Sadhana of Sound & Listening: Indian Classical Melodies
Featuring Eric Fraser on the Bansuri (bamboo) flute, Samarth Nagarkar (vocal) and Sameer Gupta (tabla) and Rohan Prabhudesai (Harmonium accompaniment)Join us for two sets of captivating sound meditation in the form of an Indian Classical music concert.
Shibori Tie-Dying Workshop
Shibori is a Japanese tie-dying technique. In Japan, the earliest known example of cloth dyed with a Shibori technique dates from the 8th century. Until the 20th century, not many fabrics and dyes were in widespread use in Japan. Silk and hemp (and later cotton) were dyed with indigo and, to a lesser extent, madder and purple root.
Endless Rhythm World Percussion Workshop
Join us in for a hands-on musical experience led by hand percussionist and musical messenger Adam Maalouf. The workshop will focus on rhythms and techniques for hand drums of the Mediterranean, including Frame Drums, Doumbek (goblet shaped drum), and Riq (Middle Eastern Tambourine).
Planet Mandala Painting Workshop
For thousands of years tantric seers have observed the powerful influence of the planets on the human spirit. Indian astrology, has long understood that while the energy released by the orbiting planets affects our lives, it is also an energy that can be directed and harnessed to improve our spiritual, mental and physical well being.
Medicine Bag Workshop
In this class you will learn how to craft your own medicine bag out of buckskin using leather tools and hand stitching techniques.Medicine bags are ancient tools used to carry and protect your sacred herbs and other sacred objects. Please bring anything you would like to add, crystals, feathers, beads, sage, tobacco, cedar, copal etc.