We have a dedicated team who make Evolve that fabulous festival that it is.
Chaitanya Deva - Festival Director
As well as being Evolve Festival Director, Chaitanya Deva is a yoga teacher, yoga teacher trainer,bodyworker/massage therapist and owner/manager of Studio Evolve. He has developed Kindred Studio's Level 1 & 2 Yoga Teacher Training and is currently on the Yoga Council for NZ.
Chai has had love and passion for transformational practices such as yoga and meditation since the early 90's. Chai's journey has led him around the world practicing and studying with a wide range of amazing teachers. He brings a calm and present energy to everything he does as well as a very cheeky sense of humour.
Bex Deva - Festival Director
Bex Deva has always loved a great festival! Growing up in the UK she attended wellness weekends as a young teenager, which led her to work on the summer festival circuit for years. The colour, art full vibrancy, exploration, connection and the chance to dress up fills her cup!
From the massive Glastonbury Festival to small intimate festival weekends, working in kids zones, offering healing sessions, exhibiting, sharing workshops and dancing on the streets- Bex has a varied experience of festival life which all adds to the flavour of Evolve.
As well as directing Evolve Festival, Bex connects with the local community through Studio Evolve. A space her and husband Chai run, offering yoga, Nia dance, massage and holistic events right in Nelson & where she shares weekly Yoga & Nia classes.