeting people and places follows his musical journey of 20 years through cultural imprints and is expressed through multiple musical roots of Afro, Disco, Cosmic and House Music. Each transition marks a timeline in his musical baggage.
Master of Ceremonies
With a diverse background spanning nearly two decades in high-impact leadership roles, Nick has dedicated his life to creating positive change. A philanthropic entrepreneur, he has founded multiple enterprises including Impact Hub Los Angeles and Kislinger Agency and was one of the founding creative minds of the Harvest event. He has recently delved into the tech world, contributing to the launch of the acclaimed mental health app Breathwrk as Chief Innovation Officer, as well as the end-of-life memorial app Chptr.
Spiritual guide & sound healer
Jayna’s mission is to empower individuals by helping them reconnect with their intuition and embrace the rhythms of their bodies. With over 12 years of experience in the healing realm, Jayna has positively impacted the lives of thousands of individuals through her courses, sound healings, retreats and one-on-one work. Taking you on her sound journeys, Jayne will use divinely feminine ethereal voice, alchemic crystal bowls, and shamanic percussion, to weave a unique soundscape that promotes deep relaxation and trance-like states to facilitate inner transformation.
Chef & Clinical Dietician
Udi’s passion is food and he’s on a mission to inspire others to eat more fruits and vegetables. Drawing on almost two decades of culinary experience as a chef and nutritionist, he’s dedicated to promoting health in a delicious and joyfully inspiring way. A celebrated culinary expert, Udi has provided nutritional culinary consulting for governments, restaurants and hotels, and has hosted his own cooking shows in Israel.
Movement artist, performer & producer
Having performed all over the globe, from international Grand Prixs to blockbuster films, from Antarctica to The Grammy’s, Genevieve Jae has dedicated her life to exploring the vast expansions of this human experience and inviting others to join her, using awe and wonder as her mediums. She explores pushing the edges of what’s possible, from training as a Gravity jet-suit pilot, to pyrotechnic fire stunts, from ice climbing to cage-less shark diving. She is world renowned for her fire shows, with magnetic performances that call audiences into full presence and power.
Altar & space designer
Through ‘Life as an Altar’, Sahar shares her love for beauty and her deep joy of creating inspiring and intentional spaces. The altars she creates transmit the sacred and mysterious ways of her essence, intrinsic gifts & life experiences.
Transcendental sound healers
The impact of sound healing using different vibrational sound frequencies and tuning techniques in the human bio field is gradually becoming a powerfully adopted healing modality for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. With years of experience between them, Asteria and Alexis will guide you on a shamanic transcendental sound journey, allowing you to open to connect more deeply to your spirit guides and your higher self.
Travel writer & photographer
Jeremy’s work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Travel + Leisure, The New York Times Magazine and The New Yorker. In addition to creating album art for musical groups like Spin Doctors and They Might Be Giants, he has animated commercials for companies like Coca-Cola and Weber Grills. Wolff and his wife Dr. Julie Holland also play music and perform as The Rivals, a venture that explores the reality of relationships and the role of sound.
Tour guide, open water swimmer
A native Anatolian, Değer worked in the textile industry for nearly two decades before deciding to pursue another route. Her passionate love for Anatolia gave way to a new life and profession. Today, Değer is on a mission to share the rich history, culture and traditions of this land to all those open to listening.